Entries by Maria Kouaki

Professor Andreas Loizos, distinguished Keynote Speaker at the 59th Annual Illinois Bituminous Paving Conference, December 2018

Professor Andreas Loizos will be the distinguished Keynote Speaker at the opening of the 59th Annual Illinois Bituminous Paving Conference with the lecture entitled: “Experiences in Performance Assessment of Engineering Low Energy Asphalt Mixes”. The 59th Annual Illinois Bituminous Paving Conference will take place on December 11-12, 2018, in Champaign, Illinois, USA.

Presentation of the Department to the Civil Engineering School students, October 2018

On Friday 5th October 2018, Professor George Yannis, Director 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.

Dimitris Tselentis defended his PhD Thesis on Benchmarking Driving Efficiency using Data Science Techniques, October 2018

Dimitris Tselentis has successfully defended his PhD dissertation titled: “Benchmarking Driving Efficiency using Data Science Techniques applied on Large-Scale Smartphone Data”, on October 3rd 2018. 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. G. Yannis.

Trinity College of Dublin Assistant Professor Bidisha Ghosh Lecture at NTUA, October 2018

Bidisha Ghosh Assistant Professor of the Department of Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland gave a lecture on October 4th, 2018, at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering (Railways Amphitheater) of NTUA titled: “Cycling: Measurements, Impacts and Network Integration”.

Training Course Simulating with Aimsun Next, September 2018

In the framework of the international conference hEART2018 co-organized by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), AIMSUN offered a training course on the use of the Aimsun Next Traffic Simulation Program. The seminar took place on September 4th, 2018 (09:30 – 17:30), at the Railways […]

Kochi University of Technology (KUT) Assistant Professor Hiroaki Nishiuchi Lecture at NTUA, September 2018

Dr. Hiroaki Nishiuchi, Assistant Professor at the School of Systems Engineering of Kochi University of Technology (KUT) in Japan gave a Lecture on September 4th, 2018, at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA titled: “The change of passengers’ travel pattern and the level of service in public transport network”.

Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering, NTUA ranked 15th in Europe, 2018

The Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) was ranked 15th in Europe and 65th place worldwide among all Transportation Science & Technology Schools  according to the ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) 2018. NTUA road safety activities have contributed to this excellent performance. Accordingly, the NTUA Civil Engineering School was ranked 7th worldwide (3rd European) among all Civil Engineering Schools .    

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 gave a Lecture on June 22nd, 2018, at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering (Railways Amphitheater) of NTUA titled: “Individual differences of road users and their impact on their performance”.

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”.

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]