Silvia Rossetti is Assistant Professor in Urban Planning at the Department of Engineering and Architecture (DIA) of the University of Parma, where she teaches Urban Planning Techniques.
From 2013 to 2018 she has been Research Fellow at the Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture, Territory, Environment and Mathematics (DICATAM) of the University of Brescia, where she carried out research and teaching activities within the Urban and Mobility Planning group. Her research interests include Geographic Information Systems, analysis of urban systems, integration between urban planning and mobility, accessibility and road safety.
In 2013 she received her PhD in "Places and times of the city and territory" with the thesis "Towards People Friendly Mobility: Theoretical Framework and Research Methodologies for Accessibility and Safety". During her PhD she was visiting researcher at the University of Amsterdam.
Since 2010 she has been involved in several research projects, both national and international, including the European projects SOL "Save Our Lives", ROSEE "Road Safety in South East Europe", DOCPIE "Democratic Ownership & Civic Participation in Europe" and the COST Actions C27 “Sustainable Development Policies for Minor Deprived Urban Communities”, TU1002 “Accessibility Instruments for Planning Practice in Europe” and TU1204 “People Friendly Cities in a Data Rich World”. She has also carried out applied research activities within research agreements with public and private bodies.
She is author of more than 60 scientific publications, both at national and international level. In 2013 she was awarded the "INU Letteratura Urbanistica" prize from the National Urban Planning Institute for an article in the TEMA journal. In 2018 she obtained the National Scientific Qualification as Associate professor for the sector 08/F1 -Planning.
Her research interests focus on:
- Geographic Information Systems as a support tool to the analysis of urban and territorial systems;
- Integration between urban planning and sustainable mobility planning;
- Accessibility and road safety in urban environments;
- Evaluation of planning strategies for sustainable development and urban regeneration.
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