Pierluigi Coppola, Ph.D. in Road Infrastructures and Transportation Systems, is Associate Professor in Transportation at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, and lecturer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His research interests include Land-Use and Transports Interactions (LUTI) models, sustainable mobility planning, travel demand behavior and dynamic traffic assignment models. He is currently Chair of the Board of the Association for European Transport (AET) and General Secretary of the Italian Society of Transportation Policy.
Prof. Coppola has been involved in many EU-funded research projects in Italy, the Netherlands and Spain. He is currently expert-advisor of the Italian Ministry for Infrastructure and Transport, and Pillar Coordinator for Transport in the European Strategy of the Adriatic-Ionian Region (EUSAIR).