Trilce Encarnación

Assistant Professor of Supply Chain and Analytics
University of Missouri – St. Louis

University of Puerto Rico – Mayaguez, MS in Scientific Computing

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, PhD in Transportation Engineering

Dr. Encarnación is an Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management and Analytics at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Her research focuses on developing and using econometric, analytical modeling, and statistical analysis methods to guide decision-making in complex applications related to community resiliency, disaster response logistics, equity, and access. She completed a Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering in the Fall of 2019 at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, conducting research at the Center for Infrastructure, Transportation and the Environment. Before her academic career, she worked in industry for nearly a decade as a consultant and held management positions in Business Analytics.


What are your passions and hobbies?

Swimming, Sewing, and Reading Literary-Fiction

Do you have a personal motto or other words to live by?

If your dreams do not scare you, they are not big enough.

Favorite Snack Food?

Chocolate or Popcorn, or both.