Connected Places Catapult

Patrizia Franco , Senior Technologist

Dr Patrizia Franco is a senior technologist in Transport Modelling at Connected Places Catapult ( former Transport Systems Catapult) interested in research and innovation in Mobility as a Service and emerging mobility services.
Former researcher in transport modelling and data analysis at Newcastle University, she has more than 15 years experience in transport planning and policy, strategic transport models, public transport systems and is specialised in Agent-based and Activity-based Modelling to model Mobility as a Service and Demand Responsive Transit. She is interested in demand forecasting and multi-modal modelling for future transport schemes in order to achieve greater sustainability and resilience in smart cities.