”Dimitrios Tsamboulas” award in Transportation 2016-2017, November 2016

The Hellenic Chambers Transport Association introduces the Annual award ”Dimitrios Tsamboulas”, to honour the late Dimitrios Tsamboulas, Professor of NTUA, for his contribution to the Greek transportation system.
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Diploma Theses Exams, November 2016

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, 2rd and 4th, 2016.

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Dimosthenis Pavlou defended his PhD Thesis on cognition and driving, September 2016

Dimosthenis Pavlou has successfully defended his PhD dissertation titled: Traffic and safety behaviour of drivers with neurological diseases affecting cognitive functions. 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. George Yannis. Read more

Emeritus Professor Apostolos Yotis, 1928 – 2016

Apostolos Yotis, Emeritus Professor of the School of Civil Engineering NTUA and for many years Chairman of the School, Director of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering and of the Highway Engineering Laboratory,  passed away on August 19th 2016.

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Evangelos Mintsis PhD Student awarded IKY – Siemens Scholarship, August 2016

Evangelos Mintsis, PhD Candidate at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering in the School of Civil Engineering NTUA, has been awarded a scholarship within the context of the IKY-SIEMENS Research Program for Excellence regarding his dissertation entitled “Analysis and Upgrade of the Operations of Cooperative Intelligent Transportations Systems in Urban Networks”.

Diploma Theses Exams, July 2016

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, 11th and 15th, 2016.

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IFSTTAR Research Director Sylvain Lassare Lecture at NTUA, June 2016

Dr. Sylvain Lassarre, Emeritus Research Director  of the French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks (IFSTTAR) gave an invited lecture titled: “Decision, Knowledge and Science in road safety” which took place with great success on June 24th 2016, at the Amphitheater of Railways and Transport of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA”.

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University of Massachusetts Assistant Professor Eric J. Gonzales Lecture at NTUA, May 2016

Dr. Eric J. Gonzales Assistant Professor of  the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UMass Amherst gave an invited lecture titled: “Modeling taxis and demand responsive transit systems” which took place with great success on May 30th 2016, at the Amphitheater of Railways and Transport of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA”.

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Panagiotis Papantoniou PhD Thesis awarded European Friedrich List Prize, 2016

Panagiotis Papantoniou, PhD Research Associate at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering in the School of Civil Engineering NTUA, has been awarded with the “European Friedrich-List-Prize, 2016” in transport by the  European Platform of Transport Sciences EPTS and the Young Forum of European Transport Sciences (YFE) for his PhD Dissertation titled: Risk factors, driver behaviour and accident probability. The case of distracted driving.

 

Presentation of the Department to the Civil Engineering School students, May 2016

On Tuesday 17 May 2016, Professor George Yannis, Head 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 applied research awarded at the 42nd Panhellenic Medical Conference, May 2016

NTUA presentation titled: ‘Mobility tests as a predictor of driving behavior of patients with Parkinson’s disease‘ won the best applied research award of scientific presentation paper at the 42nd Panhellenic Medical Conference, which took place on 11-14 May in Athens. pdf

Diploma Thesis Exams, March 2016

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, 17th, 2016.

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“Transport Genius of the Future” Competition, February 2016

The FiA Region I organizes a Europe-wide Contest with the theme “How would you revolutionise transport in the future?” for young people aged from 18 to 22 in order to promote innovative thinking for the improvement of traffic and transportation in cities across Europe (and the world). The participants can submit their concept via “Transport Genius” website by 6 March 2016. url

 

 

Five DTPE PhD students awarded the NTUA Thomaidion Award, February 2016

Athanasios Theofilatos, Panagiotis PapantoniouEmmanouil BarmpounakisIoanna Pagoni and Dimosthenis Pavlou PhD students at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA were awarded with the NTUA Thomaidion Award for outstanding publications in scientific journals or conferences proceedings for the year 2014. pdf

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New Year Event at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering, January 2016

The New Year Event of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering took place with great success on Wednesday, January 27th , 2016, at 15:00, at the Amphitheater of Railways and Transport with the participation of more than 80 members and students of the Department and the School of Civil Engineering.

The Director of the Department presented the activities of the past year.pdf

Dimitris Tsamboulas Memorial, December 2015

More than 200 colleagues and friends attended the Dimitris Tsamboulas (1950-2014) Memorial organised by NTUA Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering (DTPE) on Thursday 17 December 2015 at the NTUA Civil Engineering School Auditorium.  During the Memorial Event it was announced that one classroom at the NTUA DTPE was named Dimitris Tsamboulas  and that an award Dimitris Tsamboulas will be granted every two years by NTUA DTPE and the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers for the best student Diploma Thesis (first award was granted last November).

Programme of the Dimitris Tsamboulas Memorial pdf

 

University of Massachusetts Assistant Professor Eleni Christofa Lecture at NTUA, December 2015

Dr. Eleni Christofa, NTUA Alumni and Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UMass Amherst gave a Lecture on December 14th, 2015 at the Railways Amphitheater of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA titled: “Signal control strategies for improved person mobility and air quality in multimodal transportation systems”.

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Akis Theofilatos defended his PhD thesis on accident probability and severity, November 2015

Akis Theofilatos has successfully defended his PhD thesis titled: “An advanced multi-faceted statistical analysis of accident probability and severity exploiting high resolution traffic and weather data. 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. George Yannis.

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NTUA Graduate student Ioanna Pagoni awarded the Dimitris Tsamboulas Young Research Award, November 2015

Ioanna Pagoni, a PhD Student of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of the National technical University of Athens was awarded with the “Young Research Award in memory of Dimitris Tsamboulas” during the 7th International Congress on Transport Research – ICTR 2015 with the paper entitled “Game theoretic analysis of the supply and demand in Aviation Market”. pdf ppt

HIT/HITE – 7th International Congress on Transportation Research, Athens, November 2015

The 7th International Congress on Transportation Research, organised by the Hellenic Institute of Transport and the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers took place in Athens, on 5-6 November 2015. The main topic of the Congress was: “From basic research to innovative application”.