Frances Spreiís research assesses different personal mobility options, such as alternative fuelled vehicles and electric vehicles as well as innovative mobility forms such as car sharing and ride sharing. Economic, political, technical and behavioral aspects are taken into account. Her research methods are interdisciplinary combining quantitative methods such as econometrics with qualitative methods such as interviews. She has been the co-chair of the Behavior Energy and Climate Change conference and received in 2010 the Jan-Eric Sundgren Award. She has actively worked on creating dialogue and interaction within the scientific community but also through public outreach. During her post-doc at Stanford University she organized a weekly transportation seminar which she continued when returning to Chalmers. She has also presented to His Majesty the Swedish King and various Swedish ministers. Frances Sprei has developed several courses at bachelor, master and graduate level in energy and sustainable development. For these courses she has also developed teaching material and literature.