Weimar Ardila-Rueda

Weimar Ardila-Rueda

Visiting Assistant Professor of Instruction
Campus: Tampa
Room:  CIS 2070B
Phone: 813-396-2804

Weimar Ardila-Rueda is an industrial engineer and data science professional with research and teaching experience.  He serves as a visiting assistant professor of instruction in the School of Information Systems and Management at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business.

He has authored publications on risk management, resilience assessment, and decision-support model applications throughout his career. His research interests are focused on applied statistics and stochastic modeling, predictive analytics and machine learning applications, and resilience improvement for emergency planning and pre- and post-disaster intervention.

He is a member of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) and served as the president of the INFORMS student chapter at USF during the 2020-21 academic year. 

He earned a bachelor's and master's degree in Management Systems from the Universidad Autonoma del Caribe in Colombia. In 2022, he completed his PhD in Industrial Engineering at USF.