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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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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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. Read more

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.

 

1st Prize Award “Dimitrios Tsamboulas” to graduates/students of NTUA, December 2018

A team of NTUA graduates and students, consisting of Mr. Stathopoulos Spyros (graduate 2017), Mrs. Karakonstantinou Kalliopi (graduate 2018), Mr. Petroulakis Zacharias (student) and Mr. Vasilis Apostolopoulos (graduate 2018) that have drafted /are drafting their diploma thesis in the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering, collaborated, claimed and received the 1st Prize in the Annual Panhellenic Competition of the Hellenic Chambers Transport Association (EESYM) “Dimitrios Tsamboulas” for the academic year 2017-2018.

The award ceremony held on Thursday, December 13, 2018, at the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) Events’ Hall. Read more

Professor Andreas Loizos, distinguished Keynote Speaker at the 59th Annual Illinois Bituminous Paving Conference, December 2018

Professor Andreas Loizos has been the distinguished Keynote Speaker at the opening of the 59th Annual Illinois Bituminous Paving Conference with the lecture entitled: “Experiences in Performance Assessment of Engineering Low Energy Asphalt Mixes”. The 59th Annual Illinois Bituminous Paving Conference took place on December 11-12, 2018, in Champaign, Illinois, USA. Read more

International Expert Roula Kokkota Lecture at NTUA, November 2018

Roula Kokkota, an International Transport Expert gave a lecture on November 29th, 2018 at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering (Railways Amphitheater) of NTUA titled: “Organizing Transport Services in Mega Events”.

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Diploma Theses Exams, November 2018

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 1st and November 2nd 2018 .

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Presentation of the Department to the Civil Engineering School students, October 2018

On Friday 5th October 2018, Professor George Yannis, Director 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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Dimitris Tselentis defended his PhD Thesis on Benchmarking Driving Efficiency using Data Science Techniques, October 2018

Dimitris Tselentis has successfully defended his PhD dissertation titled: “Benchmarking Driving Efficiency using Data Science Techniques applied on Large-Scale Smartphone Data”, on October 3rd 2018. 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. G. Yannis.

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Trinity College of Dublin Assistant Professor Bidisha Ghosh Lecture at NTUA, October 2018

Bidisha Ghosh Assistant Professor of the Department of Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland gave a lecture on October 4th, 2018, at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering (Railways Amphitheater) of NTUA titled: “Cycling: Measurements, Impacts and Network Integration”.

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Training Course Simulating with Aimsun Next, September 2018

In the framework of the international conference hEART2018 co-organized by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), AIMSUN offered a training course on the use of the Aimsun Next Traffic Simulation Program. The seminar took place on September 4th, 2018 (09:30 – 17:30), at the Railways Amphitheater of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering NTUA, Zografou, Athens. Read more

Kochi University of Technology (KUT) Assistant Professor Hiroaki Nishiuchi Lecture at NTUA, September 2018

Dr. Hiroaki Nishiuchi, Assistant Professor at the School of Systems Engineering of Kochi University of Technology (KUT) in Japan gave a Lecture on September 4th, 2018, at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA titled: “The change of passengers’ travel pattern and the level of service in public transport network”.

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