Elena Maggi, PhD in Transport, Traffic and Environment (University of Trieste, 2000), is Associate Professor in Economics at the University of Insubria (Varese, Italy), Department of Economics, where she teaches Industrial Economics (bachelor CLEM),Transport Economics and Innovation (master degree GEEM-EI) and Transport Decision Making (PhD programme). Since November 2015, she was the coordinator of the programme Economics of Innovation of the Master of Science in Global Entrepreneurship Economics and Management, University of Insubria. She is member of the Double Degree and Internationalisation Committee of Economics Department. She is lecturer of logistics in several Masters and she is member of the International School of Transport, Logistics and Infrastructures. Member of the Advisory Board of SmartFuSION European project (VII PQ Research, Development and Innovation).
Since October 2005 to October 2012 se was Associate Professor in Applied Economics at the University of Molise (South of Italy). Previously, she was research assistant at the Polytechnic of Milan in the Laboratory of Economics, Logistics and Territory. She has also taught Tourism and Transport Economics, Economics and Urban Logistics, Microeconomics, Economics and Ethics in different Italian universities (Polytechnic of Milan, University of Molise, University of Parma and University of Trieste).
Since 2001 to 2011, she has also collaborated to the research of the Economics, Logistics and Territory Laboratory (LabELT) of Polytechnic of Milan. In the period 1995-2001 she worked as researcher at the Institute for the Study of Transport in the European Economic Integration (ISTIEE, Trieste) and at the University of Trieste. Since April 2004 to September 2005 she was external consultant of the European programme URBACT in the fields of accessibility and urban mobility, network REGENERA (Urban Regeneration). Since 1996 to 2000 she was member of the European network "NEPTUNE Supporting Co-operation" and of the Concerted Actions on Maritime Education and Training (CAMET), Transport General Directorate, European Commission. In 1999 she has been visiting researcher at the University of Wales, Cardiff (U.K.), Department of Maritime Studies and International Transport. Since 1999 she is in the Editorial Board of scientific international journal European Transport – Trasporti Europei.
Her research interests are in Transportation Economics, Tourism Economics and Urban and Regional Economics, with a particular focus on city logistics, tourism and sustainability, economics logistics and internationalisation, infrastructure, location of logistics nodes. She is author of about 90 scientific publications and she has participated, as coordinator and researcher, to several national and international projects.
She is reviewer for several scientific journals