Chair and Grant Holder

Prof. Pnina Plaut (Technion, Israel)


The initiator, coordinator and Chair of the COST Action TU1305 titled: Social Networks and Travel BehaviourProf. Plaut is the Chair of the Graduate Program in City and Regional Planning  and former Director of the Center for City and Regional Studies -CCRS, at the Technion.  Prof. Plaut holds a BSc in Civil Engineering, MSc in Urban and Regional Planning from the Technion, and a PhD in City and Regional Planning from the University of California, Berkeley.

Fields of interests: Transportation and Land Use Planning and Policy, Impacts of Infrastructure (Transportation and Telecommunications) on Economic Development, Urban/Regional Structure and the Environment, Transportation and Housing. Special research interest in ICT Social Networks, Travel Behaviour and Urban Structure.  Prof. Plaut has published her work in leading international journals and has presented her research at major academic/professional international conferences.