Professor Margarida Coelho from the University of Aveiro, Portugal will give two exciting talks at FVV.
On April 25th, she will talk about her research titled Research on smart and sustainable mobility – Connecting the dots. On April 26th, she will join the FVV researchers to discuss about lateral bike sensors and deliver a presentation titled Road safety for vulnerable road users: technology vs. behaviour.
Due to room capacity, we kindly ask you to book advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to seeing you at the seminars.
Bio: Prof. Margarida Coelho is Assistant Professor with Habilitation („Agregação“) of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Vice-Diretor of the Centre for Mechanical Technology and Automation, University of Aveiro, Portugal. She is the Scientific Coordinator of the research team on Smart mobility at the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Her research interests are: impacts of transportation systems (namely, traffic congestion, energy consumption, pollutant emissions and road safety), connected and automated mobility, life cycle assessment, active modes and decarbonization of ports. Margarida Coelho has more than 90 scientific papers published (or in press) in international journals (such as the Sustainable Cities & Society, Applied Energy, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Science for Total Environment, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, International Journal on Sustainable Transportation, Atmospheric Environment, Transportation Research Record, etc), besides more than 150 other publications in book chapters and proceedings of scientific conferences. Margarida Coelho has had extensive participation in transport related projects. She is the PI of R&D Projects funded by the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (FCT) and the Luso-American Foundation / United States National Science Foundation. She is also a participating member in several projects funded by FCT, SUDOE and INTERREG Europe Programmes; under the Interreg Projects CISMOB and PriMaaS, she has been involved in stakeholder community engagement regarding the penetration of ICT in transport (to tackle decarbonization objectives) as well as low-carbon mobility-as-service measures. She already supervised 5 PhD students (6 other students are developing their PhD under her supervision) and more than 50 Master students. She is Associate Editor of Transportation Research Part D, Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems and IEEE Open Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, besides the participation in editing several journals‘ special issues. She was the Chairwoman of EWGT2021 – EURO Working Group on Transportation Annual Meeting. She is a recognized Expert on Energy and Transportation by the Portuguese Association of Engineering, where she also serves as Vice-Coordinator of the Energy Commission.