Dr. Carlos Llorca Garcia



Dr. Carlos Llorca Garcia

Telephone: +49-89-289-28443

Email: carlos.llorca@tum.de



Carlos Llorca studied Civil Engineering at the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) in Spain. From 2010 to 2016 he worked as research assistant at the Highway Engineering Research Group at UPV where he obtained his doctorate in April 2015. During his doctoral studies, he was a visiting scholar at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Since 2016, he is a senior research associate at the Research Group on Modeling Spatial Mobility at the Technical University of Munich.

Research Interests

  • Passenger travel demand models
  • Agent-based and activity-based models
  • Freight transport models
  • Cycling safety on urban and rural roads
  • Design of cycling infrastructure
  • Road safety 

Honors and Awards

  • 1st Prize of the VI Edición del Premio Internacional a la Innovación en Carreteras Juan Antonio Fernández del Campo, for the research project "Diseño de zonas de adelantamiento para la mejora de la seguridad y la funcionalidad de carreteras convencionales", 2016
  • 1st Prize of the Abertis Chair for PhD research in Transportation (Spanish & International editions) for his PhD Thesis, 2016
  • Prize of the Universitat Politecnica de Valencia for 2016 academic year PhD Theses, 2016
  • Postdoc Mobility Travel Grant, TUM University Foundation. Attendance at the 7th Research Opportunities Week, 2016
  • FPU Research and Teaching Training Fellowship, Spanish Ministry of Education, December 2011 - September 2015
  • Transatlantic Partnership for Excellence in Engineering (TEE) Grant, European Commission. Visiting scholar at the University of British Columbia (Canada), December 2012 – June 2013
  • 2nd National Prize of the Spanish Ministry of Education, for his Civil Engineering Degree, 2010
  • 1st Prize winner of the award Best student of Civil Engineering of the Social Council of the Universitat Politècnica de València, for his Civil Engineering Degree, 2010
  • 1st Prize of the Quinta Edición Premio Final de Carrera “Fundación Juan Arizo Serrulla”, for his Final Year Project, 2010
  • 1st Prize winner of the award XV Edición de los Premios a Proyectos Final de Carrera de la Cátedra ADA, for his Final Year Project, 2010