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Faculty Profile

Cesar Rego

Marketing, Analytics & Prof Sales
Professor of Operations Management and Business Analytics
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327 Holman
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-5519
Joined UM: October 15, 1999

Brief Bio

Cesar Rego received a bachelor in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from the Portucalense University in Portugal in 1990 and a Master of Sciences (M.Sc.) in Operations Research and Systems Engineering from the School of Technology (IST) of the University of Lisbon in 1993. He received his doctorate (Ph.D.) in Computer Science from the University of Versailles in 1996. He was also awarded an Habilitation (post-doctorate degree) from the University of Versailles in 2012. Professor Rego took positions of Assistant and Associate Professor at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon and at the Portucalense University, respectively. Professor's Rego was also appointed as a Visiting Research Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2007. He now holds an appointment as Full Professor of Operations Management in the Marketing Department of the University of Mississippi. Professor Rego's publications have appeared in books and in leading journals on optimization such as the European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR), the Journal of the Operational Research Society (JORS), Parallel Computing, Journal of Applied Mathematics and Decision Sciences, Computers & OR, Annals of Operations Research, OR Spectrum, IEEE Intelligent Systems, and Management Science. Dr. Rego is Associate Editor of several research journals in the field of Operations Research and Management Science. He has served on several scientific committees such as a review panel for the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and examiner of several doctoral dissertations in Europe, USA and Canada. Dr. Rego has organized and chaired numerous sessions and clusters in international conferences and has served as invited speaker in a number of tutorials and plenary sessions.


Computer Science
Universidade Portucalense (1990)
Operations Research
Universaidade De Lisboa (1993)
Computer Science
Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-e (1996)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee
Tenure & Promotion - Sch of Bus. Admin.
Other Kind of Committee