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Innovative sustainable urban mobility scenarios

The benefits of autonomous and connected vehicles will depend on how we use them

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Pierluigi Coppola, Fulvio Silvestri, Francesco De Fabiis



Prof. PIERLUIGI COPPOLA has a PhD in transport infrastructure and systems. He is an associate professor of Transport at the Politecnico di Milano. His research is mainly in the field of modelling and assessment methods of the economic-territorial impact of transport systems. He is a member of the Board of the Association for European Transport and of the Steering Committee of the World Conference Transportation Research Society. He is also Co-ordinator of Pillar 2 (Transport) of the European Strategy for the Adriatic-Ionic Region (EUSAIR). He has been scientific manager of Projects of National Relevant Interest (Progetti di Rilevante Interesse Nazionale – PRIN) and has worked on research projects financed by the European Commission in The Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom. His scientific production consists of more than 100 national and international publications and several communications at conventions and scientific seminars.

FULVIO SILVESTRI. PhD candidate at the Department of Enterprise Engineering of the University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’. He carries out research in the field of transport engineering with special interest in demand modelling and transport networks and services planning. He is a Member of the ‘Young Researchers' and Practitioners' Forum’ of the European Transport Conference and Ambassador of the Association for European Transport. He is the author of several publications in national and international journals and congress proceedings. He is also a reviewer for the scientific journals ‘European Transport Research Review’ (Springer), ‘Journal of Advanced Transportation’ (Hindawi) and ‘Case Studies on Transport Policy’ (Elsevier).

FRANCESCO DE FABIIS. PhD candidate at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Politecnico di Milano. He carries out research in the transport engineering sector with special interest in the assessment of the economic and social impact of transport systems interventions and policies for sustainable mobility. Since 2020, he has been a Member of the ‘Young Researchers' and Practitioners' Forum’ of the European Transport Conference. He has been a Member of the Doctoral Training Network of EIT – Urban Mobility since 2021.