NREL is a national lab under the United States Department of Energy (DOE). Primarily working on the Systems and Modeling for Accelerated Research in Transportation (SMART) Mobility under the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Vehicle Technologies Office. Leading role as principal investigator with research teams in topics related to ride-hailing including data collection, methods, and analysis

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Postdoctoral Researcher

March 2017 – Present

The Mobility Choice Blueprint is a collaborative strategy between the public, private and non-profit organizations in the Denver metro area helping to define the region's mobility future through a more connected, mobile, adaptable and user-driven network. Primary role is to advise and guide the Denver Metro Chamber and the three major public transportation organizations participating in the Mobility Choice Blueprint initiative

Mobility Choice

Deputy Director

January 2018 – Present

Designed an ethnographic and survey-based experiment by conducting research while driving for Uber and Lyft

Uber & Lyft

Driver + Researcher

August 2014 - December 2017

  • Secured over $250,000 in research funding from national grants

  • Co-authored several publications and deliver quality presentations at conferences, workshops, and seminars/webinars – both in English & Spanish – for universities, transportation organizations and public forums (e.g., United Nations)

  • Taught transportation courses to multiple students per semester

  • Mentored graduate students and young researchers

University of Colorado

Research Assistant & Adjunct Professor

January 2012 – May 2017

  • Prior to my graduate studies, I held positions as a civil engineer (project intern, field engineer, bridge engineer, structural engineer) with a couple of construction companies.

  • Besides my interest in transportation, I have a passion for the "beautiful game" (a.k.a., fúbol or soccer). I have volunteer as a youth coach since 2007.

  • I also have held positions such as a lab guy in a photography company at a ski resort in Colorado.

All over

Other & Previous Experience

Prior & Other Interest

2018 by Alejandro Henao