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Ph.D. Dominic Villeneuve

Postal address

Postal:
Arcisstr. 21
80333 München

Focus Areas

Dominic Villeneuve joined the Chair of Urban Structure and Transport Planning in July 2018. He is responsible for the coordination of the mobil.LAB Doctoral Research Group, a group of PhD researchers working within the theme of “Shaping Mobility Cultures”, funded by the Hans-Böckler Foundation. He is graduated Dr ès Sciences from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) where he received his PhD in Architecture and Sciences of the City. He also holds a Master of Arts degree in Public Administration focussing on Public Policy from the University of Ottawa in Canada. The focus of his research is on social exclusion related to mobility with a specific interest on car dependence. He endeavours to contribute to a stimulating and enriching academic environment within the group, through in-house activities such as colloquia and writing seminars, as well as creating connections with other researchers and practitioners.

Curriculum

2018-Coordinator of the mobil.LAB Doctoral Research Group
Postdoc & Research Associate at the Chair of Urban Structure and Transportation, TUM
2018-2018 Postdoc researcher in Urban Sociology, Urban Sociology Lab, École polytechnique férédale de Lausanne, Switzerland
2013-2017PhD Assistant in Architecture and Sciences of the city, Urban Sociology Lab, École polytechnique férédale de Lausanne, Switzerland
2012-2013MA Public Administration - Public Policy focus, University of Ottawa, Canada
2008-2012

Research and Teaching Assistant, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa, Canada

2009-2009Political Affairs Trainee, Ball Janik LLP, Washington, DC, USA
2008-2011Joint Honours Baccalaureate in Social Science Public Administration and Political Science, University of Ottawa, Canada
1996-2008Program manager and other roles, Microsoft Canada Co, Toronto, Canada

Teaching

Governance     

This is an elective course, primarily aimed at students in the M.Sc. Transportation Systems, but students from other fields are very welcome. The course is literature and case-based and involves discussion and presentation of various governance concepts and topics, together with relations to the field of transportation.

Projects

2018-2018Multi-Comfort at work, Saint-Gobain
2017-2018Modal Choice in Vaud and Geneva, Geneva and Vaud canton authorities
2017-2018 Electric vehicle urban charging infrastructure in 2035, Toyota
2017-2017 Seniors, public space actors and full citizens, Comportements.ch
2013-2017 PhD dissertation - Living Without a Car: a Canada-France Comparative Outlook, Social Sciences and Humatities Research Council of Canada
2016-2016 What mobility for teenagers?, Toyota
2016-2017 Smart Living Lab user environment study, Smart Living Lab Scientific Steering Committee
2015-2015 Living with age: exploratory study, Behaviors.ch
2015-2015 Lifestyles, logics of modal choice and mobility practices in Strasbourg and Bas-Rhin, Development and Urban Planning Agency of Strasbourg (ADEUS)
2013-2014 Microcensus Mobility and Transports, Cantons of Vaud and Geneva
2010-2013 Gender and Professionalization of Municipal Politics: A Portrait of Quebec's Elected Officials, Social Sciences and Humatities Research Council of Canada

Publications

Forthcoming

  • Villeneuve, D. (forthcoming). Conjuguer l’analyse lexicométrique et l’analyse de discours traditionnelle pour comprendre la mobilité quotidienne des ménages non motorisés. In : J. Meissonnier, S. Vincent, M. Rabaud, & V. Kaufmann (Eds.), L’hybridation des méthodes d’analyse des comportements de mobilité.

2019

  • Villeneuve, D., Maeder, T., Alavi, H., Kaufmann, V. & Lalanne, D. (2019). An Occupant-Driven Perspective. In M. Andersen, E. Rey, & T. Jusselme (Eds.) Research-driven Building Design: Towards 2050.
  • Villeneuve, D., Drevon, G. (2019). Les pressions temporelles et la dépendance automobile. In : E. Ravalet, & V. Kaufmann (Eds.), Mobilité et Modes de Vies.

2018

  • Christie, Derek Pierre, Dominic Villeneuve, Fernando Anisio De Oliveira Simas, Emmanuel Ravalet, and Vincent Kaufmann. ‘When walking peters out: investigating distance-decay and time-decay for daily walking’. Calgary, Canada, 2018.
  • Pedrazzini, Yves, Kaj Noschis, Dominic Villeneuve, and Roger Dariolo. ‘Seniors, acteurs de l’espace public et citoyens à part entière: recherche-action. Cahier du LASUR no. 28’, 1 August 2018.
  • Villeneuve, Dominic, Guillaume Drevon, and Vincent Kaufmann. ‘Multi-Comfort Workshop Report’, 17 April 2018.
  • Villeneuve, Dominic, Guillaume Drevon, Vincent Moreau, François Vuille, and Vincent Kaufmann. ‘Electric Vehicle Urban Charging by 2035 Preliminary Report’, 15 May 2018.
  • Villeneuve, Dominic, and Fernando de Oliveira Simas. ‘URBy-Me: Étude Test Dans Le Métro Lausannois 2017/2018’. Lausanne, Suisse: École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, 1 September 2018.

2017

  • Villeneuve, D. (2017). Living Without a Car: A Canada-France Comparative Outlook (PhD Dissertation, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, 616 p.).
  • Landriève, S., Villeneuve, D., Kaufmann, V., & Gay, C. (2017). Mobilisation, une définition. Forum Vies Mobiles. Retrieved from fr.forumviesmobiles.org/reperes/mobilisation-3609
  • Landriève, S., Villeneuve, D., Kaufmann, V., & Gay, C. (2017). Mobilization - a definition. Forum Vies Mobiles. Retrieved from en.forumviesmobiles.org/marks/mobilization-3612

2016

  • Villeneuve, D. (2016). Comment inclure les instruments des politiques publiques de mobilité dans la mesure de la dépendance automobile ? In 53e colloque de l’ASRDLF. Gatineau, Canada.
  • Villeneuve, D. & Kaufmann, V. (2016). Quelles politiques pour atténuer l’exclusion sociale des ménages non motorisés ? L’apport des méthodes mixtes. In CR20 : Comparaisons internationales Repenser les comparaisons internationales : enjeux épistémologiques et méthodologiques (p. 19). Montréal, Canada.
  • Villeneuve, D. & Pattaroni, L. (2016). JUST MOBILITY IN THE CITY: THE CASE OF NON-MOTORIZED HOUSEHOLDS IN CAR-DEPENDENT CITIES. In at 53rd International Making Cities Livable Conference on CARING FOR OUR COMMON HOME: SUSTAINABLE, HEALTHY, JUST CITIES & SETTLEMENTS, Rome, Italie.

2015

  • Dubois, Y., Kaufmann, V., Munafò, S., Tabbone, L. & Villeneuve, D. (2015). Modes de vie, logiques de choix modal et pratiques de mobilité à Strasbourg et dans le Bas-Rhin.
  • Noschis, K., Pedrazzini, Y., Dubois, P. & Villeneuve, D. (2015). Habiter avec son âge: rapport final de l’étude exploratoire. Lausanne: LASUR / EPFL.

2014

  • Villeneuve, D. (2014). The new prevalence of public-private partnerships in the production of Light Rail Transit Systems in Canada, in: 14th Swiss Transport Research Conference. Monte Verità, Switzerland. Retrieved from www.strc.ch/conferences/2014/Villeneuve.pdf

2013

  • Villeneuve, D. (2013). La nouvelle prédominance du mode partenariat public-privé dans la production de tramways au Canada (MA thesis, Université d’Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont.). Retrieved from http://www.ruor.uottawa.ca/fr/handle/10393/26137
  • Villeneuve, D. (2013). Résultats préliminaires: La nouvelle prédominance du mode partenariat public-privé dans la production de tramways au Canada. In 10e Colloque de la Relève VRM La ville de demain. Anticiper, débattre et agir. Montréal, Québec, Canada. Retrieved from http://www.vrm.ca/wp-content/uploads/Releve10_Villeneuve_Dominic.pdf

2011

  • Mévellec, A., Tremblay, M. & Villeneuve, D. (2011). Portrait des élues et élus municipaux québécois : faut-il revoir l’image d’épinal de l’homme, âgé, apolitique et amateur? In 4e congrès international des associations francophones de science politique, Bruxelles, Belgique.

Presentations

2019

  • Duran-Rodas, D., Villeneuve, D., Wulfhorst, G: (In)equality in the usage of bike sharing systems considering built and social environment factors among residential areas. NECTAR 2019. Helsinki,Finland.

2018

  • Villeneuve, D. (2018). Vivre sans voiture : une comparaison Canada-France. Presented at Conférence-midi, Université Laval, Quebec City, Canada, January 2018. www.esad.ulaval.ca/agenda/conference-dominic-villeneuve-vivre-sans-voiture-comparaison-canada-france.html.
  • Villeneuve, Dominic. ‘Living Without a Car a Canada-France Comparative Outlook’. presented at the Pegasus Conference, Munich, Germany, October 2018.
  • Villeneuve, Dominic, and Fernando de Oliveira Simas. ‘Urby-Me a Proof of Concept for Using Smart Phone GPS to Gather Quantitative and Qualitative Daily Mobility Data’. presented at the Swiss Mobility Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland, 19 November 2018.

2017

  • Villeneuve, D. (2017). The Imagined Perfect World of Urban Non-Motorized Households in France and Canada. Presented at Mobile Utopia, Lancaster, U.K.

2016

  • Villeneuve, D. (2016). Mobility practices of non-motorized households, the cases of Quebec City and Strasbourg. Presented at Swiss Mobility Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland. Retrieved from http://www.unil.ch/igd/files/live/sites/igd/files/Colloques/SMC-2016-presentations/Villeneuve-SMC-2016.pdf
  • Villeneuve, D. (2016). Comment inclure les instruments des politiques publiques de mobilité dans la mesure de la dépendance automobile ? Presented at 53e colloque de l’ASRDLF, Gatineau, Canada.
  • Villeneuve, D. (2016). Quelles politiques pour atténuer l’exclusion sociale des ménages non motorisés ? L’apport des méthodes mixtes. Presented at XXe Congrès de l’AISLF - Sociétés en mouvement, sociologie en changement, Montréal, Canada.
  • Villeneuve, D. (2016). Policy Recommendations: Just Mobility in the City: The Case of Non-Motorized Households in Car Dependent Cities. Presented at 53rd International Making Cities Livable Conference on CARING FOR OUR COMMON HOME: SUSTAINABLE, HEALTHY, JUST CITIES & SETTLEMENTS, Rome, Italy.
  • Villeneuve, D. (2016). Comparing the effects of car-dependence on non-motorized households - a mixed method approach. Presented at 1ères rencontres de l’EDAR : méthodologie et processus de recherche, Lausanne, Suisse.
  • Villeneuve, D. (2016). Réflexions sur l’expérience de terrain d’un doctorant canadien basé en Suisse menant sa recherche en France et au Québec. Presented at Terrains à l’étranger - journée d’étude thématique de l’ADSHS, Tours, France.

2014

  • Villeneuve, D. (2014). The new prevalence of public-private partnerships in the production of Light Rail Transit Systems in Canada. Presented at 14th Swiss Transport Research Conference, Monte Verità, Switzerland.

2013

  • Villeneuve, D. (2013). Résultats préliminaires: La nouvelle prédominance du mode partenariat public-privé dans la production de tramways au Canada. Presented at 10e Colloque de la Relève VRM La ville de demain. Anticiper, débattre et agir, Montréal, Québec, Canada.
  • Villeneuve, D. (2013). Résultats préliminaires: La nouvelle prédominance du mode partenariat public-privé dans la production de tramways au Canada. Presented at Conférence des étudiant(e)s diplômé(e)s en Administration publique. Ottawa, Ont.

2012

  • Villeneuve, D. (2012). Les Partenariats Public-Privé comme mode de gouvernance des projets de trains légers sur rail – Problème ou solution? Presented at Conférence des étudiant(e)s diplômé(e)s en Administration publique, Ottawa, Ontario.

2011

  • Mévellec, A., Tremblay, M. & Villeneuve, D. (2011). Portrait des élues et élus municipaux québécois : faut-il revoir l’image d’épinal de l’homme, âgé, apolitique et amateur? In ST 14 : La légitimation de l’acte de votation en Europe. Regards croisés sur les rapports représentants/représentés. Bruxelles, Belgique.

Mass Media Communications

2017

Active memberships in scientific societies

  • Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Canadian Urban Transit Association
  • Canadian Transportation Research Forum