World Conference on Transport Research Society

Dr. Sergi Sauri

Organisation: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Country: Spain

Sergi Sauri is Associate Professor of Transportation at Department of Transport Infrastructure and Territory at Barcelona Tech (UPC). He joined the department in 2004. He teaches at School of School of Civil Engineers, Industrial Engineers and Merchant Marine. He is in charge of maritime transport and port logistics and transport economy research areas at Center for Innovation in Transport (CENIT), a transportation research center belonging to Barcelona Tech and Regional Government of Catalonia. He previously worked in the private sector (2003-2007) as a project manager in transport planning at SENER, Systems and Engineering, Inc.  He received his doctorate degree at Barcelona Tech (UPC) in Civil Engineering (transportation). His Doctoral Thesis received the IV Award from Cátedra Abertis in Transport Infrastructure Management. His is B.E. in Civil Engineering at Barcelona Tech (UPC) and B.S. in Economy at University of Barcelona (UB). During 2008 he was Visiting-Scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).  His research interests are in the fields of maritime transportation, port logistics and transport economy (pricing and public private partnership). He applied Game Theory, pricing theory and operational research to port logistics and maritime transportation. He worked on research projects for public sector and private companies.