Sigal Kaplan

Sigal Kaplan

Associate Professor

Bygningstorvet, Building 116B, Room 109C

2800 Kgs. Lyngby

Denmark

Phone: 45256559

Sigal has extensive experience in statistical and econometric modelling, transport demand modelling, residential location choice, regional science, cluster analysis and data mining techniques, analysis and mapping of road crashes. Sigal has published 27 papers in scientific international journals and has about 50 peer-reviewed contributions to international conferences in these different research themes. Sigal has an extensive international network as a result of her work in two different countries and her active participation in a large number of international conferences. Sigal is on the Editorial Board of Transport Reviews and theJournal of Sustainability & Environmental Management, and she is the reviewer for 15 peer-reviewed journals mainly in transportation modelling, regional science, road safety, and transport geography. Also, Sigal is member of the management committee of a COST Action, the International Association for Travel Behaviour Research, the Network on European Communications and Transport Activity Research, and the Regional Science Association. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious Eleonore Trefftz Fellowship from the German University Excellence program for visiting professors. She also regularly supervises students, with 3 Ph.D. students and 3 M.Sc. students in a variety of subjects across her research interests. Sigal is the project manager for the Select project focusing on suitable electromobility for commercial transport. She is also the co-investigator in several other large-scale research projects: “Improving road safety” for the Danish Council for Strategic Research, where she works on quantitative modelling of severity and frequency of road crashes in Denmark; “Analyses of activity-based travel chains and sustain-able mobility (ACTUM)” for the Danish Council for Strategic Research, where she collaborates on the demand models for the activity-based model of the Greater Copenhagen Area; “Tools for transport forecasting and scenario testing (TRANSTOOLS 3)” for the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Commission, where she coordinates the effort for harmonizing the data sources.

CV

Education

1994 - 1998 Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering - Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
1998 - 2000 Master of Science Degree in Transportation Engineering - Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
2004 - 2010 Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering - Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Academic grades

Ph.D.

Professional experience

2001 - 2002 Transport consultant (IITPR) - Israel Institute of Transport Planning and Research Ltd
2002 - 2003 Transport consultant - A.B. Plan Ltd.
2009 - 2010 Senior Researcher - Tecnion - Israel Institute of Technology, Transportation Research Institute
2010 - Assistant Professor - Technical University of Denmark, Department of Transport

Languages

English, Spanish

Expertise

Sigal has extensive experience in statistical and econometric modelling, transport demand modelling, residential location choice, regional science, cluster analysis and data mining techniques, analysis and mapping of road crashes. Sigal has published 30 papers in scientific international journals and has about 50 peer-reviewed contributions to international conferences in these different research themes. Sigal has an extensive international network as a result of her work in two different countries and her active participation in a large number of international conferences. Sigal is on the Editorial Board of Transport Reviews and theJournal of Sustainability & Environmental Management, and she is the reviewer for 15 peer-reviewed journals mainly in transportation modelling, regional science, road safety, and transport geography. Also, Sigal is member of the management committee of a COST Action, the International Association for Travel Behaviour Research, the Network on European Communications and Transport Activity Research, and the Regional Science Association. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious Eleonore Trefftz Fellowship from the German University Excellence program for visiting professors. She also regularly supervises students, with 3 Ph.D. students and 3 M.Sc. students in a variety of subjects across her research interests. Sigal is the project manager for the Select project focusing on suitable electromobility for commercial transport. She is also the co-investigator in several other large-scale research projects: “Improving road safety” for the Danish Council for Strategic Research, where she works on quantitative modelling of severity and frequency of road crashes in Denmark; “Analyses of activity-based travel chains and sustain-able mobility (ACTUM)” for the Danish Council for Strategic Research, where she collaborates on the demand models for the activity-based model of the Greater Copenhagen Area; “Tools for transport forecasting and scenario testing (TRANSTOOLS 3)” for the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Commission, where she coordinates the effort for harmonizing the data sources.

International experience

discrete choice models, econometrics, travel behavior, transport planning, residential choice, regional science

Other information

Membership in professional associations: International Association for Travel Behavior Research; Regional Science Association International; Israeli Association of Transportation Research (Board member); Israel Union of Construction and Infrastructure Engineers

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