ISyE Alumnus Becomes President of the University of Monterrey
Antonio Dieck-Assad (PhD IE 1984) was recently named the President of the University of Monterrey (UDEM) in Mexico. Tony Dieck succeeds Azcunaga Guerra as president of the university, who held the position from 1994 to 2009.
The University of Monterrey (UDEM) is a higher-learning Roman Catholic institution located in Monterrey, Mexico. Since 1969, UDEM has been a pioneer of liberal arts education in Mexico. It is one of only four Latin American universities to be accredited by an American regional accreditation agency. The school houses approximately 7000 undergraduates and 300 postgraduate students.
Dieck recently ascended to the title of Vice President of Higher Education at UDEM in March. Previously, he served as the Dean of the Graduate School of Business at Monterrey Tech from 2005 to 2009 and as the Director of Undergraduate and Graduate Programs at Monterrey Tech's Virtual University from 2003 to 2005. Tony Dieck and Jerry Banks, Professor Emeritus in the Stewart School of ISyE, were instrumental in securing Georgia Tech's first undergraduate dual-degree program with Monterrey Tech in 2007.
Dieck earned his Master's Degree in Systems Engineering at the Stewart School in 1979. He completed his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering in 1984.
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