Directors: Héctor Ramírez and Iván Rapaport.
Researchers: Jorge Amaya, Alejandro Jofré, Marcos Kiwi, Martín Matamala, José Soto, and Maya Stein.
Scientist: Salvador Flores.
Engineers: Giancarlo Acevedo, Pablo Huentelemu, Pablo Moisset, Emilio Molina, Pablo Orellana, Vicente Ponce and Paula Uribe.
The 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.