2. Education and Experience

Academic Background

Habilitation for Research Direction in Logistics and Operations Research (“Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches, HDR, spécialité: Logistique et Recherche Operationnelle”)
Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon and Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Lyon, France
Thesis: Supply chain design and management: Optimisation, collaboration and environmental issues
Advisor: Prof. Dr. Jean-Pierre Campagne (INSA Lyon, France)

Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering (“Doctorat, spécialité: Génie Industriel”)
Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne and Université Jean Monnet de Saint-Étienne, France
Dissertation: Automated transport in semiconductor manufacturing systems: Novel approaches for tactical and operational management (in French).
Advisors: Pr. Dr. Stéphane Dauzère-Pérès (Ecole des mines de Saint-Etienne, France) and Pr. Dr. Jean-Pierre Campagne (INSA Lyon, France).

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management
Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, France
Thesis: Studying the impact of future information in dynamic scheduling (in French).
Advisor: Pr. Dr. Yannick Frein (Ecole nationale supérieure de génie industriel, Grenoble, France).

B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering (with highest honors)
Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia

Professional Experience

Universidad de La Sabana, Facultad de Ingeniería, Chia, Colombia.
November 2017 – present: Full Professor
November 2017 – present: Director of the PhD in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Colombian Association of Operational Research (ASOCIO).
August 2017 – present: President
July 2016 – August 2017: Vice-president
October 2014 – July 2016: Member of the Executive Board

Victoria University, Victoria Institute on Strategic and Economic Studies, Melbourne, Australia.
April 2016 – presentProfessorial Research Associate

University of Liverpool, Doctoral porgamme in Business Administration (DBA) – online, in partnership with Laureate Education Online, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
April 2015 – present: DBA Thesis Supervisor.

Universidad de los Andes, School of Management, Bogota, D.C., Colombia.
June 2016 – November 2017: Associate Professor

Universidad de La Sabana, Escuela de Ciencias Económicas y Administrativas, Chia, Colombia.
February 2013 – May 2016: Full Professor
January 2007 – February 2013: Associate Professor
January 2007 – May 2016
: Head of the Operations & Supply Chain Management Research Group (during my leadership ranked A1 by Colciencias)
October 2012 – March 2013: Director of Research of the School of Economics and Management Sciences
July 2010 – March 2013: Director Master in Operations ManagementGroup classified by the Colombian Administrative Department of Research and Technology – Colciencias
January 2007 – July 2009: Director of the undergraduate program on Logistics Management and International Marketingwebsite
January 2007 – March 2008
: Academic area coordinator (in charge) of Logistics and Marketing.

University of Leeds, Leeds University Business School, Leeds, United Kingdom.
March 2013 – October 2013: Marie Curie Researcher – International Incoming Fellow. Funded by the 7th Framework Programme (7FP) of the European Union to develop Research Project DISRUPT.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Faculty of Engineering, Bogotá, D.C., Colombia.
January 2006 – January 2007: Assistant Professor (Production and Operations Research).

STMicroelectronics, 300 mm Manufacturing Programs, Rousset, France.
February 2003 – January 2006: Automation Engineer.

Laboratoire GILCO, Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, France.
September 2000 – June 2002: Researcher (“Chercheur-stragiaire”).

Muebles Jamar, Billing and Accounting Department, Barranquilla, Colombia.
January 2000 – June 2000: Internal Process Controller.

Smurfit Cartón de Colombia, Molino 5, Barranquilla, Colombia.
June 1999 – December 1999: Production Assistant.

Invited / Visiting Professorship and Part-time Lectureships Appointments

Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Metz (ENIM), Laboratoire de Génie Industiel et Production Mécanique, Metz, France. November-December 2012.

Ecole nationale supérieure des mines de Saint-Etienne, Institut Henri Fayol – Dept. PIESO, Saint-Etienne, France. November 2011-January 2012.

Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, UK. May 2011.

Masachussetts Institute of Technology, Center for Transportation and Logistics, Cambridge, USA. May 2010.

Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Faculty of Chemical Sciences. Monterrey, México. October 2009.

Escuela Colombiana de Ingeniería Julio Garavito, Faculty of Industrial Engineering, Bogotá, D.C., Colombia. April-May 2009, March-May 2010.

Ecole Centrale Paris, Laboratoire Génie Industriel, Chatenay-Malabry, France. January 2009.

Universidad del Norte, Department of Industrial Engineering. Barranquilla, Colombia. Summer 2001, Summer 2003, Summer 2008.

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, D.C., Colombia. Since 2007.

Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, D.C., Colombia. September 2006 – November 2006.

Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne, France. January 2006 – May 2006.

Institut Universitaire de Technologie de Saint-Étienne, France. January 2005 – May 2005.