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Johanna Amaya Leal

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Supply Chain Management

Office: 3127 Gerdin Business Building
Phone number: (515) 294-8296




Bio

Johanna Amaya Leal is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Supply Chain Management at Iowa State University Ivy College of Business. She received her B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Universidad del Norte, Colombia. She got a M.Sc. in Industrial and Systems Engineering, from University of Florida and completed her PhD. in Transportation Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Ms. Amaya is an Eno Fellow and recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Her research interests are urban freight transportation, disaster response logistics and operations management. She has several publications in such areas; has been part of various research projects, committees, and panels.

Academic History

  • PhD, Transportation Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2016
  • MS, Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Florida, 2009
  • MS, Industrial Engineering, Universidad del Norte, 2007
  • BS, Industrial Engineering, Universidad del Norte, 2002

Expertise

  • Disaster Response Logistics
  • Urban Logistics
  • Urban Freight Systems
  • Operations Management

Selected Publications

  • Holguin-Veras, J., Amaya Leal, J., Sanchez-Diaz, I., Browne, M., and Wojtowicz, J. (2018) "State of the Art and Practice of Urban Freight Management Part I: Infrastructure, Vehicle-Related, and Traffic Operations", Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, In Press. Link to Paper
  • Holguin-Veras, J., Amaya Leal, J., Sanchez-Diaz, I., Browne, M., and Wojtowicz, J. (2018) "State of the Art and Practice of Urban Freight Management Part II: Financial Approaches, Logistics, and Demand Management", Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, In Press. Link to Paper
  • Macea, L., Amaya Leal, J., Cantillo, V., and Holguin-Veras, J. (2018) "Evaluating Economic Impacts of Water Deprivation in Humanitarian Relief Distribution Using Stated Choice Experiments", International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 28 :427-438. Link to Paper
  • Holguin-Veras, J, S. Hodge, J. Wojtowicz, C. Singh, C. Wang, M. Jaller, F. Aros-Vera, K. Ozbay, A. Weeks, J. Ban, M. Brom, S. Campbell, I. Sanchez, C. Gonzalez, T. Encarnacion, X. Yang, D. Ramirez-Rios, L. Kalahashti, J. Amaya, M. Silas, B. Allen, B. Cruz (2018) "The New York City Off-Hour Delivery Program: A Business and Community-Friendly Sustainability Program", Interfaces , 48 (1):70-86. Link to Paper
  • Holguin-Veras, J., Amaya Leal, J. and Seruya, B. (2017) "Urban Freight Policy Making: The Role of Qualitative and Quantitative Research", Transport Policy, 56:75-85. Link to Paper
  • Holguin-Veras, J., Amaya Leal, J., Cantillo, V., Van Wassenhove, L. N., Aros-Vera, F., and Jaller, M. (2016) "Econometric Estimation of Deprivation Cost Functions: A Contingent Valuation Experiment", Journal of Operations Management, 45:44-56. Link to Paper
  • Cantillo, V., Amaya Leal, J., and Ortuzar, J. de D. (2010) "Thresholds and Indifference in Stated Choice Surveys ", Transportation Research Part B: Methodology, 44 (6):753-763. Link to Paper