Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Information Technology & Decision Sciences

Ricardo Ungo

2074 Constant Hall
Norfolk, 23529

Ph.D. in Economics, Vanderbilt University, (2003)

M.A. in Economics, Vanderbilt University, (2002)

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Ungo, R. "White papers on Supply Chain Management for Exporters" $5,000. State. September 2020 - April 2021

Expertise

Transportation
Transportation, maritime transportation and infrastructure, Private-Public Partnerships
Supply Chain Management
Global Supply Chains
Cybersecurity
Maritime Cybersecurity

Research Interests

Maritime economics, maritime clusters, Global Supply Chains, maritime routes competition, Public-Private Partnerships, Maritime Cybersecurity.

Articles

Ungo, R., Pagano, A., Wang, G., Sanchez, O. and Tapiero, E. (2016). The impact of the Panama Canal expansion on Panama’s Maritime Cluster. Maritime Policy & Management 43 (2) , pp. 164-178.
Ungo, R., Wang, G., Pagano, A. and Sanchez, O. (2013). Impact of Privatization on Port Efficiency and Effectiveness: Results from Panama and US ports. Maritime Policy & Management 40 (2) , pp. 100-115.
Ungo, R., Pagano, A., Light, M., Sanchez, O. and Tapiero, E. (2012). The impact of the Panama Canal on the national economy. Maritime Policy & Management 39 (7).
Ungo, R. and Sabonge, R. (2012). A Competitive Analysis of Panama Canal Routes. Policy & Management 39 , pp. 555-570.
Ungo, R., Alarcon, L., Ashley, D., Sucre de Hanily, A. and Molenaar, K. (2011). Risk Planning and Management for the Panama Canal Expansion Program. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management 137 (10) , pp. 762-771.

Book Chapters

Ungo, R. and Winkler, K. (2013). Benefits of Policy and Rule Driven Processes in LatAm Retail Banking Automation Future Strategies Inc.

Conference Proceeding

Pagano, A., Sanchez, O., Ungo, R. and Lachman, R. (2021). The Impact of the Panama Canal Expansion on Potential Logistics Developments and the Economy of Panama Proceedings of the Pan-American Society of Transportation Research (PANAM) Conference 2021 (pp. 13-14) The Panamerican Society of Transport Research.
Ungo, R. and Ducreux, A. (2018). A generalized cost analysis for neopanamax vessels Proceedings of the PIANC 34th World Congress (pp. 421) PIANC World Congress.
Ungo, R., Biondi, E., Delgado, R. and Semmes, R. (2018). THE RELEVANCE OF THE PANAMA CANAL IN THE RECREATIONAL NAVIGATION BUSINESS PIANC.
Ungo, R., Pagano, A. and Sanchez, O. (2012). Economies of agglomeration and supply chain network effects in transportation and logistics clusters: The case of the Panama maritime cluster (pp. 186-193) Annual International Conference on Electronic Commerce.
Ungo, R., Pagano, A. and Sanchez, O. (2012). A Game Theoretic Approach to Understanding Port Privatization Decisions: The Case of Panama Transshipment Ports (pp. 641) Transportation Research Forum.

Presentations

Ungo, r. (October , 2022). Trends for Maritime Supply Chains in Hampton Roads Oral Presentation Rotary Club Hampton Roads Virginia Beach.
Ungo, R. (August , 2022). Approaches to navigate Global Supply Chains in 2022 Oral Presentation 2022 Southwest Virginia Manufacturer’s Expo Abingdon, VA.
Ungo, R. (August , 2022). Employment Trends 2022 for the maritime industrial and logistics cluster in Hampton Roads Oral Presentation Newport News Public Schools workshop .
Ungo, R. (June , 2022). Trade Trends 2022 for Maritime Supply Chains in Hampton Roads Oral Presentation trade trends in Hampton Roads Norfolk.
Pagano, A., Sanchez, O., Ungo, R. and Lachman, R. (April , 2022). Supply Chain Disruptions: Impact of COVID-19 on Latin American and US Companies 63rd Annual Forum Transportation Research Forum .
Ungo, R. (April , 2022). The Great Disruption: Approaches to navigate global supply chains in 2022 Oral Presentation Strome webinar series webinar.
Ungo, R. and Pagano, A. (November , 2021). Measuring resilience and adaptability of maritime supply chains through US ports under Covid-19 Paper International Association of Maritime Economists Conference online, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Ungo, R. (October , 2021). Cyber-Resilience in Maritime Supply Chains Oral Presentation ODU Cyber Ops 21 .
Ungo, R., Pagano, A., Sanchez, O. and Lachman, R. (August , 2021). The Impact of the Panama Canal Expansion on Potential Logistics Developments and the Economy of Panama Paper Pan-American Society of Transportation Research Online, Lima, Peru .
Ungo, R. (June , 2021). Panel on “Ships at ports: Practical measures to reduce GHG emissions Oral Presentation Ships at ports: Practical measures to reduce GHG emissions online .
Ungo, R. (May , 2021). Case: M/S Ever Given Oral Presentation Maritime Law Association of the US (MLA) Committee online.
Ungo, R., Marsillac, E. and Pagano, A. (April , 2021). Impact of Covid-19 on the US Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Supply Chains Paper 62st Annual Forum Transportation Research Forum Online.
Ungo, R. (April , 2021). Futuro de la Tecnología en la Industria Marítima en un Mundo Post-Covid Oral Presentation American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) Panama online, Panama.
Ungo, R. (March , 2021). From Ports to Maritime Supply Chains: The role of Digital Maritime Ecosystems Oral Presentation Strome webinar series Norfolk.
Ungo, R. (February , 2021). Resilience in Medical Supply Chains Oral Presentation ODU Science Pub Online, Norfolk.
Ungo, R. (February , 2021). The Panama Canal Expansion: four years later Oral Presentation Port of Virginia webinar series online, Norfolk, VA.
Ungo, R. and Marsillac, E. (December , 2020). Disruptions in US medical supply imports: Mapping dependencies to improve supply chain visibility Oral Presentation Global Supply Chain Conference OH.
Ungo, R. (October , 2020). Maritime Logistics Clusters: Cases Panama and Hampton Roads Oral Presentation Presentation to American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) Peru online, Lima, Peru.
Ungo, R. and Kirkpatrick, C. (October , 2020). Maritime and Supply Chain Cyber-risks during disruptions Oral Presentation Strome webinar series Online webinar.
Ungo, R. and Kirkpatrick, C. (July , 2020). Maritime Cybersecurity Awareness Oral Presentation Webinar - Transportation Research Forum (Panama Chapter) Online, Panama.
Pagano, A., Sanchez, O., Ungo, R. and Lachman, R. (June , 2020). The Impact of the Panama Canal Expansion on New Development and the Economy of Panama Oral Presentation Transportation Research Forum Conference online.
Ungo, R. (November , 2019). Internships Oral Presentation Intership 101 .
Ungo, R. (June , 2019). Ports Operations powering our commerce Oral Presentation Maritime Education Conference Norfolk VA.
Ungo, R. and Pagano, A. (May , 2019). Mesuring Logistics Clusters Connectivity: The Case of Hampton Roads Paper 60th Annual Forum Transportation Research Forum Washington DC.
Ungo, R., Pagano, A., Wang, G. and Brho, M. (May , 2019). The Potential for Exponential Technologies in Maritime Transportation Paper 60th Annual Forum Transportation Research Forum Washington DC.
Ungo, R. (May 10, 2018). The Relevance of the Panama Canal In the Recreational Navigation Business Paper 34th PIANC World Congress Panama.
Ungo, R. (November , 2017). US gas & demand patterns for gas utilization across Latin America Oral Presentation Latin America & Caribbean Gas Options Panama.
Ungo, R. (December 10, 2016). Estrategia de diversificacion del Canal de Panama Oral Presentation Asociación Latinoamerica de Puertos Merida, Mexico.
Ungo, R. (June , 2016). Beyond the Canal: Logistics as an engine of growth Oral Presentation Latin America Cities Conference Panama.
Ungo, R. (July 15, 2014). A generalized cost analysis for Panama Canal routes Paper International Association of Maritime Economists Conference Norfolk, VA.
Ungo, R. (October 2, 2012). Panama Canal Expansion Progress Oral Presentation International Propeller Club Convention New Orleans.
Ungo, R. (May , 2012). El impacto del Canal de Panama en la economia nacional Oral Presentation Plataformas Logísticas e Integración multimodal de Ecuador Quito, Ecuador.
Ungo, R. and Pagano, A. (March , 2012). A Game Theoretic Approach to Understanding Port Privatization Decisions: The Case of Panama Transshipment Ports Paper 53rd Annual Transportation Research Forum Long Beach, CA.
Ungo, R. (October , 2011). A Competitive Analysis of Panama Canal Routes Paper International Association of Maritime Economists Conference Santiago, Chile.
Ungo, R. and Pagano, A. (March , 2011). Economies of agglomeration and supply chain network effects in transportation and logistics clusters: The case of the Panama maritime cluster Paper 52nd Annual Transportation Research Forum Tampa, USA.
  • 2012: Best paper award, International Association of Maritime Economists
  • 2011: Martín Sgut award, International Association of Maritime Economists
  • 1998: Fulbright Scholarship, US Department of State