Diploma Theses Exams, July 2018

The examination of the Diploma Theses of the undergraduate students of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering took place with great success on July 18th and 19th 2018.

The students which defended their theses are as follows:

 Vachaviolos Dimitrios, Critical driver behaviour and risk factors in Europe, (Supervisor: G. Yannis).
 Gavalas Orestis, The Effect of Anger on Driver Behavior and Safety, (Supervisor: G. Yannis).
 Giagkou Dimitrios, Mobility and road safety in European cities, (Supervisor: G. Yannis).
 Efthymiou Alexandros, Processing and analysis of fleet telematics data for trucks performing transportation in the wider area of Athens, (Supervisor: Α. Ballis).
 Kakridoni Elisave,t Investigation of sustainable mobility plans in universities of the mediterranean region, (Supervisor: Ε. Vlahogianni).
 Kourtis Eleftherios-Marios, Modelling the economic impact of road accidents in Greece, (Supervisor: G. Yannis).
 Konstantinopoulos Emmanoui,l Investigation of drivers’ preferences towards new innovative vehicle insurance schemes, (Supervisor: G. Yannis).
 Lagou Georgia, Spatial Analysis of Driving Behavior in Urban Road Networks, (Supervisor: Ε. Vlahogianni).
 Matragos Vassileios, Methodology of Evaluating the Hazard Level in Intersections of Rural Roads (Supervisor: Α. Loizos – F. Mertzanis).
 Mihou Archimandritou Ypatia, Comparative investigation of road accidents cost in the European Union, (Supervisor: G. Yannis).
 Nikolaou Dimitrios, Impact of economic, social and transport indicators on road safety during the crisis period in Europe, (Supervisor: G. Yannis).
 Papanastasiou Maria Olga, Research of the behavior of urban railway vehicles and the maximum periphery in acute horizontal curves, (Supervisor: Α. Ballis).
 Stavrakaki Anna-Maria, Methodology for Assessing the Required Volume of Driving Data for Assessing Driving Behavior, (Supervisor: Ε. Vlahogianni).
 Stavrou Paraskevi, Model development analysis of air travel demand: the case of Crete (Supervisor: V. Psaraki-Kalouptsidis – F. Mertzanis).
 Taliouras Filippos, Criteria investigation of geometric design consistency in rural two-lane roads at nighttime driving (Supervisor: Α. Loizos – F. Mertzanis).
 Teressonok Dimitrios, Optimisation of Insurance Premium Policy for Multiple Levels of Automation Vehicles with the Use of Derivatives, (Supervisor: Ε. Vlahogianni).
 Tsiligianni Ioanna, Evaluation of the existing failure criteria of the design of flexible airport pavements according to FAA design method (Supervisor: Α. Loizos – F. Mertzanis).

 

Bar Ilan University (BIU) Professor Tova Rosenbloom Lecture at NTUA, June 2018

Prof. Tova Rosenbloom, Chair in Research Institute of Human Factors in Road Safety in the Management department at Bar Ilan University (BIU) in Israel will give a Lecture on June 22nd, 2018, at 14:00, at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering (Railways Amphitheater) of NTUA titled: “Individual differences of road users and their impact on their performance”.
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University of California at Berkeley (UCB) Professor Alexander Skabardonis Lecture at NTUA, May 2018

Alexander Skabardonis, NTUA alumni and Professor at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the University of California at Berkeley (UCB) gave a Lecture on May 31st, 2018, at 15:00, at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering (Railways Amphitheater) of NTUA titled: “Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs): Challenges and Opportunities for Traffic Operations”.
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Five DTPE PhD students awarded with the NTUA Thomaidion Award, May 2018

Emmanouil BarmpounakisPanagiotis PapantoniouDimosthenis PavlouDimitris Tselentis and Panos Georgiou PhD students of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA were awarded with the NTUA Thomaidion Award for outstanding publications in scientific journals for the year 2016.

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Scholarships for Transport Studies, 2018

Announcements for Scholarships for Postgraduate Transport Studies in Greece and abroad are presented below.  These Scholarships concern both MSc and PhD Programmes. Students are solicited to apply directly to the Universities announcing these scholarships, whereas they can always discuss them with the Professors of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering. Read more

Diploma Theses Exams, March 2018

The examination of the Diploma Theses of the undergraduate students of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering took place with great success on March  19th and March 23rd 2018.

The students which defended their theses are as follows:

 Alexopoulos Christoforos, Ιnvestigation of natural gas energy security issues in Europe, (Supervisor: Α. Ballis).
 Apostolopoulos Vasilios, Investigation of Issues relating to Fleet Management & Vehicle Routing, (Supervisor: Α. Ballis).
 Zervas Petros, Ιnvestigation of complementarity issues of the European high speed railway with air passenger transport, (Supervisor: Α. Ballis).
 Karali Nicki, A multicriteria Approach for Evaluating the Performance of Startup Companies in the sector of Smart Cities, (Supervisor: Α. Ballis).
 Laios Ilias, Development of an Optimization Model of Resource Allocation for the Management of Urban Transport Buses, (Supervisor: G. Yannis).
 Lionoudakis Pavlos, Visualization technologies in planning a road project, (Supervisor: Α. Loizos – F. Mertzanis).
 Mavrogiannis Ioannis, Quantification of eco-driving using crowdsourcing data, (Supervisor: Ε. Vlahogianni).
 Boras George, Supervised and unsupervised learning models for automatically indentifying driving events, (Supervisor: Ε. Vlahogianni).
 Papalymperis Panagiotis, Analysis of the impact of autonomous vehicles to travel behaviour, (Supervisor: G. Yannis).
 Papachristopoulou Lefketi, Modeling of Distracted Driving Behavior at the Emergence of Unexpected Events, (Supervisor: Ε. Vlahogianni).
 Prasinou Charikleia, Geometric design of Highway exit – entrance ramps, (Supervisor: Α. Loizos – F. Mertzanis).
 Prevenios Michalis, Investigation of operational cost aspects concerning heavy trucks passing through the side road network, (Supervisor: Α. Ballis).
 Feggouli Christina, Investigation of the influence of the moisture content on the resilient modulus of subgrade soils beneath pavement structures, (Supervisor: C. Plati).
 Fotis Athanasios, Ιnvestigation of natural gas energy security issues in Europe, (Supervisor: Α. Ballis).

 

17th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation (hEART2018), Athens, 2018

The Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and the chair of Transportation System Engineering of the Technical University of Munich (TUM)  are co-organising the 7th Symposium of the European Association for Research in  Transportation (hEART) in September 5-7 2018 in Athens.

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Members of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering participated to the 97th TRB Annual Meeting, Washington January 2018

Members of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering participated to the Transportation Research Board (TRB)  97th Annual Meeting that held with great success in Washington, D.C., on 7-11 January 2018. The meeting program covered all transportation modes, with more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 800 sessions and workshops, addressing topics of interest to policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions. A number of sessions and workshops focused on the spotlight theme for the 2018 meeting: Transportation: Moving the Economy of the Future

Diploma Theses Exams, November 2017

The examination of the Diploma Theses of the undergraduate students of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering took place with great success on November 1st and November 3rd 2017.

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A. Varela, V. Drosou and A. Batala students of the School of Civil Engineering awarded with “Apostolos Chr. Yotis” Award, November 2017

Akrivi Varela, Vaia Drossou and Alkistis-Irini Batala, students of the School of Civil Engineering NTUA, have been awarded with “Apostolos Chr. Yotis” Award, for the highest average grade at the mandatory courses Highway Engineering I (5th semester), Highway Engineering II (6th semester) and at the mandatory of cycle course Pavements (8th semester), during the academic year 2016-2017.

School of Civil Engineering, NTUA Hosts Greek Diaspora Fellowship, July 2017

The School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) was selected among 13 Greek Universities to host a Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program Project entitled “Collaborative Research in Smart and Shared Mobility: Grow Research Capacity and Mentor Graduate Students in Transportation Planning and Engineering”.

Assistant Professor Eleni I. Vlahogianni led the project, together with Associate Professor, Konstantina “Nadia” Gkritza, a Fellow from Purdue University, Indiana US.

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New International Master of Science in Environmental Engineering in Università Politecnica delle Marche (UNIVPM)

New International Master of Science in Environmental Engineering totally taught in English in now available in Università Politecnica delle Marche (UNIVPM).

The MS course aims to train engineers capable of dealing with complex problems and design conventional and innovative solutions related to environmental and territorial issues such as water resources, soil conservation, pollution control, energy resources and environment and land protection.

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Diploma Theses Exams, July 2017

The examination of the Diploma Theses of the undergraduate students of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering took place with great success on July, 21st, 2017.

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Emmanouil (Manos) Barmpounakis defended his PhD dissertation on the decision-making process of drivers during overtaking by Powered Two Wheelers, July 2017

Emmanouil (Manos) Barmpounakis has successfully defended his PhD dissertation titled: “Investigating the decision-making process of drivers during overtaking by Powered Two Wheelers”, on July 13th 2017. This PhD thesis was carried out at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering at the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens under the supervision of Prof. John Golias.

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Konstantinos Gkiotsalitis defended his PhD dissertation on Dynamic destination and transport mode estimation for interdependent trips under spatio-temporal variations, July 2017

Konstantinos Gkiotsalitis defended his PhD dissertation titled: “Dynamic destination and transport mode estimation for interdependent trips under spatio-temporal variations”, on July 12th 2017. This PhD thesis was carried out at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering at the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens under the supervision of Emeritus Professor Antony Stathopoulos.

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10th International Conference on the Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields, June 2017

The 10th International Conference on the Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields, took place with great success in Athens at Divani Caravel Hotel, from June 28th to June 30th 2017, co-organised by the Laboratory of Pavement Engineering of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering – NTUA, the University of Illinois and TU DELFT.

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NTUA – PostDoc Marie Curie Individual Fellowships 2017

NTUA is inviting experienced researchers established outside Greece, who would like to pursue a PostDoc research programme at the NTUA Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering, to apply for European or Global Fellowships of the Marie Curie Individual Fellowships Programme of the European Commission (deadline: September 14th, 2017). Read more

Presentation of the Department to the Civil Engineering School students, May 2017

On Tuesday 23 May 2016, Professor George Yannis of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA, presented the transportation engineering courses cycle to the Civil Engineering undergraduate students of the 6th semester, within the framework of the information event for the courses’ cycles organized by the School of Civil Engineering.

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NTUA – The Future of Road Safety Research Workshop, May 2017

NTUA within the framework of the Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week organised with great success a Workshop titled “The Future of Road Safety Research” on 15 May 2017 at the NTUA Campus in Athens.  Read more

Diploma Theses Exams, March 2017

The examination of the Diploma Theses of the undergraduate students of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering took place with great success on March, 21st, 2017.

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