IMG_0434Francesc Soriguera Martí
Associate Professor of Transportation Engineering

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering – BarcelonaTech-UPC
Jordi Girona 1-3, Building B-1, Office 114
08034 Barcelona
Tel. (+34) 93 401 72 66
@ francesc.soriguera@upc.edu
web http://fsoriguera.com
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  • Associate Professor of Transportation since 2016. (Assistant Professor between 2007-2016)
  • Coordinator or the Master Program on Supply Chain, Transport and Mobility. UPC – BarcelonaTech (since 2016).
  • Head of traffic research division at CENIT (Center for Innovation in Transport, 2008-2012).
  • 20 papers in indexed journals (15 as 1st autor; 11 in 1st quartile Impact Factor journals)
  • Director of 3 PhD thesis and advisor of 38 graduate theses.
  • Lead researcher in three projects belonging to the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation Research Plan (2013-15; 2016-19; 2020-23).
  • 16 research contracts with private companies and public institutions.
  • Reviewer for the Spanish National Research Commission, for the ETH Zurich Research Commission, for the Swiss National Foundation (SNF) and for several high impact SCI journals: Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure EngineeringIEEE Transactions on ITS, Transportation Research – Part CJournal of Intelligent Transportation and Transportation Science, among others.



  • Visiting researcher position (2015) at TØI, Institute of Transportation Economics – Norwegian Center for Transport Research, Oslo, Norway.
  • Two visiting scholar appointments at the University of California at Berkeley (USA), hosted by Prof. Carlos Daganzo (2007) and Prof. Michael Cassidy (2012).
  • PhD in Civil Engineering. UPC-BarcelonaTech (2010)
  • Postgraduate diplomas in Port Operations, Public Works Management and Private Management of Infrastructures (2005-2006)
  • MEng in Civil Engineering. UPC-BarcelonaTech (2004)


  • Research interests: traffic analysis and management, improvement of urban mobility and optimization of transportation operations
  • 20 papers in indexed journals (15 as 1st autor; 11 in 1st quartile Impact Factor journals)
  • 1 Monograph (published in Springer Tracts on Transportation and Traffic)
  • 2 book collaborations / chapters (one edited by OECD publishing)
  • 3 PhD thesis & 38 Master thesis directed
  • 38 publications in conference proceedings
  • Over 60 participations in research conferences, seminars, courses and invited talks, both at national and international levels.
  • and 24 media collaborations


  • Transportation    [Degree in Civil Engineering, 6th Semester, Core subject]
  • Urban Mobility    [Master in Civil Engineering; 3rd Semester; Optional]
  • Operations in Transportation  [Master’s degree in Supply Chain, Transport and Mobility, 1st Semester, Core subject]
  • Traffic    [Master’s degree in Supply Chain, Transport and Mobility, 2nd Semester, Core subject for major in Transport and Mobility]