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Christopher R. Cherry

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Tennessee

Dr. Chris Cherry is a Professor in Civil Engineering at the University of Tennessee. His research is centered on the intersection of policy, technology, travel behavior, safety and sustainability in the transportation sector. His past and current work spans the globe, with projects in Asia and the US. Focusing on low-impact transportation modes, much of the work of his career has aimed to understand the role of lightweight electric vehicles (micromobility) in the transportation space, starting with his PhD dissertation on e-bikes in China from UC Berkeley in 2007.


  • –present
    Professor, University of Tennessee


  • 2007 
    University of California Berkeley, PhD Civil Engineering