Eva was an Investigator Scientist in the Physical Activity and Public Health group, working on the Commuting and Health in Cambridge study, and left the Unit in May 2015. In this role Eva focused on understanding the impacts of new transport infrastructure on active travel, physical activity and public health.
Eva is transport scientist with an interest in active travel. She joined the Unit and CEDAR in 2013. Prior to that she was an assistant professor of infrastructure planning and mobility at the Department of Spatial Planning & Environment at the University of Groningen. She received her PhD on the topic ‘Bicycle commuting’ in 2011 from Delft University of Technology and continued working there as a researcher, until her move to Groningen. Before her academic career, she worked at the former Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment, the former Netherlands Institute of Spatial Research (RPB), and the Transport Department of the Dutch Embassy in Berlin.
Eva is involved in national and international scientific networks and organizer/co-organizer of paper reviews and programming for two major conferences (WCTR & TRB).