Prof. Ignacio Castillo

Prof. Ignacio Castillo

School of Business & Economics

Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada



2001 Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Texas A&M University, USA

1998 M.S., Industrial Engineering, Arizona State University, USA

1995 B.S., Applied Sciences, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador

  1. Saraswat, U. Venkatadri and I. Castillo (2015) A framework for multi-objective facility layout design, Computers & Industrial Engineering, 90(12), 167-176.
  2. R. Niu, X. Zhao, I. Castillo and T. Joro (2012) Pricing and inventory strategies for a two-stage dual-channel supply chain, Asia-Pacic Journal of Operational Research, 29(1).
  3. W. Zeng, I. Castillo and M. J. Hodgson (2010) Aggregating data for the flow-intercepting location model: a GIS, optimization, and heuristic framework, Geographical Analysis, 42(3):301-322.
  4. W. Zeng, I. Castillo, and M. J. Hodgson (2010) A generalized model for locating facilities on a network with flow-based demand, Networks and Spatial Economics, 10(4), 579-611.
  5. X. Zhao, A. R. Niu and I. Castillo (2010) Selecting distribution channel strategies for nonprofit organizations, European Journal of Marketing, 44(7/8), 972-996.
  6. W. Zeng, M. J. Hodgson and I. Castillo (2009) The pickup problem: consumers' locational preferences in flow interception, Geographical Analysis, 41(1), 149-168. (Special issue dedicated to the memory of Charles (Chuck) ReVelle, creator of the field of location analysis)
  7. I. Castillo, A. Ingolfsson and T. Sim (2009) Social optimal location of facilities with fixed servers, stochastic demand and congestion, Production & Operations Management, 18(6), 721-736.
  8. I. Castillo, T. Joro and Y. Li. (2009) Workforce scheduling with multiple objectives, European Journal of Operational Research, 196(1), 162-170.
  9. I. Castillo, F. J. Kampas and J. D. Pinter (2008) Solving circle packing problems by global optimization: numerical results and industrial applications, European Journal of Operational Research, 191(3), 786-802. (Special issue on continuous optimization in the industry)
  10. I. Castillo, T. Lee and J. D. Pinter (2008) Integrated software tools for the OR/MS classroom, Algorithmic Operations Research, 3(1), 82-91.
  11. Castillo, J. Westerlund, S. Emet and T. Westerlund (2005) Optimization of block layout design problems with unequal areas: a comparison of MILP and MINLP optimization methods, Computers & Chemical Engineering, 30(1), 54-69.
  12. I. Castillo and T. Westerlund (2005) An E-accurate model for optimal unequal-area facility layout, Computers & Operations Research, 32(3), 429-447.
  13. I. Castillo and B. A. Peters (2004) Integrating design and production planning considerations in multi-bay manufacturing facility layout, European Journal of Operational Research, 157(3), 671-687.
  14. I. Castillo and T. Sim (2004) A spring-embedding approach for the facility layout problem, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 55(1), 73-81.
  15. M. D. Riskin, K. C. Bessette and I. Castillo (2003) A logarithmic barrier approach to solving the dashboard planning problem, INFOR, 41(3), 245-257. (Special issue for the 2002 CORS Student Paper Competition)
  16. I. Castillo, C. A. Roberts, and K. D. Peterman (2003) Automatic generation of control software using Discrete Event Control Networks, International Journal of Industrial Engineering, 10(3), 213-221.
  17. I. Castillo and B. A. Peters (2003) An extended distance-based facility layout problem, International Journal of Production Research, 41(1), 2451-2479.
  18. I. Castillo and J. S. Smith (2002) Formal modeling methodologies for control of manufacturing cells: survey and comparison, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 21(1), 40-57.
  19. I. Castillo and B. A. Peters (2002) Unit load and material handling considerations in facility layout design, International Journal of Production Research, 40(13), 2955-2989.
  20. I. Castillo, S. A. Reyes, and B. A. Peters (2001) Modeling and analysis of tandem AGV systems using generalized stochastic Petrinets, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 20(4), 236-249.
  21. I. Castillo and C. A. Roberts (2001) Real-time control/scheduling for multi-purpose batch plants, Computers & Industrial Engineering, 41(2), 211-225.