Rodrigo is currently a PhD student in the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Leeds (UK). His research is focused on the impact and dynamics of early termination of infrastructure megaprojects. He graduated from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Studies (ITESM) in Mexico, obtaining his BSc. In Civil Engineering (2015). He later obtained his MSc.(Eng) in International Construction Management and Engineering at the University of Leeds (2018-2019) and an MBA from EUDE Business School.
For his studies in the UK, Masters and PhD, he has been sponsored by the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT) Mexico and the Alliance for Formation and Investigation in Infrastructure for the Development of Mexico, A.C. (Alianza FiiDEM), with the objective of increasing the scientific and technological capacity of the country, contributing to its development and social welfare.
In addition to his academic formation, Rodrigo has worked as research assistant in the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI), participating in the Border Crossing Study for the North America Development Bank (NADBank) and the National Logistics Platform study, for the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB). Also, he has worked for FOA Consulting, one of Mexico´s most important consulting companies in terms of infrastructure development, where he has participated tourism infrastructure projects, interurban transportation, highways cost operation analysis and urban toll roads and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), as well as in the Project Management Office for the New Mexico City International Airport (NAIM) with PARSONS Corporation-FOA Consulting, in project controls and risk management.
Rodrigo is also a member of different organizations. He is a member of the Mexico College of Civil Engineers (CICM), the Project Management Institute (PMI) and Vice Chair of the FIDIC (International Federation of Consulting Engineers) Future Leaders Council.
- PhD Student - University of Leeds (2020)
- MBA - Master in Business Administration - EUDE Business School (2019)
- MSc. (Eng) International Construction Management & Engineering - University of Leeds (2018)
- Diploma in Project Management - ITESM (Mexico) (2016)
- BSc. Civil Engineering - ITESM (Mexico) (2015)