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prof. dr. ir. T. Tillema

Bijzonder hoogleraar Transportgeografie

Taede Tillema (1979) is a scientific professional with 15 years of experience. He is strong in the connection between knowledge and research on the one hand and policy and implementation on the other.

He is a professor by special appointment in Transport Geography at the University of Groningen. Also he is a senior researcher at the Netherlands Institute for Transport Policy Analysis (KiM), part of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management (IenW). Within his professorship he deals with all kinds of issues in the area of ​​mobility, infrastructure planning and spatial planning. He focuses specifically on studying the accessibility of and the transport mobility patterns in rural areas.

Before his current affiliations he was project manager and senior road infrastructure planning researcher within the 'Sustainable Roads' cooperation programme between Rijkswaterstaat (i.e. the executive agency of IenW) and the University of Groningen. During this period he also gained experience in the USA. In addition, he worked part-time at the Directorate for Knowledge, Innovation and Strategy of IenW. He knows both the scientific world and IenW and Rijkswaterstaat well and has built up an extensive network.

He studied Civil Engineering & Management with a specialization in Traffic and Transportation (Faculty of Engineering Technology, University of Twente) and did a doctoral research on the effects of pricing policies in transport (Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University). He then carried out research at the same institute as Postdoc on how people communicate via new media (smartphone, internet) and how this affects physical encounters and movements.

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Landleven 1
9747 AD Groningen
The Netherlands