Dr. Mark Ferguson

MITL Board, Research Fellows, Electric Mobility Board


Dr. Mark Ferguson will take a direct role in coordinating the research activities, providing direction and support to the research groups, allocating resources required for research in collaboration with industry or academic partners, and disseminating information through policy briefs, reports and academic journal articles. He will report to the Principal Applicant and the Executive Board and will collaborate closely with the Executive Director.

Mark is currently a Senior Research Consultant and Research Coordinator with the McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics, a position he has held since 2009. Through this position he has led numerous research projects on behalf of the Institute. Before coming to MITL, Mark worked for MapInfo Corporation as a senior modeling architect in the time period 2001-2008. Between 1997 and 2001, Mark was Senior Research Consultant at Compusearch Micro-marketing Data and Systems, a consulting firm based in Toronto.

Mark is author or co-author of 15 peer reviewed articles and book chapters. His academic qualifications include a B.E.S. and M.A. in Geography from University of Waterloo and a Ph.D in Geography from McMaster University. His background and experience put him in a unique position to coordinate research activities for a project of this scope. He has intimate knowledge of all the research requirements of this proposal.

Mark can be reached via email at: fergumr@mcmaster.ca