Hiram   Moya

Assistant Professor  

Office: EENGR 3.228
Phone: (956) 665-7073
Email: hiram.moya@utrgv.edu

Dr. Hiram Moya

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Operations Research
    • Queueing Theory
    • Simulation Modeling
  • Education

    • PhD, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University - College Station, 2012
    • Business Certificate for Engineers, The Business Certificate for Engineers is comprised of the Business Management Initiative, which is a very intensive 120-hour course held for three weeks in August. Students learn the principles of accounting, finance , management and marketing. The course meetings are held at the Mays Business School and courses aretaught by faculty in business, Texas A&M University - College Station, 2008
    • Graduate Teaching Academy, http:/jgta.tamu.eduj The Graduate Teaching Academy (GTA) is a graduate student-led organization supported by the Office of Graduate Studies and the Center for Teaching Excellence. The mission is to provide professional developmentopportunities to equip graduate students in the area of college teaching., Texas A&M University - College Station, 2008
    • MS, Engineering Systems Management, Texas A&M University - College Station, 2004
    • BS, Industrial Engineering, Texas A&M University - College Station, 1996
  • Currently Teaching

    MANE 6368 01R - Logistics Engineering:
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    MANE 3101 02 - Proj in Manuf Engineering I:
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    MANE 4340 01 - Operations Research:
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    MANE 7300 01 - Thesis I:
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    MANE 6334 01R - Optimization of Industrial Sys:
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    MANE 6190 01 - Engineering Project:
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Selected Publications


  • Hiram Moya. "Analysis of Productivity Improvements Through Energy Assessments in Texas," Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, 2018, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2018.

  • Francisco Torres, Hiram Moya, and Miguel Gonzalez. "Minimization of Out-of-Pocket Expenses in the South Texas Region," Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, 2018, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2018.

  • Anakarina Do Faial, Hiram Moya, and Kye-Hwan Lee. "Missing Energy Considerations in Industry Operational Improvements: Two Case Studies," Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, 2018, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2018.

  • Guy Curry and Hiram Moya. "Multiple Machine Feedforward Networks with Blocking," Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, 2018, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2018.

  • Daniela Rojas Quintero, Hiram Moya, and Jianzhi Li. "Wind Energy: An Assessment of Alternative Sources for Texas Municipalities," Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, 2018, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2018.

  • Hiram Moya and Gabriel Rueda. "A Deterministic Equivalent Problem to Study the Effects of Security Policies," Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering. New York: Springer, 1, no. 2018 October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2017: 11.

  • Francisco Torres Diaz, Hiram Moya, and Douglas Timmer. "Annual Expected Cost of High Blood Pressure in Young Adults," Pittsburgh Pensilvania: 2017 Industrial and Systems Engineering Conference, 2017, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2017.

  • Hiram Moya and Blanca Moya. "Assessment Algorithm to Reduce Preventable Diabetes Hospitalizations in South Texas," Pittsburgh Pensilvania: 2017 Industrial and Systems Engineering Conference, 2017, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2017.

  • Guy Curry, Amarnath Banerjee, Hiram Moya, and Harry Jones. "A modeling language generator for a discrete event simulation language in MATLAB," 2016 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC). IEEE, December 2016.

  • Jaime Ramos-Salas, Jose Ramirez, Hiram Moya, and Jose Saldivar. "A renewable energy undergraduate course underlining the analysis of collected solar radiation," ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. 2016-June, June 2016.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Alexander Domijan. The Development of an Industrial Assessment Center for South Texas, Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE), $1,250,338.00 (September 1, 2016 - August 31, 2021)

  • Mark Chu. MRI: Acquisition of a PC Cluster, High Performance Rio Grande Valley Cluster (HiRGV) , NSF, $976,250.42 ( )

  • Hiram Moya. Engineer Your World, The University of Texas at Austin, $101,500.00 (June 2016 - June 2018)



Selected Presentations


  • Francisco Torres Diaz, Hiram Moya, and Douglas Timmer. "Annual Expected Cost of High Blood Pressure in Young Adults," 2017 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Institute for Industrial and Systems Engineers, Pittsburgh, PA (May 2017)

  • Jaime Ramos-Salas, Hiram Moya, Jose Saldivar, "A Renewable energy undergraduate course underlining the Analysis of collected solar radiation," ASEE General conference, ASEE, New Orleans (June 2016)

  • Hiram Moya and G. Curry . "On Coxian Phased Distributions in a Dynamic Reallocation Methodology for the Border Crossing Process," Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences , National Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina (2012)

  • Hiram Moya and G. Curry . "Border Crossing Modeling & Analysis- A Variance Reduction Policy within Dynamic Reallocation," Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, National Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina (2011)

  • Hiram Moya and G. Curry. "Border Crossing Modeling & Analysis -A Performance Measure Analysis," (/ERC) I/IE Annual Conference and Expo, Cancun, Mexico. (2010)

  • Hiram Moya. "Border Crossing Modeling and Analysis," Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences , National Conference, San Diego, CA. (2009)

  • Hiram Moya. "Poster presentation of Border Crossing Modeling and Analysis, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences," National Conference, Minority Issues Forum San Diego, CA. Societyfor the Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans (SACNAS} , National Conference, Dallas TX. (2009)

  • Hiram Moya, W Wilhelm, and L Ntaimo. "A Two Stage Truck Border- Crossing Analysis with Stochastic Delays," the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences {INFORMS), Southwestern Regional Conference, Texas A&M University, College Station (2008)

Current Courses

MANE 6368 01R - Logistics Engineering:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
MANE 3101 02 - Proj in Manuf Engineering I:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
MANE 4340 01 - Operations Research:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
MANE 7300 01 - Thesis I:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
MANE 6334 01R - Optimization of Industrial Sys:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
MANE 6190 01 - Engineering Project:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

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