Dr Delia Dimitriu is considered one of the world’s leading authorities on transport & environment related research, with focus on sustainability and future mobility.

She is one of the few European experts contributing to the low carbon transport agenda as part of the H2020 Programme, working on decarbonising transport policy, research and practice.

Her input the EU-US cooperation programme on Decarbonising Transport for a Sustainable Future was instrumental in developing scenarios for regions and megacities, signalling the need to work on zero carbon cities.

Delia was part of a team that won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for its work on climate change and is a Lead Author of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report: WG3-Mitigation, Chapter 8-Transport. She is an EC-DG Move adviser on STRIA (Strategic Transport Research and Innovation Agenda), and has recently joined Transport Systems Catapult as Strategic Development Director (R&D Programme).

Dr Delia Dimitriu was awarded with  the ‘100 for the Centenary’ distinction (23 June 2018), due to her involvement in preserving and promoting Romanian identities abroad, illustrated by some outstanding contribution to the research & innovation  in climate change and mobility.

She is also a Research Fellow with the Manchester Metropolitan University in UK.