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Jorge Sefair

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Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 8809
Senior Sustainability Scientist
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 8809
Biography

Jorge Sefair, an assistant professor, earned his doctorate from University of Florida in 2015. Sefair was awarded a University of Florida Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering graduate student research award in 2015. In 2013 and 2015, he received National Science Foundation (NSF) Travel Grant Awards for IIE Annual Conference. His research interests include network optimization, robust optimization, integer programming, applications of optimization in environment, public policy, urban planning and finance. His current research focuses on the use of optimization techniques for the design of resilient systems that maintain a critical level of operation even under adverse uncertain circumstances. In particular, he is motivated by applications of operations research in environment, public policy and urban planning. His research has been interdisciplinary, having published academic works with colleagues from a variety of disciplines, including civil engineering, public health, ecology, biology and economics.

Education
  • Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida, 2015
  • M.Sc., Industrial Engineering, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), 2008
  • B.A., Economics, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), 2006
  • B.Sc., Industrial Engineering, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), 2005
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 493Honors Thesis
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 599Thesis
IEE 620Optimization I
IEE 784Internship
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 584Internship
IEE 595Continuing Registration
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 421Urban Operations Research
IEE 492Honors Directed Study
IEE 521Urban Operations Research
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 599Thesis
IEE 784Internship
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 376Oper Rsrch Det Tech/Apps
IEE 493Honors Thesis
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 599Thesis
IEE 620Optimization I
IEE 784Internship
IEE 792Research
IEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 792Research
IEE 799Dissertation
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 421Urban Operations Research
IEE 492Honors Directed Study
IEE 521Urban Operations Research
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 599Thesis
IEE 792Research
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 376Oper Rsrch Det Tech/Apps
IEE 493Honors Thesis
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 620Optimization I
IEE 792Research
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 792Research
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 421Urban Operations Research
IEE 492Honors Directed Study
IEE 521Urban Operations Research
IEE 599Thesis
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 620Optimization I
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 792Research
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 421Urban Operations Research
IEE 521Urban Operations Research
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 620Optimization I