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Diego C. Cafaro

Prof. Diego C. Cafaro is an Associate Professor of Chemical and Industrial Engineering at the School of Chemical Engineering in the Universidad Nacional del Litoral (UNL), and Assistant Researcher at the Argentine National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET). He received his Ph.D. in Chemical Technology from Universidad Nacional del Litoral in 2009, and his B.S. in Industrial Engineering in 2004. He is member of the Academic Supervisory Committee of Industrial Engineering at the School of Chemical Engineering at UNL.

Prof. Cafaro joined the CAPSE research group in 2001, working as an undergraduate fellow in the Institute of Technological Development for the Chemical Industry (INTEC). After getting his B.S., he begun to assist Prof. Jaime Cerdá in Industrial Engineering undergraduate courses at the School of Chemical Engineering, and work on Ph.D. research projects at INTEC.

His research contributions have been in the area of planning and scheduling the transportation of multiple refined products through oil pipeline networks. His teaching interests include courses on Optimization, Production Operations and Supply Chain Management. He developed efficient tools for planning and scheduling real-world pipeline systems owned by major industrial firms like Petrobras (Brazil) and Repsol-YPF (Argentina).