RAFAEL OLARTE

 

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First Name:           Rafael

Middle Name:        Ernesto

Last Name:           Olarte

2nd Last Name:      Valdivieso

Nationality:          Colombian

Date of Birth:        June 5th, 1979

Marital  Status:     Single

 

 

 

 

Cuadro de texto: CONTACT INFORMATION

 

 

Daytime Phone:    (+57) 1-3172855  Ext. 118

Evening Phone:      (+57) 1-3480683

Fax:                      (+57) 1-5436622

E-mail:                  olartevaldiviesorafael@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

Cuadro de texto: EDUCATION 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bachelor’s Degree:    Civil Engineering. Javeriana University, September 2003.

 

Certificates:              ISO-9001 Internal Auditor, Javeriana University, March – June 2004

 

Language Skills:        English (TOEFL score: 283/300), French (Delf 2nd Degree) and Spanish.

 

 

 

 

Cuadro de texto: HONORS AND AWARDS 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Third Place. “UDES Santander” Senior High School Contest. Bucaramanga, Colombia : December 18th 1996.

 

Academic Excellence. Class of 1996. San Pedro Claver School. Bucaramanga, Colombia : November 29th 1996.

 

Third Place. XII Physics and Chemistry Contest. Caldas Institute. Bucaramanga, Colombia : October 12th 1996.

 

Second Place. National Junior Chess Championship. Cucuta, Colombia : June 27th 1992.

 

 

 

 

Cuadro de texto: TEACHING EXPERIENCE 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Statistics and Probability. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Department of Civil Engineering. Supervisor: Juan José Obagi, M.Sc. Bogota, Colombia : February - June 2002.

 

 

 

 

Cuadro de texto: STATISTICAL & COMPUTER EXPERIENCE 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Courses taken:

Statistics. Non-degree program. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Department of Civil Engineering. Bogota, Colombia : February – June 2004.

 

Statistics and Probability; Programming III; Programming II, Programming I. Civil engineering bachelor’s program. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Department of Civil Engineering. Bogota, Colombia.

 

Programming Languages:

Borland C/C++; Pascal 7.0; Borland C++ Builder 3.0; Fortran 77; Visual Basic 6.0; AutoLisp; Matlab R13;   SQL.

 

 

 

 

Cuadro de texto: WORK EXPERIENCE 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Sales Representative.

Since July 2005.

 

Company: eBusiness Solutions S.A.

Contact: Diego Márquez

Website: http://www.ebiz-s.com

Phone: (+57) 1-3172855

Headquarters: Bogotá, Colombia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quality Chief.

September 2004 –January 2005.

 

Company: Consorcio Andino

Contact: Jairo Alberto Marcelo

Phone: (+57) 1-2111981

Headquarters: Bogotá, Colombia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

HSEQ Assistant.

February – September 2004.

 

Company: Quality Initiative Consulting Group Ltda.

Contact: Uriel Montaño

Phone: (+57) 1-6378473

Headquarters: Bogotá, Colombia.

 

 

 

 

 

Geographic Information Systems Recording Operator.

October – December 2003

 

Company: Integral S.A.

Contact: Vladimiro Vélez

Phone: (+57) 1-2324513

Headquarters: Bogotá, Colombia.

 

 

 

Cuadro de texto: CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

 

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OLARTE and OBREGÓN. Comparison between a Simple Genetic Algorithm and an Ant System for the Calibration of a Rainfall-Runoff Model. Proceedings of the 6th Hydroinformatics International Conference, IWA, INHER and IAHS, Singapore : June 2004.

 

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OLARTE, OBREGÓN and RENGIFO. Evolutionary Algorithms in Hydroinformatics (Spanish). Proceedings of the International Seminar “Hydroinformatics in the Integral Management of Water Resources”. IWA and Cinara Institute. Cartagena, Colombia : October 1-3, 2003.

 

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OLARTE, OBREGÓN and FRAGALA. Metaheuristic Optimization of a Continuous Simulation Hydrological Model using the Ant Colony Algorithm (Spanish). Proceedings of the International Seminar “Hydroinformatics in the Integral Management of Water Resources”. IWA and Cinara Institute. Cartagena, Colombia : October 1-3, 2003.

 

 

 

Cuadro de texto: UNDERGRAD THESIS

 

 

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OLARTE. Tools for the Implementation of Genetic Algorithms in Civil Engineering and Hydroinformatics (Spanish). Graduation Paper. Javeriana University, Bogotá, Colombia : June 15th, 2003.

 

 

 

 

 

Cuadro de texto: RESEARCH INTERESTS 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Logistics, supply chain management, routing problems, meta-heuristic optimization algorithms and applications, mathematical optimization problems.

 

 

 

 

Cuadro de texto: TEACHING INTERESTS 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Probability theory, linear algebra, computer programming, materials mechanics, linear programming, calculus, hydrology.

 

 

 

 

Cuadro de texto: PERSONAL EXPERIENCES 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Middle School, South Carolina.

November 1992 – January 1993

 

Taking advantage of my usual three-month vacation in Colombia, I traveled to Columbia, South Carolina to attend classes at Irmo’s Middle School. There I had the chance to put into practice my English and make everlasting friends.

 

 

 

High School, South Carolina.

November 1994 – January 1995

 

Similar experience as the above, only that this time I went to a Catholic private school.

 

 

 

Military Service.

January – September 1998

 

I had the opportunity to work at the Multinational Force & Observers peacekeeping force at the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. See pictures.

 

 

 

Trip around Europe.

August 1998

 

During my month of vacation at the MFO, I went with four friends to Italy, Czech Republic, Germany, Holland, Belgium, France, Spain and Greece. See pictures.

 

 

 

 

 

Cuadro de texto: REFERENCES 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Nelson Obregón, Ph.D. Head of the Master’s Program in Hydrosystems. Head of the “Hydrosciences” and “Applied Mathematics” Groups.  Engineering Faculty, Javeriana University. Bogotá, Colombia. Phone: (+57) 1-3208320  Ext. 5256. E-mail: nobregon@javeriana.edu.co

 

Juan José Obagi, M.Sc. Research and teaching professor. Logistics research group “Logistikos”. Engineering Faculty, Javeriana University. Bogotá, Colombia. Phone: (+57) 1-3208320  Ext. 5306. E-mail: obagi@javeriana.edu.co

 

Jorge Ignacio Vélez, M.Sc - DIC. Associate professor. Engineering Faculty, Javeriana University. Bogotá, Colombia. Phone: (+57) 1-3208320  Ext. 5306. E-mail: jivelezm@hotmail.com

 

 

 

 

Last updated, February 6th 2006

 

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