Pablo Achurra-Gonzalez

Pablo Achurra-Gonzalez

Dr Pablo Achurra was a member of the Transport Systems and Logistics Laboratory between 2013 and 2019, initially as a PhD student and later as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. During his PhD he focused on maritime logistics, developing new mathematical models for the identification of vulnerable components of the global liner shipping networks. Later, as a PDRA, he was involved in a large-scale InnovateUK-supported trial of Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems.

In addition to his PhD, he holds an MSc in Supply Chain Engineering from Georgia Tech and a BSc in Logistics and Intermodal Transportation from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point.

In the past, he was a visiting researcher at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, and as a research engineer at the Georgia Tech Panama Logistics Innovation and Research Centre. He is also a licensed mariner with global commercial shipping experience aboard container ships, car carriers and LNG carriers.


  • Maritime Transportation
  • Operations Research
  • Network Resilience


  • PhD in Transportation, 2017

    Imperial College London

  • MSc in Supply Chain Engineering, 2011

    Georgia Institute of Technology

  • BSc in Logistics and Intermodal Transportation, 2010

    United States Merchant Marine Academy


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