Dr. Luis J. Segura S. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Louisville. He received a Ph.D. degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from University at Buffalo in 2021. He also received a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas-ESPE, Ecuador, in 2007; a M.Sc. in Manufacturing Systems from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA, as 2010 Fulbright Scholar. In 2013, he worked in the automotive systems design program at the Technical University of Eindhoven (TUe), Netherlands. From 2014 to 2018, he was a faculty member of the Mechanical Engineering Department at ESPE. His research interests lie in the integration of physics-based and data-driven models to optimize processes and product quality in advanced manufacturing. He received a NSF travel award for the MSEC 2019 and 2021, Fulbright Scholarship in 2010, first place UB ISE 2020 poster competition, honorable mention UB ISE researcher of the year in 2020, and a presidential fellowship. His teaching interest include statistical quality control, data analytics, and manufacturing systems. He is member of INFORMS, IIE, and ASME.