Luis Montiel

Division of Engineering
Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations

Luis Montiel

Full time professor
National Researcher (Level I)

Full time researcher and professor at the Industrial and Operations Research Department at the ITAM, and member of the “Sistema Nacional de Investigadores” (SNI). His research interest lies on the areas of optimal decisions under uncertainty and ambiguity models. Recently he has been working on applications for N person cooperative games (negotiations) and electoral pooling. He holds a Ph. D. and a Post-Doc in operations research from the University of Texas at Austin (UT), a MSc. in financial engineering from Columbia University at NY, and a MSc. in management sciences and engineering from Stanford University.

Previously, he was Head of the Ph. D. program in financial sciences at “Escuela de Graduados en Administración y Dirección de Empresas del Tec de Monterrey” (EGADE). He has had participation in projects involving academia an industry with institutions such as Zilliant, Tidal-TV and UT.

His teaching experience at UT, EGADE, and ITAM covers topics such as project management and planning, production systems, optimization, project valuation, engineering economics, and decision analysis; at a Doctoral, Masters and undergrad levels. In addition to his academic lectures, he teaches courses for industry managers as well as high school teachers. He is recipient of CONACYT, Fulbright and Chiles Foundation scholarships and he is fully committed with the strengthening of Mexico system of education and research.

Academic Studies

MS in Financial Engineering, Columbia University, USA
MA in Managements Sciences and Engineering, Stanford University, USA
PhD in Operations Research, University of Texas, Austin, USA
Specialty in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey


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Topics of Interest

  • Ambiguity analysis
  • Optimization under uncertainty
  • Decision-making theory

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