Luisiana Paganelli Silva

Luisiana's research explores governance mechanisms to integrate car sharing with urban systems. 

Luisiana Paganelli Silva is an architect and urban planner from Curitiba, Brazil. She has over ten years of experience working for the local government at the Institute for Research and Urban Planning of Curitiba – IPPUC.

Her research focuses on a global approach to governance mechanisms that integrate car sharing with urban systems and their impacts in different types of cities. Its overall goals are to understand the conditions required for car sharing to be more sustainable and improve planning practice.


Teaching experience:

  • Tutor – Spatial Thinking & Urban Design Course, 2017 – RMIT
  • Coordinator and Lecturer – International Course of Management and Sustainable Urban Practices, 2013 to 2016 – Third World Training Program – TCTP developed between IPPUC and JICA (Japan International Agency of Cooperation).


Research interests:

  • Urban Transport
  • Shared-use mobility
  • Disruptive transport technologies (DTTs)
  • Car dependence
  • Urban Sustainability



Prof. Jago Dodson

Dr. Elizabeth Taylor

Dr. Ian Woodcock