Christelle Al Haddad

Christelle Al Haddad is a Research Associate and a PhD candidate at the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

She completed her MSc in Transportations Systems at the Technical university of Munich after earning her BEng in Civil Engineering from the American University of Beirut (AUB). Her research focuses on human factors and behavioral modeling in transportation, including topics of road safety and emerging mobility systems.

Publications

Selected Publications; a full list of publications can be found here.

Journal Papers

Abouelela, M., Al Haddad, C., & Antoniou, C. (2021). Are young users willing to shift from carsharing to scooter–sharing?. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment95, 102821. Link here.

Al Haddad, C., Chaniotakis, E., Straubinger, A., Ploetner, K.O., Antoniou, C. (2019). Factors Affecting the Adoption and Use of Urban Air Mobility. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice. Link here.

Ploetner, K.O., Al Haddad, C., Antoniou, C. et al. Long-term application potential of urban air mobility complementing public transport: an upper Bavaria example. CEAS Aeronaut J 11, 991–1007 (2020). Link here.

Al Haddad, C., Fu, M., Straubinger, A., Plötner, K., & Antoniou, C. (2020). Choosing Suitable Indicators for the Assessment of Urban Air Mobility: A Case Study of Upper Bavaria, Germany. European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research20(4), 214–232. Link here.

Book chapters
Straubinger, A., Kluge, U., Al Haddad, C., Ploetner, K. O., Antoniou, C. (2019). Identifying Demand and Acceptance Drivers for User Friendly Urban Air Mobility Introduction. In Towards user centric mobility in Europe. Springer. Link here.

Rothfeld, R., Straubinger, A., Fu, M., Al Haddad, C., Antoniou, C. (2019). Urban Air Mobility. In Antoniou, C., Efthymiou, D., Chaniotakis, E. (eds.), Factors Affecting Emerging Transportation Systems: Modelling Adoption, Satisfaction and Mobility Patterns. (ISBN: 9780128150184), Elsevier. Link here.

Conference contributions
Al Haddad, C., Fu, M., Straubinger, A., Ploetner, K.O., Antoniou, C. (2020). Multi-Criteria Analysis for the Assessment of Future Transport Systems. A Case Study of Urban Air Mobility in Upper Bavaria, Germany. In the 99th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, January 2020, Washington, D.C. 

Al Haddad, C., Chaniotakis, E., Straubinger, A., Ploetner, K.O., Antoniou, C. (2019). Towards Understanding User Adoption of Urban Air Mobility. Proceedings of 8th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation (hEART), 4-6 September 2019, Budapest, Hungary.

Al Haddad, C., Chaniotakis, E., Straubinger, A., Ploetner, K.O., & Antoniou, C. (2019). Identifying the factors affecting the use and adoption of urban air mobility. Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference on Mobility and Transport (Mobil.TUM), 11-12 September 2019, Munich, Germany.

Work Experience

Feb. 2019–Present      

Chair of Transportation Systems Engineering (TUM) Munich 
Research Associate

Led the chair activities in the Bavarian-funded project on urban air mobility (OBUAM) and EU-funded projects on future mobility needs (Drive2theFuture) and road safety (the large naturalistic driving project: i-DREAMS).

May 2018–Nov. 2018

Bauhaus Luftfahrt e.V Munich 
Master Thesis
Topic: Identifying the factors affecting the adoption and use of urban air mobility (UAM)

Oct. 2017–Mar. 2018

Flixmobility GmbH (Flixbus) Munich 
Intern
Business development, pricing optimization and quality management of the French Charter department

Sept. 2016–Jan. 2019

English Writing Center(TUM) Munich
Writing Tutor

Sept. 2015–Sept. 2016

Dar Al Handasah Shair and Partners Beirut 
Full-Time Transportation Engineer
Worked on proposals and projects across the Middle East and Africa region, including road design, grading, and road signing and marking

Education

April 2019-Present   

Chair of Transportation Systems Engineering (TUM), Munich 
PhD Candidate

Oct. 2016–Nov. 2018

Chair of Transportation Systems Engineering (TUM), Munich 
MSc in Transportation Systems
Grade: 1.6, Graduated with merit

Sept. 2011–May 2015

American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut 
BEng in Civil Engineering
GPA: 3.7/4.0, Dean’s Honor List, graduated with distinction

Sept. 1998–June 2011

Collège Notre Dame de Jamhour (CNDJ), Beirut
French Baccalaureate in MathematicsGrade: 16.45/20, Top 3 % of her class to graduate with high distinction