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Luis Zuluaga

Department: Industrial and Systems Engineering

Position: Assistant Professor

Address: Harold S. Mohler Laboratory
200 West Packer Avenue
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 758-4043

Areas of Research

  • Polynomial Optimization
  • Financial Optimization
  • Large-scale Optimization
  • Financial Engineering
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Statistical and Stochastic Modeling
  • Statistics


Luis F. Zuluaga explores the development of solution schemes and effective algorithms for problems involving optimization over polynomials, especially those arising from integer programming, probability, and finance applications.

Prior to joining the Lehigh faculty, he served as associate professor in the Faculty of Business Administration, University of New Brunswick (Canada). He has authored multiple articles in journals such as Operations Research, SIAM Journal on Optimization, and Mathematics of Operations Research.


  • Ph.D., Operations Research, Carnegie Mellon University, 2004
  • M.S., Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon University, 2000
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Los Andes (Colombia), 1998
  • B.S., Physics and Electrical Engineering, University of Los Andes (Colombia), 1996