Dr. Maria Morfoulaki is an Operational Scientist A’, working at CERTH-HIT since 2001. She is the head of the Laboratory “Sustainable Mobility” of HIT. She is a Transportation Engineer having a great experience on Transportation Planning Models, Public Transport Operational and Quality issues and Urban Sustainable Transport issues.
She obtained her diploma as a Civil Engineer from the Polytechnic School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 1995, while in 2004 she presented her Ph.D in the ﬁeld of Public Transport Quality Measures. In 2010 she acquired her MSc diploma on Systems’ Simulation from the University of Thessaly. She is currently working on her prost-doc study on “Multi-criteria analysis for the assessment of alternative mobility scenarios in urban areas of Greece“ in the University of Macedonia, Department of Business Administration
Her professional experience covers a wide range of studies and research programs with subjects related to urban mobility issues, traffic management, transportation master plans, transportation planning using simulation analysis and transportation systems’ management emphasizing on the quality, the safety and the reduction of environmental impacts.
The most recent expertise is focused on the research of the urban sustainable mobility enhancement in national and European level. She participated in the National Commission for the development of the Sustainable Mobility Plans guide, she is member of the ELTIS coordination group for updating the European SUMP specifications and she is leading two EU projects (REFORM and e-SMARTEC) relevant to SUM. She is scientific responsible in many national contracs where HIT acts as external expert in the development of many national SUMPs.
She is an author and co-author of many papers that were published in scientific journals or conferences’ proceedings while she is participating-representing HIT- in many committees of scientific and other transport related organizations, such as UITP, POLIS, CIVITAS, ECTRI.
Dipl. Civil-Transport Engineer, PhD in Civil Engineering
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