Rene Alejandro Jofre Caceres
Prorrector and Full professor
Universidad de Chile
Santiago, Chile
Optimization, stochastic optimization, game theory, economic theory, energy optimization, mining and planning, tarification on telecommunication, transportation and energy markets.

Mathematical Engineering, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 1984

Applied Mathematics, UNIVERSITE DE PAU ET DES PAYS DE L`ADOUR. Francia, 1989

Habilitation to advise PhD Theses, France, National level title, France. Chile, 1995

Director Center for Mathematical Modeling Full Time
UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE
FCFM
Santiago, Chile
2011  2017

Deputy Director Center for Mathematical Modeling Part Time
UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE
FCFM
Santiago, Chile
2000  2010

long term visiting professor (1 year) Full Time
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA DAVIS
Sciences
Davis, Estados Unidos
1999  1999

Long term visitor (2 months per year) Full Time
UNIVERSITE PANTHEONSORBONNE  PARIS I
Economics
Paris, Francia
1992  1997

Full professor (6 months) Full Time
UNIVERSITE PANTHEONSORBONNE  PARIS I
Sciences
Paris, Francia
1998  1998

Long term visitor (1 year) Full Time
University of California, Davis
Davis, Estados Unidos
1999  1999

Long Term Visitor (2 months per year) Full Time
Universite Paris Sorbonne
Paris, Francia
1992  1998
Advisor Master Theses
1. Thesis of Licenciado en Matematicas . Marcos Rojas and Arturo Bernal. Research eld: Nonsmooth
optimization (1986).
2. Thesis for degree of Mathematical Engineering. J. Rivera. Subject: Nonsmooth Analysis in Economics.
(October1995).
3. Thesis for degree of Mathematical Engineering. S. Lucero. Subject: Stochastic Optimization and applications
to a strategic planning forestry problem.(August1995).
4. Thesis for degree of Industrial Engineering. C. Cea. Subject: Stochastic strategics for a tactical planning
problem in forestry. (December 1996).
5 Thesis for degree of Mathematical Engineering. Fernando Ordonez. Subject: Stochastic Optimization
and applications to Electrical Energy planning problem.(Agosto 1997).
6. Master Thesis of Alfredo Piria. Universidad de la Republica Uruguay. Operational planning models for
the Power generation problem. ( december 1998).
7. Thesis for degree of Mathematical Engineering. Nancy Silva. Subject: Stochastic optimization applied
to power generation planning multinode problem. ( August 1999).
8. Thesis for degree of Mathematical Engineer. Hector Orellana. Subject: Analysis and algorithms for
Optimal urbanland use models: the case of Santiago.
9. Thesis for degree of Mathematical Engineering. Juan Escobar. Subject: Electricity power markets
(Defense December 2003).
10. Thesis for degree of Mathematical Engineering. Cristian Figueroa. Subject Game theory and Contract
Theory (2007)
11. Thesis for degree of Mathematical Engineering and master in Applied Economics. Sofia Moroni. Subject
Dynamic contract theory and behavioural economics (2008)
12. Thesis for degree of Industrial Engineering. Cecilia Testart. Electricity Markets: spot and contracts.
Strategic behaviors (2010)
13. Thesis for degree of Industrial Engineering. Ricardo Diaz. Contract and negotiation using dynamic
game theory (2010)
14 Thesis for degree of Electrical Engineering. Analysis of the evolution of a centralized kernel network to
a distributed network in mobiles communications. Juan Abuhadba (2010)
15. Thesis for degree of Mathematical Engineering. Financial risk measures. An approach bases on the
concentration phenomena of empirical measures. Hector Oiveros (2011)
16 Thesis for degree of Mathematical Engineering and master in Applied Economics. Computing and
sensitivity analysis for an equilibrium in incomplete market: a duality approach. Julio Deride (2011).
17. Thesis for degree of Mathematical Engineering. Detecting fraud in credit card markets. Dario Cepeda
(2012)
18. Thesis for degree of Mathematical Engineering and master on operation research. Risk analysis and
optimization for short term planning decisions in underground mines. Carlos Flores (Noviembre 2015).

ADVISOR PHD THESES
1. Doctoral Thesis of Jorge Rivera. Research elds : Optimization and its applications to mathematical
Economics ( Defense November 1999).
2. Doctoral Thesis of Oscar Cornejo. Research elds: Proximal Algorithms and Applications ( Defense
August 1999).
3. Doctoral Thesis of Paul Bosch. Research Fields: Optimal Control and Equilibrium (Defense December
2002).
4. Doctoral Thesis of Pedro Jara. Research Fields: Equilibrium in urban economics ( November 2008).
5. Doctoral Thesis of Fabian Medel. Research Fields: Regulation in telecomunication. (Defense December
2011).
6. Doctoral Thesis Juan E. Perez. Research Fields: Location and operation in mobile network. (Defense
January 2012)
7. Doctoral Thesis Nicolas Hernandez. Research Fields: Principal agent models on variational inequalities.
In progress.
8. Doctoral Thesis Benjamin Heymann. Research Fields: Principal agent models and electricity markets.
Joint with Ecole Polytechnique (Defense Septiembre 2016)
9. Doctoral Thesis Philip Thompson . Research Fields: stochastic variational inequalities. In progress.
Joint thesis IMPABrazil ( Defense December 2015).
10. Doctoral Thesis Sebastien Postic. Research Fields: Impact of climate change on energy source. In
progress. Joint with Ecole Polytechnique (Defense December 2015)
11. Doctoral Thesis Nicolas Hernandez. Research Fields: Principal agent models on variational inequalities
( Defense Julio 2017).
12. Doctoral Thesis Erick de la Barra. Research Fields: Stochastic programming, risk analysis and planning
in underground mine (Defense Julio 2018)
Conference (invited as speaker, last 10 years)
 Plenary Conference. International Seminar on Optimization, Lima, Peru Octubre (2007)*.
 Invited plenary Conference. International Congress on Stochastic Programming (every 3 years). Vienna,
August (2007)*.
 Invited plenary Conference. ICIAM International Congress Industrial and Applied Mathematics (every 4 years). Zurich, July (2007).
 Invited speaker. Mathematical Economic Congress. Getulio Vargas Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 2008.
 Invited plenary Conference. CLAIO (Conference Latin America Operation Research). Cartagena de Indias, Colombia (2008).
 Invited plenary Conference COPI (Optimization in Energy), Paris (2008).
 Invited special session PRIMA (Pacic Rim International Mathematics) congress. Applied Mathematics and nance. Sydney. Australia (2009).
 International Symposium Mathematical Programming. Chairman Sessions on Energy Optimization. Chicago (2009)
 Coordination of Anticipations workshop. Central Bank of Chile. (2010)
 Plenary. Workshop on Game theory and its application. U. Illinois, Urbana Champain (2011)
 Chairman ICCOPT. Santiago, Chile (2010). First time organized in the South Hemisphere.
 Econometrica Latin America, Santiago, Chile (2011)
 Plenary. Forum MathforIndustry, Hawaii (2011)
 Plenary. Jon's Fest workshop. NewCastle U. (2011)
 Plenary. WALOC, Valparaiso, Chile (2012)
 Plenary. Pazeky School on Variational Analysis. Czech Republic (2012)
 Plenary. Forum MathforIndustry, Kyushu (2012)
 Plenary Speaker. SIAM Annual Meeting. San Diego (2013)
 Plenary Speaker. International Conference on Stochastic Programming. Bergamo (2013)
 Plenary speaker. CIMPA School. New Delhi (2013)
 Invited Speaker. GEI Days. York University (2013)
 Plenary Speaker. FIME, Paris (2013)
 Plenary speaker. Convex and Variational Analysis, Santiago (2014)
 Plenary speaker. PIMS Workshop on the Economics and Mathematics of Systemic Risk. Vancouver (2014)
 Plenary speaker. Mathematical Programming Symposium. Pittsburgh (2015)
 Plenary speaker. Erice Convex Analysis School and Conference (2015)
 Plenary speaker. Variational Analysis. Limoges (2015)
 Plenary speaker. Convex Analysis. Erice Italy (2016)
 Plenary speaker. Stochastic Programming, World Congress. Buzios, Brazil (2016)
 Plenary speaker. IMI conference, Kyushu Japan (2016)
 Plenary speaker. Variational and statistical Analysis. UCDavis (2017)
 Plenary speaker. Applied Mathematics. SAIM Melbourne Australia. (2017)
 Plenary speaker. Journees FrancoChilienne. Toulouse France (2017)
PROJECTS as Director or CoDirector. Fundamental Research and Applied:
 Project funded by FONDECYTChile from 1992 to 1999. Optimization and Equilibrium theory.
 Project funded by FONDEF 19921996 and 19971999. System and Optimization models in Forestry management.
 Project funded by EC European Commission 19951998 and 19971999 Optimization in Cooper Mines and Energy.
 Project funded by ECOSFrance 19971999. Optimization:Theory and applications.
 Project funded by FONDAP 20002010. Center for Mathematical Modelling CMM.
 Project funded by MillenniumNucleus Initiative 20032007 complex Engineering System.
 Project funded by INRIAFrance 20052006. Optimization.
 Project funded by CODELCOEl Teniente cooper company 20042006. Models to estimate stress concentration in a underground cooper mine.
 Project Chilean National Commission on Energy. Proposition of a regulation for small electricity generators.
 Project funded by InterAmerican Bank and Colombia Government 2006. Tarication and regulation of the mobile telecommunication Colombia market.
 Project funded by ISATNew Zealand 20062007. Stochastic Equilibrium and energy markets.
 Project funded by Andes Foundation 20042006. High Performance Computing, cluster and grid computation.
 Initiative Rock Mechanics and Logistic at CMM, Jointly with the Centers PIMS (Canada), MASCOS (Australia), MATHEON (Germany) and MITACS (Canada) and the companies CodelcoEl Teniente and BHPBilliton.
 Project funded by CONICYT Basal 20082018 (Vicedirector).
 Projects funded by CNE (National Commission Energy) (20092010) on methodologies for: Transmission investment optimization model; energy demand estimation for future mining projects in SING and SIC; Computing failure costs produced by lack of hydrocarbons, Security issues and costs for assuring a level of hydrocarbons stocks for Chile.
 Projects funded by Minister of Energy (2010) on risk analysis for the generation/transmission systems.
 Project funded by the company Transelec (20102011) on Capacity expansion monitoring of a transmission line under wind perturbation.
 Project funded by CMM and Center of Energy (2011) on hydrothermal coordination models and its solution on parallel progressive hedging algorithm.
 Project funded by SISS (2011), Methodological revision and implementation of the modeling, costs analysis and tarification in the water sector.
 Project Network Expectational Coordination. Head of Latin America node. Funded by Soro's Foundation "Institute for New Economic Thinking". 20112013
 Project Center INRIAChile (CORFO program). Head of Energy Optimization Line. 20122022.
 Educational Interfaces between Mathematics and Industry. EIMI 20102011 project.
 Project tarification and costs analysis in Mobile and xed line telecommunication company. Funded by Telefonica company. 20132014
 Pricing data services for a mobile company. Funded by Telefonica. 2013.
 Projects Energy 2050 on the topics: prospective and eciency. Funded by Energy Ministry. 20142015.
 Projects on Mining: Geomecanics, Hydraulic fracturing and Risk analysis for underground mines. El Teniente. 20132017
 Program Fellowship for under and graduate students "Piensa Cobre" . 2016 2019
 Project Risk assessment of Portfolio for Mutual Seguridad company 20162017
 Project Creating Collaboration Index for industrial sector. Jointly with Club de Innovacion Chile

Associate Editor (JOTA) Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications (20112016 ).
Springer
Estados Unidos, 2011
Associate Editor of Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications (20112016). Top journal on Optimization (Springer). ISI Journal.

Member Editorial Board Springer Series on Mathematics for Industry
KYUSHU UNIVERSITY
Japón, 2013
Member Editorial Board, Springer Series on Mathematics for Industry (2013 up today)

Associate Editor of Journal: Optimization and Engineering. Springer (2004{ )
Springer
Estados Unidos, 2004
Associate Editor of Journal: Optimization and Engineering. Springer (2004up today).

Associate Editor of Journal: Set valued and Variational Analysis. Springer
Springer Editorial
Estados Unidos, 2008
Associate Editor of Journal: Set valued and Variational Analysis. Springer (20082016). ISI Journal

Associate Editor of Journal: Mathematical and Financial Economics
Springer Editorial
Chile, 2012
Associate Editor of Journal: Mathematical and Financial Economics. Springer (2012 up today). ISI Journal.

Associate Editor of MathforIndustry. COE Lectures Notes.
KYUSHU UNIVERSITY
Japón, 2011
Associate Editor of MathforIndustry. COE Lectures Notes. Japan (2011 up today ).

Plenary Speaker. SIAM Annual Meeting. San Diego (2013)
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Estados Unidos, 2013
Plenary Speaker. SIAM Annual Meeting. San Diego (2013). The most prestigious conference on Applied Mathematics.

Visiting Professor
Several Universities
Francia, 1992
Visiting Professor: last 10 years  Universite de Paris I Sorbonne, 19912002 ( every year).  University of Waterloo, Canada, 1992 .  Universite de BourgogneDijon.1995 and 1996.  University CaliforniaDavis. USA. 1996.  University of British Columbia, 1998  Center for Experimental MathematicsCanada,1996 and 1998.  University of Ballarat, Australia 2002.  University of California, Davis. 6 months during 1999 and every year from 20002011.  University of Washington, Seattle, 1999, 2000 and every year from 20022011.  University Bristish Columbia, Vancouver, 2005, 2008.  College de France 20092011  Paris School of Economics 20092011  Princeton University, 2011  Ecole Polytechnique, 2011  Institute Mathematical Science, Czech Republic, 2012  Universite ParisAssas, 20122017  Kyushu UniveristyJapan 20122017  College de France and Ecole PolytechniqueInria, 20122017  University CaliforniaDavis. USA. 2015

Member of International Boards
Several Societies and Councils
Estados Unidos, 2000
 Member Board Council of Mathematics of Americas (20152017) AMSCMSUMALCA  Secretary of UMALCA (Latin America Math Society)  Member of Advisory Board of Institute Math for Industry. Kyushu University (Japan)  Member of international committee for Mathematics Education and Industry (ICIAMICMI) 20082010.  Member board Mathematical Optimization Society (20122016)  Universidad de Chile representative for Gelato Federation (Linux on Itanium). 2005  Universidad de Chile representative for PRAGMA Assembly (Grid Computing) 2003 up today  Member of Committee for Electric pubication and communication. IMU (International Mathematical Union) 20032006.  Member of Innovation Committee on Information and Communication technologies.  Evaluation Committee, Fondecyt (19951997)

Member advisory boards
Ministries, Latin America Initiatives and Societies
Chile, 2007
 Member Presidential commission on Nuclear Energy (2007)  Advisor Chilean Ministry of energy (20082009)  Advisor Center for Energy, Universidad de Chile (2009 to present )  Member Presidential commission on Nuclear Energy (2014)  Member of MATHAMSUDP Committee (2016 to present)  Member of Qualication committee, Universidad de Chile (2012 to present)  Member of Mathematical Talent contest. Colegio de Ingenieros (2012 to present)  Advisory Committee for High education system reforms (2015 to January 2016)
A timeembedded approach to economic equilibrium with incomplete financial markets 
A variational inequality scheme for determining an economic equilibrium of classical or extended type 