Rafael Batres

Tecnológico de Monterrey

Rafael Batres is a professor in the School of Engineering and Sciences at Tecnologico de Monterrey. Rafael Batres completed his Ph.D. at Tokyo Institute of Technology and his undergraduate studies at the National University of Mexico (UNAM). Prior to joining Monterrey Tec, he was an associate professor of industrial engineering at Toyohashi University of Technology (2005-2014), and an assistant professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology (1998-2005). He also worked as a visiting scientist at Institut Français du Pétrole (2001-2002).
His research includes energy planning, operating procedure synthesis, efficient extraction of accident information, material and product design, ontologies, metaheuristic optimization, data mining, case-based reasoning, and agent-based modeling.
Rafael has supervised and co-supervised a total of 104 BS, Masters and PhD students. He has published over 40 journal papers and has presented a similar number of papers in international conferences. He is a reviewer for several international journals and has held various roles in scientific committees of various organizations and meetings.