• 410 Citations
20082019
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Dr. Stathopoulos' research brings attention to the importance of 'human' aspects of sustainable mobility systems—understanding the lifestyles, values and attitudes of decision makers and how they can change to align with sustanaility goals. Her research methods include discrete choice modeling, statistical analyisis, factor analysis, qualitative data collection and focus groups, as well as large scale surveys and operational data. She develops new methodologies to collect data and specify mathematical models of behavior that can account for factors that are not dealt with in economic choice models (such as social determinants, environmental concern, user experiences/engagement, simplified decision rules).

These richer layers of user motivations are essental for better understanding and prediction of travel behavior.  For a range of current transportation challenges such as promoting transit ridership growth, moving towards alternative fuel/automated veicles, or getting companies to adopt better practices in delivering goods, there is increasing recognition of the need to build adequate tools to account for decision complexity on the user side to match with effective decision support.

Education/Academic qualification

Transport Economics, PhD, University of Trieste

20092011

Development Economics (con lode), MSc, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy

20062008

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Freight transportation Engineering & Materials Science
innovation policy Social Sciences
Economics Engineering & Materials Science
determinants Social Sciences
shipping Social Sciences
travel Social Sciences
asymmetry Social Sciences
public transport Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Grants 2018 2019

Research Output 2008 2018

3 Citations (Scopus)

Community mobility MAUP-ing: A socio-spatial investigation of bikeshare demand in Chicago

Biehl, A., Ermagun, A. & Blomberg Stathopoulos, A. I., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Transport Geography. 66, p. 80-90 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agglomeration
aggregation
Zoning
demand
community
Walking
determinants
Demography
Ownership
Logistic Models
4 Citations (Scopus)

Studying determinants of crowd-shipping use

Punel, A., Ermagun, A. & Blomberg Stathopoulos, A. I., Jul 1 2018, In : Travel Behaviour and Society. 12, p. 30-40 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shipping
Freight transportation
determinants
social stratum
online survey
shipping
Freight transportation
determinants
supply
Elasticity

Where does active travel fit within local community narratives of mobility space and place?

Biehl, A., Chen, Y., Sanabria-Véaz, K., Uttal, D. H. & Blomberg Stathopoulos, A. I., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

travel
narrative
Climate change
Automobiles
community