Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Personnel Profile

Leonel Medellin, Assistant Professor

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Doctor in Civil Engineering (Ph.D.) –Transportation Eng., 2007, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Master in Civil Engineering (M.S.) – Construction Management, 1997, Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Civil Engineering, 1990, Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey

Current and Other Positions

Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial Technology, College of Engineering, Texas A&M-Kingsville, 2011 to present

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Eng., College of Engineering & Mineral Resources, West Virginia University, 2008-2010

Adjunct Professor, Department of Engineering, Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey-Tampico, 2009 to present  

Graduate Teaching/Research Assistant, Dept of Civil Engineering, West Virginia University, 2001-2007

Research Scholar, Council of International Programs, West Virginia University, 2000

Shift Chief Field Engineer, Dravica Consortium, Venezuela, 1999-2000

Project Manager, Escala Consulting, Mexico, 1998-1999

Field Engineer, Pycopsa, Mexico, 1999; Ingenieros Civiles Asociados, Mexico, 1991-1997

Areas of Emphasis

Project Management Area: Construction Management, Construction Materials, Cost and Scheduling

Transportation Engineering: Public Transportation, Highway Safety


Certified Professional Engineer in the states of West Virginia and Ohio since 2006

Certified Project Manager Professional during 1998-2001


“Assessment of Distractions Using an In-Vehicle Tracking System”, Medellin, L., Martinelli, D. and Akuraju, N., Report to the West Virginia Division of Highways and the Mid-Atlantic Universities Transportation Center, September 2009

 “Bus Transit Equity Among Demographic Groups”, (working paper -expected publication 2012)


Transportation and Logistics Engineering Consortium for Development of NAFTA Trade Corridors, US Department of Education, 2007-2011 (FIPSE Grant, reapproved)

Extension to: Assessment of Driver Distractions Using and In-Vehicle Tracking System – Phase II, West Virginia Division of Highways

Assessment of Driver Distractions Using and In-Vehicle Tracking System, West Virginia Division of Highways, 2009

Professional Associations

Reviewer for Journal of Transportation Research Record (TRB), 2009 to present

Social and Economic Factors in Transportation, TRB committee member, 2005-present

Environmental Justice in Transportation, TRB friend member, 2010-present

Council of International Programs - Board of Directors, West Virginia University, 2009-2010

National Society of Professional Engineers, member since 2006

Honor Society of Phi-Kappa-Phi, member since 2008

Institute of Transportation Engineering, member

American Society of Civil Engineers, member

Contact Information

Industrial Management and Technology
IT 104
MSC 203 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
voice: (361) 593-2610
fax: (361) 593-2609
email: leonel.medellin@tamuk.edu
Personal Website:

This page was last updated on: June 11, 2014