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Carlos A. Gonzalez-Calderon, Ph.D. 

Research Associate 



Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) 

Center of Excellence for Sustainable Urban Freight Systems (CoE-SUFS

Center for Infrastructure, Transportation, and the Environment (CITE

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute


Phone: 518-276-3393

Email: gonzac8@rpi.edu

         

  Education    

  • Ph. D. Transportation Engineering, 2014                              Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • M.E. – Transportation Engineering, 2010                        Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • M.S. Infrastructure and Transportation Systems, 2007         Universidad Nacional de Colombia at Medellin
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, 2004                                               Universidad Nacional de Colombia at Medellin

Areas of proficiency

  • Freight Transportation Modeling and Economics
  • Transportation Planning
  • Transportation Economics
  • Infrastructure Planning
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Public Transportation
  • Sustainable Transportation Systems

Experience

  • Research Associate. Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) Center of Excellence for Sustainable Urban Freight Systems (CoE-SUFS) and Center for Infrastructure, Transportation, and the Environment (CITE). Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2016-Present)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate. Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) Center of Excellence for Sustainable Urban Freight Systems (CoE-SUFS) and Center for Infrastructure, Transportation, and the Environment (CITE). Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2014-2015)
  • Graduate Research Assistant. VREF Center of Excellence for Sustainable Urban Freight Systems (CoE-SUFS) and Center for Infrastructure, Transportation, and the Environment (CITE). Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2009-2014)
  • Teaching Assistant. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2009-2014)
  • Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia. (2006-2008) 
  • Transportation Consultant Assistant. Universidad Nacional de Colombia at Medellin, Colombia.  (2005-2006)
  • Resident Assistant. Interconexion Electrica S.A. - ISA. Medellin, Colombia (2005)