Transport Engineer
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Experience

Feb 2003 (261m)
Transport Engineer

My name is Vera Shiko, graduated MSc Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnic University of Tirana, Albania, Following with professional studies and Diploma obtained in Professional Master in Transport Engineering, updating my main courses in development of Smart and Green road, railway, air, water transport and  infrastructures.My work about 14-years old, as a Transport researcher in national transport planning: The main task: - the revision of the National Transport Plan in Albania, every year and the formulation of a New ANTP every 5 years, in close cooperation with European Technical Assistance; additional tasks: -my involvement in a series of multi-institutions group for studies and projects for development of the national transport and infrastructures; -  sustainable urban mobility plans of the cities; - mitigation of environmental pollution from the transport activities, all in compliance with the recommendations of the European Commission for sustainability in transport. The research work goes in combination with the applications for partnership in EU transnational programs with ERDF and IPA funds in Transport Themes. The current project running: “Less Carbon transport in the cities with Cruise Destination”, Interreg MED Program.My contribution/participation in EU programs project application: Phare/Cards Programs, Interreg Neighborhood Program, FP7, continuing in H2020, COST Program, Interreg IPA Programs, Interreg MED 2014-2020, Adriatico-Jonian programe and IPA Cross-Border programs. Ongoing projects: 1.Coordinator of TEMPUS Program Project "Modernizing the maritime education in Albania and Montenegro" MArED, (2014-2017); 2. Selected applicant in TAIEX Study Visits (2015-2017); 3.Selected expert for E&I Workshops organized from European Commission JRC Institutes (2012-2016); 4.Applicant and expert in: LOCATIONS Project, InterregMED Program, started on November 2016-2019, Contact person in the applications submitted in Interreg IT-AL-MON CBC Program (2017).Stakeholder in: WBC-INCO.NET Project since 2009 and currently, project proposal registered in the Database on stakeholders tackling the selected societal challenges". 2016, https://danube-inco.net/object/document/18442; -Expert in JRC -Macro Regional Innovation Week Workshops in Trieste, Belgrade and Thessaloniki, 2016,2017; -. other JRC workshops - INSPIRE Conferences speaker.My profile in: -EIP Smart Cities and Communities Platform – No.770

-LinkedIn: https://al.linkedin.com/pub/vera-shiko/24/165/605Trained from: 1.ETNA Project as part of NCPs in Transport Network Alliance; 2.Certificates on Public Private Partnerships in transport, COST Action TU1001 on:”PPP in Transport, Trends and Theory”; 3. MOBALB Project: Mobility in Albania, Flemish government Project (2010-2012); 4.International Summer School, Leipzig2016: “Sustainable Mobility-made in Germany; 5. Practicioner in TUMI Conference and ITF Forum, Leipzig 2017. 6. COST Action TN1302: BESTPRACTICE Project, Workshop&Training for Research Administrators, 2017 (continuing)

Projects

Mar 2017 (25m)

Ongoing projects: 1.Coordinator of TEMPUS Program Project "Modernizing the maritime education in Albania and Montenegro" MArED, (2014-2017); 2. Selected applicant in TAIEX Study Visits (2015-2017); 3.Selected expert for E&I Workshops organized from European Commission JRC Institutes (2012-2016); 4.Applicant and expert in: LOCATIONS Project, InterregMED Program, started on November 2016-2019, Contact person in the applications submitted in Interreg IT-AL-MON CBC Program (2017); 5.Member of Technical Group on European Union Green Public Procurements on Urban Public Areas; 6.Part of COST Action TU1302: BESTPRACTICE on the revision and changes of H2020.

team members

Expertise

  • 1.Research and project proposals writing experience project partner contact person for applications
  • 2. team member in studies and project management reports and term of reference for research and proj