Thursday, September 22, 2016

Visiting Scholar from Norway Fitwi researching sustainable travel at HHH


Fitwi is research fellow in Urban and Regional Planning at the Department of Landscape architecture and spatial Planning, the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. He has MSc in Development and Resource Economics from the same university and worked afterwards at Statistics Norway before starting his PhD.

Fitwi is interested in understanding urban structural conditions that can induce travel behavior changes towards sustainable travel alternatives. Specifically, his PhD project focuses on the effect of built environment on travel behavior in smaller cities and he plans to hand inn his dissertation by August 2018.

Fitwi is working at the Humphrey School as a visiting scholar from August 2016 to June 2017 and his faculty mentor is Professor Jason Cao.

You can contact Fitwi by e-mail: hamdwold@nmbu.no
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