I am an Assistant Professor in Transportation Engineering at the Department of Civil Engineering, Ariel University, Israel.


My main research interests are the simulation of shared and automated mobility services, activity-based modeling and travel behavior, economic evaluation of transportation projects,  and the modeling, development and assessment of new technologies in transportation systems. 


I am also a Research Affiliate at the ITS Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).


Before joining Ariel University, I was a Postdoctoral Associate at SMART (Singapore). My early career started as a research scholar at Technion, Israel. 

  • Simulation of Shared and Automated Mobility Services

  • Activity-Based Modeling and Travel Behavior

  • Intelligent Transportation Systems

  • Transport Equity

  • Project Evaluation Methods

B.Sc. in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Technion-Israel Institute of Technology


M.Sc. in Transportation Engineering

Name of advisor: Prof. Yoram Shiftan

Title of thesis: "Equity aspects in transportation projects: Case study of Transit fare change in Haifa"

Technion-Israel Institute of Technology


Ph.D in Transportation Economics   

Name of advisor: Prof. Yoram Shiftan

Title of thesis: “Incorporating equity considerations in transport projects evaluation: developing new measures”.

Technion-Israel Institute of Technology


2019-Present          Research Affiliate, Intelligent Transportation                                Systems (ITS) Lab, Massachusetts Institute of                              Technology (MIT)              

2018-Present          Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering,                                Ariel University

2016-2018           Postdoctoral Associate, Future Urban                                        Mobility, SMART Center,  
                            Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

2008-2016           Research and Teaching Assistant, Technion

2008-2009           The ISEF Foundation, Project Manager in                                  ISEF - Technion Unit

2007-2008           Amy Metom Engineers & Consultants Ltd,                                  Haifa, Israel

2000-2003           Israel Air Force, Officer in the Planning                                    Department


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