Dr. Bat Hen Nahmias Biran

Department of Environmental Studies
Public Policy
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Dr. Bat-hen Nahmias-Biran’s research fields lay at the intersection of transportation systems and policy. She is investigating the potential and impacts of innovations and New Mobility forms on transportation systems with an explicit focus on:

  • Large-scale complex urban and transportation systems

  • State-of-the-art evaluation tools

  • Smart/future/automated mobility solutions

  • Sustainable transport policies

  • Transport and environmental equity

  • Sensing and predictive modelling


  • B.Sc. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 2008   

  • M.Sc. in Transportation Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 2011

  • Ph.D in Transportation Systems, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 2016

Academic Appointments

  • Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of Transportation and Geo-Information Engineering, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion, 2008

  • Postdoctoral Associate, Future Urban Mobility, SMART Centre, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 2016

  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Ariel University, 2018

  • Research Affiliate, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Lab, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 2019

  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Environmental Studies, Porter School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, 2023

Awards and Prizes





  • ISEF Fellowship for Postdoctoral Fellowship, New York, 2017

  • ISEF Fellowship for Doctoral studies, 2011-2015                        

  • The Israel Science Foundation:   Travel Award for ITEA Annual Conference and Summer School (Kuhmo Nectar), 2015

  • ISEF Fellowship for M.Sc studies, 2008-2010

  • Technion - Hershkowitz Award for Excellence in Transportation Engineering Final Project, 2008

  • Technion- Dean's List for Excellence in Academic Achievement, 2007

  • ISEF Foundation Award for Excellence in the Community Service Program, 2006

  • ISEF Fellowship for B.Sc. studies, 2005-2007

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