Varsolo C. Sunio, PhD

Welcome to my personal web page!

I am Varsolo Sunio, Chief Research Fellow of Science Engineering and Management Research Institute of the University of Asia and the Pacific (Academe).  I am also a lecturer at the School of Management, School of Economics and the School of Sciences and Engineering of UA&P.  I teach Business Analytics, Management Science, Operations Research and Japanese language.

I have a stint as a visiting researcher at Portland State University (funded by Fulbright) and at the University of Tokyo (funded by Sumitomo Foundation).  I finished my PhD in Urban Management at Kyoto University in 2018 (MEXT scholarship).  I completed a Master's degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering at the National University of Singapore in 2014 (NUS ASEAN Scholarship), an MS Physics degree at the University of the Philippines in 2010 (DOST-funded), and a BS Physics with Computer Engineering at the Ateneo de Manila University in 2007.

My areas of research include: Digital transformation, Urban mobility, Sustainable Finance, Energy transitions, Technological innovations, Innovation Management, Sustainable development, and Transport Data Analytics.

Please get in touch with me at varsolo.sunio[at]

Other professional email addresses:

National University of Singapore email: a0117704[at] or varsolo.sunio[at]

Kyoto University email: sunio.varsolo.47r[at]

Portland State University email: varsolo.sunio[at]