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Dr Kara Kockelman PhD PE

The University of Texas at Austin

UT Austin’s Schoch Professor of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Dr. Kockelman holds a PhD, MS, and BS in civil engineering, a Masters of City Planning, and a minor in economics from the University of California at Berkeley. She has received a Google Research Award, NSF CAREER Award, MIT’s Technology Review Top 100 Innovators award, and ASCE’s Huber Research Prize, Bartholomew Award, and Laurie Prize. She is the author of over 140 archival journal articles, serves on several committees of the Transportation Research Board, and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ecuador.

Dr. Kockelman's research with her students emphasizes the impacts of connected and automated vehicles, statistical modeling of urban systems (including models of travel behavior, trade, and location choice), energy and climate issues (vis-à-vis transport and land use decisions), the economic impacts of transport policy, and crash occurrence and consequences. She has conducted research for the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the National Cooperative and Strategic Highway Research Programs, the University Transportation Centers program, the North Central Texas Council of Governments, and the Texas and Oregon Departments of Transportation.

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