Promotie Mariska van Essen

Full Professor Transport Planning

Karst Geurs

October 2013

Karst Geurs is appointed Full Professor of Transport Planning at the Centre for Transport Studies. His research focuses on interactions between land use and transport, accessibility modelling and evaluation and the dynamics in travel behaviour. FromĀ 2009-2013 he was Associated Professor at the CTS. He worked at the National Institute for Public Health and Environment from 1997 and moved to the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency in 2005. In 2006 he received his PhD at the Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University, the Netherlands, on accessibility appraisal of land-use and transport policy strategies. He teaches master courses on Transport Policy and Planning, Land Use and Transport Interactions and Sustainable Transport within the Master Track Transport Engineering and Management.

He is co chair of the NECTAR cluster Accessibility, scientific committee member of the World Conference on Transportation Research Society (WCTRs) and co chair of the WCTR Special Interest Group Transport and Spatial Development.