On July 5th 2019 at the premises of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of the School of Civil Engineering of the NTUA, a meeting was held between members, the Laboratory of Transportation Engineering of the School of Rural and Surveying Engineering of the NTUA and delegation from Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) Greg Winfree (Director), Bill Eisele (TTI Mobility Division Head and Senior Research Engineer), and Juan Villa (Mexico City Office Manager and Research Scientist). The meeting was the result of a four-month preparation under the coordination of the Deputy Rector of NTUA for Academic Affairs Prof. Marinos Kavouras and Prof. Andrea Loizos, Director of the Laboratory of Pavement Engineering of the NTUA. The workshop included the presentation of the activities of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering presented by the Head of the Department Prof. George Yannis, also the members of the Laboratory of Transportation Engineering of the School of Rural and Surveying Engineering and the TTI presented the related activities. The overall workshop coordination was under the auspices of the Rector of the NTUA, Prof. John Golias and aimed to identify innovative areas of research collaboration of common interest.
The workshop ended with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between NTUA-TTI in the Rector’s office.