Professor Zavaleta Vazquez specializes in the field of Math for Finance, Statistics for Finance, Financial Econometrics, Appraisal of Derived Instruments and Investment Management.
He has published academic research articles on several financial topics in well-known, prestigious national and international journals, as well as informative articles and interviews for the mass media. He has also participated as a speaker in several academic congresses and research. He is a member of the National System of Researchers of CONACYT, Level I.
Throughout his career in Tecnológico de Monterrey, in addition to his academic activities, he has performed several managerial duties. Currently, he is the Director of EGADE Business School, Monterrey. He was the Director of the Specialty in Energetic Management and National Director of the Management Department, Entrepreneurship, and Marketing also in EGADE Business School. He was Director of the Division of Management and Finance of Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, among other academic and managerial positions. He has participated as visiting professor in several universities in Latin America, such as the American University in Managua (Nicaragua), the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (Peru), and the Military School of Engineers in la Paz (Bolivia).
He was the National Director of Postgraduate degree of the National Association of Accounting and Administration Faculties and Schools and member of the Board of A.B. Freeman School of Business of the University of Tulane (USA).