Dr. F. Sharmeen



Fariya Sharmeen has a background in urban planning with specialisations in built environment, travel behaviour and social networks. Her research interests consist of the socio-spatial contexts of urban and transportation planning and urban regeneration. Recently she has been studying individuals' behavioural traits and policy responses towards cycling innovations and the economic and policy evaluations of demand driven transit systems.  


She holds a PhD from Eindhoven University of Technology. Her PhD research was focused on the relationship between social network dynamics and travel behaviour.  Previously she worked at Imperial College London, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Cities Institute, UK and Utrecht University. 


  • Professor Piet Rietveld Award, Outstanding PhD dissertation in transportation defended between 2013 and 2015 in Benelux region. Awarded by BIVEC-GIBET in 2017.  
  • Postgraduate Award, Best Paper in Transport Geography Research Group,  Royal Geographic Society (with IBG) Annual Conference, 2013.

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