Co-Director

Victor Tenorio, Ph.D.

Country of Origin: Peru Peru

 

Tenorio 2014

Victor Tenorio received a B.S. in Mining Engineering from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, and a M.S. degree from University of Alaska Fairbanks. He obtained a Ph.D. at University of Arizona, in Tucson in 2012. His research focuses on Decision Support Systems for optimizing productivity. He has worked on several engineering projects in Peru and Chile, and is currently a Professor of Practice at the University of Arizona, where he teaches Introduction to Mining Engineering, Underground and Surface Mine Design and Planning, and Mine Examination & Valuation. He also participated in the Autonomous Mining Program with Freeport-McMoRan until December 2008. In 2015 he has been appointed as representative of the University of Arizona at the International APCOM Council (IAC), and acted as Program Chair for the BPI in Mining Conference.

 

ACADEMIC/RESEARCH INTERESTS

Research:
Autonomous Technologies for Mine Operations, Decision Support Systems, Control Rooms, Productivity Optimization, 3D Mine Modeling software, Statistical Learning Theory for Resource Estimation and Prediction, NPV for Mine Planning, Automation, Integration of Mine Process/Control with Enterprise Resource Programs, Data Mining, Relational databases, Corporate Database systems, Knowledge-based management, Business Process Management, Cost Models for Transition from Surface to Underground Mining.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Summer 2015

  • Creating a Valuable Workplace via Self-Reflection, Tucson, Arizona, 1.5 Hours

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Editorially Reviewed Articles – Rumbo Minero (Lima-Peru)

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Editorially Reviewed Articles – Tecnologia Minera (Lima-Peru)

  • Vasquez Coronado, P., & Tenorio Gutierrez, V. O. (2014). Desarrollo de un Sistema de Alerta para Detectar Condiciones Sub-estandar del Ciclo de Acarreo - Development of an Alert System for Detecting Sub-Standard Conditions of the Haulage Cycle. TECNOLOGIA MINERA, 8(49), 58–62. http://www.tecnologiaminera.com/tm/biblioteca/revistas/tm49/
  • Vasquez Coronado, P., & Tenorio Gutierrez, V. O. (2014). Modelos de Optimizacion del Ciclo de Carguio-Transporte-Acarreo Utilizando un Simulador de Eventos Discretos - Optimization Models of the Load-Haulage-Dump cycle using a Discrete-Event Simulator. TECNOLOGIA MINERA, 8(47), 62–66. http://www.tecnologiaminera.com/tm/biblioteca/revistas/tm47/
  • Ardito, J., Dessureault, S., & Tenorio Gutierrez, V. O. (2014). Inteligencia de Negocios Aplicada al Analisis de Utilizacion de Agua en el Peru y el Sector Minero (parte 2) - Business Intelligence Applied to the Analysis of Water Utilization in Peru and the Mining Sector (part 2). TECNOLOGIA MINERA, 8(44), 46–49. http://issuu.com/pullcreativo/docs/tm_44/50
  • Ardito, J., Dessureault, S., & Tenorio Gutierrez, V. O. (2014). Inteligencia de Negocios Aplicada al Analisis de Utilizacion de Agua en el Peru y el Sector Minero (parte 1) - Business Intelligence Applied to the Analysis of Water Utilization in Peru and the Mining Sector (part 1). TECNOLOGIA MINERA, 8(43), 42–44. http://issuu.com/pullcreativo/docs/tecnologia_minera_43_2331e750607dc7/46
  • Tenorio Gutierrez, V. O. (2013). Logrando Mejoras en Temas Energeticos y Minero-Metalurgicos - Achieving Improvement in Energy and Mining-Metallurgy. TECNOLOGIA MINERA, 7(40), 68–73. http://issuu.com/pullcreativo/docs/tm40/72
  • Kahraman, M. M., Dessureault, S., & Tenorio Gutierrez, V. O. (2013). Inversiones en la Industria Minera de Turquia (parte 1) - Investment in the Mining Industry of Turkey (part 1). TECNOLOGIA MINERA, 7(36), 80–81. http://issuu.com/pullcreativo/docs/tm_36/84
  • Dessureault, S., Rojas, R., & Tenorio Gutierrez, V. O. (2012). Implementación de una Sala de Control para Investigación de la Mejora de Productividad en Minas a Gran Escala - Deployment of a Control Room for Research in Productivity Optimization of Large-Scale Mines. TECNOLOGIA MINERA, 6(34).
  • Dessureault, S., Tenorio Gutierrez, V. O., & Kahraman, M. M. (2012). Tecnologias de Punta en MINExpo 2012 - Leading Edge Technologies at MINExpo 2012. TECNOLOGIA MINERA, 6(35).
  • Dessureault, S., Kahraman, M. M., & Tenorio Gutierrez, V. O. (2012). Gerenciando Sistemas de Informacion en Operaciones Mineras - Managing Information Systems in Mine Operations. TECNOLOGIA MINERA, 6(31), 62–64. http://issuu.com/tecminera/docs/revista_tecnologia_minera_31/64
  • Dessureault, S., Kahraman, M. M., & Tenorio Gutierrez, V. O. (2012). Colaboración entre la Industria y la Investigacion - Collaboration between Industry and Research. TECNOLOGIA MINERA, 6(29).
  • Dessureault, S., Kahraman, M. M., & Tenorio Gutierrez, V. O. (2012). Metodos Innovadores para Reduccion de Costos en Mina - Innovative Methods for Cost Reduction at the Mine Site. TECNOLOGIA MINERA, (28).
  • Dessureault, S., & Tenorio Gutierrez, V. O. (2011). Sistemas Ligeros de Manejo de Flotas (parte 2) - Light Fleet Management Systems (part 2). TECNOLOGIA MINERA, 5(25).
  •  Dessureault, S., & Tenorio Gutierrez, V. O. (2011). Sistemas Ligeros de Manejo de Flotas (parte 1) - Light Fleet Management Systems (part 1). TECNOLOGIA MINERA, 5(24).
  • Dessureault, S., & Tenorio Gutierrez, V. O. (2011). Modelos de Centros de Investigacion para Tecnologia Minera - Models for Research Centers for Mine Technology. TECNOLOGIA MINERA, 5(23).
  • Dessureault, S., & Tenorio Gutierrez, V. O. (2010). Desarrollo de Estrategias de Educacion para un Mejor Uso de la Tecnologia Informatica en Mineria - Development of Education Strategies for a Better Utilization of Information Technology in Mining. TECNOLOGIA MINERA, 4(21), 54–55.

Editorially Reviewed Articles (Lima-Peru)

  • Gutierrez, E., Dessureault, S., & Tenorio Gutierrez, V. O. (2009). Aplicación de Minería de Datos Mediante el Proceso Perforación-a-Lixiviación (Application of Data Mining through the Drill-to-Leach process). Revista Mineria, Jan 2009. Lima-Peru, pp. 18-22
  • Una Experiencia Practica en la Aplicacion del Downhole Explorer en la Mina Atacocha – A Practical Experience in the Application of Downhole Explorer at the Atacocha Mine. Portugal, A., & Tenorio Gutierrez, V.O. Mundo Minero. Jan-Feb 2002. Lima-Peru
  • Manteniendo el Modelo Topografico Actualizado – Keeping the Underground Topographic Model Updated. Chavez, P., Frias, O., & Tenorio Gutierrez, V. O. (2001). El Ingeniero de Minas. Year 7, No. 21, Nov - Dec 2001. Lima-Peru

Peer Reviewed Proceedings – APCOM

  • Support Vector Machines Applied for Resource Estimation of Underwater Glacier-type Platinum Deposits V. Tenorio, S. Bandopadhyay, D. Misra, S. Naidu. J. Kelley – 2015 APCOM – Fairbanks, AK (May 2015) Proceedings, 889-902
  • Development of a Methodology combining Clustering and Conditional Simulation for the Definition of Underwater Sampling Models – V. Tenorio, S. Bandopadhyay, D. Misra, S. Naidu. J. Kelley – 2015 APCOM – Fairbanks, AK (May 2015) Proceedings, pp. 872-888
  • Resource estimation of an off-shore platinum deposit using sequential Gaussian simulation – V. Tenorio and S. Bandopadhyay – 2015 APCOM – Fairbanks, AK (May 2015) Proceedings, pp. 837-854
  • Optimization of open pit haulage cycle using a KPI controlling alert system and a discrete-event operations simulator – Pedro P. Vasquez and V. Tenorio – 2015 APCOM – Fairbanks, AK (May 2015) Proceedings, pp. 34-44

Peer Reviewed Publication – Mining Engineering Magazine (SME)

  • Supervision of Multiple Vehicles in Autonomous Surface Mines through a Control Room, by V.O. Tenorio and S.D. Dessureault. Mining Engineering, 2011 Vol. 63 No. 11, pp 80-86. Official publication of the Society for Mining Engineering and Exploration, Inc.

APCOM Conferences

  • Tenorio Gutierrez, V. O., & Dessureault, S. (2011). Assessment Model for Quantifiably Measuring the Impact of an Information-Based Decision Support System in a Coal Mine Integrated Remote Control Room. In 35th APCOM SYMPOSIUM / Wollongong, NSW, 24 - 30 September 2011. Wollongong, NSW (Australia): APCOM.

BPI Conferences

  • Blending Control using a Centralized Decisions Support System in Large Scale Operations – Victor Tenorio and Sean Dessureault – 6th International Industry Summit on Business Process Performance - Pittsburgh, PA (May 2013)
  • Testing the Effectiveness of a Control Room for Coal Blending - Victor Tenorio, Sean Dessureault, Tony Basko - 5th International Industry Summit on Mining Performance - BPI Conference - Rapid City, SD (May 2011)

INFORMS Conference

  • A Model-Based Decision Support System for Supervision of Coal Blending and Load-Out Processes – Victor Tenorio and Sean Dessureault – INFORMS – Austin, TX (Nov 2010)

MPES-CAMI Conference

  • Controlling Efficiency and Production Goals in an Underground Mine. Co-author with Dr. Sukumar Bandopadhyay. Proceedings of the Fourteenth International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection (MPES 2005) and the Fifth International Conference on Computer Applications in the Minerals Industries (CAMI 2005). Oct-Nov 2005. Banff, Alberta, Canada. pp. 1233-1248

SME Conferences

  • Development of a Context-Based Simulator with Self-Generated Scenarios of Large-Scale Production Mines – V. Tenorio and S. Dessureault – SME Annual Conference & Expo – Denver, CO (Feb 2015)
  • Modeling a Decision Support System Based on Operators’ Performance Using a Discrete-Event Simulator – Victor Tenorio and Sean Dessureault – SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit – Salt Lake City, UT (Feb 2014)
  • Measuring Blending Variability on Large Scale Coal Mines using an Operations Simulator – Victor Tenorio and Sean Dessureault – SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit – Denver, CO (Feb 2013).
  • Developing a Centralized Real-time Decision Support System for Coal Blending – Victor Tenorio and Sean Dessureault – SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit – Seattle, WA (Mar 2012)
  • Assessing the Effectiveness of a Decision Support System for Blending Control in Large Scale Coal Mine Operations – Victor Tenorio and Sean Dessureault – SME Annual Meeting & Exhibit – Denver, CO (Mar 2011).

TICAR Conference (Lima-Peru)

  • Preparedness of Mining Companies for Robotics: Success Cases and Challenges for the Future – Sean Dessureault and Victor Tenorio – IV Symposium of Information Technology, Communications, Automation and Robotics (TICAR) – Sociedad Nacional de Minería – Lima, Peru (Aug 2013)

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Society of Mineral and Metallurgical Engineering, Inc. (SME) - since 2002
  • Sigma Xi - since 2006
  • Colegio de Ingenieros del Perú (CIP) - since 1995
  • Instituto de Ingenieros de Minas del Perú (IIMP) - since 1987. Joined the Directory Board for INFOMINA 2000 and INFOMINA 2002 conferences - Lima, Peru

 

  • Diaz, N., Tenorio, V., Momayez, M., Runyon, S., Gravley, S., Werner, J., Vesledahl, A. (2017). Diseño de una Estación de Refugio para Equipo Montado en Rieles – Design of a Refuge Chamber for Rail-Mounted Equipment. RUMBO MINERO (100), pp.182-185.

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