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Ana Karina Christ

PhD Student

Ana is a PhD student at Instituto Superior Técnico. Her research focuses on perception of objective cycling safety. She completed her MSc in Civil Engineering and her Architecture and Urbanism degree at Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). In parallel with his academic research, she worked for CLARE – Architecture e Engineering as an Architect. The areas of interest for research are: sustainable urban mobility, urban cycling, safety perception and life cycle assessment.

Projects I'm involved in


Conferences (with procedia)

  1. Ana Karina Christ, Miguel Costa, Manuel Marques, Carlos Roque, Filipe Moura. Perceiving objective cycling safety: a systematic literature review. Transport Research Arena (TRA) Conference, Lisbon, November 2022. Transportation Research Procedia 72(2023):1380-1387.

  2. Ana Karina Christ, Miguel Costa, Manuel Marques, Carlos Roque, and Filipe Moura. Percebendo a segurança objetiva dos ciclistas urbanos: uma revisão sistemática da literatura. 10º Congresso Rodoferroviário Português, Lisboa, July 2022.

  3. Evaluation of performance-aware internal vertical sealing systems: a case study comparing two types of walls using life cycle assessment for the same acoustic performance, Ana Karina Christ, Gabriela Bertoli, Ana Passuello​, in Anais do VII Congresso Brasileiro sobre Gestão do Ciclo de Vida, Gramado, 2020

PhD Thesis

  1. Ana Karina Christ. Understanding the relationship between perceived and objective bicyclist safety. Supervisor: Filipe Moura (IST), Co-Supervisor: Carlos Almeida Roque (LNEC).
    (on going)