University of Los Andes
Postdoctoral Fellow, Applied Optimization Systems Group, Polytechnic University of Valencia - UPV (Spain) Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (Automation Science), São Paulo State University - UNESP (Brazil) M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (Computer Science), Technological University of Pereira - UTP (Colombia) B.Sc. in Systems and Computer Engineering, Technological University of Pereira - UTP (Colombia) David Alvarez main scientific activity area is Operation Research and Computer Sciences. Within Operations Research David focuses on the problems modeling, solution and application related to supply chain management, manufacturing and production, logistics and transport, as well as cutting stock problem, staff recruitment, goods packaging, vehicle routing, among others. From a technical point of view, David’s research focuses on specialized software development, through the use and development of accurate and approximate optimization methods.
Supply Chain Management: Cutting & Packing Problems. Tranpostation and Logistics: Vehicle Routing Problems Manufacturing and Robotics Mathematical Programming Computer programming