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Department of Spatial Planning

Urban development

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TU Dortmund University | Department of Spatial Planning
South Campus; GB I
Room 319

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  • 2021- 'Co-Investigator', Knowledge Collaborator Quantitative and Qualitative Gendered Time Use in Path-related Multitasking. (actual)
  • 2017-2020, Research Associate, Project DFG ""Gender Commuting Activity Patterns", TU Dortmund University, Germany
  • 2011-2016,  Research Associate, Project BMBF Project Work 'Climate and Energy in a Complex Transition Process towards Sustainable Hyderabad' HU Berlin
  • 2014-2015, Research Associate Project MEFUL (Aircraft Emission, TU Dresden).
  • 2010-2015- Doktorarbeit Projekt BMBF,“ Vehicle emission reduction- An experimental approach for analysing sustainable traffic strategies“ (PhD Doktorarbeit), HU Berlin
  • travel time use in everyday mobility
  • ageing, travel satisfaction and wellbeing
  • gender-specific mobility- safety, commute behaviour and multitasking
  • traffic behavior, traffic policy, urban mobility
  • traffic planning, road planning
  • vehicle emission reduction, climate change and transport
  • Empirical methods : Experimentaller Anstaz

Teaching at TU Dortmund University:

  • 2019 - 2022, Module "Transport and Inequalities", M.Sc. Spatial Planning, Faculty of Spatial Planning.

Publikationsliste (Zeitschrift)

2023

2022

  • Chidambaram, Bhuvanachithra. (2022): TRAWEL: A Transportation and Wellbeing Conceptual Framework for Broadening the Understanding of Quality of Life. In: Wac, K., Wulfovich, S. (eds) Quantifying Quality of Life. Health Informatics. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-94212-0_24 

2021

  • Chidambaram, Bhuvanachithra / Scheiner, Joachim (2021): Leisure Quality among German Parents—Exploring Urbanity, Mobility, and Partner Interaction as Determinants. Sustainability 2021,13, 5883. DOI:10.3390/su13115883 
  • Chidambaram, Bhuvanachithra / Scheiner, Joachim (2021): Work-Trip Mode Choice in Germany – Affected by Individual Constraints or by Partner Interaction? Travel Behaviour and Society 24 (1. Juli 2021): 231–44. DOI: 10.1016/j.tbs.2021.04.007

2020:

  • Chidambaram, Bhuvanachithra / Scheiner, Joachim (2020): Understanding relative commuting within dual-earner couples in Germany. In: Transportation Research Part A 134, 113-129.

2019:

  • Chidambaram, Bhuvanachithra / Scheiner, Joachim (2019): Understanding commuting behavior between partners. In: Transportation Research Procedia 41, 376-379.

andere Publikationen:

  • Chidambaram, B., (2021). Measuring transport equity, edited by Karel Martens, Floridea Di Ciommo, Ariane Dupont-Kieffer, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2019, 328 pp., ISBN: 978-0-12814-818-1. Transport Reviews, 23. September 2021, 1–2. https://doi.org/10.1080/01441647.2021.1983068 (Book review)
  • Chidambaram, B., (2020). Quality of Life and Daily Travel, by Margareta Friman, Dick Ettema, Lars E. Olsson. (Eds.). 2018. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing AG. ISBN. 978-3-319-76622-5. J. Transp. Geogr. 83, 102669. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2020.102669 (Book review)
  • Chidambaram, B., (2014).. Small economic incentives don’t encourage public transport. Deccan Chronicle.(Magazine article)
  • Chidambaram, B., (2013). Infrastructure - The Social Value of Shared Resources, by Frischmann, B.M. (2012). Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press. Int. J. Commons 7, 230–231. http://doi.org/10.18352/ijc.386  (Book review)

Interviews

Vorträge

  • Chidambaram, Bhuvanachithra (2022): Exploring the activity pattern complexity in Germany, Bridging Transportation Engineers (BTR) conference. Aug 1-5, 2022 (Online).
  • Chidambaram, Bhuvanachithra/ Scheiner, Joachim (2022): Exploring the effects of travel and non-travel time use on travel pleasantness -Evidence from Germany, 17. Jahrestagung des AK Mobilität und Verkehr, Department für Geographie der LMU München, June 29-July 1.
  • Chidambaram, Bhuvanachithra/ Scheiner, Joachim (2022): Feeling unpleasant in daily activities – Exploring the effects of travel and non-travel time use in Germany, 10th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation (hEART), June1-3, 2022, Leuven, Belgium
  • Chidambaram, Bhuvanachithra / Scheiner, Joachim (2022):? Event 1069: Through the Looking Glass of Gender Issues: Mobility Challenges Across the World; Women and Gender in Transportation (AME20), TRB 101st Annual Meeting, 9-13 January 2022, Washington, DC
  • Chidambaram, Bhuvanachithra / Scheiner, Joachim (2022): Travel-based Multitasking in Germany: Does Gender Matter in Travel Time Use? Event 1069: Through the Looking Glass of Gender Issues: Mobility Challenges Across the World; Women and Gender in Transportation (AME20), TRB 101st Annual Meeting, 9-13 January 2022, Washington, DC
  • Chidambaram, Bhuvanachithra (2021): Gender dimensions in travel time use and activity satisfaction, der 5.mFUND -Konferenz des BMVI 2021-Mit Dateninnovationen zur Mobilität der Zukunft, Workshop Nr. 4: Von europäischen Projekten lernen – Erhebung und Einsatz genderspezifischer Daten in der Mobilität, 19-20 October 2021
  • Chidambaram, Bhuvanachithra (2021): Gendered commuting and activity patterns: A cross-sectional German study, AET COVID19 Conversations Webinar – Is the Pandemic increasing the gender mobility gap? Association for European Transport, 4 March 2021.
  • Chidambaram, Bhuvanachithra/ Scheiner, Joachim (2021): Gendered patterns of work trip mode choice-evidence from Germany, hEART European Association for Research in Transportation, February 3-4, 2021 Lyon, France
  • Chidambaram, Bhuvanachithra. (2020): Gendered commuting and complexities of activity patterns in Germany, European Transport Conference Online, 9-11 September 2020
  • Chidambaram, B. (2020): Commuter Acceptance of TDM Measures in Hyderabad, India – A Post Experimental Focus Group Analysis- 6th Annual International Conference on Transportation, 1-4 June 2020, Athens, Greece
  • Chidambaram, Bhuvanachithra / Scheiner, Joachim (2020): Pendeldistanzen in Paarhaushalten – die Bedeutung von ökonomischen Einflüssen, sozialen Rollen und Präferenzen; Dortmunder Konferenz 2020 Raum- und Planungsforschung der Fakultät Raumplanung, TU Dortmund, des Instituts für Landes- und Stadtentwicklungsforschung und der Akademie für Raumforschung und Landesplanung, Hannover, Dortmund, 17.-18. Februar 2020
  • Chidambaram, Bhuvanachithra / Scheiner, Joachim (2020): Analysing the effect of constraints and partner interaction on individual's work trip mode choice in Germany; Dortmunder Konferenz 2020 Raum- und Planungsforschung der Fakultät Raumplanung, TU Dortmund, des Instituts für Landes- und Stadtentwicklungsforschung und der Akademie für Raumforschung und Landesplanung, Hannover, Dortmund, 17.-18. Februar 2020
  • Chidambaram, Bhuvanachithra / Scheiner, Joachim (2019): Work trip mode choice of men and women in Germany including partner interactions, “By Bike. By Car. By Bus—Women Commuting” - 6th International Conference on Women’s Issues in Transportation. Transportation Research Board, 10-13 September 2019. Irvine, CA, USA.

Abschlussarbeiten

Bachelorarbeiten

  • Schmitz, Lisa. (2020): Exploration of the potential of E-Scooter rental services to overcome the 'first and/or last mile' problem in Dortmund, Germany (2020)

Masterarbeiten

  • Acevedo Morales, Ana Belen (2023): Behavioral choice compass on smart mobility in Hamburg" A look behind people's choices in the adoption of smart mobility solutions, implications for city planners and governance structures
  • Bothor, David (2022): The potential usefulness of travel time in Germany -exploring the determinants of travel satisfaction and mode choice
  • Lu, Shiyu. (2022): All the way to the west : The Be lt and Road Initiative and its Impacts , Reflections and Challenges on Duisburg from Spatial Planning Pe rspectives
  • Isaac Kwadwo, Omare. (2021): Impact of Smartphone Application Usage on Commuter Travel Behaviour in Accra, Ghana.
  • Isaiah, Olanrewaju Michael (2021): Effects of the restriction of Intermedia public transport on social groups and commuters'travel time in metropolitan Lagos.
  • Kallies, Lara (2021): ÖPNV-orientierte Siedlungsentwicklung in der Metropole Ruhr. Rahmenplan Bahnhof Suderwich

Dr Bhuvanachithra Chidambaram. Urban Development Group, Department of Spatial Planning, TU Dortmund University [Room 319, Fakultät Raumplanung, Fachgebiet Stadtentwicklung (STE), August-Schmidt-Straße 6, 44227 Dortmund, Germany]Office: (+49)2317554167 

Email: bhuvanachithra.chidambaramtu-dortmundde

https://www.linkedin.com/in/bchid/

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Bhuvanachithra-Chidambaram

 

Recent articles: 

Chidambaram, B., Scheiner, J. (2023). The gender dimensions of travel time use in Germany. Eur. Transp. Res. Rev. 15, 1. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12544-023-00574-5

Chidambaram, B. (2022). TRAWEL: A Transportation and Wellbeing Conceptual Framework for Broadening the Understanding of Quality of Life. In: Wac, K., Wulfovich, S. (eds) Quantifying Quality of Life. Health Informatics. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-94212-0_24 

Chidambaram, B., Scheiner, J. (2021). Leisure Quality among German Parents—Exploring Urbanity, Mobility, and Partner Interaction as Determinants. Sustainability 13, 5883. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13115883 

Chidambaram, B., Scheiner, J. (2021). Work-trip mode choice in Germany – Affected by individual constraints or by partner interaction? Travel Behaviour and Society 24, 231–244. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tbs.2021.04.007 

Chidambaram, B., Scheiner, J. (2020). Understanding relative commuting within dual-earner couples in Germany. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice 134, 113–129. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2020.02.006

  • 2022 – present, Main Member- Standing Committee on Women and Gender in Transportation- AME20, Washington, D.C, USA
  • 2021-present, Member, Working group "Diversity Equity Inclusive", Women and Gender in Transportation, Transportation Research Board Standing Committee, Washington, D.C, USA
  • 2020-present, Member, Working group "Transportation Professionals" Association for European Transport, Henley in Arden
  • 2020-present Member, „“Mobiliver Community“ https://www.mobilivers.de/ 
  • 2014-2016, Member "Resource Economics Experiment Research", HU Berlin