Entries by Maria Kouaki

NTUA ranked 3rd in Europe for scientific citations in transport, November 2016

According to a recent University Ranking, based on the number of references in scientific journals over the last decade (2007-2016) in the field of transportation, NTUA ranks 3rd in Europe and 19th worldwide (h-index: 26). The Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens has contributed largely […]

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.

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”.

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”.

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”.

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. […]

“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 […]

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 […]