Incorporating Resilience into Transportation Infrastructure Planning

Elizabeth Connelly

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Elizabeth Connelly is a postdoctoral researcher at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, analyzing policies and sustainability of transportation systems. She received her PhD in Systems and Information Engineering from the University of Virginia in 2016. Her graduate work focused on risk and resilience analysis related to aviation biofuel supply chains. She has experience with life cycle assessment, cost-benefit analysis, and multi-criteria decision analysis. 


With the increasing rate of global change, resilience has gained attention as a concept to address the sustained functioning of systems subject to uncertain stressors. In particular, policy makers are beginning to place an... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Elizabeth Connelly (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
  2. Marc Melaina (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)

Topic Areas

• Complexity, resilience and sustainability , • Life cycle sustainability assessment , • Sustainable energy systems


ThS-12 » Resilient infrastructure 2 (09:45 - Thursday, 29th June, Room I)

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