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Kimberley Mullins, PhD, was a Senior Consulting Analyst at Lumina. She holds a PhD jointly in Engineering & Public Policy and Civil & Environmental Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. Her academic work focuses on risk analysis and assessing life-cycle environmental impacts of energy systems and agricultural systems. Kim pursues two professional passions - helping people make better decisions through quantitative analysis, and improving energy systems. Outside of work hours, she's working up the cycling stamina to bike The Great Trail, which traverses Canada from the Pacific coast to the Atlantic.

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09/17/2019 | Blogs, Modeling tips & tricks, Scripting languages, Python & R

An Analytica advantage over MATLAB

I’m working on a model translation project for the California Energy Commission, going from MATLAB to Analytica. The transportation system model I’m working…

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02/14/2019 | Blogs, Decision analysis & multi-criteria, Modeling tips & tricks, Optimization & solvers

An optimal Valentine’s date

“You know, Valentine’s Day reminds me of the optimal stopping problem.” Not sure if this phrase was uttered elsewhere, but, this is the sort of water cooler conversations…

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07/20/2018 | Blogs, Modeling tips & tricks, Newsworthy, Scripting languages, Python & R

Analytica and Cognitive Radio

The more I learn about our Analytica users, the more I discover that “those who like it, like it a lot” (to borrow a slogan from a brewery back home in Canada).

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10/16/2017 | Blogs, Modeling tips & tricks, Open-source models

Using computed cell formatting to create a color map

In this post, I’m going to highlight some new cell formatting options. This is a new feature I’ve had fun experimenting with, and I look forward to seeing how our user community…

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