Current work and interests
Anna is currently involved with modelling the impact of transport on health and is looking at how changes in physical activity, traffic injuries and air pollution caused by different transport choices impact public health worldwide.
Background and experience
After completing her PhD in Computational Algebra at the University of St Andrews, Anna worked as a transport planning consultant for two years. During this time, she gained experience developing various macro- and microsimulation transport models. She also worked on a couple of research projects for the Department for Transport (UK) looking at e.g. the impact of connected and autonomous vehicles on road safety.
Realising that she would like to spend more time doing research she returned to academia as a Research Associate in the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering looking at high-resolution vehicle emissions modelling. She worked on the MAGIC project and used Computer Vision to extract vehicle trajectories from video footage to model instantaneous vehicle emissions. She also led an intensive field study in London looking at the impact of changes in traffic signal timings on vehicle emissions and air pollution.
- K. Schroeder, M. J. Haugen, M. E. J. Stettler and A. M. Boies, “Using Computer Vision with Instantaneous Vehicle Emissions Modelling,” 2020 Forum on Integrated and Sustainable Transportation Systems (FISTS), 2020, pp. 89-94, doi: 10.1109/FISTS46898.2020.9264872.
- PhD (School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews, UK)
- MMath (School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews, UK)