Chris Bachmann

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Assistant Professor Faculty of Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Waterloo, Ontario c2bachma@uwaterloo.ca Office: (519) 888-4567 ext. 31303

Bio/Research

Prof. Chris Bachmann is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Canada, and a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) in the Province of Ontario. He holds a BASc, MASc, and PhD in Civil Engineering, from the University of To...

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Bio/Research

Prof. Chris Bachmann is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Canada, and a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) in the Province of Ontario. He holds a BASc, MASc, and PhD in Civil Engineering, from the University of Toronto, in Toronto, Canada. He also holds a Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) from the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business at the University of Waterloo.

Dr. Bachmann is primarily interested in studying the spatial economic and transport interaction (SETI) process, trade and transportation, and transport economics and finance. He is also interested in emerging technologies such as new mobility paradigms and next generation travel demand modelling. His research group has worked with various agencies including Transport Canada, the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO), the Region of Waterloo, Canada West Foundation (CWF), Innovation Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada, and the National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). In 2017, he received the Transportation Research Board’s (TRB’s) Fred Burggraf Award for excellence in transportation research by researchers 35 years of age or younger.

Dr. Bachmann regularly teaches "Economics and Life Cycle Cost Analysis" (CIVE 392) and "Transportation Engineering Applications" (CIVE 341) to undergraduate engineering students at the University of Waterloo. He also teaches "Modelling Transportation and Spatial Economics" (CIVE 645) to graduate engineering students. In 2019, he received the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award for an ongoing record of excellence in undergraduate teaching.


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