Frank Witlox#

Frank Witlox
Membership Number:6388
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:BELGIUM

Present and Previous Positions
  • Ghent University
    • 01/05/2020-present Head of Department of Geography-
    • 01/10/2014-present Senior Full Professor (gewoon hoogleraar) of Economic Geography-
    • 01/10/2010-present Director Doctoral School of Natural Sciences-
    • 01/10/2008-30/09/2014 Full Professor (hoogleraar) of Economic Geography-
    • 01/10/2006-30/09/2008 Associate Professor (hoofddocent) of Economic Geography-
    • 01/10/2000-30/09/2006 Assistant Professor (docent) of Economic Geography
  • 10/04/2017-present Visiting Professor/High-end Foreign Expert at the Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA), College of Civil Aviation, Nanjing, China-
  • 01/03/2015-present Part-time Visiting Research Professor and International Head of the Mobility Lab at the University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology. Department of Geography, Tartu, Estonia-
  • 01/10/2013-30/09/2015 Part-time visiting Professor of Transport Economics and Policy, University of Antwerp-Institute of Transport and Maritime Management Antwerp-
  • 01/09/2007-present Associate Director ‘Globalization and World Cities’ – Study Group & Network, Loughborough University, UK-
  • 01/10/2002-30/09/2015 Part-time visiting Professor of Warehouse and Hinterland Distribution Management, University of Antwerp-Institute of Transport and Maritime Management Antwerp-
  • 01/10/2000-30/09/2002 Part-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Antwerp-
  • 01/10/1998-30/09/2008 Part-time Assistant Professor of Transport Policy, Hasselt University-
  • 01/10/1990-30/09/2000 Teaching and doctoral assistant, University of Antwerp-
  • 01/04/1990-30/09/1990 Research assistant, University of Antwerp

Fields of Scholarship
  • Mobility studies
  • Smart city research
  • Transport geography
  • Travel behavior analysis and modeling
  • Economic geography
  • City logistics
  • Locational analysis of corporations

Honours and Awards
  • 2021 - present Highly Cited Researcher 2021 in Social Sciences-
  • 05/02/2020 - present Doctor honoris causa (Dr.h.c.) from Odessa Polytechnic State University, Odessa, Ukraine-
  • 01/07/2019 - present Life-time Honorary Member of Benelux Interuniversity Association of Transport Economists BIVEC-GIBET-
  • 01/12/2018 - present Doctor honoris causa (Dr.h.c.) in Geography at the University of Tartu, Estonia-
  • 01/08/2013 - present Honorary Professor in the School of Geography at The University of Nottingham, UK (since 01/08/2016 an Associated Special Professor)

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