This is the old website of UNU Institute of Advanced Studies, which is now part of the new UNU Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS).
Please visit the new UNU-IAS website at

A strategic think tank for the UN and its agencies
   Home / About Us / Puspita Dirgahayani
                Share This

Puspita Dirgahayani
TEXT SIZE  Increase   Decrease

Puspita Dirgahayani joined the Institute in October 2010 as a UNU-IAS Postdoctoral Fellow, under the Sustainable Urban Futures Programme. At UNU-IAS, she conducts research on policy instruments and issues for achieving low carbon city in developing countries, particularly related to the transportation sector.

Puspita holds a Bachelor’s degree in City and Regional Planning from Institute of Technology Bandung (ITB) in Bandung, Indonesia. After graduation, she gained working experiences in the center of urban and regional studies of ITB and the national planning agency (BAPPENAS) as a planner assistant and an expert staff respectively.

She received her Master and Doctoral Degrees from the Department of Urban Engineering, University of Tokyo, Japan. Her doctoral dissertation was entitled “Managing Barriers towards Intermodality Improvement based on Provider and User Perspectives to Promote Commute Mode Shift to Bus Rapid Transit System (Case Study: Jakarta, Indonesia)”. Her research focused on public transport planning and management, travel demand analysis and travel behaviour analysis using web-based stated-preference method.

Prior to joining UNU-IAS, she was working as a researcher in Transportation Laboratory, Department of International Development Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology where she enhanced her knowledge in transportation and climate change, especially land transportation and aviation. Afterwards, she earned a postdoctoral researcher position in Transportation and Urban Engineering Study Unit, Department of Civil Engineering, Yokohama National University. She studied about Japanese bus transit management in achieving sustainable urban transportation system.  

Home  |   About Us  |  Research  |  Fellowships  |  Publications  |  Events  |  Information Resources
Copyright © 1996-2013 UNU-IAS All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer  |  Terms of Use
     UNU-IAS Intranet Homepage
Site by XiMnet