Joaquim dos Santos Gromicho is Scientific Officer at ORTEC and responsible for the coordination and leadership of research and development in analytics at ORTEC’s Software Development business unit. Since 2010 he has been appointed as professor in Applied Optimization in Operations Research at the VU University Amsterdam. His core competences are Numerical Optimization, Operations Research, Time-Series Econometrics and Statistics.
Joaquim has worked for ORTEC since 1996 and has been one of the most influential software architects; responsible for the design, creation and (partly) implementation of several critical systems of ORTEC’s state-of-the-art framework for planning software.
In 1990 he graduated as Master of Science, Statistics and Operations Research at the University of Lisboa and in 1995 Joaquim received his PhD in Operations Research at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.