Lisa Aultman-Hall, Ph.D.
Professor, School of Engineering and Transportation Research Center
|University of Vermont
210 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT 05405
Dr. Lisa Aultman-Hall joined the University of Vermont as founding director of the UVM Transportation Research Center in August 2006. She had previously served as the director of the Connecticut Transportation Institute, while an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Aultman-Hall teaches transportation planning and traffic safety. Dr. Aultman-Hall studied at McMaster University and Queen’s University in Canada. She served as an Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky. She has been funded by NSF, three UTCs from the US DOT and several state DOTs.
Recent research results include studies of tailpipe emissions, traffic safety (bicyclists, young drivers, old drivers), freight transportation planning, and transportation network robustness. Dr. Aultman-Hall’s current research Interests include the following:
- Travel Behavior, especially second-by-second driving style, route choice and idling
- Rural Travel Behavior, including accessibility, efficiency and EV adoption potential
- Long Distance and Overnight Travel
- Travel Survey Design
- Bicycle Transportation
- Traffic Safety
- Spatial Analysis using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) for Transportation