Speakers - Francisco Javier Zaragoza Martínez


Francisco Javier Zaragoza Martínez
UAM, Mexico

BIO: Francisco Zaragoza obtained his undergraduate degree in Electronic
Engineering from UAM Azcapotzalco and his master's degree in Computer
Science from Cinvestav, both institutions in Mexico City. Later on, he
obtained his doctoral degree in Combinatorics and Optimization from the
University of Waterloo in Canada. He has been several times team leader or
deputy leader for the Mexican team at the International Olympiad in
Informatics. He currently holds a Full Profesorship at UAM Azcapotzalco and
is a member of the National System of Researchers (SNI). His main research
interest is on combinatorial optimization, approximation algorithms,
transportation problems, and more recently computational geometry. In 2015
he won the Discrete Optimization Challenge, a worldwide competition
organized by the Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nuremberg.