Morteza Taiebat

Morteza Taiebat
Position: 
Research Assistant
Degrees: 
Ph.D. Natural Resources & Environment, University of Michigan (expected 2021)
M.A.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2015
B.Sc. Mechanical & Automotive Engineering, Iran University of Science & Technology, 2013
Research Interests: 

Vehicle Automation, Electrification, Shared Mobility; Energy Policy and Environmental Sustainability; Big Data Analytics

Morteza is currently a PhD student in Resource Policy and Behavior (RPB) at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is interested in assessing the energy and environmental implications of emerging transportation systems and investigating the policy mechanisms that would promote sustainable transport. His research is focused on the synergetic effects of vehicle automation, electrification, and shared mobility.

Before joining CSS, he worked as an energy efficiency analyst at the BC Hydro in Vancouver, Canada. With a background in Control and Automotive Engineering, he was a graduate research assistant at the Process Automation and Robotics Laboratory while pursuing his Master’s at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada. He also contributed in a research project on transportation electrification at the UBC Clean Energy Research Center. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Iran University of Science and Technology, and gained industrial experience in the automotive research and development sector.

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Start Date: 
Monday, August 8, 2016