My name is Candace Brakewood, and I am an Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
Latest News and Publications
My most recent publication is a literature review of the passenger benefits of real-time transit information co-authored with Kari Watkins and is the focus of an interview with Sidewalks Labs summarized here. Also, I recently received the Transportation Research Board’s 2017 Fred Burggraf Award, which recognizes the year’s best paper by young researchers. The paper, which is available here, was co-authored with three of my former students at the City College of New York: Rachel Beer, Subrina Rahman, and Jennifer Viscardi.
My research interests include transportation planning, public transportation, and shared mobility systems. My recent research projects focus on four key areas, which are:
I have a PhD in Civil Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, dual Master of Science degrees in Transportation and Technology Policy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.
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