Veronica Diaz Pacheco

Ph.D. Student

Veronica Diaz Pacheco is a Ph.D. student in the Operations Research Program at NC State University. Her passion for teaching, mathematics and decision-making led her to pursue a doctoral degree in Operations Research.


Jordan Kern

Research Interests

Having experienced the destructive capability of disasters first-hand during Hurricane Maria in 2017, Diaz Pacheco is developing methodologies to help decision-makers and researchers understand and improve infrastructure resilience in the face of natural and man-made disasters.


Expected GraduationSpring 2025
MSIEMaster of Science in Industrial EngineeringUniversity of Puerto Rico - Mayagüez2021
BAEBachelor of Arts in Economics (Minor in Applied Statistics)University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras2018

Honors and Awards

  • 2022 | Diversity Enhancement Grant Award, The Graduate School
  • 2021 | Graduate Student Merit Award, College of Engineering


Veronica Diaz Pacheco