Cathy Macharis

Professor of Mobility and Logistics

Professors Mobility, Logistics and Automotive Technology Research Centre (MOBI)
  • Current position Professor of Mobility and Logistics
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    Pleinlaan 2
    BE-1050 Brussels
    Building B (2.20)
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Cathy Macharis is Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and visiting professor at the University of Gothenborg. She teaches courses in operations and logistics management, as well as in transport and sustainable mobility. Her research group MOBI (Mobility, Logistics and Automotive Technology) is an interdisciplinary group focusing on sustainable logistics, electric and hybrid vehicles and travel behaviour. She has been involved in several regional, national and European research projects dealing with topics such as the location of intermodal terminals, assessment of policy measures in the field of logistics and sustainable mobility, electric and hybrid vehicles, etc. She published several books and wrote more than 100 papers. She is the chairwoman of Brussels Mobility Commission and of the Nectar cluster on logistics. She is member of the board of Waterwegen en Zeekanaal, Vervoerslogistieke werkdagen, Vlaamse Stichting Verkeerskunde and BIVEC. She acts as expert for the Flemish Mobility Council (MORA) and the Flemish Logistics Institute (VIL).