Gaston Cedillo is a Researcher at the Mexican Institute of Research (IMT) where he serves as Technical Director of the National Laboratory for Transportation Systems & Logistics (https://lab-nacional-logistica.imt.mx/en/), a National Lab which he founded in 2014 financially supported by the IMT and the National Council of Science & Technology (CONACYT). This Lab is a National Center for Excellence integrated by the five most prestigious transportation and logistics research labs in Mexico, and its headquarters are located at IMT Research Campus in Queretaro, Mexico.
Dr. Cedillo-Campos is a Visiting Professor in Transportation and Logistics at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL), and Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM). In 2012, he was awarded with the National Logistics Award and with the Technology Innovation Award by the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon. In 2019, after leading the creation of the first Urban Freight Distribution Living Lab in Latin America (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0w9k88kdCg), he received the InterTraffic Latin American Award. Dr. Cedillo counts with more than 15 years of experience in research, consulting and developing technological solutions for transportation and logistics matters. Dr. Cedillo is a regular speaker for companies and knowledge institutions.
Convinced that collective intelligence is crucial for developing transportation science, Dr. Cedillo- Campos is the Founding President of the Mexican Logistics and Supply Chain Association (https://www.aml.org.mx/en/). In 2004, he received a Ph.D. in Transportation from the University of Paris, France. In 2010, he was a Visiting Researcher at MIT-Zaragoza Logistics Center. At the Mexican Institute of Transportation, he is part of the team working in freight fluidity research topics which are the subjects he has taught in different prestigious universities in Mexico, Spain, France, Colombia, Panama, and Chili. Dr. Cedillo is the Scientific Chairman of the International Congress on Logistics and Supply Chain (https://cilog.aml.org.mx/CiLOG/?&l=en), one of the leading events in transportation and logistics in Latin America.
Professor Cedillo-Campos is frequently consulted for government agencies and leading companies in civil engineering, manufacturing, retail as well as transportation and logistics enterprises running operations in Latin America. He is also an active entrepreneur, having founded and co- founded three technology based organizations.
He is the author of several scientific publications in top journals as Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Computers in Industry among others.
Currently, Dr. Cedillo-Campos is co-authoring his next book with Distinguished Professor Emeritus Michel Savy (University of Paris, Ecole des Ponts) on freight transportation.