Esteban López Ochoa, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Urban and Regional Planning, Architecture and Planning

Esteban López Ochoa


  • Ph.D. in Regional Planning - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.S. in Applied and Agricultural Economics - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.S. in Regional Science - Universidad Católica del Norte
  • B.A. in Commercial Engineering - Universidad de Tarapacá

Honors and Awards

  • 2023 Faculty Teaching Award, School of Architecture and Planning, UTSA
  • 2019 Best Young Researcher Award, Business School, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
  • 2018 Research Fellow, Centre for Spatial Economics and Entrepreneurship (CEnSE), Jönköping University
  • 2016 First Place Student-lead Paper Competition, North American Regional Science Council (NARSC), Minneapolis, MN.
  • 2016 Charles Tiebout Student Paper Finalist, Western Regional Science Association (WRSA), Koa, HI.
  • 2013, 2014 Philip Israilevich Distinguished Research Fellow, REAL (UIUC)