Juan Carlos
Muñoz
Director of Santiago-CoE
+56-2-354 7116
Biography:
Dr. Muñoz is the Director of the Across Latitudes and Cultures Bus Rapid Transit Centre of Excellence. His research interests include Transit Operations and Design as well as Logistics and Traffic Flow Theory. He has several publications in some of the most prestigious journals of transportation studies and is a Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Transportation Research. He acted as adviser to the Chilean Minister of Transport on transit issues (2003—2004) was a member of the Board of Metro Valparaiso, and adviser to Metro de Santiago's Board President from 2007 to 2010. He was a member of the 12 transit experts group nominated by the Chilean Transport Minister in 2008 to provide guidelines to improve Santiago's transit system (Transantiago).
Research Organization: CoE Santiago, Chile
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