Dr.ir. Riender Happee
Dr. Riender Happee is researcher at the Department of Transport & Planning, and visiting professor at the TU Munich. He investigates the human interaction with automated vehicles ranging from highway automation to driverless urban transport. Key projects include HFAuto (Human factors of automated driving), WEpods (driverless shuttles), SafeVRU (safe interaction with Vulnerable Road Users), and MOTORIST (safety of bicycles and powered two-wheelers).
Happee obtained his MSc in Mechanical Engineering (1986) and PhD (1992) at TU Delft. He investigated crash safety at TNO Automotive (1992-2007).
He coordinates the track Vehicle Engineering in the Master Mechanical Engineering.