Education: M.S. (1999), Ph.D. (2002) in Industrial Engineering, University of Central Florida
Research Interests: Simulation Models, Applied Operations Research, Scheduling, Meta-heuristics, Supply Chain Management, and Disaster Operations Management.
Work Experience: Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, NIU (2005-present); Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Central Florida (2005); Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Bio Bio, Chile (1995-2004).
Professional Associations and Honors: Member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (2000-present); 2003 IIE/Pritsker Best Dissertation Award.
Moraga, R.J., Rabelo L., Sarmiento A., A Methodology for Monitoring and Analyzing the Supply Chain Behavior. Handbook of Computational Intelligence in Manufacturing and Production Management, D. Laha and P. Mandal (Eds.) (Forthcoming.)
Rabelo, L., M. Helal, C. Lertpattarapong, R. Moraga, and A. Sarmiento, Using System Dynamics, Neural Nets, and Eigenvalues to Analyze Supply Chain Behavior–A Case Study. International Journal of Production Research (Forthcoming).
Alvarado K., L. Rabelo, R.J. Moraga, S. Quijada, F. Gruber, and J. Sepulveda, Application of SCOR to E-Government: A Case Study. Int. J. of Simulation and Process Modeling, Vol. 3, No.3 pp. 99 – 114. 2007.
Rabelo, L., Helal, M., Dawson, J.W. and Moraga, R.J., Detecting and analyzing patterns in Supply Chain behavior, International Journal of Simulation and Process Modeling, Vol. 2, Nos. 3/4, pp.197–208. 2006.
Rabelo, L., J.A. Sepulveda, J. Compton, R.J. Moraga, and R. Turner, Disaster and Prevention Management for the Space Shuttle During Lift-Off. Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp 262-274. 2006.
Rabadi, G., R.J. Moraga, and A. Al-Salem, Heuristic Approaches for the Unrelated Parallel Machine Scheduling Problem with Machine-Dependent Setup Times. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 85-97. 2006.
Research projects funded by various industry agents including Bergstrom, HydraForce and Nestle.