Doctorado en ingeniería industrial


Engineering and Technology


Other Engineering and Technologies

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaìso

Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso

  • City: Valparaìso,
  • Commune: Valparaìso,
  • Region: Valparaìso Region

• The purpose of the Doctorate in Industrial Engineering program is to train graduates with solid scientific and disciplinary knowledge, capable of conducting autonomous and independent research, making significant and original contributions to the advancement of knowledge, the development of the Academy, and the generation of approaches and solution methods for relevant problems in the field of application of the specialty.

Applicant Profile

• The Doctorate Program in Industrial Engineering is aimed at people with a bachelor's or master's degree in some area of Engineering or another discipline related to Industrial Engineering, with the following entry profile:
Information analysis: The applicant must be able to search and analyze information, using information technology tools.
Self-Learning: The applicant must be able to analyze problems.
Communication: The applicant must be able to communicate effectively in Spanish by oral, written and graphic means, and must be able to read technical texts in English.
General Knowledge: The applicant must have knowledge in mathematics, probabilities, statistics, algorithms and programming, operations research, quantitative methods and systems theory, at a level comparable to that required in the subjects of the Study Plan of the Industrial Civil Engineering Career of the University.

Graduate profile

The following is the profile defined for the graduate of the Doctorate Program in Industrial Engineering:
• Advanced knowledge of the specialty: The graduate must have knowledge of advanced topics in the two fundamental knowledge areas and in at least one area of knowledge related to the research focus of the program.
• Research capacity: The graduate must be able to independently and independently generate original and significant contributions to knowledge, in the research lines of the program. Must be able to actively engage in national and international collaborative research.
• Orientation to applied research: The graduate must be able to identify and generate approaches and solution methods for problems with high potential for economic and social impact. In addition, they must be able to formulate projects for the transfer of knowledge, technology and methods to companies and institutions, both in the private and public sectors.
• Systemic vision and synthesis capacity: The graduate must be able to conceive and design systemic, integrated and well-founded solutions related to complex problems in the research lines of the program.
• Communication: The graduate must be able to communicate effectively in Spanish and English through oral, written and graphic means. In particular, the graduate must be able to prepare and present scientific papers.
• Complementary skills: The graduate must be able to guide their actions towards the achievement of objectives and results. You must know the predominant models for innovation and technological development, and the sources and mechanisms for promoting R & D & I activities, especially at the national level.

Lines of investigation

The research focus of the program is the Design, Planning and Management of Supply Networks. In turn, the program has two fundamental training areas:
Quantitative Methods and Operations Research
Architecture and Formal Models for Systems.