Research

Participation in 113 research projects in the field of transport planning and engineering, 87 of which were or are carried out in the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of the School of Civil Engineering of the NTUA. 54 of these projects were assigned by the European Commission, 9 projects were assigned by other International Organisations (UN-ECE, WHO, World Banque, ITF, CEDR) and 50 projects were assigned by Greek Authorities. Scientific Coordinator in 39 research projects (22 from International Organisations) and Principal Researcher in another 35 research projects.

 

Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, NTUA

rn74 CAMP-sUmp – CAMPus sustainable University mobility plans in MED areas, of the Interreg MED Programme co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (2016 – )
rn73 “DLicence2020 – Assessment of the implementation of Directive 2006/126/EC on driving licences” carried out for the Directorate General for Transport and Mobility of the European Commission (2016- )
rn72 “SaferAfrica – Innovating dialogue and problems appraisal for a safer Africa” of the Horizons 2020 framework programme on transport research of the European Commission (2016- )
rn71 “Skillful – Skills and competences development of future transportation professionals at all levels” of the Horizons 2020 framework programme on transport research of the European Commission (2016- )
rn70 Management, Organisation, Development and Planning of a Multi-Operation System for the Development of the Interurban Bus Central Terminal at Eleonas carried out for the Athens Interurban Central Bus Station (2016- )
rn69 Methodological approach for the development of the “IRTAD and the Cities” Network and Database carried out for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) (2016- )
rn68 “SafeCulture – Safety culture in private and professional transport: examining its influence on behaviours and implications for interventions” carried out for the Norwegian Research Council (2015-2018)
rn67 “ESRA – European Survey of Road users’ safety Attitudes” within the ESRA Pan-European cooperation of road safety institutes (2015- )
rn66 “SAFETYCUBE – Safety Causation, Benefits and Efficiency” of the Horizons 2020 framework programme on transport research of the European Commission (2015- )
rn65 “ELDERSAFE – Risks and Countermeasures for Road Traffic of the Elderly in Europe” carried out for the Directorate General for Transport and Mobility of the European Commission (2015- )
rn64 “ERSO+ Update of the European Road Safety Observatory” carried out for the Directorate General for Transport and Mobility of the European Commission (2015- )
rn63 “PRACT – Predicting road accidents – a transferable methodology across Europe” carried out for the Conference of European Directors of Roads (CEDR) (2014- )
rn62 “BESAFE – Belarusian road safety network” of the Tempus programme of the European Commission (2014- )
rn61 “RIDERSCAN – European scanning tour for motorcycle safety” carried out for the European Commission (2014- )
rn60 “ROSEE – Road safety in South East European regions” in the framework of the South East Europe Transnational Cooperation Programme (2012- )
rn59 “DRIVERBRAIN – Performance of drivers with cerebral diseases at unexpected incidents” in the framework of the research programme ARISTEIA of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (2012- )
rn58 “EUROMED – Regional Transport Project: Road, Rail, and Urban Transport” carried out for the European Commission (2012-2014)
rn57 “PEDMOD – Models of Pedestrian Behaviour and Safety” in the framework of the Support Action for PostDoc Researchers of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (2012- )
rn56 “DISTRACT – Causes and impacts of driver distraction: a driving simulator study” in the framework of the research programme THALIS for the Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs (2012- )
rn55 “Effects of alcohol among young drivers: a driving simulator study” in the framework of PostDoc research at the Laboratory of Traffic Engineering of NTUA (2011-)
rn54 “Development of the Strategic Plan for the improvement of road safety in Greece, 2011 – 2020” carried out for the Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks (2010-2011)
rn53 “DACOTA – Road Accident Data Collection Transfer and Analysis” of the seventh framework programme on transport research of the European Commission (2010-2012)
rn52 “Investigation of the possibility for exclusive use of Panepistimiou av. by public transport” carried out for the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change (2010-2011)
rn51 “Analysis of pedestrian’s road crossing behaviour in urban areas by means of survival analysis methods” of the program for the support of basic research of NTUA – PEVE 2009 (2009-2011)
rn50 “SARTRE 4 – Social attitudes to road traffic risk in Europe” carried out for the European Commission (2009-2012)
rn49 “Development of an integrated framework for the implementation of national interoperability of electronic toll payment systems” carried out for the National Highway Fund (2009)
rn48 “Development of manual for the safe driving of elderly drivers” carried out for the Ministry of Transport and Communications (2009-2010)
rn47 “2BESAFE – Two Wheeler Behaviour and Safety” of the seventh framework programme on transport research of the European Commission (2009-2011)
rn46 “Manual on Road Traffic Injury Data Collection Systems” carried out for the World Health Organisation (2008-2009)
rn45 “Obligation for the implementation of inter-operability at the electronic toll payment in Greece: potential for transformation of the National Highway Fund” carried out for the National Highway Fund (2007-2008)
rn44 “Incorporation of parameters related to intelligent transport systems into traffic simulation models” of the program for the support of basic research of NTUA – Karatheodori (2007-2008)
rn43 “Road Safety Data collection in Greece” carried out for the Ministry of Transport and Communications (2007-2009)
rn42 “Support of the implementation of methods for hazardous locations identification and of the necessary countermeasures in the interurban road network” carried out for the Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works (2007-2008)
rn41 “Development of multimedia tools for driver education for the new Road Code” carried out for the Ministry of Transport and Communications (Scientific Responsible: Ass.Prof. M.Karlaftis) (2006-2007)
rn40 “Best practices on cost-effective safety investments” carried out for the Conference of European Directors of Roads (CEDR) (2006-2008)
rn39 “A Statistical Investigation of Heavy Vehicle Effects on Road Safety” carried out for the Association of Motor Vehicle Importers and Representatives (2006-2007)
rn38 “FLEXIBLETRAFFIC – Development of Flexible Traffic Models that Exploit Emerging Data Collection Technologies Through the Introduction of Machine Learning Concepts” of the Marie Curie fellowship programme of the sixth framework programme of the European Commission (2006-2008)
rn37 “IN-SAFETY – Infrastructure and safety” of the sixth framework programme on transport research of the European Commission (2005-2008)
rn36 “Development of Road Safety Strategic Plan for Greece, 2006 – 2010” carried out for the Ministry of Transport and Communications (2004-2005)
rn35 “SAFETYNET – The European road safety observatory” of the sixth framework programme on transport research of the European Commission (2004-2008)
rn34 “HUMANIST – Human centered design for information society technologies” of the sixth framework programme on e-safety research of the European Commission (2004-2008)
rn33 “Investigation of accident risk of drivers with increased involvement in road accidents” carried out for the Ministry of Transport and Communications (2003-2005)
rn32 “Technical support in specialised scientific issues of satelite navigation system Galileo and trans- and pan-european networks” carried out for the Ministry of Transport and Communications (2003-2004)
rn31 “e-Traffic – Traffic information system” carried out for the Region of Attica (2003-2005)
rn30 “Development – specialisation of actions of the strategic plan for the improvement of road safety in Greece” carried out for the Ministry of National Economy (2002-2003)
rn29 “ROSEBUD – Road safety and environmental benefit-cost and cost-effectiveness analysis for use in decision Making” of the fifth framework programme on transport research of the European Commission (2002-2005)
rn28 “HEARTS – Health effects and risk of transport systems” of the fifth framework programme on transport research of the European Commission (2002-2005)
rn27 “Scientific support of the Hellenic Presidency in the fields of air transport, satelite navigation system Galileo and road safety” carried out for the Ministry of Transport and Communications (2002-2003)
rn26 “Development of system for statistical processing of road accident data” carried out for the Ministry of Transport and Communications (2001-2003)
rn25 “Investigation of implementation and efficiency of delivery restrictions” carried out for the Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works (2001-2002)
rn24 “Development of the methodology for the determination of black spots on the rural road network of Greece” carried out for the Ministry of National Economy (2000-2001)
rn23 “ADVISORS – Action for advanced Driver assistance and Vehicle control systems Implementation, Standardisation, Optimum use of the Road network and Safety” of the fifth framework programme on transport research of the European Commission (2000-2002)
rn22 “RECORDIT – Real cost reduction of door-to-door intermodal transport” of the fifth framework programme on transport research of the European Commission (2000-2002)
rn21 “Development of the strategic plan for the improvement of road safety in Greece” carried out for the Ministry of National Economy (1999-2001)
rn20 “Traffic and environmental impact from taxi traffic in Athens” carried out for the Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works (1999-2000)
rn19 “Road Safety Audit in Greece” carried out for the Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works (1999-2000)
rn18 “Implementation study for the development and pilot implementation of an integrated system for the improvement of road safety by the use of a driving simulator” within the framework of the 2nd Transport research programme of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (1998-1999)
rn17 “Investigation of traffic organisation of National Technical University of Athens campus” carried out for the National Technical University of Athens (1998)
rn16 “Research on air transport demand of Kreta island and setting up of the master plan of Iraklion state airport ‘N.Kazantzakis'” carried out for the Civil Aviation Authority (1998-2000)
rn15 “CAREPLUS 2 – Elaboration of transformation rules converting national road accident values into European” carried out for the European Commission (1998-2000)
rn14 “PROMISING – Promotion of measures with regard to mobility integrated with safety, taking into account the inexperience of vulnerable user groups” of the fourth framework programme on transport research of the European Commission (1998-1999)
rn13 “Development of a methodology and suggestions for the improvement of selected high hasard locations on the main road network of Attiki” carried out for the Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works (1997-1998)
rn12 “Impacts of the operations for the collection and distribution of persons and goods on the traffic conditions and the environment” carried out for the Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works (1997-1998)
rn11 “Investigation for the improvement of active transport safety services” carried out for the Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works (1997-1999)
rn10 “SAFESTAR – Safety standards for road design and redesign” of the fourth framework programme on transport research of the European Commission (1996-1998)
rn9 “IMPULSE – Interoperaple modular pilot plans underlying logistic system in Europe” of the fourth framework programme on transport research of the European Commission (1996-1999)
rn8 “COST 329 – Models for traffic and safety development and interventions” carried out for the European Commission (1996-1999)
rn7 “CAREPLUS – Elaboration of transformation rules converting national road accident values into European” carried out for the European Commission (1996)
rn6 “Current and future potential of a European road accident data base with disaggregate data” carried out for the European Commission (1995-1996)
rn5 “Investigation of methods dealing with problems from traffic restriction in the commercial triangle of Athens, Stadiou – Ermou – Athinas” carried out for Athens Municipality (1995-1996)
rn4 “User requirements for a Community road accidents data base” carried out for the European Commission (1993-1994)
rn3 “Investigation of Greek transport demand in the combined transport corridor Greece – Italy – Northern Europe” carried out for the European Commission (1993-1994)
rn2 “Pilot project for the combined transport corridor Greece – Italy – Northern Europe” carried out for the European Commission (1993)
rn1 “SIMET – Smart Intermodal European Transfer in Europe” of the third framework programme on transport research – EURET of the European Commission (1991-1995)

Other Institutions
ro26 ECOROADS Projects – Establishment of a common enhanced approach to road infrastructure and tunnel safety management
ro22 “SAFERWHEELS – Study on accident causation for traffic accidents involving powered two-wheelers and bicycles in the European Union” carried out for the Directorate General for Transport and Mobility of the European Commission (2015-2018)
ro21 “Development of the programme and material for the training of candidate Road Safety Auditors” carried out for the Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks (2014-2015)
ro20 “EMPARCO – Efficient Management of Parking under Constraints”, in the framework of the research programme ARISTEIA II of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (2014- )
ro19 “CONSENSUS – Multi-Objective Decision Making Tools through Citizen Engagement” carried out for the European Commission (2013- )
ro18 “UDRIVE – Large-scale Naturalistic Driving study in Europe launched” carried out for the European Commission (2012- )
ro17 “PROS – Priorities for Road Safety Research in Europe” carried out for the European Commission (2012)
ro16 “Synthesis on the PTW safety for the European Road Safety Information System” carried out for the European Commission (2011-2012)
ro15 “White Roads – identifying TEN-T road sections without accidents” carried out for the European Commission (2011-2012)
ro14 “ESUM -European Safer Urban Motorcycling” carried out for the European Commission (2009-2010)
ro13 “Synthesis on safety and the road environment for the European Road Safety Information System” carried out for the European Commission (2005-2008)
ro12 “Preliminary investigation and identification of needs and design parameters of the Interurban Bus Central Station and the Park-and-ride Station in Ag.Savvas Metro Station”, carried out for Attiko Metro SA (2003-2004)
ro11 “SUNFLOWER+6 – A comparative study of the development of road safety in the SUNflower+6 countries” (2003-2004)
ro10 “SARTRE III – Social attitudes to road traffic risk in Europe” carried out for the European Commission (2002-2004)
ro9 “ASTERYX – Assessing The European Road SafetY Problem” carried out for the European Commission (2002-2003)
ro8 “Technology Foresight in Greece” carried out for the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (2002-2005)
ro7 “Feasibility investigation for a European road safety information system” carried out for the European Commission (1998-1999)
ro6 “Reformation – development and incorporation of ISAP railway stations in their environment” carried out for the Athens – Piraeus Electric Railways Authority (1997-1998)
ro5 “DUMAS – Developing urban management and safety” of the fourth framework programme on transport research of the European Commission (1997-1999)
ro4 SARTRE II – Social attitudes to road traffic risk in Europe carried out for the European Commission (1996-1998)
ro3 “PONTIFEX – Expert Systems for transport modes scheduling” in the framework of European Commission ESPRIT research programme (information technology) (1990-1991)
ro2 “EUROFRET – New technologies in freight transport in Europe” in the framework of European Commission DRIVE research programme (transport telematics) (1990-1991)
ro1 “La messagerie express en Europe” for the French Ministry of Transport (1989-1991)