Geetam Tiwari

Geetam Tiwari

Geetam Tiwari, an international authority on transportation planning and safety, serves as MoUD Chair Professor for Transport Planning at the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

She has extensive research experience in dealing with transportation issues of special relevance to low-income countries, including development of safer and more efficient bus systems and road designs, with a particular focus on traffic and transport planning related to pedestrians, bicycles, and bus systems. With degrees from the University of Roorkee (BA, architecture) and the University of Illinois, Chicago (MA, urban planning and policy; Ph.D., transport planning and policy), Tiwari has served as Adlerbertska Guest Professor for sustainable urban transport at the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden (2007–2010).

Photo: courtesy Geetam Tiwari

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