Stephane Hess, Affiliated Professor at CTS
Stephane Hess is affiliated Professor in Demand Analysis at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. He is Professor of Choice Modelling in the Institute for Transport Studies and Director of the Choice Modelling Centre at the University of Leeds. He is also Honorary Professor in Choice Modelling in the Institute for Transport and Logistics Studies at the University of Sydney. He also holds a director position at RSG, a leading North American consultancy company. His area of work is the analysis of human decision using advanced discrete choice models, and he is active in the fields of transport, health and environmental economics. Hess has made contributions to the state of the art in the specification, estimation and interpretation of such models, notably in a valuation of travel time context, where has led the modelling on the most recent UK and German national studies, as well as the reestimation of the Swiss study. He has published widely (over 70 peer reviewed journal papers in the last 10 years), and has been involved as a principal or co-investigator in academic projects with a combined income generation of over £8.5M. He is also the founding editor in chief of the Journal of Choice Modelling, and the founder and steering committee chair of the International Choice Modelling Conference.