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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.