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Cesar Ruiz

Cesar Ruiz

Cesar Ruiz

Assistant Professor

Office: Carson Engineering Center 116G
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Ph.D., Industrial Engineering
University of Arkansas
M.S., Industrial Engineering
University of Arkansas
B.A., Business Engineering
Higher School of Economics and Business, El Salvador


Cesar Ruiz’s research concentrates on the effective use of domain knowledge for machine learning and stochastic modeling in engineering applications such as large-scale metal additive manufacturing, maintenance planning in complex systems, and reliability evaluation. His work has been published in IISE Transactions, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, and the ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, among others. He is a member of SRE, INFORMS, and ASME.

Research Domains

  • Metal additive manufacturing
  • Process-informed machine learning
  • Quality control in additive manufacturing
  • Predictive maintenance

ISE Impact Domains

Experience and Distinctions

  • Postdoc, Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Southern California, 2020-2022
  • RAMS QCRE, William A.J. Golomski Award, 2020, 2022
  • ASQ Reliability and Risk Division, Quality Engineering, Best Reliability Paper, 2021
  • IEEE CASE Best Conference Paper Award, 2021