Prof. Romero-Hernandez was one of the recipients of the 2010 Franz Edelman Award, the world’s most prestigious award on Operations Research and Management Science. He is a Chemical Engineer with graduate studies in Economic Policy and Government and a Ph.D. in Process Economics and Environmental Impact from Imperial College, England.
Omar has worked for a diverse range of public and private organizations such as Procter & Gamble, PEMEX (Oil & Gas), Accenture, and the Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources. In 2001, he was appointed as Professor at ITAM and Fulbright Professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Since 2009 he has been a faculty member of the Haas School of Business, UCB
Currently, he is a National Researcher and author of four books and several international publications on engineering, business and sustainable development. He has led various internationally awarded projects in the field of renewable energy, sustainable business strategies, and business processes – sponsors include the United Nations, Ministry of the Environment, Industry consortiums, the Stock Exchange and NGOs.