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Transport Conferences, 2017

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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Scholarships for Transport Studies, 2016

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

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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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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

 

 

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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

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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”.
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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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NTUA – IFSTTAR – Modelling Pedestrian Behaviour Workshop, Paris May 2015

A Workshop on Observation and Modelling of Pedestrian Behaviour in Urban Areas organised by the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and the French Institute of Science and Technology for Transport, Development and Networks (IFSTTAR) took place with great success in Marne-la-Valée – Paris, on 4 May 2015, within the framework of the Post Doctoral research project “PEDMOD– Models of pedestrian behaviour and safety” of NTUA Research Associate Dr. Eleonora Papadimitriou.

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