Dr Konstantinos Gkiotsalitis is Assistant Professor at the National Technical University of Athens. His research focuses on public transport planning, railway planning and operations, transport planning, fleet management and operations research. From 2012 until 2018 he was conducting transportation R&D at NEC Laboratories Europe (Heidelberg, Germany) with a specific focus on EU and APAC markets. From 2018 until 2022 he was appointed Assistant Professor to the University of Twente, The Netherlands.
He received his Ph.D. from the National Technical University of Athens on unveiling the mobility patterns of individuals and matching the transportation supply with the travel demand. He also received his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens and his MSc in Transport and Sustainable Development from Imperial College London and University College London.
He has been involved in several EU and international projects on smart cities, urban mobility, public transport operations, logistics, railway engineering and shared mobility, and has several patent applications in the aforementioned areas. He is also an active member of the IEEE community, he serves as Editor at the Transportation Research Record journal, and he is the Review Coordinator of the Transit Management and Performance committee (AP010) at the Transportation Research Board. He is the author of the book Public Transport Optimization, Springer Nature, and has co-authored more than 50 publications to peer-reviewed scientific journals.
2022-current: Assistant Professor, Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, National Technical University of Athens.
2018-2022: Assistant Professor, Transport Engineering and Management, Faculty of Engineering Technology, University of Twente.
2015-2018: Research Scientist, Data Science Applications Group, NEC Laboratories Europe, Heidelberg, Germany.
2012-2015: Research Associate, Intelligent Transport Systems Group, NEC Laboratories Europe, Heidelberg, Germany.
PhD in the optimal selection of transport modes for leisure activities, National Technical University of Athens.
MSc in Transport and Sustainable Development, Imperial College London and University College London.
MEng (5-year diploma) in Civil Engineering, National Technical University of Athens.