Dr. Sara Sánchez

Dr. Sara Sánchez

Research Fellow at the MIT-Zaragoza Program

Dr. Sara Sánchez is Research Fellow at the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program.

Dr. Sánchez is an Industrial Engineer, she holds a PhD in Transport Engineering and Infrastructure focused on Sustainable Mobility and Urban Distribution of Goods and is also Technical Engineer in Industrial Chemistry (1st of the promotion), the three degrees from the University of Zaragoza. In addition, she has completed a master’s degree in Industrial Organization at the Santa Teresa de Jesús de Ávila Catholic University.

She has developed part of her professional career at the “Instituto de Investigación en Ingeniería de Aragón (I3A)” as an engineering researcher in sustainable mobility and has broad experience in international transport and logistics companies developing strategic projects for the company in different European countries and national and international logistics implantations.

Research Areas

Sustainable Networks

In order to provide an appropriate service level to customers while keeping operational costs as low as possible, companies have to design smart replenishment systems.

Supply Chain Digitalization

In order to provide an appropriate service level to customers while keeping operational costs as low as possible, companies have to design smart replenishment systems.

Transport Networks & Urban Mobility

The Transport Research Group works on issues related to infrastructure, freight transportation and mobility, logistics corridors and the transport policies of Spain, the EU and Latin America.

Projects

Low-Emission Adaptive last mile logistics supporting ‘on Demand economy’ through digital twins

Acronym: LEAD Project number: 861598 Funding Body: European Commission – H2020 Type of funding: Public Main Researcher: Spyridon Lekkakos Start date: 01/06/2020 End date: 31/05/2023 Duration: 36 months Website: www.leadproject.eu/ Project description LEAD project will create Digital Twins of urban logistics networks in six cities, to support experimentation and decision making with on-demand logistics operations […]

Progress towards Federated Logistics Through the Integration Of TEN-T into A Global Trade Network

Acronym: PLANET Project number: 860274 Funding Body: European Commission – H2020 Type of funding: Public Main Researcher: Susana Val Start date: 01/06/2020 End date: 31/05/2023 Duration: 36 months Project description PLANET is a 36-month project, that goes beyond strategic transport studies and ICT for transport research, by rigorously demonstrating the emerging concepts (Physical Internet) and […]