Alan Roberto Vazquez


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I am an Assistant Professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Arkansas. Previously, I was an Assistant Adjunct Professor at the Department of Statistics at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Junior Postdoctoral Fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), Belgium. From July 2018 to September 2019, I was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Biosystems at KU Leuven, Belgium. In May 2018, I obtained a Ph.D. in Applied Economics at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. The supervisors of my Ph.D. thesis were Prof. Peter Goos and Dr. Eric Schoen. You can find a copy of my CV in this link.

My research interests include:

I was born and raised in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

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Published Papers

Manuscripts Submited for Publication or In Preparation

Recorded Presentations

Two-level orthogonal designs for intensive screening experiments: Construction and evaluation (in Spanish). Invited presentation at the Conference in Honor of Guadalupe Evaristo Cedillo-Garza, Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon. August, 2021.

Constructing Optimal Screening Designs for Effective Experimentation using Metaheuristics. Invited presentation at the Metaheuristic Optimization, Machine Learning and AI - Virtual Workshop. March 10, 2021. The workshop was hosted by the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI).

A brief self-introduction including my past and current research projects.


STATS 514V. Introduction to Industrial Statistics (Fall 2022).