Our goal is to advance the state-of-the-art in bilevel optimization, contribute to the scientific community through publications and presentations, and ultimately make a significant impact on practical decision-making processes in various fields.

Active Members

Dr. Jesús-Adolfo Mejía-de-Dios

Photo of Dr. Jesús-Adolfo Mejía-de-Dios Dr. Jesús-Adolfo received a BSc degree in mathematics from the University of Veracruz and obtained both master’s and Ph.D. degrees with an honorific mention in Artificial Intelligence from Artificial Intelligence Research Institute at the University of Veracruz. Currently, Dr. Mejía-de-Dios is a full-Time Researcher at Applied Mathematics Research Center, Autonomous University of Coahuila, Mexico.

His research interests include Bilevel Optimization and Intelligent Computing.

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Dr. Efrén Mezura-Montes

Photo of Dr. Efrén Mezura-Montes Efrén Mezura-Montes (Senior Member, IEEE) was born in Xalapa, Mexico, in 1973. He received a Diploma degree in computer systems engineering from the University of the Americas Puebla, Cholula, Mexico, in 1997, an M.Sc. degree in artificial intelligence from the University of Veracruz, Xalapa, in 2001, and the Ph.D. degree in computer science from the Center for Research and Advanced Studies, National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico City, Mexico, in 2004. He has published over 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. His current research interests include designing, studying, and applying nature-inspired metaheuristic algorithms to solve complex optimization problems.

Dr. Mezura-Montes is a member of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Evolutionary Computation Technical Committee and the IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society Soft Computing Technical Committee. He is also a member of the Mexican National Researchers System Level III, a Regular Member of the Mexican Academy of Sciences, a Board of Directors Member of the Mexican Computing Academy, Vice-President of the Computer Science Mexican Society, and a Technical Committee Member of the Mexican Network on Applied Computational Intelligence.

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Dr. Alejandro Rodríguez-Molina

Photo of Dr. Alejandro Rodríguez-Molina Alejandro Rodríguez-Molina received the B.S. degree in computer systems engineering from the Escuela Superior de Cómputo (ESCOM) of the Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN) in 2013, the M.Sc. in computer science from the Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados (CINVESTAV) of the IPN in 2015, and the Ph.D. in robotics and mechatronic systems engineering at the Centro de Innovación y Desarrollo Tecnológico en Cómputo (CIDETEC) of the IPN in 2019.

He is currently a full-time professor at the research and postgraduate division in the Instituto Tecnológico de Tlalnepantla (ITTLA) of the Tecnológico Nacional de México (TecNM). His research interests are the design and implementation of AI techniques and bio-inspired metaheuristics for optimization and their application to engineering problems.


Student Members

B.S. Rocío Salinas-Guerra

Photo of B.S. Rocío Salinas-Guerra Rocío Salinas received a BSc degree in mathematics from the University of Veracruz and studying for a master's degree in Artificial Intelligence.

My main interests are data feminism, discrete bilevel optimization, and neuroevolution. I love to share stuff about Julia and science communication (Codigo IA ).

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