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13 April 2017

Young Research Award 2017

Nikola Besinovic won the Young Research Award 2017 of the International Association of Railway Operations Research (IAROR) with his excellent and innovative paper ‘Resolving instability in railway timetabling problems’, at RailLille 2017!

27 February 2017

Transport Institute partner in ITF/OECD Decarbonisation project

Last week professor Lóri Tavasszy reached an agreement with the International Transport Forum (ITF) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to become a partner in the Decarbonising Transport project on the topic of freight transport and logistics.

23 February 2017

Participants needed - Msc thesis research

Are you willing to help in a research regarding the reactions of pedestrians when interacting with different types of vehicles? Do you have 60 minutes of spare time and would you like to get a gift voucher of 10 € while helping a student carrying out her MSc thesis? Then this might be interesting for you!

09 February 2017

GPS on the road

Today - on a straight stretch of road in the Europoort-area near Rotterdam - we carried out an experiment with Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) in a convoy of three vehicles; a blue van in the lead, followed by two instrumented Toyota Prius cars. All vehicles were equipped with low-cost GPS receivers - targeting centimeter position accuracy.

27 January 2017

SimSmartMobility simulation platform launched

On friday 27 January 2017 Connecting Mobility, TNO and TU Delft will launch and demonstrate the first prototype of SimSmartMobility. 19 partners will also sign a declaration of intent for ongoing development of the prototype. SimSmartMobility is the only simulation platform of its kind anywhere in the world, enabling the simulation of liveability, safety and accessibility effects of innovative mobility solutions. The prototype was developed by the three initiators during the past six months.

11 January 2017

Vacancy Full Professor of Railway Traffic Operations & Management

At Transport & Planning, we are looking for a full Professor of Railway Traffic Operations & Management.

06 January 2017

Victor Knoop and Serge Hoogendoorn rewarded 'best paper award'

On the annual congres of the Transportation Research Board, a paper, co-authored by Victor Knoop en Serge Hoogendoorn (Transport & Planning, TU Delft) on "Capacity Drops at Merges", awarded best paper in the category 'operations and maintenance'.

06 January 2017

Pedestrians needed for MSc thesis research!

Are you willing to help in a research regarding the reactions of pedestrians when interacting with different types of vehicles? Do you have 70 minutes of spare time and would you like to get a gift voucher of 10 € while helping a student carrying out her MSc thesis? Then this might be interesting for you!

23 December 2016

Paper in the spotlight: Considering knowledge gaps for automated driving in conventional traffic

The paper ‘Considering knowledge gaps for automated driving in conventional traffic’ written by Simeon Calvert (TU Delft), Isabel Wilmink (TNO), Aroen Soekroella (TNO) and Bart van Arem (TU Delft) has won the Best Paper Award ASCEE. The Award was awarded during the Fourth International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering - ACSEE 2016. 15-16 December, 2016 at Rome, Italy. The ASCEE aims to provide a platform for Students, Engineers, Researchers and Scientists to share the knowledge and ideas in the recent trends in the field of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering.

08 December 2016

Serious game research: fleeing an earthquake

During natural disasters, such as an earthquake, people make choices: should I stay or leave? Should I walk or take the car? These choices have an impact on the number of people injured or killed. To explore the factors that influence these choices, doctoral candidate Mignon van den Berg worked with Japanese researchers from the National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo on the development of the serious game ‘Everscape’. Mignon van den Berg will be awarded her doctorate at TU Delft on Monday 12 December.