Rafael Escamilla

PhD Candidate

Rafael Escamilla

PhD Candidate

Rafael Escamilla is a PhD Candidate in the field of Supply Chain Management at Kühne Logistics University and Tilburg University under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Jan Fransoo.

He holds an Engineering diploma in Industrial Systems, specializing in outbound logistics, from the Université de Technologie de Troyes, in France, and is also an Industrial Engineer from Tecnológico de Monterrey, in Mexico. Throughout his career, he has contributed to a number of projects with the Center for Transportation and Logistics of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he also obtained a certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

In his research, he focuses on improving last-mile urban distribution for Consumer Packaged Goods` companies in emerging countries, specifically through cashless and value-added technologies. He further investigates the drivers of adoption of these technologies by retail microbusinesses.
 

Contact

Tel: +49 40 328707-308
Fax: +49 40 328707-109
rafael.escamilla@the-klu.org

Networks

Academic Positions

Since Nov 2020PhD Candidate at Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
2018-2020Research Assistant, Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
2018Wireframe developer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, United States
2018Co-Teacher, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico city, Mexico
2015Research Assistant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, United States

Professional Experience

2018SAP implementation for NADRO, Mexico City, Mexico
2015-2018Research and innovation manager, SHOPOLOGY, Mexico City, Mexico

Education

Since Nov 2020           PhD Candidate at Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands
2018-2020PhD Candidate in Logistics and Managment, Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany
2018Graduate Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (GCLOG), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
2016Master of Science (Diplôme d'Ingénieur), Industrial Systems Engineering, Université de Technologie de Troyes, Troyes, France
2016Bachelor of Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering (with honors), Tecnológico de Monterey, Mexico