Yoram Shiftan serves as the Head of the Department of Transportation and Geo-Information at the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology. He teaches and conducts research in travel behavior with a focus on activity-based modeling and response to policies, the complex relationships between transport, the environment, and land use, transport economics and project evaluation, as well as road safety. He has over 25 years of experience in these areas, both in academia and in the practice. He is the Editor of Transport Policy and the Vice Chair of the International Association of Travel Behavior Research (IATBR). He is a Member of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Committee on Travel Behavior and Values, the Cochair of the Network on European Communications and Transport Activities Research (NECTAR) cluster on Environment and Policy, a Member of the World Conference Transportation Research (WCTR) scientific Committee, and the Chair of its Transport Security Special Interest Group.
Biography Updated on 11 September 2012