Alejandro Alvarez Reyes

Graduated: May 2017 – M.S.

Graduate Research Assistant
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B-118 Newmark Engineering Laboratory, MC-250
205 N. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801

Tel: (217) 244-6063
Email: <lvrzrys2> at


2009 B.S. (Civil Engineering) Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
2017 M.S. (Civil Engineering), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Professional Interests

Alejandro Alvarez Reyes is pursuing his Master’s degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he is involved with the Infrastructure group as a Graduate Research Assistant within RailTEC.

He's been involved in the Mexican rail industry for more than fifteen years. He started his career in Class I railroad Ferromex and before joining the University of Illinois he was involved in consulting companies for four years overseeing railway projects. He holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) where he is also an associate lecturer in railroads since 2011.