Diana Ramirez Rios

Lecturer
Contact Information: 

Office: CII 5213

Email: ramird3@rpi.edu

Focus Area: 
Supply Chain Optimization, Game Theory, Freight Transportation, and Humanitarian Logistics
Education: 

Ph.D. Transportation Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, 2020
M.S., Industrial Engineering,
Universidad del Norte, Atlántico, Colombia, 2009
B.S., Industrial Engineering,
Universidad del Norte, Atlántico, Colombia 2007

Sample Research Projects: 
  • Natural Hazards Center, Exploring how transportation access to healthcare impacts social vulnerability in Puerto Rico, 2022.
  • Minciencias, Development of an Information System for the Management of Users of the Health System Administrated by the Secretary’s District Office in Barranquilla, 2013 - 2015.
  • Minciencias, Implementation of a System that Integrates Innovation in ENSACAR S.A., A Plastics Manufacturing Company Compromised with the Environment, 2013-2015.
  • Minciencias, Cooperation scheme based on VMI practices for a two-echelon supply chain, 2013-2014.
  • Minciencias, Redesign of the Transport of Hazardous Materials with the Design of a Mobile Hydrowashing Prototype and Development of Decision Support Tools for Optimal Routing Strategies, 2012-2015.
  • Minciencias, Design, Develop, and Implement a Decision Support Tool for Construction Project Planners using Multi-Objective Optimization Modeling, 2012-2013.
Selected Publications: 
  1. Holguín-Veras, J., L. Kalahasthi and D.G. Ramírez-Ríos (2021). “Service Trip Attraction in Commercial Establishments.” Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, vol. 149, issue C.
  2. Holguín-Veras, J., D.G. Ramírez-Ríos and S. Perez-Guzman (2021). “Time-Dependent Patterns in Freight Trip Generation”. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 148: 423-444.
  3. Holguín-Veras, J., D.G. Ramírez-Ríos, J. Ng, J. Wojtowicz, D. Haake, C.T. Lawson, O. Calderon-Quevedo and B. Caron (2021). “Freight-Efficient Land Uses: Methodology, Strategies, and Tools.” Sustainability, 13(6), p.3059.
  4. Holguín-Veras, J., T. Encarnacion, D.G. Ramírez-Ríos, S. Perez-Guzman, L. Kalahashti, I. Sánchez-Diaz, C. González-Calderón and X. He (2020), "A Multi-Class Tour-Flow-Model and its Role in Multi-Class Freight Tour Synthesis." Transportation Science, https://doi.org/10.1287/trsc.2019.0936.
  5. Holguín-Veras, J., S. Campbell, D.G. Ramírez-Ríos, C. González-Calderón, L. Kalahasthi, C.T. Lawson, J. Wojtowicz (2018), “Freight and Service Parking Needs and the Role of Demand Management”, European Transport Research Review, 10(2): 47, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12544-018-0309-5.
  6. Guzmán Acuna, L., D.G. Ramírez-Ríos, C. Paternina-Arboleda and E. González Ponzón (2018) “Cooperation Model in the Electricity Energy Market using Bi-level Optimization and Shapley Value”, Operations Research Perspectives, doi: 10.1016/j.orp.2018.07.003.