• 11, Porte des Sciences, Maison des Sciences Humaines

    L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette/Belval



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Research summary

Olivier Klein is an Urban Geographer working, since 2008, as Research Scientist in the Department Urban Development and Mobility at Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER). He successively held the positions of head of the Mobility research unit from 2013 to 2016, and acting Head of the Department Urban Development and Mobility (2016-2017). His current research interests concern the study of daily mobility addressed through spatiotemporal approaches with a special interest for daily mobility of workers, particularly in cross-border contexts. He is also interested in issues related to GIS sciences, accessibility, active mobility in link with physical activity and health, modelling and visualization of movements, as well as residential developments consequent to daily mobility studied through modelling and simulation of land use change.

He is also an associate lecturer at University of Luxembourg and member of the steering committee of the Master in Geography and Spatial Planning.

Olivier Klein holds a PhD in Urban Geography from University of Strasbourg with a dissertation on Modelling and visualization of daily mobility (2007). He has a training in Urban Geography (B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Geography from University of Strasbourg) and Computer Sciences (B.Sc. in Computer Sciences from University of Strasbourg).


Education/Academic qualification

PhD, PhD in Geography, University of Strasbourg

Award Date: 11 Jun 2007

Master, Master in Urban Geography (Maitrise/DEA), University of Strasbourg


Award Date: 15 Sept 2000

Bachelor, Bachelor in Geography (DEUG, Licence), University of Strasbourg


Award Date: 30 Jun 1998

Computer and information sciences, Degree in Computer Sciences, University of Strasbourg


Award Date: 30 Jun 1995

External positions

Project Manager, AGATE - Analyse, Géoprospective, Aménagement, TErritoire


Lecturer and Research Assitant (ATER), University of Strasbourg


Project Manager, Maison du Temps et de la Mobilité - Agence d'Urbanisme du Territoire de Belfort


Lecturer, University of Strasbourg


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