Marilisa Botte was born in Caserta, Italy, in 1988. She received the M.Sc. degree in hydraulics and transportation systems engineering, in 2014 and the Ph.D. degree in civil system engineering, in 2018, both from Federico II University of Naples, Italy. Currently, she is Assistant Professor at Federico II University of Naples, Italy. She has authored more than 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. Her research interests include smart and sustainable mobility, rail system analysis and management, energy-saving strategies, travel demand estimation.