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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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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EPFL Assistant Professor Nikolas Geroliminis Lecture at NTUA, December 2014

Nikolas Geroliminis, NTUA Alumni and Assistant Professor at the Urban Transport Systems Laboratory of the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) gave a Lecture on December 19th, 2014, at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA titled: “Modeling and Control of Congestion in large-scale networks with multiple modes of transport”, based on the respective ERC project he is coordinator.
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