Andres is a transport research fellow with over 20 years of experience in transportation. His research areas are focused on transportation planning, the macroeconomic impact of transportation policies, multi-regional input-output models, and integrated models for freight transport. Before joining KAPSARC, he was an associate professor and visiting lecturer in the Escuela Colombiana de Ingenieria, Universidad de Los Andes, and Universidad Javeriana in Colombia. He was also a researcher in the Transportation Research Center – TRANSyT at the Technical University of Madrid in Spain. He has also worked on many transportation projects as a senior transportation consultant for public and private companies, at Bogota’s District Secretary Planning Office and the Bogota Metro Line 1 project with China Harbour Engineering Company.
Andres holds a B.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering from the Escuela Colombiana de Ingenieria in Colombia. He also has an M.Sc. degree in Complex Transport Infrastructure Systems from the MIT Portugal Program (Lisbon) and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering Systems – Transportation from Madrid’s Technical University in Spain.