Lisa Aultman-Hall is a Professor in the School of Engineering at the University of Vermont (UVM). From 2006-2011, she served as the founding director of the UVM Transportation Research Center. She was previously Director of the Connecticut Transportation Institute at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Aultman-Hall has worked in association with US DOT University Transportation Centers (UTC) for 20 years. Starting in 2013, Dr. Aultman-Hall has served as the Associate Director of the National Center for Sustainable Transportation (led by UC Davis). In 2018, she assumed the TRC co-director role in partnership with Dr. Dewoolkar.
Dr. Aultman-Hall’s research has focused on innovative travel data collection. She has recently focused on long distance intercity travel but remains committed to work in bicycle transportation, electric vehicle adoption and system resiliency especially as it relates to planning for climate adaptation. In 2014, Dr. Aultman-Hall was selected by the UVM Graduate Student Senate as Outstanding Faculty Advisor. Dr. Aultman-Hall enjoys a wide range of teaching duties at UVM including first year design, the third year introduction to transportation engineering and several interdisciplinary graduate sustainable transportation systems classes.
Dr. Aultman-Hall is active with the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies including chairing a task force planning the 2018 National Household Transportation Survey (NHTS) Conference, membership on the Travel Behavior and Values Committee, and chairing the National Transportation Data Committee. She recently founded a new TRB sub-committee on long distance and inter-city travel. At UVM, Dr. Aultman-Hall has recently served on the executive of the Faculty Senate and the committee overseeing the new system of administrative unit review. She is currently a member of the steering committee for review of the university’s new budget model.