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K.L. Münzel PhD (Karla)

Researcher

About Me

Karla is a postdoctoral researcher in the SmartHubs project (Smart Mobility Hubs as Game Changers in Transport).

Karla researches the transition towards a more sustainable mobility system, putting together perspectives on users, markets, and policies. Specifically, she researches new, access-based, mobility services like car- and bikesharing and MaaS (Mobility-as-a-Service).

Karla has international research experience in the field of mobility innovations (shared mobility, on-demand mobility services, electric vehicles) from TNO (researcher and consultant on the topic of new mobility), Utrecht University (PhD on upscaling of carsharing), Fraunhofer ISI (research on the acceptance of electric vehicles), UC Berkeley (research on ridehailing, ridesharing) and KIT (research on acceptance and potential of electric mobility and smart home/smart charging topics).

01/2020 PhD Innovation Studies 'Access over Ownership - On Supportive Conditions for Scaling Up Carsharing', Utrecht University

01/2015 M.Sc. Industrial Engineering and Management, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

11/2011 B.Sc. Industrial Engineering and Management, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Expertise

Business & Economics
Business Model
Car
Leasing
Market Strategy
Peer To Peer
Service Economy
The Netherlands
Earth & Environmental Sciences
Automobile

Research

Karla is a postdoctoral researcher in the SmartHubs project (Smart Mobility Hubs as Game Changers in Transport).

Karla researches the transition towards a more sustainable mobility system, putting together perspectives on users, markets, and policies. Specifically, she researches new, access-based, mobility services like car- and bikesharing and MaaS (Mobility-as-a-Service).

Karla has international research experience in the field of mobility innovations (shared mobility, on-demand mobility services, electric vehicles) from TNO (researcher and consultant on the topic of new mobility), Utrecht University (PhD on upscaling of carsharing), Fraunhofer ISI (research on the acceptance of electric vehicles), UC Berkeley (research on ridehailing, ridesharing) and KIT (research on acceptance and potential of electric mobility and smart home/smart charging topics).

Publications

Recent
Münzel, K. L., Marlous, A., Boon, W., & Frenken, K. (2022). Assessing policies to scale up carsharing. In B. van Wee, J. A. Annema, & J. Köhler (Eds.), Innovations in Transport: Success, Failure and Societal Impacts (pp. 242-268). Edward Elgar Publishing. https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/gbp/innovations-in-transport-9781800373389.html
Vaskelainen, T. , Münzel, K. L., Boon, W., & Frenken, K. (2022). Servitisation on consumer markets: entry and strategy in Dutch private lease markets. Innovation: Organization & Management, 24(1), 231-250. https://doi.org/10.1080/14479338.2021.1915791
Münzel, K., Boon, W., Frenken, K., Blomme, J., & van der Linden, D. (2020). Explaining carsharing supply across Western European cities. International journal of sustainable transportation, 14(4), 243-254. https://doi.org/10.1080/15568318.2018.1542756
Münzel, K., Boon, W., Frenken, K., & Vaskelainen, T. (2018). Carsharing business models in Germany: characteristics, success and future prospects. Information systems and e-business management, 16(2), 271-291. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10257-017-0355-x

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Education

Supervision of Master students on the topic of mobility hubs

 

Projects

SmartHubs - Smart Mobility Hubs as Game Changers in Transport

https://www.utwente.nl/en/et/ce/news/smarthubs/

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst Complex (building no. 20), room Z212
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst Complex  Z212
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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