1st Prize Award “Dimitrios Tsamboulas” to Phd candidate George Kasselouris, November 2019

The PhD Candidate of the Department of TPE of NTUA, Mr. George Kasselouris, received the 1st Prize in the Annual Panhellenic Competition of the Hellenic Chambers Transport Association (HCTA) “Dimitrios Tsamboulas 2019, on the subject of: “Prospect of developing combined intermodal national and international freight transport in Greece – Obstacles, challenges, suggestions”.

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Scholarships for Transport Studies, 2019

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.

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Diploma Theses Exams, October 2019

The examination of the Diploma Theses of the undergraduate students of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering took place with great success on Wednesday, October 23rd 2019 and on  Tuesday, October 29th 2019 at Railways Amphitheatre and on Friday, November 1st 2019 at teaching room 109.

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HITE / HIT – 9th International Congress on Transport Research (ICTR), Athens, October 2019

The Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers (HITE/CERTH) and the Hellenic Institute of Transport (H.I.T.) co-organized the 9th International Congress on Transport Research (ICTR), which has been held on October 24th and 25th 2019, in Athens, Greece. The spotlight theme of the 2019 Congress was: “Transportation 4.0: The Smart Evolution”. Members of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA contributed actively with several traffic safety papers and presentations.

LOGI.C 2019_International Conference on the Future of Combined Transport – “Dimitrios Tsamboulas” Award 2019 & Synchromania Game, November 2019

The Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering participates in the organisation of the International Conference on the Future of Combined Transport LOGI.C 2019.

During the conference the award ceremony of the Hellenic Chambers Transport Association (EESYM) Annual Prize “Dimitrios Tsamboulas” for 2019 will be held.

The event will take place on Saturday, November 9th 2019, at the Central Conference Room LOBBY METROPOLITAN EXPO, at Athens International Airport “El. Venizelos”, at Spata Attica.

The Department research activities were presented at the Researcher Night, September 2019

The Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering was present at the established pan-European celebration of research and science “Researcher Night”, which took place with great success on September 27th 2019 at the Averof building of the historical Patision complex of the National Technical University of Athens.

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PhD student Konstantinos Gkyrtis awarded in the 8th International Transportation PhD Student Symposium – RWTH Aachen, September 2019

PhD student Konstantinos Gkyrtis and his supervisor Prof. Andreas Loizos participated in the 8th International Transportation Ph.D. Student Symposium on Pavement Engineering and Infrastructure Materials Technology, that was held at RWTH Aachen University in Germany, on September 12-13, 2019. PhD students (and their supervisors) from worldwide leading universities participated in the symposium with the aim of disseminating results from their research activities. At the end of the symposium, awards were given to the best participants and one of them was given to Konstantinos Gkyrtis for his work entitled “Challenges towards structural condition assessment of asphalt pavements” in the framework of his research under the scope of his PhD dissertation.

Dr. Lily Elefteriadou received the Harland Bartholomew Award by the Co-chair of the ASCE – T&DI 2019 International Conference Prof. Andreas Loizos, July 2019

During the International Conference on Airfield & Highway Pavements 2019 that was held in Chicago (USA) on 21-24 July 2019, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Transportation & Development Institute (T&DI) awarded Dr. Lily Elefteriadou, Ph.D., M.ASCE with the prestigious Harland Bartholomew Award. She was awarded by the Co-chair of the Conference Andreas Loizos, Professor of NTUA, in the presence of Muhammad Amer, M. ASCE – Director, T&DI.

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Diploma Theses Exams, July 2019

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 12th 2019 at Railways Amphitheatre.

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Professor Andreas Loizos, co-chair of the International Airfield and Highway Pavements Conference (T&DI, ASCE), July 2019

Professor Andreas Loizos, the Director of the Laboratory of Pavement Engineering is a co-chair of the conference: International Airfield and Highway Pavements Conference that will be held on July 21–24 2019 in Chicago Illinois which is supported by the Transportation & Development Institute (T&DI) of ASCE.

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NTUA Digitalisation and Road Safety Research Workshop, May 2019

NTUA within the framework of the Fifth UN Global Road Safety Week organized a Scientific Workshop titled “Digitalisation and Road Safety Research” which took place with great success on 17 May 2019 in Athens.

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Eleven DTPE PhD students and Postdoctoral researchers awarded the NTUA Thomaidion Award, May 2019

Bradley CliattApostolos ZiakopoulosAkis TheofilatosEmmanouil BarmpounakisIoanna PagoniDimosthenis PavlouMaria PomoniDimitris TselentisKonstantinos GkyrtisEleni Mantouka and Foteini Orfanou PhD students and Postdoctoral researchers of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA were awarded with the NTUA Thomaidion Award for outstanding publications in scientific journals or conferences proceedings for the year 2017.

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Diploma Theses Exams, March 2019

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 15th, 18th and 21st 2019 at Railways Amphitheater.

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George Yannis was awarded the prestigious Francqui Chair in Belgium, March 2019

NTUA Professor George Yannis was recently awarded the prestigious Francqui Chair 2019, as proposed by Hasselt University.  The Francqui Chair is awarded every year by the Francqui Foundation to eminent academics which are promoting the development of higher education and scientific research in Belgium.

The inaugural Lecture on 19 March 2019 focused on:  Road safety challenges in the digital era – Is digitalisation boosting road safety? icon.url

 

TRA VISIONS 2020 Young Researcher Competition

TRA VISIONS 2020 invites Young researchers from all over Europe to submit innovative transport concepts to www.travisions.eu.

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Assistant Professor Eleni Vlahogianni elected as an IEEE ITSS BOG member 2019-2021, January 2019

Assistant Professor Eleni Vlahogianni have been elected as an IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society (ITSS) BOG member for the period 2019-2021.

 

Eleni Papatzikou defended her PhD Thesis on Traffic Control with Risk Analysis Methods, February 2019

Eleni Papazatzikou has successfully defended her PhD dissertation titled: “Traffic Control under Dynamic Loading Conditions with Risk Analysis Methods”, on Monday February 4th 2018, at multimedia room 038 of the Network Management Center of NTUA. 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 Emeritus Professor A. Stathopoulos.

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NTUA at the 98th TRB Annual Meeting, Washington DC, January 2019

The Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens contributed actively with several innovative scientific papers and presentations at the 98th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), which took place in Washington DC on 13-17 January 2019 under the theme: Transportation for a Smart, Sustainable, and Equitable Future.

 

NTUA Road Safety Research ranked 2nd in Europe and 6th worldwide, 2019

Road Safety Research at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of the School of Civil Engineering of NTUA is ranked 2nd in Europe and 6th worldwide according to a recent study published at the leading safety Scientific Journal Accident Analysis and Prevention. Moreover, NTUA Prof. George Yannis appears between the most productive scientific authors worldwide in the field of road safety. This ranking is based on a systematic analysis of all road safety studies published on Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) and Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) between 2000 and 2018. icon.url

 

 

V. Kyriakopoulos student of the School of Civil Engineering awarded with “Apostolos Chr. Yotis” Award, December 2018

Vasileios Kyriakopoulos student of the School of Civil Engineering NTUA, has been awarded with “Apostolos Chr. Yotis” Award, for the highest average grade at the mandatory courses Geometric Design of Roads (5th semester), Road Construction (6th semester) and at the mandatory of cycle course Design of Road and Airfield Pavements (7th semester), during the academic year 2017-2018.