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”.

NTUA Graduate student Paraskevi Katahanaki awarded the Matthew Karlaftis Young Research Award, November 2015

Paraskevi Katahanaki, Graduate student of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens was awarded with the “Young Research Award in memory of Matthew Karlaftis” during the 7th International Congress on Transport Research in November 2015, for her paper titled: “Multivariate Statistical Methods for explaining Powered Two Wheelers’ Traffic in Urban Arterials”. pdf ppt

Diploma Thesis Exams, November 2015

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, 3rd and 4th, 2015.

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Fotis Mertzanis defended his PhD thesis on Stopping Sight Distance, October 2015

Fotis Mertzanis has successfully defended his PhD thesis titled: “Contribution to the Investigation of Stopping Sight Distance in three-dimensional space”. 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 Emeritius Professor C. Abacoumkin.

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The Department research activities were presented at the Researcher Night, September 2015

The Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering was present at the pan-European initiative of “Researcher Night”, which took place with great success on 25-27 September 2015 at the central campus of the National Technical University of Athens. The main research activities and achievements of the Department in the field of innovative transportation systems were presented to the numerous visitors of the Researcher Night.

Panagiotis Papantoniou defended his PhD thesis on driver distraction, August 2015

Panagiotis Papantoniou has successfully defended his PhD thesis titled: “Risk factors, driver behaviour and accident probability. The case of distracted driving”. 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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Professor John Golias appointed Minister at the new transitional Government of Greece, August 2015

Professor John Golias was appointed Minister for Reconstruction of Production Environment and Energy at the new transitional Government of Greece. It is the first time that a Transportation Engineer as well as a Faculty Member of the NTUA Department of Transportation Planning is appointed Minister at the Greek Government.

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Diploma Thesis Exams, July 2015

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, 17th, 2015. The students which defended their theses are as follows: Read more

Panagiotis Papantoniou awarded outstanding Conference Poster, London July 2015

Panagiotis Papantoniou, NTUA PhD Candidate and Researcher at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering in the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens has been awarded with the outstanding conference poster award of the 1st International Conference on Transport & Health – Changing Perspectives, organised by the University College London and the Transportation Public Health Link, which took place in London, 6-8 July 2015.

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NTUA/UOA – Cognition, Behaviour and Driving Inter-disciplinary Conference, Athens June 2015

A targeted Interdisciplinary Conference on Cognition, Behaviour and Driving took place with great success on June 26th, 2015 in Athens, co-organised by the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), the Department of Neurology, Psychiatry and Social Medicine, and the Department of Psychology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UoA).

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NTUA student Athina Tsolaki awarded the Best Diploma Thesis Award for Transportation, ECOPOLIS June 2015

Mrs Athina Tsolaki, graduate student of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA, has been awarded the Environmental Awareness Award ECOPOLIS 2015 in transportation for her Diploma Thesis at a special ceremony, which took place in Athens on June 5th 2015.  All the nominations concerned undergraduate university Diploma Theses with focus on the measures, actions and practices that contribute to the improvement of urban environment and quality of life in general, exclusively in the area of transportation.

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Presentation of the Department to the Civil Engineering School students, May 2015

On Tuesday 26 May 2015, 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.