Author Profile

Alfredo Russo | Professor, Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero

Current Position and Past Experience
Alfredo Russo is currently a Professor and Research Fellow at the Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero in Argentina. He also teaches courses as a Professor at the Universidad Virtual de Quilmes. Form 2010 to the present he is an External Professor at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, teaching a graduate seminar on Markov Chains. Actually is also teaching graduate courses at the Universidad Tecnologica Nacional – Buenos Aires

From 1985-1987 Russo was the Chair of the University of Buenos Aires’ Chemical Engineering Department. From 1974-1975 he performed the same role at the Universidad Tecnologica Nacional.

Since 1986, Russo has been providing engineering consultancy work. He has published five books in Spanish about Operations Management, Operations Research, Probabilistic Modeling, Bayesian Inference and Mathematics for Social Sciences.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Russo earned his credentials as a Chemical Engineer from the Universidad Nacional del Litoral in 1964. He took graduate courses on Economics and Administration at the Universidad Nacional de Rosario in 1968/69. He also took courses on the Bayesian inference at the Universitat Politechnica de Valencia in 1998 and in Distance Education at the University of Quilmes in 2010.

Russo has been a member of bilateral commissions for technical cooperation between Argentina and USA, Argentina and France, Argentina and Spain and Argentina and Germany.

He also was appointed Vice President and speaker of the foreign delegations for the ninth TIES (Technological Information Exchange System) organized by UNIDO at Beijing in 1984.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
From 1999-2000, Russo was the President of CONICET’s Technology Commission and from 1984-1985 he was President of the Argentine National Institute of Industrial Technology.

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