Dr. Shalini Sinha is the Center Head and Principal Researcher of the Center of Excellence in Urban Transport (CoE-UT). She is the Program Chair- Master of Urban Transport Systems and an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Planning, CEPT University. She is a Transport and Urban Planner with around twenty years of experience in India and the UK.
Dr. Shalini brings her extensive experience to bear on improving research, advisory and capacity building related to the aspects of transport and urban planning for the built environment. She has worked on a number of urban transport and urban planning projects. More recently, Dr. Shalini has been involved in the BRT projects for Hubli Dharwad, Surat, Vadodara and Ahmedabad.
She has also been involved in demand modelling for Metro projects in Surat and Ahmedabad as well as in research projects related to strategic transport planning, integrated land use transport strategies, demand modelling and public transport network planning. Her research interests lie in transport policy and practice, transport modelling, economic appraisals and public transport planning.
Dr. Shalini has also been associated with several capacity building programs in urban transport. She is a Member of the IHT (The Institution of Highways and Transportation), U.K and an Associate Member of the Institute of Town Planners, India.
Dr. Shalini has also undergone a Professional Certificate Course in Public Transport Management in Singapore and has successfully completed a Trainer Programme in Case Teaching by The World Bank in Washington. She has a PhD from CEPT University and a Masters degree in Transport Planning and Engineering from the University of Leeds, U.K.