Leonardo Lozano (Ph.D. Student/Songwriter)

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Honors and Awards:

Runner-up in the 2015 Student Paper Competition organized by the Computing Society of INFORMS. Co-authored with J. C. Smith. 2015.

Recipient of the University of Florida Graduate School Fellowship Award. University of Florida. 2013.

Recipient of the Distinguished Industrial Engineer (in Spanish, Ingeniero Industrial Destacado) award given by the board of the Industrial Engineering alumni chapter of Uniandinos (alumni association of Universidad de los Andes). 2012.


Co-advisor of D. Duque, second place in the 2012 IIE Regional Chapter Technical Paper Competition (Bogotá, Colombia) for the work titled "On a new exact method for the biojective shortest path problem" (co-authored with D. Duque and A. L. Medaglia). 2012.


First prize in the 2011 RAS Problem Competition organized by the Railway Applications Section (RAS) of INFORMS. Co-author (with J. E. González and A. L. Medaglia). 2011.


First place in the 2009 IIE Uniandes Chapter Technical Paper Competition (Bogotá, Colombia) for the work titled "Generation of pop-rock accompaniments using genetic algorithms and variable neighborhood search". Co-author (with A. L. Medaglia and N. Velasco). 2009.


Recipient of the “Alberto Magno” nationwide scholarship for outstanding results on the Colombian higher education entrance examination (ICFES). Universidad de los Andes. 2004.