Dr. Marjan Hagenzieker

Associated Partner, SWOV

Marjan Hagenzieker completed her graduate study in experimental psychology at Leiden University, the Netherlands, and received her Doctorate (PhD) in 1999 on the effects of rewards on road user behaviour, also from Leiden University. She has been working at SWOV Institute for Road Safety Research since 1987. She has conducted research on a large variety of road safety topics, e.g., attention and distraction in traffic; the safety of vulnerable road users (e.g., elderly road users, moped riders and bicyclists); road user interactions with road infrastructure, in-vehicle technology and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems; alcohol and drugs in traffic.

She is member of SWOV’s international affairs team, and has recently been involved in road safety projects and activities in Turkey, Azerbaijan, and Morocco; is co-organizer of the Delft Road Safety Course for road safety professionals in Low and Middle Income Countries; and has participated in various EU funded projects in the area of road safety. Currently she is scientific advisor at SWOV, and coordinator of their PhD research.

Since October 2008 she is also an Associate Professor at Delft University of Technology (DUT), first at the Technical Policy and Management faculty; since 2012 at the Civil Engineering and Geosciences Faculty. She is a tutor, coach and supervisor of PhD students both at SWOV and DUT. Her research and education activities focus on the road safety effects of the transport system, with particular interest in road user behaviour aspects.