Transport for the Future
In this presentation, Professor Sarah Sharples will consider the wider context of transport decarbonisation, and specifically consider some of the challenges and opportunities presented for transport decarbonisation.
Sarah will highlight the need to take a whole systems and human-centred approach to design of future transport and highlight some of the challenges that are currently being addressed.
Professor Sarah Sharples, Chief Scientific Adviser for the Department for Transport
Professor Sarah Sharples is Chief Scientific Adviser for the Department for Transport. She is a Professor of Human Factors in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Nottingham and from 2018-2021 was Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and People. She has led research in transport, manufacturing and healthcare, and has a particular interest in designing systems that successfully integrate novel technologies and people in complex systems in settings including rail, highways and aviation. She was President of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors from 2015-16
Professor Matt Egan, PHP, LSHTM