Directors: Héctor Ramírez and Iván Rapaport.
Researchers: Jorge Amaya, Alejandro Jofré, Marcos Kiwi, Martín Matamala, Axel Osses, José Soto, and Maya Stein.
Scientist: Salvador Flores.
Engineers: Pablo Moisset, Pablo Orellana, and Paula Uribe.
This scope of this line is wide and goes from natural resources management to scheduling. The researchers are able to solve concrete real-life problems arising in different fields of engineering where mathematical modeling, discrete mathematics, and optimization play a crucial role. The team is composed by mathematicians and engineers with expertise in areas such as continuous and discrete optimization, operational research, logistics, networks, atmospheric sciences and inverse problems.