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Dr. Hugo Terashima Marín

Professor in Computer Science and Intelligent Systems

Leader of Research Group with Strategic Focus in Intelligent Systems

National School of Engineering and Sciences



Postal Address:

Tecnológico de Monterrey Campus Monterrey
Av. Eugenio Garza Sada #2501 Sur
Sucursal de Correos "J"
Monterrey, N.L. 64849

CETEC 5o. Piso Torre Sur


+52 818158-2045, 818358-2000 x5145, 818328-4379  


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Office Hours Aug-Dec 15



PhD in Informatics (Artificial Intelligence),
ITESM , Monterrey, México, 1998

MSc in Information Technology-KBS,
University of Edinburgh, UK, 1994

MSc in Computer Science,
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA, 1987

Graduate Studies in Math-CS,
University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK, USA, 1985-86

Computer Systems Engineering,
ITESM , Monterrey, Mexico, 1982


Short Bio




National System of Researchers:
SNI Level I (2007-2017)


Mexican Academy of Sciences

Regular Member (Since 2013)


Mexican Academy of Computing

Regular Member (Since 2015)


Research Projects:

Advancing Hyper-heuristics Research for Optimization Problems

(Principal Investigator, 2015-2018)


Sabbatical Leave:

University of Stirling, CHORDS

Generality on Hyper-heuristics for Multiple Optimization Domains
(Principal Investigator, 2013-2014)


ITESM Strategic Project:

Intelligent Learning for Pattern Recognition and Logistics Problems
(Principal Investigator, 2012-2015)

ITESM Research Chair: Evolutionary Computation and Similar Techniques for Optimization and Forecasting in Logistics
(Research Member, 2003-2012)

CONACyT Project:

Working Towards the Generality of Hyper-heuristics for Optimization Problems

(Principal Investigator,2009-2013)


Google Project:

Remote Detection and Pre-Diagnosis of Microcalcification Clusters in Mammograms  

(Principal Investigator, 2007-2013)


Combinations of Evolutionary Computation and Related Techniques for Solving Cutting Stock Problems and Data Mining in Image Data Bases (Principal Investigator, 2003-2007)


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PhD Thesis


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Associate Director of Graduate Programs:

PhD Programs in Campus Monterrey

MSc Programs in Campus Monterrey  

Local Chair MICAI 2005:
MICAI 2005 (November 14-18)

IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation 2013, June 20-23, 2013, Cancún, México:
Special Session: Hyper-heuristics in Search and Optimization



Opportunities (master and doctoral students, posdoctoral researchers)