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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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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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10th International Conference on the Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields, June 2017

The 10th International Conference on the Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields, will take place in Athens from June 28th to June 30th 2017, co-organised by the Laboratory of Pavement Engineering of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering – NTUA, the University of Illinois and TU DELFT.

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“Transport Genius of the Future” Competition, February 2016

The FiA Region I organizes a Europe-wide Contest with the theme “How would you revolutionise transport in the future?” for young people aged from 18 to 22 in order to promote innovative thinking for the improvement of traffic and transportation in cities across Europe (and the world). The participants can submit their concept via “Transport Genius” website by 6 March 2016. url

 

 

Five DTPE PhD students awarded the NTUA Thomaidion Award, February 2016

Athanasios Theofilatos, Panagiotis PapantoniouEmmanouil BarmpounakisIoanna Pagoni and Dimosthenis Pavlou PhD students at 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 2014. pdf

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University of Massachusetts Assistant Professor Eleni Christofa Lecture at NTUA, December 2015

Dr. Eleni Christofa, NTUA Alumni and Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UMass Amherst gave a Lecture on December 14th, 2015 at the Railways Amphitheater of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA titled: “Signal control strategies for improved person mobility and air quality in multimodal transportation systems”.

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HIT/HITE – 7th International Congress on Transportation Research, Athens, November 2015

The 7th International Congress on Transportation Research, organised by the Hellenic Institute of Transport and the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers took place in Athens, on 5-6 November 2015. The main topic of the Congress was: “From basic research to innovative application”.

The Department research activities were presented at the Researcher Night, September 2015

The Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering was present at the pan-European initiative of “Researcher Night”, which took place with great success on 25-27 September 2015 at the central campus of the National Technical University of Athens. The main research activities and achievements of the Department in the field of innovative transportation systems were presented to the numerous visitors of the Researcher Night.

Diploma Thesis Exams, July 2015

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, 17th, 2015. The students which defended their theses are as follows: Read more

NTUA/UOA – Cognition, Behaviour and Driving Inter-disciplinary Conference, Athens June 2015

A targeted Interdisciplinary Conference on Cognition, Behaviour and Driving took place with great success on June 26th, 2015 in Athens, co-organised by the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), the Department of Neurology, Psychiatry and Social Medicine, and the Department of Psychology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UoA).

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Presentation of the Department to the Civil Engineering School students, May 2015

On Tuesday 26 May 2015, 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.

Former Assistant Professor NTUA Kostantinos Liberis Lecture at NTUA, March 2015

Konstantinos Liberis, former Assistant Professor of the School of Civil Engineering of NTUA gave a lecture titled “Current Evolutions in International Railway Engineering”, on March 27th 2015, which took place with great success at the Amphitheater of Railways and Transport of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering NTUA.

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Diploma Thesis Exams, March 2015

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, 20th, 2015.

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NTUA/ HIT 6th Pan-Hellenic Road Safety Conference, Athens March 2015

The National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers organized the 6th Pan-Hellenic Conference on Road Safety, which took place with great success in Athens at the Amphitheater of the Ministry of Infrastructure, on 12-13 March 2015. The main objectives of the conference were to explore and assess the level of road safety in the country and the efforts and innovations implemented to improve the road safety of drivers, vehicles and pedestrians in Greece. More than 300 road safety experts and stakeholders participated at the 8 sessions with 35 oral and 24 poster presentations.

The Conference Proceedings and the respective presentations are available at the Conference website url

Three DTPE PhD students awarded the NTUA Thomaidion Award, March 2015

Athanasios Theofilatos, Emmanuil Barmpounakis and Ioanna Pagoni, PhD students at 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 2013.

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Purdue University Associate Professor Nadia Gkritza Lecture at NTUA, February 2015

Nadia Gkritza, NTUA Alumni and Associate Professor at Purdue University, Lyles School of Civil Engineering, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA, gave a lecture at NTUA titled: “Transportation and Energy Interdependencies: Implications for Infrastructure Design”, on February 26th 2015.
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NTUA / ERF / HIT Road Infrastructure Safety Equipment Technical Conference, Athens 2015

More than 200 road infrastructure safety experts and stakeholders have attended the 2-day Technical Conference on Current Advances in Road Infrastructure Safety Equipment organised by the European Union Road Federation (ERF), in cooperation with the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers (HITE) and the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), that took place on 12-13 February 2015, in the Acropolis Museum, Athens.
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