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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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Bar Ilan University (BIU) Professor Tova Rosenbloom Lecture at NTUA, June 2018

Prof. Tova Rosenbloom, Chair in Research Institute of Human Factors in Road Safety in the Management department at Bar Ilan University (BIU) in Israel gave a Lecture on June 22nd, 2018, at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering (Railways Amphitheater) of NTUA titled: “Individual differences of road users and their impact on their performance”.
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University of California at Berkeley (UCB) Professor Alexander Skabardonis Lecture at NTUA, May 2018

Alexander Skabardonis, NTUA alumni and Professor at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the University of California at Berkeley (UCB) gave a Lecture on May 31st, 2018, at 15:00, at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering (Railways Amphitheater) of NTUA titled: “Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs): Challenges and Opportunities for Traffic Operations”.
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Scholarships for Transport Studies, 2018

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

7th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation (hEART2018), Athens, 2018

The Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and the chair of Transportation System Engineering of the Technical University of Munich (TUM)  are co-organising the 7th Symposium of the European Association for Research in  Transportation (hEART) in September 5-7 2018 in Athens.

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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, took place with great success in Athens at Divani Caravel Hotel, 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 Conferences, 2018

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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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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Diploma Thesis Exams, March 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 March, 17th, 2016.

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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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NTUA Graduate student Ioanna Pagoni awarded the Dimitris Tsamboulas Young Research Award, November 2015

Ioanna Pagoni, a PhD Student of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of the National technical University of Athens was awarded with the “Young Research Award in memory of Dimitris Tsamboulas” during the 7th International Congress on Transport Research – ICTR 2015 with the paper entitled “Game theoretic analysis of the supply and demand in Aviation Market”. pdf ppt

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”.

NTUA Graduate student Paraskevi Katahanaki awarded the Matthew Karlaftis Young Research Award, November 2015

Paraskevi Katahanaki, Graduate student of the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens was awarded with the “Young Research Award in memory of Matthew Karlaftis” during the 7th International Congress on Transport Research in November 2015, for her paper titled: “Multivariate Statistical Methods for explaining Powered Two Wheelers’ Traffic in Urban Arterials”. pdf ppt

Diploma Thesis Exams, November 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 November, 3rd and 4th, 2015.

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Fotis Mertzanis defended his PhD thesis on Stopping Sight Distance, October 2015

Fotis Mertzanis has successfully defended his PhD thesis titled: “Contribution to the Investigation of Stopping Sight Distance in three-dimensional space”. 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 Emeritius Professor C. Abacoumkin.

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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.