Cyriac M. George

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Postal address Institute of Transport Economics Gaustadalléen 21 0349 Oslo - Norway

Academic interests

Cyriac George is interested in the changing relationship between society and technology as it relates to mobility, particularly in urban areas. Central to this is the transition away from transport and land-use systems built around privately owned fossil fuel driven automobiles. George’s research addresses the development and uptake of cleaner fuels and drivetrains (e.g. hydrogen fuel cell and battery electric vehicles), as well as the organizational, behavioral and cultural shifts that can facilitate the use of existing technology in a more sustainable way (e.g. car sharing and mobility as a service).

Background

George has worked as a researcher in the Markets and Governance Division at the Institute of Transport Economics since 2017. He completed a master’s degree in technology, innovation and knowledge at the TIK Centre in 2017. Additional degrees include a master in urban education from Mercy College in New York City (2009) and a master in international relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi (2006). George has also worked as an information and communications officer with the United Nations (FAO) and a special education teacher in a NYC public school.

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Publications

George, C., Julsrud, T.E., 2018. The development of organised car sharing in Norway: 1995-2018 (TØI Report 1663/2018) 42.

George, C., Farstad, E., Langeland, O., 2018. Car sharing – a feasible way to a low-carbon mobility system?, in: Critical Issues in Science, Technology and Society Studies. Presented at the Critical Issues in Science, Technology and Society Studies, Graz, Austria.

Uteng, T.P., Julsrud, T.E. and George, C., 2019. The role of life events and context in type of car share uptake: Comparing users of peer-to-peer and cooperative programs in Oslo, Norway. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 71, pp.186-206.

  • George, Cyriac Manapurathu & Priya Uteng, Tanu (2021). Car Sharing. In Vickerman, Roger (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Transportation. Elsevier. ISSN 9780081026717. p. 142–146. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-08-102671-7.10632-3.
  • Julsrud, Tom Erik & George, Cyriac Manapurathu (2020). Recruitment, Stabilization and Defection; Exploring Car Sharing Pathways of Young Urban Households. In Kesselring, Sven; Freudendal-Pedersen, Malene & Zuev, Dennis (Ed.), Sharing Mobilities: New Perspectives for the Mobile Risk Society. Routledge. ISSN 9781138593824. p. 132–153. doi: 10.4324/9780429489242. Full text in Research Archive
  • George, Cyriac Manapurathu & Julsrud, Tom Erik (2019). Chapter Two - Cars and the sharing economy: The emergence and impacts of shared automobility in the urban environment. In Fishman, Elliot (Eds.), The Sharing Economy and the Relevance for Transport, Volume 4 1st Edition. Academic Press. ISSN 9780128162101. p. 7–38. doi: 10.1016/bs.atpp.2019.08.003.
  • Priya Uteng, Tanu; Julsrud, Tom Erik & George, Cyriac Manapurathu (2019). The role of life events and context in type of car share uptake: Comparing users of peer-to-peer and cooperative programs in Oslo, Norway. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. ISSN 1361-9209. 71(June), p. 186–206. doi: 10.1016/j.trd.2019.01.009. Full text in Research Archive
  • George, Cyriac Manapurathu; Farstad, Eivind & Langeland, Ove (2018). Car sharing – a feasible way to a low-carbon mobility system? In Getzinger, Günter (Eds.), Critical Issues in Science, Technology and Society Studies Conference Proceedings of the 17th STS Conference Graz 2018 7th-8th May 2018. Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz. ISSN 978-3-85125-625-3. p. 148–153. doi: 10.3217/978-3-85125-625-3.

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