Susan Shaheen’s interest in environmentally- and socially-beneficial technology applications led her to focus her doctoral research on carsharing, linked to public transit in the mid-1990s. She is an internationally recognized expert in mobility and the sharing economy and co-directs the Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC) of the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California (UC), Berkeley. She is also an adjunct professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering at UC Berkeley. She has authored 60 journal articles, over 100 reports and proceedings articles, six book chapters, and co-edited two books. Her research projects on carsharing, smart parking, and older mobility have received national awards. In May 2016, she was named one of the top 10 academic thought leaders in transportation by the Eno Foundation.