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Researcher, Center for Latin-American Logistics Innovation

Research Affiliate, MIT CTL

Dr. Liliana Rivera is an Associate Professor at the Business Department at Universidad del Rosario in Bogotá, Colombia and a Research Affiliate at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. She has over fifteen years of experience in the desing, evaluation and improvement of supply chains, logistics and economic systems.

Currently, Dr. Rivera leads research projects in topics like Supply Chain Management and Competitiveness, Logistics Clusters, Logistics 4.0, Human Capital and Public Policy in Logistics. Her work has been published in leading journals such as International Journal of Production Economics, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, and the International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management.

Dr. Rivera also has consulted with leading firms in logistics and supply chain management, as well as government agencies. She has co-founded, and served, as director of Logistec Consultores; a company that offers consulting and technology solutions in areas related to logistics, supply chain management, economics, and public policy. Previously, she worked as an adjunct professor at Temple University, Associate Researcher at the Private Council of Competitiveness in Colombia, Coordinator at the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce, and Advisor to the General Director of the National Institute of Health in Colombia.

Her educational background includes a Ph.D. and a M.Eng. in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from MIT and a M.A. and a B.A. in Economics from Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia.
 

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