Cathy
Macharis
Professor, Department MOSI - Transport and Logistics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
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Biography:
CATHY MACHARIS received her Master of Business Economics and Ph.D. degrees from the Solvay Business School, Free University of Brussels (VUB), Belgium. Currently she is professor at the Free University of Brussels (VUB), Faculty of Economics, Social and Political Sciences and Solvay Business School.
She teaches courses in operations and logistics management, transport and business economics. Her research focuses on establishing linkages between advanced operations research methodologies and practical logistics challenges faced by senior management in ¯rms and public agencies. She has been involved in several national and European research projects dealing with topics such as location selection, intermodal transport optimization, road safety enhancement through telematics applications, public transport and inland navigation.
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CALL FOR NOMINATION FOR the Håkan Frisinger Award for Excellence in Transportation Research

The VREF invites universities located in Sweden to nominate candidates for The Håkan Frisinger Award (Håkan Frisingers pris till framstående transportforskare) and apply for a VREF Visiting Researcher Grant for the nominated candidate.

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MOBILITY GRANT 2021- MAC-MG 2021PDF (pdf, 443.4 kB)

The VREF invites PhD students and advanced master students from Sub-Saharan African (SSA) universities to apply for a Mobility Grant (MG) to support a visit to another SSA university with up to SEK 25 000.

 STUDY VISIT GRANT 2021

The VREF invites PhD students and researchers in early stages of their career to apply for a Study Visit Grant to be supported with up to SEK 30 000.

Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarships for Sustainable Transport and Energy Efficiency targets supporting the momentum of Lee Schipper’s contribution to the international policy dialogue in these fields.

This yearly award is aimed at supporting young individual researchers and students in is pursuance.

Call deadline: March 1, 2021 .

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