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Full-time Professor Researcher in the Department of Engineering of Universidad del Pacífico. He is an electronic engineer from Universidade Católica de Santa María. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Pontificia Universidade Católica de Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), specializing in decision support methods using applied computational intelligence. Ph.D. in electrical engineering at Pontificia Universidade Católica de Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) with a specialty in the area of signal processing, control and automation. He has experience in research projects in the oil, energy and business areas. He has led research centers in Brazil, dealing with oil exploration and exploitation projects, characterization of oil reservoirs using computational intelligence techniques. He also has experience in research projects in Rio de Janeiro in risk management in power purchase contracts. Hewas main researcher in the Laboratory of Applied Computational Intelligence (ICA) of the PUC-Rio, Researcher of the Group of Technology and Petroleum Engineering (GTEP) in Rio de Janeiro. Project consultant through the ICA of PUC-Rio for Petrobras S.A. in the area of reservoir management and for the electric power distributor of Rio de Janeiro Ligth S.A. He also worked as a project engineer in the Weapons and Electronics Service (SAE) of the Servicio Industrial de la Marina SIMA S.A.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


Doutor em Engenharia Elétrica, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro

6 Oct 2014

Mestre em Engenharia Elétrica, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro

13 May 2011

Ingeniero Electrónico, Universidad Católica De Santa María

29 Jan 2004

Bachiller en Ingeniería Electrónica, Universidad Católica De Santa María

10 Sep 2003

Concytec Score

  • Level VI

Researching Topics

  • Computational intelligence
  • Climate change, cold and vulnerability
  • Machine learning

Teaching Topics

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Machine learning
  • Analysis for decision making


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