GREAT – Imperial College London MSc Scholarship for Greek students, February 2024

In partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, Imperial College London is offering 4 scholarships to students  from Ghana, Greece, Malaysia and Mexico applying for postgraduate courses in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Business subjects.

The scholarship programme offers financial support to students pursuing one-year postgraduate study at Imperial.

Candidates need to have been given an offer of admission by the 13th of March 2024.

Detailed description of the scholarship programme can be found at url

 

 

Ecole des Ponts ParisTech Master programmes for NTUA students, February 2024

Ecole des Ponts ParisTech is inviting students from NTUA to apply to the following 3 Master programmes designed for students holding a Master’s degree (Only applications from candidates previously nominated will be considered):

  • Materials Sciences for Sustainable Construction (taught in English)
  • Transport and Mobility (taught in French)
  • Mechanics of Soils, Rocks and Structures in their Environment (taught in French)

Interested students have the opportunity to apply to these programmes under the framework of the partnership agreement between ParisTech and NTUA, and through the same platform as applicants to their MSc of Engineering.

Please take note of these four important milestones in the application process :

  • March 1st 2024 : opening of the online application tool
  • March 24th 2024 : deadline for nominations
  • March 31st 2024 : deadline for applications
  • June 7th 2024 : deadline for uploading, if needed, the official certificates in French and English, with the minimum required level.

Detailed description for these 3 programmes can be found at pdf

 

 

New year event at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering, February 2024

The New Year Event of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering took place with great success on Monday, February 5th, 2024, at 13:30, at the Amphitheater of Railways and Transport with the participation of more than 60 members of the Department and the School of Civil Engineering. Read more

Scholarships for Transport Studies, 2024

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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NTUA / Marie Curie – 4 New PhD Vacancies on AI for Road Safety, February 2024

Within the framework of the Horizon Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Industrial Doctoral Network IVORY – Artificial Intelligence for Vision Zero in Road Safety, a call for applications for 15 new Industrial PhD candidates has been launched, 4 of them to be hosted by National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), a Centre of Road Safety Research Excellence with global recognition. The 4 PhD Candidates will be recruited for 3 years, shared between Academia and Industry and are expected to be strongly focused and motivated on advanced research and quantitative analysis for innovative road safety solutions. Read more

NTUA at the 103rd TRB Annual Meeting, Washington DC, January 2024

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 103rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), which took place with great success in Washington DC from January 7th to January 11th 2024.
The meeting program has covered all transportation modes, with more than 600 workshops addressing topics of interest to policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions.

 

NTUA Professors among the top 2% researchers in the world, November 2023

In a recently published study conducted at Stanford University (USA), using a range of parameters for each scientist’s research contribution and influence, million scientists data from Scopus database were analysed. According to this study 971 Greek scientists are contained in the global top 2%, among which 130 researchers from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). 21 Professors from the School of Civil Engineering of NTUA are among the top 2% researchers in the world (5 within the top-ten of NTUA), while 6 of them from the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering, (5 within the top-eleven of the School of Civil Engineering). icon.url

 

NTUA – Telematics boosting mobility behaviour Workshop, Athens, November 2023

The NTUA Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering organised with great success a Scientific Workshop titled “Telematics boosting mobility behaviour” which took place at the NTUA Campus in Athens on November 22nd, 2023.

The rapid spread of innovative technologies in the field of telematics creates new opportunities to monitor, evaluate and improve driver behaviour through feedback tools, providing incentives to drivers for safer and greener behaviour, with spectacular results.

During this workshop, the new interactive SafeRoadsMap tool for safe and green travelling in Greece has been released.

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Diploma theses exams, October 2023

The examinations of the Diploma Theses of the undergraduate students of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering for the examination period of October 2023  took place with great success from Wednesday November 1st to Friday November 3rd 2023, at Railways Amphitheatre and at teaching room 109.

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Prof. Eleni Vlahogianni receives the 2017-2020 ITSM Outstanding Research Paper High Commendation Award, Augoust 2023

NTUA Professor Eleni Vlahogianni has received the 2017–2020 ITSM Outstanding Paper Award. The Award Judging Panel’s decision is based on the consideration of the following decision-making criteria: originality, citations, impact and importance. This decision has been announced in IEEE – Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine, Vol. 15, Number 2, 2023, pp.272-274. 

Diploma theses exams, July 2023

The examination of the Diploma Theses of the undergraduate students of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering for the examination period of July 2023 took place with great success on Monday July 17th and on Tuesday July 18th 2023at Railways Amphitheatre.

The students which defended their theses are as follows:

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Professor Andreas Loizos keynote Lecture at the International Conference on Geophysics for GPR, July 2023

The distinguished lecture of Professor Andreas Loizos at the International Conference on Geophysics for GPR “12th International Workshop on Advanced Ground Penetrating Radar” held on 5-7 July 2023 in Lisbon with great success. The topic of the lecture “Advances and Challenges on GPR in Pavement Infrastructure” was about the latest developments in geophysics and radar in transportation infrastructure projects, with a special emphasis on the impact of AI.

 

Dr. Marko Sevrovic lecture in NTUA, June 23rd 2023

Dr. Marko Ševrović  Associate Professor at the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences of the University of Zagreb, gave a lecture which took place with great success on Friday, June 23rd 2023 at 13.30 at the Amphitheater of Railways and Transport of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA, entitled “Road Infrastructure Safety Assessments – the iRAP Methodology“.

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Dr. Klaus Bogenberger lecture in NTUA, June 9th 2023

Prof. Dr. Klaus Bogenberger  , Chair of Traffic Engineering and Control at Technical University of Munich, gave a lecture which took place with great success on Friday, June 9th 2023 at the Amphitheater of Railways and Transport of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA, entitled “The MobilityCoin System”.

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Professor Emeritus John Golias appointed Minister at the new transitional Government of Greece, May 2023

Professor Emeritus John Golias was appointed Minister of Infrastructure and Transport at the new transitional Government of Greece.

Professor Emeritus John Golias has been the Director of Traffic Engineering Laboratory of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering, Dean of the School of Civil Engineering and Rector of National Technical University of Athens. He has been involved in all areas of transportation planning and engineering sector for more than 40 years through numerous research projects, engineering studies and committees in Greece and abroad and he is the author of a great number of published scientific papers, cited widely worldwide. He served also as Secretary General of the Ministry of Transport during the Athens 2004 Olympic Games and Chairman of the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers.

 

NTUA – Road Safety Research Challenges Workshop, Athens, May 2023

NTUA within the framework of the Seventh UN Global Road Safety Week organised with great success a Scientific Workshop titled “Road Safety Research Challenges” which was held at the Railways and Transport Laboratory (and online) on May 19th, 2023 .

The objective of this Workshop was to highlight through an intensive flow of presentations the main findings and challenges of key road safety research projects carried out within the NTUA Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering.

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Telematics and Driver Behaviour Workshop, Athens, April 2023

The NTUA Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering organised with great success a Scientific Workshop titled “Telematics and Driver Behaviour” which took place at the Amphitheater of Railways and Transport on April 4th, 2023. The Workshop was also available through Webex (https://centralntua.webex.com/wbxmjs/joinservice/sites/centralntua/meeting/download/764247dcf2d84520bdf1f583cef8bd96?siteurl=centralntua&MTID=mc22901c36e31c169cd8657a9e19d822c). Read more

Diploma Theses Exams, March 2023

The examination of the Diploma Theses of the undergraduate students of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering for the examination period of March 2023 take place with great success on Monday March 20th 2023at Railways Amphitheatre. Read more

NTUA – Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering ranked 4th in Europe, 2023

The Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of Civil Engineering School at the National Technical University of Athens was ranked 4th in Europe this year and 26th worldwide among all Transportation Departments, with the best performance among all NTUA and Greek Universities Departments. This ranking is produced by EduRank‘s final score based on three parts: 45% Research performance, 45% Non-academic prominence and 10% Alumni score. Departments’ Director George Yannis stated that: “the persistence in scientific excellence of our highly qualified transportation engineers contributes to a future with efficient, green and safe transport systems in Greece, in Europe and globally”. icon.url

 

 

Online workshop “Data requirements for freight transport planning and operation”, February 2023

The Laboratory of Railways and Transport of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA organized with great success on Wednesday 22-02-2023 between 16:30-19:30 an online workshop entitled: “Data requirements for freight transport planning and operation” in the framework of the research infrastructure “ENIRISST – Intelligent Research Infrastructure in Shipping, Supply Chain, and Transport”.

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