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Priv.-Doz. Mag. Dr. Reinhard Hössinger

Institute for Transport Studies
Peter-Jordan-Straße 82, 1190 Wien
Tel: +43 1 47654-85631


ORCID: 0000-0002-0090-0573

Curr. Vitae

2021 - Habilitation at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

    Scientific subject: Travel Behaviour Research

2013 - Lecturer at the Institute for Transport Studies

    Teaching topics: strategic planning, participatory planning, survey and analysis methods

2004 - 2008 PhD thesis at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

    Subjects: Transportation, Empirical Social Research

    PhD topic: Analysis of Attitudes towards Transport Policies and their Change in different Stakeholder Groups

2000 - Senior Scientist at the Institute for Transport Studies

    Research methods: empirical surveys, statistical analyses and models (discrete choice models, structural equation models, nonlinear equation systems)

    Research topics: travel behaviour and attitudes to mobility, environmental economics, evaluation of transport projects, participation in planning, mobility marketing

1999 - 2000 Technical consultant at iC consulenten in Vienna

    Areas of activity: project work, project management and research in the field of building pollutants, asbestos removal, waste management, waste management concepts

1992 - 1999 Study of Biology at the University of Vienna

    Branch of study: ecology; Elective subject: environmental economics

    Topic of diploma thesis: Implementation deficits in Vienna's transport policy from a social science perspective

1988 - 1992 Technical Production Manager at the MöllerGroup GmbH in Bielefeld, Germany

    Areas of activity: technical production management, product development, management of environmental protection and waste treatment laboratory

1983 - 1988 Field Service Technician at Viktor Trampisch Company

    Areas of activity: consulting and support of companies as well as sale of feedstock for the food industry and leather industry

1978 - 1982 Attendance of Federal College for Chemical Industry in Vienna

Statistik Austria, science classification

infrastructure technology; environmental economics; empirical social research; statistical involution;


travel behaviour; participatory transport planning; discrete choice modelling; structural equation modelling; Nonlinear equation systems;


2015 Staatspreis Mobilität (Austrian State Award for Mobility)
2013 1. Posterpreis für wiss. Qualität und Innovation beim 14. Österreichischen Klimatag (1st poster award for scientific quality and innovation at the 14th Austrian Climate Day), Vienna, Austria
2011 LIST Förderungspreis für Beiträge zur Verbesserung der innerstädtischen Verkehrs- und Parkraumsituation (List award for contributions to improvements of inner city traffic and parking situation)

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2017 - Time Use Observatory
2016 - Climate Change Centre Austria

Reviewer for scientific journals

2019 - Transportation Research Part a-Policy and Practice
2019 - Case Studies on Transport Policy
2018 - Transportation
2014 - Int J Intelligent Transportation Systems Research
2014 - Accident analysis and Prevention

Expert for external appointment/habilitation procedures

2019 Externe Berufung: Mitglied: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna Endowed Professorship in Digitalisation and Automation in Transport and Mobility System

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2021 Meeting of the Working Group on Structural Equation Modeling
2019 International Choice Modelling Conference 2019
2018 Workshop on Advanced Demand Modeling for Electromobility
Member of the Organisation Committee
2018 Workshop on Advanced Time Use Modelling (ATUM)
Member of the Organisation Committee
2017 hEART 2017: 6th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation
2017 Abschluss-Workshop des Projekts ULTIMO
2013 ICEE International Conference on Energy and Environment
Chair (Session)
2004 Fachtagung "Unde venis - Verkehr - quo vadis"
Chair (Session)
2004 GUIDEMAPS training course
Member of the Organisation Committee
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