Dr. Francisco Alonso is a PhD from the University of Valencia and Master in Communication from the Miguel Hernández University and Master in Strategic Consulting from the University of Valencia. He is the Director of the INTRAS (Research Institute on Traffic and Road Safety) and Professor (Department of Basic Psychology, Faculty of Psychology). It also is a Research Member of the Laboratoire de psychologie "Processus de pensée et interventions" (PPI) of L'UNAM (Université Nantes Le Mans Angers) Pôle de Recherche et d'enseignement supérieur (public establishment of scientific cooperation). As a researcher, he works in the scientific and applied research, the development and innovation, the training and advising in the field of road safety and traffic accidents, mainly from the point of view of the human factors and the driver's behaviour with the vehicle, the infrastructures and the police controls. He has participated in more than 145 advice, research, development and innovation projects for numerous public administrations, institutions and companies, which mostly he has played the role of project manager. He has participated in more than 75 scientific and informative conferences with more than 100 contributions (presentations, papers, roundtables, posters) that many have been made by order. It has also participated in the organization of 10 Congress as a member of the Committee scientist/organizer. He has published over 37 scientific and popular books and 7 book chapters. He has also published 11 computer applications (on CD or DVD) and 11 audiovisual works most of them related to traffic and road safety. It also has more than 35 articles published in scientific journals and popular science. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of 5 scientific journals and reviewer of 27 more.
Dr. Francisco Alonso's research is focused on Traffic, Road Safety, Traffic Safety, Accident Analysis and Prevention, Driving, Human Factors, Traffic Engineering, Transportation, Intelligent Transport Systems, Planning, Decision Making, Instructional Design, Education, Training, Simulation, Applied Psychology, Behavioural Science, Public Health,