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Miguel Jaller Ph.D.


Transportation Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Applied Mathematics


Phone:                    518-496-9956
Email:                    jallem@rpi.edu
 

Education

  • Ph.D. Transportation Engineering (2011), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    • Recipient of the Thomas Archibald Bedford Prize for high scholastic ability and substantial contributions to the field. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    • Recipient of the Best Paper Award from the College of Humanitarian Operations and Crisis Management, 24th Production and Operations Management (POMS) conference for paper: "Locating Points of Distribution in Large Urban Disasters."
  • M.S. Applied Mathematics (2011), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • M.E. Transportation Engineering (2010), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • M.S. Industrial Engineering (2006), Universidad del Norte, Colombia
  • Exchange Study Program, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden, 2001
  • B.S. Industrial Engineering (2003), Universidad del Norte, Colombia

Areas of proficiency

  • Sustainable Transportation Systems
  • Freight Transport Modeling
  • Freight Transport Policy
  • Transport Demand Modeling
  • City Logistics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Transportation Planning
  • Logistics
  • Operations Research
  • Humanitarian Logistics
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Disaster Mitigation, Preparedness, and Response Management
  • Donations Management

Experience

  • Research Associate, VREF's Center of Excellence for Sustainable Urban Freight Systems (CoE-SUFS), Rensselaer Polytechnic Insitute (2013- )
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Center for Infrastructure, Transportation, and the Environment (CITE), Rensselaer Polytechnic Insitute (2012- 2013)
  • Research Assistant, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2006-2011)
  • Teaching Assistant, Traffic Engineering Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2008)
  • Lecturer, Universidad del Norte, Colombia (2005-2006)
  • Co-founder and Manager, Wireless Communications Ltd., Colombia (2004-2006)
  • Founder and Manager, The Game Zone, Colombia (2002-2008).

Publications in Refereed Journals

  • Holguín-Veras, J., N. Perez, M. Jaller, L. Van Wassenhove and F. Aros-Vera (2013) On the Appropriate Objective Function for Post-Disaster Humanitarian Logistics Response. Journal of Operations Management (JOM). 31(5):262-280

  • Jaller, M., and J. Holguín-Veras (2013) Comparative Analyses of the Stated Behavioral Responses to Off-Hour Delivery Policies. Transportation Research Record (TRR), Journal of the Transportation Research Board. (in print)

  • Jaller, M., J. Holguín-Veras and S. Hodge (2013) Parking in the City: Challenges for Freight Traffic. Transportation Research Record (TRR), Journal of the Transportation Research Board. (in print)

  • Holguín-Veras, I. Sánchez-Díaz. C. Lawson, M. Jaller, S. Campbell and H. Levinson (2013) Transferability of Freight Trip Generation Models. Transportation Research Record (TRR),  Journal of the Transportation Research Board. (in print)

  • Holguín-Veras, J., X. Wang, S. Hodge, S. Campbell, I. Sánchez-Díaz, R. Marquis, M. Jaller, S. Rothbard and J. Wojtowicz (2013) Fostering the Use of Unassisted Off-Hour Deliveries: Operational and Low Noise Truck Technologies. Transportation Research Record (TRR), Journal of the Transportation Research Board. (in print)

  • Holguín-Veras, J., M. Jaller, N. Perez, L. Van Wassenhove and T. Wachtendorf (2013) Material Convergence: An important and Understudied Disaster Phenomenon. ASCE’s Journal Natural Hazards Review. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)NH.1527-6996.0000113

  • Holguín-Veras, J., M. Jaller, N. Perez, L. Van Wassenhove and T. Wachtendorf (2012) On the Unique Features of Post-Disaster Humanitarian Logistics. Journal of Operations Management (JOM). 30(7-8): 494-506

  • Holguín-Veras, J., M. Jaller, and T. Wachtendorf (2012) Comparative Performance of Alternative Humanitarian Logistic Structures after the Port au Prince Earthquake: ACEs, PIEs, and CANs. Journal of Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice.  46(10): 1623-1640

  • Lawson, C., J. Holguín-Veras, I. Sanchez, M. Jaller, S. Campbell and E. Powers (2012) Estimation of Freight Trip Generation Based on Land Use. Transportation Research Record (TRR), Journal of the Transportation Research Board.  (2269): 65-72

  • Holguín-Veras, J. and M. Jaller (2012) Immediate Resource Requirements after Hurricane Katrina. American Society of Civil Engineers. Natural Hazards Review. Vol 12, No. 2, May, pp. 117-131

  • Yushimito, W., M. Jaller and S. Ukkusuri (2012) Facility Location in Disasters: Voronoi-Based Heuristic Algorithm with Application to Hurricane Katrina. Journal of Network and Spatial Economics. Published Online: July 20, 2010. DOI 10.1007/s11067-010-9140-9. Vol 12, Issue 1, March, pp. 21-39

  • Holguín-Veras, J., M. Jaller, L. Destro, X. Ban, C. Lawson and H. Levinson (2011) Freight Generation, Freight Trip Generation, and the Perils of Using Constant Trip Rates. Transportation Research Record (TRR), Journal of the Transportation Research Board.  (2224): 68-81. ISSN 0361-1981 DOI 10.3141/2224-09

  • Paternina C., M. Jaller, and Y. Donoso  (2010) Application of Evolutionary Algorithm Techniques in Multi-Objective Optmization of the Plastic Injection Process. In Revista Internacional de Investigación de Operaciones.  ISSN:  2145-9517, 2010 vol. 1 pp. 40-48

Book Chapters and other Periodicals 

(Except Conference Proceedings)

  • Holguín-Veras, J. and M. Jaller (2014) Comprehensive Freight Demand Data Collection Framework for Large Urban Areas. Sustainable Urban Logistics: Concepts, Methods and Information Systems. J. Gonzáales-Feliu, F. Semet, and J.L. Routhier (eds), EcoProduction, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-31788-0_6, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

  • Holguín-Veras, J., M. Jaller, I. Sánchez-Díaz, S. Campbell, and C. Lawson (2014) Freight Generation and Freight Trip Generation Models. Freight Transport Modelling. L. Tavasszy and G. de Jong (eds), Elsevier. London, UK, Waltham, MA, USA.

  • Holguín-Veras, J., C. , I. Sánchez-Díaz, M. Jaller, and S. Campbell (2014) Vehicle-Trips Estimation Models. Freight Transport Modelling. L. Tavasszy and G. de Jong (eds), Elsevier. London, UK, Waltham, MA, USA.

  • Holguín-Veras, J., T. Wachtendorf, M. Jaller, and T. Jefferson (2013) Logistics and the Management of Critical Supplies following Catastrophes. Preparedness and Response to Catastrophic Disasters.  Rick Bissell, ed.  2012: CRC Press. (Boca Raton, FL)

  • Holguín-Veras, J.,  M. Jaller,  and T. Wachtendorf (2013) Improving Post-Disaster Humanitarian Logistics: Three Key Lessons from Catastrophic Events. Transportation Research Board TR News. July-August, 287: 4-10.

  • Gónzales-Calderón, C., M. Jaller and I. Sánchez-Díaz (2013) Innovative Use of Technologies for Parking Management at University Campuses. Innovative Ways of Knowledge Representation and Management. Guillermo González, ed. 2012: Universidad de Medellín. (Colombia)

  • Holguín-Veras, J., C. Lawson, M. Jaller, I. Sánchez-Díaz, S. Campbell, H. Levinson, E. Levine-Powers and L. Tavasszy (2013) Freight Trip Generation and Land Use. Final Report to the National Cooperative Freight Research Program and the National Cooperative Highway Research Program. Final Report.

  • Holguín-Veras, J., J. Ban, M. Jaller, L. Destro and R. Marquis (2010) Feasibility Study for Freight Data Collection. Final Report to the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Final Report, Supplemental Report

Papers under Review

  • Jaller, M., I. Sánchez-Díaz, J. Holguín-Veras and C. Lawson (2013) Area Based Freight Trip Generation Models. Transportation Research Record (TRR).

  • Jaller, M., I. Sánchez-Díaz, and J. Holguín-Veras (2013) Freight Trip Production, Freight Trip Attraction, and the Role of Intermediaries. Transportation Research Record (TRR).

  • Campbell, S., Jaller, M., I. Sánchez-Díaz, and J. Holguín-Veras (2013) The Role of Classification Systems in Freight Trip Generation Modeling. Transportation Research Record (TRR).

  • Jaller, M.X. Wang and J. Holguín-Veras (2012) Large Traffic Generators: Opportunities for City Logistics Initiatives. Journal of Transport and Land Use (JTLU).

  • Jaller, M. and J. Holguín-Veras (2012) Locating Points of Distribution in Large Urban Disasters.

  • Jaller, M. and J. Holguín-Veras (2012) Resource Allocation Model for Dynamic Control of Material Convergence after Disasters.  

  • Jaller, M., C. González-Calderón, W. Yushimito and I. Sánchez (2013) Critical Infrastructure: A Case Study of Urban Mobility in Medellín. The International Journal of Critical Infrastructures

  • Holguín-Veras, J., N. Xu, M. Jaller and J. Mitchell (2012) A Dynamic Spatial Price Equilibrium Model of Integrated Production-Transportation Operations Concerning Freight Tours.  Transportation Science.

  • Holguín-Veras, J., E. Taniguchi, F. Ferreira, M. Jaller, F. Aros-Vera and R. Thompson (2012) The Tohoku Disasters: Chief Findings Concerning the Post Disaster Humanitarian Logistics Response. Journal of Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice.

  • Holguín-Veras, J., X. Wang, S. Hodge, S. Campbell, I. Sánchez-Díaz, R. Marquis, M. Jaller, S. Rothbard and J. Wojtowicz (2012) Unassisted Off-Hour Deliveries and Their Potential Role in Freight Transportation demand Management: Results from an Attitudinal Survey. Journal of Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice.

Papers in Progress

  • Jaller, M., J. Holguín-Veras and N. Perez (201-) Sustainable Transportation Initiatives for Large Urban Areas. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 

  • Jaller, M., J. Holguín-Veras, and F. Aros-Vera (201-) Chile Earthquake: from Natural Disaster to Social Catastrophe. Rensselaer Polytechnic Instiute. 

  • Jaller, M., and J. Holguín-Veras (201-) Quantifying Material Convergence in Large Urban Areas after Catastrophic Disasters. Rensselaer Polytechnic Instiute. 

  • Jaller, M. and J. Holguín-Veras (201-) A Humanitarian Inventory Model for Fixed Lifetime Goods for Disaster Planning. Rensselaer Polytechnic Instiute. 

  • Cantillo, V.,  M. Jaller and J. Holguín-Veras (201-) Development of National Freight Demand Model in a Developing Country: Lessons Learned. Universidad del Norte and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Professional Memberships and Other Activities

  • Affiliate Member of the Transportation Research Board
  • Affiliate Member of Young Professionals in Transportation
  • Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Member of the Instute of Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS)
  • Member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (2009-2012)
  • Member of the International Editorial Review Board of the International Journal of Business Analytics (IJBAN)
  • Invited reviewer for the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Invited Reviewer for the Journal: Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice
  • Invited Reviewer for the Journal: Networks and Spatial Economics
  • Invited Revierwer for the Journal of Transportation Research Record
  • Mentor, Undergraduate Research Program, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
  • Session Moderator. 2013 METRANS International Urban Conference, Long Beach, CA.
  • Session Chair. INFORMS Annual Meeting, 2013
  • Session Chair. 24th Producation and Operations Management Conference
  • Assistance Conference Coordinator. 2014 Pan-American Studies Institute on Transportation Science
  • Invited Reviewer for the 11th and 12th International Conference of Chinese Transportation Professionals

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