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I am honored to have been featured in different media outlets discussing my academic research and insights on Logistechs, Smart Borders, Industry 4.0, Digital Transformation, Innovation, and Economic Development. In addition to my academic pursuits, I’m passionate about sharing my knowledge and engaging with the public through my outreach work. Here, you can find articles, interviews, and other media appearances that showcase my expertise and contributions to these fields.

Tamiu’s dr. covarrubias Drives conversation on AI, THE Future of work

Texas A&M International University’s (TAMIU), A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business Texas Center for Border Economic and Enterprise Development (TCBEED) Director Dr. Daniel Covarrubias recently participated as a panelist sharing his insights on AI, automation, and their implications for the future of work at the Southwest Rockies Region of the National Academy of Arbitrators 45th Annual Labor-Management Conference, held from February 22-24 in Dallas. This year’s theme was “The Rise of the Machines: The Impact of AI and Automation on The Workplace and Collective Bargaining,”

Tamiu’s dr. covarrubias discusses innovation in cross-border trade at las vegas manifest 2024

Recently, Dr. Daniel Covarrubias, director of the Texas A&M International University’s (TAMIU) A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business Texas Center for Border Economic and Enterprise Development (TCBEED), took the stage at Manifest: The Future of Supply Chain & Logistics 2024.

Port Laredo to continue growing as advanced technology and infrastructure is implemented

The importance of Laredo as the main port for international trade will continue to grow due to the change in the dynamics of global trade toward regionalization and nearshoring that must be supported by a more integrated and technologically advanced trade infrastructure.

TAMIU director attends Mexico City TradeHub summit on global trade

TAMIU’s Texas Center for Border Economic and Enterprise Development was present at the first TradeHub Summit held in Mexico City last month.

TAMIU TCBEED director offers supply chain insight at APEC 2023 conference workshop

Texas A&M International University’s (TAMIU) A.R. Sanchez Jr. School of Business Texas Center for Border Economic and Enterprise Development (TCBEED) director Dr. Daniel Covarrubias provided supply chain-focused insight at the recent Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Conference 2023 in Palm Springs, CA.

A Living Lab at the Southern Border

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, also known as Industry 4.0, is changing how businesses operate and the environments where they compete. This new industrial revolution highlights the use of exponential technologies such as blockchain, cybersecurity, data analytics, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, and the internet of things—physical objects that connect and exchange data with each other over the internet.

New report shares TAMIU’S $356m economic impact on Webb County

Universities are vital to their communities, impacting local, regional, and state economies. Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) produces value in many ways: it plays a crucial role in helping students increase their employability and achieve their potential, facilitates new research and innovation development generating new opportunities for the region, and equips students with the education, training, and skills they need for successful and thriving careers.

TAMIU receives grant to expand certificate program in transportation, international trade, and logistics

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) recently received a Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Accelerating Credentials Planning Grant Program Award to plan the expansion of its current A. R. Sanchez Jr. School of Business undergraduate-level certificate in Transportation, International Trade, and Logistics (TIL).

TAMIU’S Texas center’s reach goes global in Germany, Mexico

While the word “international” anchors Texas A&M International University’s (TAMIU) name, its classroom lessons are equally global — and can impact students at campuses in Germany and México.

TAMIU’S TCBEED director elected association of borderlands studies secretary, treasurer

Texas A&M International University’s Texas Center for Border Economic and Enterprise Development (TAMIU TCBEED) director Dr. Daniel Covarrubias was recently elected to serve a four-year term as executive secretary and treasurer of the Association of Borderlands Studies (ABS).

Local academic weighs in on major railway project moving to Mexico

The Texas and Mexico border is indisputably one of the most important for trade in North American, and the recent cancellation of a railway between the two stemming from political issues seems to be the least favorable economic option.

Truck bottleneck at Texas-Mexico border

Daniel Covarrubias, director of the Texas Center for Economic and Enterprise Development at Texas A&M, talks about a backlog of trucks at the Mexico border following Gov. Greg Abbott’s directive on inspections, and the governor’s recent decision to relax those inspections. Then, hear details on Northside ISD’s $992 million bond package, and the latest on a San Antonio Symphony musicians strike.

TAMIU, expanding frontiers enter new MOA Eyeing commercial space exploration

A new agreement between Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) and Expanding Frontiers, a Texas non-profit focused on the growth of a state and national ecosystem for commercial space exploration, will help outline a program for collaborative research and educational programs, data sharing, and data analysis.

TAMIU TCBEED, TTI And CBTS Present ‘Land Ports Of The Future’ Binational Workshop March 24 – 25

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) will present a binational workshop designed to advance knowledge about land port function among government representatives, academics and private sector supply chain stakeholders Thursday – Friday, March 24 – 25 in the Student Center Ballroom.

Tamiu’s TCBEED Director Appointed To International Trade And Transportation Standing Committee

Texas A&M International University’s Texas Center for Border Economic and Enterprise Development (TAMIU TCBEED) Director Dr. Daniel Covarrubias has recently been appointed to serve as a member of the Standing Committee on International Trade and Transportation of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Transportation Research Board (TRB).

Pandemic causes shortage of microchips for new cars

Entering a car dealership now, people might be surprised to see limited options or higher prices. Both are being caused by a global shortage on the microchips used in vehicles.

Tamiu Names Dr. Daniel Covarrubias As Its New Texas Center Director

A lifelong passion for data and a commitment to its utilization in innovation strategies that can foster economic and enterprise development will guide the recently named director of Texas A&M International University’s A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business’ Texas Center for Economic and Enterprise Development.

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