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.

Work Experience

Chair of Transportation Systems Engineering (TUM) Munich Research Associate Feb. 2019–Present
Worked on the Bavarian-funded project on urban air mobility (OBUAM) and EU-funded projects on future mobility needs (Drive2theFuture) and road safety (iDreams)

Bauhaus Luftfahrt e.V Munich Master Thesis, Grade: 1.3 May 2018–Nov. 2018
Topic: Identifying the factors affecting the adoption and use of urban air mobility (UAM)

Flixmobility GmbH (Flixbus) Munich Intern Oct. 2017–Mar. 2018
Business development, pricing optimization and quality management of the French Charter department

Chair of Transportation Systems Engineering (TUM) Munich Research Assistant May 2017–Jul. 2017

English Writing Center(TUM) Munich Writing Tutor Sept. 2016–Jan. 2019

Dar Al Handasah Shair and Partners Beirut Full-Time Transportation Engineer Sept. 2015–Sept. 2016
Worked on proposals and projects across the Middle East and Africa region, including road design, grading, and road signing and marking

Education

Technical University of Munich (TUM) Munich
PhD Candidate, April 2019-Present

Technical University of Munich (TUM) Munich
MSc in Transportation Systems, Grade: 1.6 Oct. 2016–Nov. 2018
Graduated with merit

American University of Beirut (AUB) Beirut
BEng in Civil Engineering, GPA: 3.7/4.0 Sept. 2011–May 2015
Dean’s Honor List, graduated with distinction

Collège Notre Dame de Jamhour (CNDJ) Beirut
French Baccalaureate in Mathematics , Grade: 16.45/20 Sept. 1998–June 2011
Top 3 % of her class to graduate with high distinction

Publications

Journal Papers

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. Under review (second round).

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. Accepted with minor revisions.

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.

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. Under Review.

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.