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.
“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...More »
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...More »
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...More »
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...More »
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...More »
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:...More »
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...More »