MESD Program Overview

Program Coordinator

Country Teams / Subject Matter Experts

  • Mongolia - Khas Mariaviisenge
  • Indonesia - Syafril Hernendi
  • US and South America - Pratt Rogers

IT Team:

  • Expert students from U of A's Eller MIS program


  • SME identifies data sources
  • IT team develops infrastructure to integrate data sources
  • DWBI is created and analysis phase begins

Analysis Examples

  • Systems dynamics - a dynamic approach for evaluating mining sustainability performance
  • Econometrics - better understanding resource based economies and economic theory of "resource curse"
  • Data mining - determining previously unknown relationships of variables in large data sets
  • Benchmarking (slicing & dicing) – integrating data sets into a single DW for benchmarking across several dimensions



Research Overview Case Studies Publications