Ed Gaviria has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, an MBA in Finance & Marketing from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, a Master's in Science in Quantitative Analysis and City Planning from Cornell University and over 15 years of experience in Engineering, Finance, Engineering Management, Consulting and Market Research. In the past, he has worked as an Advanced Engineer for Boeing, as Sr. Financial Analyst at American Airlines and as a Sr. Manager at Deloitte Consulting, Accenture, IBM Global Services, Ipsos and Hewlett Packard.
He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering and Sustainable Urban Infrastructure at the University of Colorado at Denver and is focusing his research on the economics, environmental and technology requirements to implement Sustainable Transportation solutions. In particular, he is interested in Congestion and Activity Based Modeling, Rail transit on the I-70 corridor between Denver and Glenwood Springs and Life-cycle Analysis.