George D. Yannis is Professor of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens, teaching Traffic Engineering and Road Safety. He has a Civil Engineering Diploma from NTUA as well as a DEA and a Doctorat in Transport from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris.
He has a profound and broad understanding of the transportation sector dynamics, through his active involvement for more than 28 years as engineer, academic, advisor and decision maker in all areas of transportation planning and engineering. His specialisation areas are Road Safety, Transportation Planning and Management, Urban Mobility and Intelligent Transportation Systems, with particular focus on data management and analysis with particular focus on data management and analysis.
He has participated in more than 95 research projects and in more than 100 projects and studies in Greece and abroad, he has published more than 385 scientific papers (120 in scientific journals), he has participated in more than 320 scientific conferences and workshops as well as in more than 80 scientific committees in Greece and abroad.