Joanna Żukowska - Biographical note - Bridge of Knowledge



Joanna Żukowska (born 15.12.1974 in Kwidzyn) – road engineering and transport safety expert. She is a researcher in the field of transport, including traffic safety. Her main fields of research are: traffic risk modelling, safety trend forecasts, programming and implementation of traffic safety management systems. She is an author and co-author of many publications on transport safety, provided expertise for the Polish Infrastructure Ministry and the World Bank as well as concepts for optimal safety management systems for the national and local authorities. She has been closely cooperating with European research centres, including the French Transport Safety Institute IFSTTAR, Linkoping University in Sweden and the Valencia University in Spain. She is a leader of national and European projects and research topics. Co-organizer and scientific secretary of eleven editions of international road safety seminars GAMBIT.

1993–1999 she studied Civil Engineering of the Gdansk University of Technology, completed her doctoral studies in civil engineer (2003), habilitation in transport (2016), and at present she is Assistant Professor and Deputy Dean for Transport and International Cooperation at the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

In her private life, she is a mother of two daughters, Milena (13) and Wiktoria (10) and she is a lover of nature and the Warmia region traditions. Her interests: creative handcraft, reading and skiing.

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