My name is Candace Brakewood, and I am an Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.
My research with collaborator Kayleigh Campbell on the impact of bikesharing on bus ridership was recently cited in the NY Times. Also, here is a summary of my latest study about autonomous buses that was collaborative research with UTK grad students Mojdeh Azad and Nima Hoseinzadeh and UTK Professors Chris Cherry and Lee Han.
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.