New Book: Public Transport Optimization by Konstantinos Gkiotsalitis, January 2023

The global publisher Springer published recently the Book Public Transport Optimization written by NTUA Assistant Professor Konstantinos Gkiotsalitis. Read more

New year event at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering, January 2023

The New Year Event of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering took place with great success on Monday, January 25th, 2023, at 14:30, at the Amphitheater of Railways and Transport with the participation of more than 65 members and students of the Department and the School of Civil Engineering. Read more

NTUA at the 102nd TRB Annual Meeting, Washington DC, January 2023

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 102nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), which took place with great success in Washington DC from January 8th to January 12th 2023.

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Maria Saloniti student of the School of Civil Engineering awarded with “Apostolos Chr. Yotis” Award, December 2022

Maria Saloniti student of the School of Civil Engineering NTUA, has been awarded with “Apostolos Chr. Yotis” Award, for the highest average of all courses of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering in relation to her fellow student with whom she equaled (9.33) in the mandatory courses “Roads Geometric Design” (5th semester), “Roads Construction” (6th semester) and at the mandatory of cycle course “Design of Road and Airfield Pavements” (7th semester), during the academic year 2021-2022.

 

Dr. Greg Erhardt lecture in NTUA, November 2022

Dr. Greg Erhardt Associate Professor at University of Kentuky, gave a lecture  which took place with great success on Monday, November 28th 2022 at the Amphitheater of Railways and Transport of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA , entitled “Using Big Data to Measure the Effect of Ride-Hailing on Transit Ridership, Traffic Congestion and Traffic Safety”. The lecture was also available through Webex: https://centralntua.webex.com/meet/elenivl.

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Prof. George Yannis receives the EU TRAVisions 2022 Senior Researcher Award, November 2022

NTUA Professor George Yannis has received the prestigious EU TRAVisions 2022 Senior Researcher Award during the European Commission Transport Research Arena Conference (TRA 2022), held on 14-17 November 2022 in Lisbon. Professor  George Yannis won the competition of EU Senior Researcher for Road Transport Research based on his exceptional and long-standing research contribution on Open Road Safety Decision Support Systems. 

Diploma theses exams, October 2022

The examination of the Diploma Theses of the undergraduate students of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering for the examination period of October 2022 took place with great success on Thursday November 1st 2022 and on Friday November 4th 2022, at Railways Amphitheatre and at teaching room 109.

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“ENARISTEIA 2022”

The Research Infrastructure EN.I.R.R.I.S.T. successfully organized ENARISTEIA 2022, a three-day event that took place from 24 to 26 October 2022 at the Eugenides Foundation in Athens. Representatives from institutions and the official state, academics and business executives of Shipping, Transport and Supply Chain, had the opportunity to learn about the high quality scientific work that the Research Infrastructure will soon complete and the positive impact that it can have on the field of research and the adoption of innovative practices by the State and businesses. Read more

Conference “Geotechnical Engineering & Pavement Design”

Hellenic Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (HSSMGE) organizes the Conference “Geotechnical Engineering & Pavement Design” on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at the Conference Center of the Ancient Olive Grove Campus of the University of West Attica.

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Aggeliki Armeni defended her Phd thesis on Airport Pavement Evaluation, September 2022

Aggeliki Armeni has successfully defended her PhD Thesis titled: “Investigation of  Airport Pavement Evaluation Parameters” on Friday September 2nd at 15:00 via a teleconference: https://centralntua.webex.com/centralntua/j.php?MTID=ma78e8fd7c05546d007f73d8f935e205f Read more

Former Associate Professor Stylianos Kolias, 1938 – 2022

Την περασμένη εβδομάδα έφυγε από τη ζωή ο πρώην αναπληρωτής καθηγητής Στυλιανός Κόλιας του Τμήματος Συγκοινωνιακού Σχεδιασμού και Τεχνολογίας. Η τελετή αποχαιρετισμού πραγματοποιήθηκε την Παρασκευή 26/8/2022, στην αίθουσα τελετών του Α’ Νεκροταφείου Αθηνών.

Diploma theses exams, July 2022

The examination of the Diploma Theses of the undergraduate students of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering for the examination period of July 2022 took place with grate success on Thursday July 14th 2022 and Friday July 15th 2022 via a teleconference using the application Cisco Webex (https://www.webex.com/).

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Erick Rodriguez Esparza lecture at NTUA – July 7th 2022 @ 15.00

The Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA is kindly inviting all members of staff and students and the general public to attend a lecture delivered by researcher andPhD studentat the University of Deusto, Erick Rodriguez Esparza entitled ‘Last-Mile Delivery Optimization’. The lecture will be held onThursday, July 7th 2022, starting at 15.00 hours, in the amphitheatre of the Laboratory of Railways and Transport and virtually through Webex (link: https://centralntua.webex.com/meet/elenivl)

 

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NTUA – Road Safety and Simulation International Conference, Athens, June 2022

The National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), in cooperation with the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers (HITE) organized the 8th Road Safety & Simulation International Conference 2022 (RSS2022) which took place with great success on  June 8th to June 10th 2022 in Athens, Greece. The Conference’s theme this year was: “Road Safety and Digitalisationhttps://www.nrso.ntua.gr/rss2022/

 

Evangelos Mintsis defended his PhD thesis on Mathematical models for dynamic eco-driving in signalized intersections in the context of cooperative intelligent transportation systems, May 2022

Evangelos Mintis defended his PhD dissertation entitled: “Mathematical models for dynamic eco-driving in signalized intersections in the context of cooperative intelligent transportation systems”, on Wednesday, May 18th 2022 via a teleconference

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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 Associate Professor E. Vlahogianni

 

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Eleni Mantouka defended her PhD thesis on Deep Reinforcement Leaning Traffic Models for Personalized Driving Recommendations, December 2021

Eleni Mantouka has successfully defended her PhD dissertation entitled: “Deep Reinforcement Leaning Traffic Models for Personalized Driving Recommendations”, on Tuesday, December 2nd 2021 via a teleconference

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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 Associate Professor E. Vlahogianni

 

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Diploma theses exams, March 2022

The examination of the Diploma Theses of the undergraduate students of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering for the examination period of March 2022 took place with grate success on Wednesday March 16th 2022, on Thursday March 17th 2022 and on Friday March 18th 2022 via a teleconference using the application Cisco Webex (https://www.webex.com/). Read more

Konstantinos Gkyrtis defended his Phd thesis on asphalt pavements mechanical performance, December 2021

Konstantinos Gkyrtis has successfully defended his PhD dissertation titled: “Investigation of asphalt pavements mechanical performance”, on Wednesday December 15th 2021 at 15.00, via a teleconference.

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Diploma Thesis Exams October 2021

The examination of the Diploma Theses of the undergraduate students of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering for the examination period of  2021  took place with grate success on  Wednesday November 3rd 2021,  Thursday November 4th 2021 and  Monday November 8th 2021,  via a teleconference using the application Cisco Webex (https://www.webex.com/).

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Prize Awards “Dimitrios Tsamboulas”, for the years 2020&2021

Students from the School of Civil Engineering of NTUA participated in the above competitions and received the following awards:

1st Prize for the 2021 Competition, on the subject: “Urban Freight Transport (City Logistics), Greek Reality – Implementation proposals” (Flora Kostopoulou and Styliani Roussou)

2nd Prize for the 2020 competition, on the subject: “Digitization of National and International Freight Transport and the role of bodies like HCTA and OFAE – Benefits, Challenges, Proposals ” (Alexios Kareklas, Alexandros Efthymiou and Mougios Georgios).

The Award Ceremony was held on October 2, 2021, in the main conference room of the Metropolitan Expo, the Award Ceremony of the three best works of the competitions of the years 2020 (which was postponed due to the pandemic) and 2021 took place, within the framework of the Panhellenic Conference on Urban Freight Transport. Read more