Clara Soler Bañuelos
MSc. in Civil Engineering
Researcher. Demand modeling | PhD Candidate. Generalitat de Catalunya fellow
Clara Soler Bañuelos is a Civil Engineer. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and obtained her master’s double degree with the Illinois Institute of Technology specializing in Transportation Engineering. Prior to starting her PhD, she worked as an Associate Project Manager in a construction project for Ferrovial in Atlanta, Georgia.
She is currently developing her PhD with the Departament de la Vicepresidència i de Polítiques Digitals i Territori. Research includes topics related to transportation demand, where she is working with VISUM models and origin-destination matrices for private cars (by using data from smart phones) and for public transport (from the validation tickets). She has also experience with the simulation demand model of Chicago TRANSIMS.