César O. Malavé
Texas A&M University at Qatar
César Malavé is a joint professor of chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ) and of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISEN) at Texas A&M University (TAMU) Previously holding the position of Sugar and Mike Barnes Department Head Chair (ISEN- TAMU), Associate Dean of engineering for Dwight Look College of Engineering (TAMU) He has led international efforts for research and educational collaborations. Professor Malavé is recognized internationally for his contributions to engineering education, specifically with respect to active and collaborative learning during the freshman and sophomore years awarded by a ten year NSF funded Foundation Coalition Grant to revamp engineering education. Organizations funding his research include the National Science Foundation, the Department of Defense, the State of Texas, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, and the General Electric Foundation. He has been the principal investigator (PI) or co-principal investigator (Co-PI) of more than $35 million in sponsored research and academic projects. Dr. Malavé is a 25-year member of the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS), and a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), where he currently serves on the Council of Industrial Engineering Academic Department Heads (CIEADH) and is past president of the ISERC Oversight Subcommittee. He also has served on the editorial board of the Journal of Applications and Practices in Engineering Education and is a co-author of the recently published book, Global Engineering - Design, Decision Making and Communication.
Current Research includes Manufacturing systems with pioneering work in machine learning applications, Engineering education innovation, Diversity development for engineering faculty and undergraduate student programs.
Hurtado, D., Malave, C., Madsen, C., Blasingame, T. and Conkey, A., "Engineering Insights Summer Program," Proceedings of the Annual ASEE Conference, June 14 - 17, Austin, Texas, 2009.
Jacqueline Q. Hodge, Margaret Hobson, Bugrahan Yalvac, Magdalini Z Lagoudas, Jefferey E. Froyd, Natela Ostrovskaya, Tatiana Erukhimova, and Cesar O. Malave, "Undergraduate Academic Experience for First-Year Engineering Students Through a Summer Bridge Program," Proceedings of the Annual ASEE Conference, June 26-29, Vancouver, Canada, 2011
Perez, Eduardo, Ntaimo, Lewis, Malave, Cesar O., Bailey, Carla and McCormack, Peter, "Stochastic online appointment scheduling of multi-step sequential procedures in nuclear medicine," Health Care Management Science, 03/2013, DOI: 10.1007/s10729-013-9224-4.