Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

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Thiago Guimarães

PhD Research Student

Room: 2.10 / LG.12
Research Group: Social and Political Sciences

Key Research Interests

  • Mobility-related social exclusion
  • Socioeconomic evaluation of transport projects
  • Sustainable transport policy
  • Transport in developing countries

Employment History

  • Researcher and lecturer, Institute for Transport Planning and Logistics, Hamburg University of Technology (2011-2016)
  • Research fellow, Brazilian Institute for Applied Economic Research (2013-2014)
  • Media consultant, Institute Mobilize (2011-2012)
  • Columnist on Urban Development and Transport Policy, Abril Publisher (2007-2011)


  • PhD cand Transport Studies, University of Leeds (fellowship of the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development, CNPq)
  • MSc Urban Planning and Urban Development, HafenCity University Hamburg, 2011 (fellowship of the Heinrich Boell Foundation, Germany, 2007-2011)
  • BSc Economics, University of São Paulo, European University of Flensburg, Free University of Berlin, 2007 (fellowship from the German Academic Exchange Service, 2005-2006)
  • BSc Social Communication, University of São Paulo, 2000


  • Research project "Energy prices and land use", 2011-2014
  • Research project "Estimation of an origin-destination matrix for long-distance trips in Brazil", 2013-2014
  • Urban development workshops in Brazil, 2009-2014


  • Transport modelling (for postgraduate students, Hamburg University of Technology), 2012-2015
  • Transport planning and transport engineering (for undergraduate students, Hamburg University of Technology), 2014-2016

Selected publications

  • GERTZ, C.; MAASS, J.; GUIMARÃES, T. Impacts of energy costs on mobility and land use in the metropolitan region of Hamburg, Germany (Auswirkungen von steigenden Energiepreisen auf die Mobilität und Landnutzung in der Metropolitanregion Hamburg. Ergebnisse des Projekts EUROLAN - Energiepreisentwicklung und Landnutzung). Muenster: MV Editors, 2015. 223 p.
  • GUIMARÃES, T.; MAASS, J; GERTZ, C. Integrating a Land Use Transport Model with a Serious Game for Supporting Planning Decisions under Rising Energy Prices. Transportation Research Procedia, v. 4, p. 241-254, 2014.
  • GUIMARÃES, T.. O conceito de externalidade e as raízes do pedágio urbano na teoria econômica. Revista dos Transportes Públicos, v. 117, p. 107-119, 2008.
  • GUIMARÃES, T.. O que São Paulo pode aprender com o pedágio urbano de Londres. Revista dos Transportes Públicos, v. 115, p. 59-72, 2007.

Professional Engagements

  • Member of the Association for Territorial Planning (IfR, Dortmund), 2009 to date


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