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Dr. Natalia Barbour

Assistant Professor

Engineering II, Room 301H
Phone: (407) 823-
E-mail: natalia.barbour@ucf.edu

EDUCATION

University of South Florida
Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (Transportation) – May 2019
Dissertation – Statistical Analysis of the Role of Socio-Demographic and Health Factors in Shared Mobility Related Behaviors and Usage Likelihoods

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (Transportation) – May 2014
Thesis – Use of GIS Spatial Analysis to Identify Food Deserts in the State of Alabama

Adam Mickiewicz University (Poland)
Bachelor of Physics – September 2008

DIGITAL COURSES TAUGHT AND DEVELOPED

via MIT – Leveraging Urban Mobility Disruptions to Create Better Cities

via TU Delft – Climate-Neutral World: Theory, Applications and Taking Action (Designing Climate-Neutral Buildings and Transport)

RESEARCH AREAS OF SPECIALTY

  • Travel behavior
    Data-driven methods to understand shared and new mobility adoption and usage, travel behaviors relating to sustainable and active modes of travel and mobility shifts due to the COVID-19 pandemic, discrete choice modeling
  • Transportation safety
    Traffic crash analysis of driver injury severity, pedestrian and bicyclist injury severity
  • Environment and equity
    Sustainable modes and behaviors relating to energy transition and focused on equitable transportation and human-centric designs