Jorge Sefair

Jorge SefairJorge Sefair, an assistant professor, earned his Ph.D. from University of Florida in 2015. Sefair was awarded a University of Florida Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering graduate student research award in 2015. In 2013 and 2015 he received National Science Foundation (NSF) Travel Grant Awards for IIE Annual Conference. His research interests include network optimization, robust optimization, integer programming, applications of optimization in environment, public policy, urban planning, and finance. His current research focuses on the use of optimization techniques for the design of resilient systems that maintain a critical level of operation even under adverse uncertain circumstances. In particular, he is motivated by applications of operations research in environment, public policy, and urban planning. His research has been interdisciplinary, having published academic works with colleagues from a variety of disciplines, including civil engineering, public health, ecology, biology, and economics.

jsefair@asu.edu
480-965-3190
BYENG 330

Education

Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida, 2015
M.Sc., Industrial Engineering, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), 2008
B.A., Economics, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), 2006
B.Sc., Industrial Engineering, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), 2005

 

 

Research interests

Network optimization, robust optimization, integer programming, applications of optimization in environment, public policy, urban planning, and finance

Awards

  • Univ. of Florida Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering 2015 graduate student research award
  • 2013 and 2015 National Science Foundation (NSF) Travel Grant Awards (IIE Annual Conference)
  • Runner-up for the 2015 INFORMS Computing Society Best Student Paper award