Associate Professor; Director, Transportation Research Center
University of Vermont
Dr. Gregory Rowangould is the Director of the University of Vermont Transportation Research Center and an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. His research focuses on the environmental and financial sustainability of transportation systems and how well they serve different communities. His current research projects include understanding how new transportation technologies such as electric and autonomous vehicles will affect travel behavior and land-use patterns, how the design of streets affect walking and bicycling, the impact of street infrastructure on urban heat microenvironments, and opportunities to reduce transportation related greenhouse gas emissions in small and rural communities. Dr. Rowangould received a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Davis, a MS and Resource Economics and Policy and BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maine, and was a Science Fellow at the Natural Resources Defense Council in Santa Monica, CA.