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A CIRANO Researcher and Fellow since 2015, Main Researcher of the theme Territories, Ugo Lachapelle is Professor-Researcher in the Department of Urban and Tourism Studies at the École des sciences de la gestion of the Université du Québec à Montréal. He is also Director of the Centre de recherche sur la ville (CRV) and represents UQAM on the Executive Committee of the Réseau Villes Régions Mondes (VRM) since June 2018. Ugo Lachapelle is a member of the In.Situ Chair which is part of the CRV and he is also collaborating on various other research projects with Priscilla Ananian, Florence Paulhiac, Hien Pham and Georges Tanguay, Professors in the Department of Urban and Tourism Studies at UQAM and members of the CRV and VRM.
Hloding a Ph.D. in Urban Planning from the University of British Columbia, his areas of expertise include: transportation planning and policy; healthy cities, physical activity and active transportation; public transport; travel behaviors and built environment; social and environmental justice.