Lorant Tavasszy appointed as full professor “Freight Transport & Logistics”

News - 30 May 2016

Starting 1 September 2016, Prof. Dr. Ir. Lorant A. Tavasszy has been appointed as full professor “Freight Transport & Logistics” at Delft University of Technology.  His research and education will focus on the analysis, modelling and forecasting of transport processes and transport flows over sea, inland water, rail, road and combinations thereof. 

The chair will be placed at the faculty of Civil Engineering and Geoscience (CEG), department Transport & Planning (0,6 fte) and the faculty of Technology, Policy and Management (TPM), department Engineering Systems and Services (0,4 fte).  With his appointment at both CEG and TPM and as theme leader Freight Transport & Logistics of the TU Delft Transport Institute, prof Tavasszy will further develop interdisciplinary research and education in this field. Prof Tavasszy has a wide experience in research and teaching in previous positions as Principal Scientist at TNO and part time full professor at both the  Radboud University of Nijmegen and Delft University of Technology.

The department of Transport and Planning, and that of Engineering Systems and Services, are very pleased with the appointment of Prof. Tavasszy, and look forward to a fruitful collaboration.