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Scholarships for Transport Studies, 2016

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. Read more

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Ioanna Pagoni defended her PhD dissertation on Passenger travel choices and airline responses under market-based environmental policies, February 2017

Ioanna Pagoni has successfully defended, on February 21st 2017, her PhD dissertation titled: “Passenger travel choices and airline responses under market-based environmental policies using discrete choice modeling and game theory”.

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Emeritus Professor John Frantzeskakis, 1930 – 2017

John Frantzeskakis, Emeritus Professor of the School of Civil Engineering NTUA and Chairman of the School, Director of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering and of the Traffic Engineering Laboratory,  passed away on February 12th 2017.

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Apostolos Chr. Yotis Award to the students of the School of Civil Engineering

The National Technical University of Athens introduces the “Apostolos Chr. Yotis” Award, to honour the late Emeritus Professor Apostolos Yotis, upon recommendation of his family.

The award will be given to the student who will gather the highest average grade at the mandatory courses Highway Engineering I (5th semester), Highway Engineering II (6th semester) and at the mandatory of cycle course Pavements (8th semester), according to the current Undergraduate Studies Program of the School of Civil Engineering.

The award is accompanied by a prize of  1.000€  annually for the first two years and of at least 500€ in the next years.

 

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New Year Event at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering, February 2017

The New Year Event of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering took place with great success on Friday, February 3rd , 2017, at 15:30, at the Amphitheater of Railways and Transport with the participation of more than 60 members and students of the Department and the School of Civil Engineering.

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Transport Conferences, 2017

Announcements for key Transport Conferences and Workshops in Greece, in Europe and worldwide are presented below, which might be of interest for the undergraduate and graduate students of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA.

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Anastasia Argyropoulou student of the School of Civil Engineering awarded with “Apostolos Chr. Yotis” Award, December 2016

Anastasia Argyropoulou, 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 Highway Engineering I (5th semester), Highway Engineering II (6th semester) and at the mandatory of cycle course Pavements (8th semester), during the academic year 2015-2016.

 

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Five DTPE PhD and one Graduate student awarded with the NTUA Thomaidion Award, November 2016

Maria Konstantinidou, Emmanouil BarmpounakisPanagiotis PapantoniouIoanna Pagoni and Dimosthenis Pavlou PhD students and Evanthia Thanou graduate student 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 2015. pdf

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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 to this excellent performance and road safety was one of the main components. icon.url

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”Dimitrios Tsamboulas” award in Transportation 2016-2017, November 2016

The Hellenic Chambers Transport Association introduces the Annual award ”Dimitrios Tsamboulas”, to honour the late Dimitrios Tsamboulas, Professor of NTUA, for his contribution to the Greek transportation system.
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Diploma Theses Exams, November 2016

The examination of the Diploma Theses of the undergraduate students of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering took place with great success on November, 2rd and 4th, 2016.

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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. Read more

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Emeritus Professor Apostolos Yotis, 1928 – 2016

Apostolos Yotis, Emeritus Professor of the School of Civil Engineering NTUA and for many years Chairman of the School, Director of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering and of the Highway Engineering Laboratory,  passed away on August 19th 2016.

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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”.

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Diploma Theses Exams, July 2016

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, 11th and 15th, 2016.

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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”.

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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”.

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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. The case of distracted driving.

 

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Presentation of the Department to the Civil Engineering School students, May 2016

On Tuesday 17 May 2016, Professor George Yannis, Head of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA presented the transportation engineering courses cycle to the Civil Engineering undergraduate students of the 6th semester,  within the framework of the information event for the courses’ cycles organized by the School of Civil Engineering.

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NTUA applied research awarded at the 42nd Panhellenic Medical Conference, May 2016

NTUA presentation titled: ‘Mobility tests as a predictor of driving behavior of patients with Parkinson’s disease‘ won the best applied research award of scientific presentation paper at the 42nd Panhellenic Medical Conference, which took place on 11-14 May in Athens. pdf