Felipe is an assistant professor at the school of Industrial Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaíso (PUCV). Before starting his academic career at PUCV, he had the opportunity to work as a post-doctorate research associate at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Joint Global Change Research Institute (JGCRI-PNNL) and at the Johns Hopkins University's Systems Institute. While at JHU, he also had the opportunity to work at the MIT Collaborative Initiatives. Currently, he also served as a visiting consultant researcher at the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC).
His research is broadly focused on the economic analysis of energy systems and their interaction with the climate-environment and other sub-systems. He developed a variety of mathematical models based on Mixed Complementerarity Problems (MCP), Bi-level optimization models and statistical models.
His Other research interests include health-economics and predicting-forecast modeling using machine learning techniques. He have also worked and led several projects at the Tampa Electric Company (TECO), Florida.