NAME: Felix Andre Weintraub Pohorille
- Civil Electrical Engineer, University of Chile, 1967.
- M.A. Statistics, University of California, Berkeley, 1970.
- Ph. D. Industrial Engineering-Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley, 1971.
Full Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Chile, 1974-date.
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS
- Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Chile, 1974-present. (Full Professor since 1985).
- Research Lead, Millennium Institute Complex Engineering Systems 2007-2011. (Annual grant US$ 1.2 million)
- Research Lead, CONICYT Basal Project, 2009-2014 (Annual grant US$ 0.8 million)
- Research Lead, Millennium Nucleus Complex Engineering Systems 2002-2006. (Annual grant US$ 350,000)
- Assistant Research Engineer, University of California, Berkeley, 1971-1974 (full time), 1974-1989 (part-time).
- Lecturer, Department of Industrial Engineer and Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley, Jun-Sept. 1977.
- Engineer, National Telecommunications Enterprise, Chile, 1967.
SPECIAL ACTIVITIES AND DISTINCTIONS:
§ Chilean Forest Engineers Association’s Contribution to Forest Engineering Recognition 2007.
§ Chilean Engineers Institute’s Distinguished Activities Prize 2004.
§ Winner of National Prize in Applied Science and Technology of Chile, 2000, given every two years by the Ministry of Education.
§ Winner of the Harold Larnder Prize 2000, given yearly by the Canadian Society of Operations Research of International Achievements in the area.
§ Member of the Academy of Sciences of Chile (36 lifetime members), Since 1993.
§ President International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS) 1998 – 2000.
§ Winner of the Edelman Prize Competition, 1998 (with J. Seron, R. Epstein, R.Morales) given by INFORMS, the US Society of Operations Research and Management Science, recognizes in an open worldwide competition the best applied work in the field.
AREAS OF INTEREST:
Operations Research, Models in forestry and mining, Transportation and Logistics, Applied Integer Programming