Entries by Maria Kouaki

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”.

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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.

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:

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

NTUA – IFSTTAR – Modelling Pedestrian Behaviour Workshop, Paris May 2015

A Workshop on Observation and Modelling of Pedestrian Behaviour in Urban Areas organised by the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and the French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks (IFSTTAR) took place with great success in Marne-la-Valée – Paris, on 4 May 2015, within the framework of the Post Doctoral research project “PEDMOD– Models of pedestrian […]

NTUA/ HIT 6th Pan-Hellenic Road Safety Conference, Athens March 2015

The National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers organized the 6th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Road Safety, which took place with great success in Athens at the Amphitheater of the Ministry of Infrastructure, on 12-13 March 2015. The main objectives of the conference were to explore and assess the level of road safety in […]

Tribute to Matthew Karlaftis at TRB, January 2015

A special session of the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) was dedicated to the memory of Matthew Karlaftis (1969-2014), NTUA Professor, and his contribution to TRB and to transportation research and education.  This memorial took place on January 11th, 2015 in Washington, in the framework of the 94th TRB Annual Meeting.