- Operations Research
- Logistics and Scheduling
- Polyhedral combinatorics
- Column generation
- Constraint programming
- Dual methods in integer programming
- Integer programming
Dr Boland is currently involved in teaching a first-year maths class, a third-year class in operations research, and an Honours level class in integer and combinatorial optimisation. She has a number of active research projects in both theoretical and applied operations research, and is currently supervising five PhD projects, one Honours project, and a third-year individual study project. Dr Boland regularly provides consulting services to industry in a number of areas, particularly in airline planning, transportation logistics and scheduling.
Past Postgraduate Supervision
||"Robust Aairline scheduling and disruption management"
||"Improving crane scheduling and container handling operations at seaport container terminals"
||"Applications of integer programming in open pit mining"
||"Techniques for academic timetabling"
||"Robust and integrated transport scheduling optimisation"
Past MSc Students
Recent Grant History
|2006 - 2009
||From Tactical Planning to Operational Control - Bridging the Chasm
|2005 - 2008
||A Mathematical Approach to Flexible Management of Open Pit Mines with Uncertain Geology and Unpredictable Demand