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Kim Mullins

Kimberley Mullins, PhD, is 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. At Lumina, Kim is able to pursue 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.

An Optimal Valentine’s Date

Kim Mullins 14 Feb 2019 Modeling methods

“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 at Lumina HQ. I had a recent conversation...

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Analytica 5.2 beta

Kim Mullins 11 Jan 2019

Analytica 5.2 is now in beta! We invite all users with an active subscription to 5.1 to participate in the beta. Learn more about features we're introducing in 5.2 here, and get the latest beta build here. As someone who really...

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Lumina at INFORMS 2018 in Phoenix

Kim Mullins 02 Oct 2018 Case studies and applications, News

We'll have a have a few events at this year's annual INFORMS meeting, held in Phoenix, AZ this November. In addition to our Lumina Decision Systems booth #56 in the Exhibition Hall (come by and say hello!), we'll...

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Analytica and Cognitive Radio

Kim Mullins 20 Jul 2018 Case studies and applications

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). I would add "those who like...

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Join the Analytica Users group!

Kim Mullins 14 Jun 2018 News

We are revitalizing the Analytica Users group on LinkedIn. This group links together Analytica users, trainers and consultants across the globe. We encourage users to ask questions, share lessons learned, discuss best practices, and work together...

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Questions and Answers with our 5.0 Beta Testers

Kim Mullins 30 Oct 2017 Analytica 5.0

During our beta testing period, we were fortunate enough to have a great group of beta testers. At the end of the beta test, they answered a few questions about Analytica 5.0 given their early experiences. Here's what they said:...

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Using computed cell formatting to create a color map

Kim Mullins 16 Oct 2017 Analytica 5.0, Analytica tips, Case studies and applications

Analytica 5.0 has a long list of new features which you can review on our “What’s new in Analytica 5.0?” page. In the coming weeks, we'll be highlighting some of these changes on this blog and...

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