Dr. Panagiotis Papantoniou is Civil Transportation Engineer, Research Associate at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering at the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens and Visiting Lecturer at the School of Civil Engineering of University of Patras.

He has 9 years of research experience in traffic engineering and road safety with emphasis on human factors, has participated in 14 research projects, has published 16 papers in scientific journals and 42 conference papers with full paper review. He is also member of several scientific organisations and committees, reviewer of papers to be published in scientific journals and conferences, member of the organizing committee of conferences, elected member of the Technical Chamber of Greece and special secretary of Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers.

He has received 12 Greek and International scientific awards, including the “European Friedrich-List-Prize” regarding the best doctoral dissertation in Europe in Transport for 2015 and the Seal of Excellence Certificate delivered by the European Commission, under the Horizon 2020’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie action.


Studies

  • Post-Doc at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering in the School of Civil Engineering of NTUA.
    • Title: “Multilevel analysis of driving behaviour with focus on distraction based on a driving simulator experiment”. State Scholarships Foundation (IKY) Fellow
  • PhD at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering in the School of Civil Engineering of NTUA.
    • Title: Risk factors, driver behaviour and accident probability. The case of distracted driving. This dissertation is awarded with the “European Friedrich-List-Prize” by the European Platform of Transport Sciences (EPTS) as the best doctoral dissertation in Europe in Transport for 2015.
  • Master of Science in the Interdisciplinary – Interdepartmental Program “Water Resources Science & Technology”.
    • Award of best Diploma Thesis in the field of Energy in the OICOPOLIS Awards for the Diploma Thesis “Wind and hydro power co-operation in the study of a hybrid energy project in Methoni, Greece” by the Ecocity organisation
  • Diploma of Civil Engineering, NTUA, Option of Transportation Engineer, September 2008.

Academic activities

  • Visiting lecturer of the course “Analysis and Design of Transport I” of the School of Civil Engineering, University of Patras”, Academic years 2016-2018
  • Supervisor in 1 Diploma Thesis in School of Civil Engineering, University of Patras and Supervising assistant in more than 15 Diploma Thesis in the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens
  • Teaching Assistant in the graduate course “Traffic management and Road safety” of the 9th semester of the School of Civil Engineering of NTUA (2011 – today)

Research activities

Participation in 14 research projects in the field of Transportation Planning and Engineering, out of which eight (11) from the European Commission and three (3) from Greek Authorities.

  • r14. “COST – Wider Impacts and Scenario Evaluation of Autonomous and Connected Transport of the COST grant system
  • r13. “CAMP-sUmp – CAMPus sustainable University mobility plans in MED areas of the Interreg Mediterranean Programme
  • r12. “SaferAfrica – Innovating dialogue and problems appraisal for a safer Africa” of the Horizons 2020 framework programme on transport research of the European Commission
  • r11.  “SAFETYCUBE:   Safety Causation, Benefits and Efficiency” of the Horizons 2020 framework programme on transport research of the European Commission.
  • r10. “ERSO+:Update of the European Road Safety Observatory” carried out for the European Commission.
  • r9.  “PRACT: Predicting road accidents – a transferable methodology across Europe” carried out for the Conference of European Directiors of Roads (CEDR).
  • r8.   “BESAFE: Belarusian road safety network” carried out for the European Commission
  • r7.  “ROSEE: Road safety in South East European regions” carried out for the European Commission.
  • r6. “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.
  • r5.  “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 Religion Affairs.
  • r4.  “SARTRE 4 – Social attitudes to road traffic risk in Europe” carried out for the European Commission.
  • r3.  “DaCoTA:Data Collection, Transfer and Analysis” of the 7th framework programme of the European Commission.
  • r2. “2-BE-SAFE, Interaction between Powered Two-Wheeler Accidents and Infrastructure” of the 7th framework programme of the European Commission.
  • r1. “Development of manual for the safe driving of elderly drivers” carried out for the Ministry of Transport and Communications.

Publications

Publication of sixty nine (69) scientific papers: 16 papers in journals, 42 conference papers with full paper review, 11 conference papers with abstract review

Publications in scientific journals with referees

  • pj16. P. Papantoniou, G. Yannis, E. Vlahogianni, “Are driving errors and driving performance correlated? A dual structural equation model”. Accident Analysis & Prevention, Accepted for publication
  • pj15. P. Papantoniou, G. Yannis, C. Antoniou, D. Pavlou, “Which factors affect accident probability at unexpected incidents? A Structural Equation Model approach”. Journal of Transportation Safety & Security, Accepted for publication
  • pj14. P. Papantoniou, “Structural Equation Model analysis for the evaluation of overall driving performance: A driving simulator study focusing on driver distraction”, Traffic Injury and Prevention, In press
  • pj13. P. Papantoniou, E. Papadimitrou, G. Yannis. (2017). “Review wof driving performance parameters critical for distracted driving research”. Transportation Research Procedia, Vol. 25C, Pages 1801–1810
  • pj12. Papageorgiou S.G., Papantoniou P., Beratis I., Pavlou D., Andronas N., Kontaxopoulou D., Yannis G., Fragkiadaki S., Stamelou M., Stefanis L. (2017). “Comprehensive Trail Making Test: a valuable predictor of driving performance in patients with Parkinson’s disease”. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, Special Issue on fitness-to-drive, accepted for publication
  • pj11. D. Pavlou, E. Papadimitriou, C. Antoniou, P. Papantoniou, G. Yannis, J. Golias, S.G.  Papageorgiou, “Comparative assessment of the behaviour of drivers with Mild Cognitive Impairment or Alzheimer’s Disease in different road and traffic conditions”. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, Vol. 47, 2017, pp. 122–131
  • pj10. D. Pavlou, P. Papantoniou, E. Papadimitriou, S. Vardaki, A Economou, G. Yannis, S.G. Papageorgiou, “Self-assessment of drivers with brain pathologies: reported habits and self-regulation of driving“, Journal of Transport & Health, In press
  • pj9. G. Yannis, A. Laiou, P. Papantoniou, C. Gkartzonikas, “Simulation of Texting Impact on Young Drivers’ Behaviour and Safety on Motorways“, Transportation Research Part F, Vol 41, 2016, pp 10–18
  • pj8. D. Pavlou, I. Beratis, E. Papadimitriou, G. Yannis, P. Papantoniou, J. Golias, S.G. Papageorgiou, “Driving performance profiles of drivers with brain pathologies in rural roads“, International Journal of Transportation, In press
  •  pj7. P. Papantoniou, C. Antoniou, E. Papadimitriou, G. Yannis, D. Pavlou, J. Golias, “Exploratory analysis of the effect of distraction on driving behaviour through a driving simulator experiment“, International Journal of Transportation, vol. 4, no 2 and vol. 4. pp. 3, 2016
  • pj6. D. Pavlou, P. Papantoniou, E. Papadimitriou, S. Vardaki, G. Yannis, C. Antoniou, J. Golias, S.G. Papageorgiou, “Which are the effects of driver distraction and brain pathologies on reaction time and accident risk?“, Advances in Transportation Studies, Special Issue Vol.1, 2016, pp. 83-98
  • pj5. P. Papantoniou, E. Papadimitriou, G. Yannis, “Assessment of Driving Simulator Studies on Driver Distraction“, Advances in Transportation Studies, Issue 35, 2015, pp. 129-144.
  • pj4.  G. Yannis, A. Laiou, P. Papantoniou, C. Christoforou, “Impact of texting on young drivers’ behaviour and safety in Urban and Rural Roads through a Simulation Experiment”, Journal of Safety Research, Vol. 49, 2014, pp.25-31.
  • pj3. G. Yannis , E. Papadimitriou, P. Papantoniou, N. Petrellis, “Cell phone use and traffic characteristics”, Traffic Engineering & Control, 2013, pp.7-11.
  • pj2. G. Yannis, E. Papadimitriou, P. Papantoniou, C. Voulgari, “A statistical analysis of the impact of advertisign signs on road safety”, International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion, Vol. 20, 2013, No.2, pp.111–120.
  • pj1.    G. Yannis, E. Papadimitriou, P. Papantoniou, C. Voulgari, “Driver distraction and road safety in Greece and international “, Journal of Transport and Shipping, Vol.5, 2012, pp.49-64.

Publications in scientific conference proceedings (full papers with review)

  • pc42. Vlahogianni E., Yannis G., Papantoniou P., Kotsi E., “Reference analysis for the mobility in NTUA Campus”, Proceedings of the 8th International Congress on Transportation Research in Greece, Thessaloniki, 27-29 September 2017
  • pc41. Papantoniou P., Pavlou D., Antoniou C., Yannis G., Papadimitriou E., “How does distracted driving affect lateral position of older drivers?”, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Driver Distraction and Inattention, Paris, March 2017
  • pc40. Pavlou D., Papantoniou P., Yannis G., Papageorgiou S.G., “The detrimental effect of mobile phone use on the driving competence of patients with neurological diseases affecting cognitive functions”, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Driver Distraction and Inattention, Paris, March 2017
  • pc39. . Papantoniou, E. Papadimitriou, G. Yannis, “Review of driving performance parameters critical for distracted driving research”, Proceedings of the 14th World Conference on Transport Research, Shanghai, WCTRS, July 2016
  • pc38. D. Pavlou, E. Papadimitriou, P. Papantoniou, G. Yannis, S. Papageorgiou, “The Impact of cognitive impairments on accident risk”, Proceedings of the 7th Expert Symposium on Accident Research, Medical School of Hannover, Hannover, June 2016
  • pc37. P. Papantoniou, G. Yannis, C. Antoniou, E. Papadimitriou, D., J. Golias, “Investigating the Effect of Area Type and Traffic Conditions on Distracted Driving Performance”, Proceedings of the 6th European Transport Research Arena Conference, Warsaw, April 2016.
  • pc36. G. Yannis, P. Papantoniou, O. Reitzopoulou, “Effect of vehicle collision type on road accident severity in Greece”, Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Transport Research in Greece, Athens, November 2015
  • pc35. G. Yannis, P. Papantoniou, E. Papadimitriou, A. Tsolaki, “Analysis of Preferences for the Use of a Bicycling Sharing System in Athens”, Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Transport Research in Greece, Athens, November 2015
  • pc34. C. Antoniou, P. Papantoniou, E. Papadimitriou, D. Pavlou, G. Yannis, J. Golias, “Cell phone use and driving performance of different age groups”, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation, Orlando, October 2015
  • pc33. G.Yannis, P. Papantoniou, M. Nikas, “Comparative analysis of young drivers behavior in normal and simulation conditions at a rural road”, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation, Orlando, October 2015
  •  pc32. D. Pavlou, P. Papantoniou, E. Papadimitriou, S. Vardaki, G. Yannis, C. Antoniou, J. Golias, S.G. Papageorgiou, ” In-vehicle distraction and brain pathologies: Effects on reaction time and accident probability”, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation, Orlando, October 2015
  •  pc31. G. Yannis, P. Papantoniou, E. Papadimitriou, A. Tsolaki, “Analysis of Preferences for the Use of a Bicycling Sharing System in Athens”, Proceedings of the 4th international cycling safety conference, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, September 2015.
  • pc30. P. Papantoniou, C. Antoniou, G. Yannis, E. Papadimitriou, D. Pavlou, J. Golias, “How does distracted driving affect reaction time of older drivers?”, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons, Lisbon, July 2015
  •  pc29. G. Yannis,  P. Papantoniou, E. Papadimitriou, S. Vardaki, D. Pavlou, “Assesing driving behaviour in the elderfly: Methodological issues”, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons, Lisbon, July 2015
  •  pc28. G. Yannis, P. Evgenikos, P. Papantoniou, E. Papadimitriou, J. Broughton, P. Thomas, A. Kirk, “Road traffic casualties in the elderly in Europe: Analysis of macroscopic and in-depth data”, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons, Lisbon, July 2015
  •  pc27. D. Pavlou, E. Papadimitriou, S. Vardaki, P. Papantoniou, N. Andronas, G. Yannis, J. Golias, S.G. Papageorgiou, “Driving performance profiles of drivers with Parkinson disease”, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons, Lisbon, July 2015
  •  pc26. P. Papantoniou, C. Antoniou, E. Papadimitriou, G. Yannis, J. Golias, “Exploratory analysis of the effect of distraction on driving behaviour through a driving simulator experiment”, Proceedings of the 6th Pan-hellenic Road Safety Conference, Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, March 2015
  •  pc25. G. Yannis, P. Papantoniou, E. Georgiadou, “Investigation of the impact on road safety of increasing the speed limit on motorways”, Proceedings of the 6th Pan-hellenic Road Safety Conference, Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, March 2015
  •  pc24. D. Pavlou, E. Papadimitriou, C. Antoniou, P. Papantoniou, G. Yannis, J. Golias, S.G. Papageorgiou, “Driving behaviour of drivers with Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease: A Driving Simulator Study”, Proceedings of the 94th Annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, January 2015
  •  pc23. D. Pavlou, D. Kontaxopoulou, S. Fragkiadaki, S. Vardaki, E. Papadimitriou, P. Papantoniou, G. Yannis, J. Golias, S.G. Papageorgiou, “Older driver’s self-assessment and cognitive impairments”, Proceedings of the International interdisciplinary conference ‘Ageing and Safe Mobility’, Bergisch-Gladbach, November 2014
  •  pc22. P. Papantoniou, C. Antoniou, E. Papadimitriou, D. Pavlou, G. Yannis, J. Golias, “Is distracted driving performance affected by age? First findings from a driving simulator study”, Proceedings of the International interdisciplinary conference ‘Ageing and Safe Mobility’, Bergisch-Gladbach, November 2014
  •  pc21. D. Pavlou, E. Papadimitriou, S. Vardaki, C. Antoniou, P. Papantoniou, G. Yannis, J. Golias, I. Beratis, A. Economou, S.G. Papageorgiou, “Assessment of driving performance of drivers with brain pathologies in urban roads, using a driving simulator”, Proceedings of the International interdisciplinary conference ‘Ageing and Safe Mobility’, Bergisch-Gladbach, November 2014
  •  pc20. G. Yannis, E. Papadimitriou, P. Papantoniou, “Distracted driving and mobile phone use: Overview of impacts and countermeasures”, Proceedings of the Communication Technologies and Road Safety Conference, Abu Dhabi, November 2014.
  •  Pc19. G. Yannis, E. Papadimitriou, P. Papantoniou, D. Pavlou, J. Golias, “First explotation of the effect of road and traffic environment on distracted driving through a driving simulator study”, Proceedings of the Transport Research Arena Conference, Paris, April 2014
  •  pc18. P. Evgenikos, P. Papantoniou, T. Hermitte, P.V. Elslande, A. Kirk, P. Thomas, D. Atalar, M. Pfeiffer, G. Yannis, “European road safety and e-safety”, Proceedings of the Transport Research Arena Conference, Paris, April 2014
  •  pc17. D. Pavlou, E. Papadimitriou, G. Yannis, P. Papantoniou, S.G. Papageorgiou, “First findings from a simulator study on driving behaviour of drivers with cerebral diseases”, Proceedings of the Transport Research Arena Conference, Paris, April 2014
  •  pc16. E. Papadimitrou, D. Pavlou, P. Papantoniou, G. Yannis, J. Golias, S.G. Papageorgiou, “Results from a driving simulator study on performance of drivers with cerebral diseases in rural roads”, Proceedings of the 93rd Annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, January 2014
  •  pc15. P. Papantoniou, E. Papadimitriou, G.Yannis, “Review of driving simulator studies on driver distraction”, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation, Rome, October 2013
  •  pc14. G. Yannis, A. Laiou, P. Papantoniou, C. Christoforou, “Simulation of Texting Impact on Young Drivers Behaviour and Safety in Urban and Rural Roads”, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation, Rome, October 2013
  • pc13. G.Yannis, S.G. Papageorgiou, A.Economou, E. Papadimitriou, S. Vardaki, P. Papantoniou, D. Pavlou, J. Golias, N. Andronas, A. Liozidou, I. Beratis, “Design of a Large Driving Simulator Experiment on Performance of Drivers with Cerebral Diseases”, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation, Rome, October 2013
  •  pc12. D. Pavlou, I. Beratis, A. Liozidou, G.Yannis, S.G. Papageorgiou, A.Economou, P. Papantoniou, “Effects of cerebral diseases on driver distraction”, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on driver distraction and inattention, Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden, September 2013
  •  pc11. G. Yannis, A. Laiou, P. Papantoniou, G. Gkartzonikas, “Impact of Texting on Young Drivers’ by the Use of a Driving Simulator”, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on driver distraction and inattention, Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden, September 2013
  •  pc10. Yannis G., Evgenikos P., Papantoniou P., Kirk A., Thomas P., “Characteristics of road accidents with young people in Europe”, Proceedings of the 13th World Conference on Transportation Research, COPPE – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2013
  •  pc9.   Broughton J., Knowles J., Yannis G., Evgenikos P., Papantoniou P., “Seasonal distributions of road fatalities in Europe”, Proceedings of the 13th World Conference on Transportation Research, COPPE – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2013
  •  pc8.   Pace J.F., Martínez-Pérez C., Sanmartín J., Yannis G., Evgenikos P., Papantoniou P., “Parameters affecting road fatalities outside urban areas in Europe”, Proceedings of the 13th World Conference on Transportation Research, COPPE – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2013
  •  pc7.   P. Evgenikos, P. Papantoniou, G. Yannis, “Review of evaluation procedures related to safety systems”, Proceedings of the 5th Pan-hellenic Road Safety Conference, University of Thessaly, Road Safety Observatory of the Technical Chamber of Greece, Volos, October 2012
  •  pc6.   P. Evgenikos, G. Yannis, P. Papantoniou, A. Kirk, P. Thomas, D. Atalar, T. Hermite, P.V. Elsande, “Review of current in-vehicle safety systems and related data sources”, Proceedings of the 5th Pan-hellenic Road Safety Conference, University of Thessaly, Road Safety Observatory of the Technical Chamber of Greece, Volos, October 2012.
  •  pc5.   G. Yannis , C. Antoniou, P. Evgenikos, P. Papantoniou, A. Kirk, “Characteristics and causes of power two wheeler accidents in Europe”, Proceedings of the Transport Research Arena Conference, Elsevier, Athens, April 2012
  •  pc4.   G. Yannis, P. Papantoniou, E. Papadimitriou, “Διερεύνηση της επιρροής των διαφημιστικών πινακίδων στον αριθμό των οδικών ατυχημάτων”, Proceedings of the 3rd pan-hellenic highway engineering conference, Technical Chamber of Greece, Athens, February 2012
  •  pc3.   A. Vassilakopoulos, L. Boussiakou, P. Papantoniou, E. Kalkani, “Proposing a hybrid wind/hydro energy system at Milos Island, Greece”, Proceedings of HYDRO 2011 – Practical Solutions for a Sustainable Future, Prague, October 2011
  •  pc2.   P. Papantoniou, L. Boussiakou, A. Vassilakopoulos, E. Kalkani, “Wind and hydro power co-operation in the study of a hybrid energy project in Methoni, Greece”, Proceedings of HYDRO 2011 – Practical Solutions for a Sustainable Future, Prague, October 2011
  •  pc1.   G. Yannis , E. Papadimitriou, P. Papantoniou, N. Petrellis, “Cell phone use and traffic characteristics”, Proceedings of the 12th World Conference on Transport Research, Lisbon, July 2010

Conference presentations (Abstract with review and presentation)

  • pa11. G. Yannis, P. Papantoniou, C. Antoniou, D. Pavlou, E. Papadimitriou, “Investigating the different distraction mechanism between cell phone use and conversation with the passenger, through a driving simulator experiment”, 1st International Conference on Transport and Health, London, July 2015
  • pa10. P. Papantoniou, C. Antoniou, G. Yannis, E. Papadimitriou, D. Pavlou, J. Golias, “How cell phone use affects reaction time of older drivers”, 1st International Conference on Transport and Health, London, July 2015
  • pa9.   D. Pavlou, P. Papantoniou, E. Papadimitriou, S. Vardaki, A. Economou, G. Yannis, S.G. Papageorgiou, “How drivers with brain pathologies deal with in-vehicle distraction, what are their emotions and driving habits: a questionnaire assessment”, 1st International Conference on Transport and Health, London, July 2015
  • pa8. P. Papantoniou, A. Kafe, I. Papantoniou, “Developing a brand new multifunctional green park outside Kalamata, Greece”, 1st International Conference on Transport and Health, London, July 2015
  • pa7. G.Yannis, N.Andronas, I.Beratis, P.Papantoniou, E.Papadimitriou, D.Pavlou, C.Antoniou, I.Golias, S.Papageorgiou “Cerebral diseases and distractibility while driving”, 1st Congress of the European Academy of Neurology, Berlin, June 2015
  • pa6.   D. Kontaxopoulou, I. Beratis, S. Fragkiadaki, N. Andronas, P. Papantoniou, S. Vardaki, J. Papatriantafyllou, A. Economou, S.G. Papageorgiou “Assessing  incidental memory in cognitively intact individuals versus patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)”, 1st Congress of the European Academy of Neurology, Berlin, June 2015
  • pa5.   Ί. Μπεράτης, Σ. Φραγκιαδάκη, Δ. Κονταξοπούλου, Ν. Ανδρονάς, Τ. Μπονάκης, Αλεξάνδρα Οικονόμου, Π. Παπαντωνίου, Γ. Γιαννής, Σ.Γ. Παπαγεωργίου, “Σχέση μεταξύ διαταραχών ύπνου και οδηγικής ικανότητας σε άτομα με Ήπια Νοητική Διαταραχή”, 27ο Πανελλήνιο συνέδριο Ελλήνων Νευρολόγων, Αλεξανδρούπολη, Ιούνιος 2015
  • pa4.   Ν. Ανδρονάς,  Ί. Μπεράτης,  Δ. Κονταξοπούλου,  Σ. Φραγκιαδάκη, M. Σταμέλου, Τ. Μπονάκης, Α. Οικονόμου, Π. Παπαντωνίου, Γ. Γιαννής, Λ. Στεφανής, Σ.Γ. Παπαγεωργίου1, “Βάδιση «σε ευθεία γραμμή» ως  προγνωστικός  δείκτης  της  ικανότητας οδήγησης σε Ασθενείς με νόσο Πάρκινσον”, 27ο Πανελλήνιο συνέδριο Ελλήνων Νευρολόγων, Αλεξανδρούπολη, Ιούνιος 2015
  • pa3.   I. Beratis, N. Andronas, D. Kontaxopoulou, S. Fragkiadaki, A. Liozidou, A. Economou, J. Papatriantafyllou, P. Papantoniou, L. Stefanis, G. Yannis, S.G. Papageorgiou, “Motor abilities and driving performance in Parkinson’s disease (PD)”, Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, Washingotn DC, April 2015
  • pa2.   J. Broughton, G. Yannis, P. Evgenikos, P. Papantoniou, P. Thomas, A. Kirk, “Comparative analysis of Road Safety of the Elderly in Europe”, Mobility and Road Safety in an Ageing Society, Vienna, June 2013
  • pa1.   G. Yannis, S.G. Papageorgiou, A. Economou, E. Papadimitriou, P. Papantoniou, D. Pavlou, J. Golias, “A large driving simulator experiment on Driving Distraction”, Mobility and Road Safety in an Ageing Society, Vienna, June 2013

Invited Speaker

  • Contribution on the Special Permanent Committee on Road Safety of Hellenic Parliament titled “Road accidents in Greece: Facts and Proposals” (Athens, 14 July 2016)
  • Invited speaker presenting “Risk factors, driver behaviour and accident probability. The case of distracted driving.” In the Annual Road Safety COrence of Israel organized by the Bar-Ilan University (Tel Aviv, 7 July 2016)
  • Invited speaker presenting “Risk factors, driver behaviour and accident probability. The case of distracted driving.” in the conference titled “Mobility 4.0 – Quo Vadis Europa” organized by the SciNet Research Forum 2016 (Vienna, 17 June 2016)

Distinctions

  • Fellowship by the State Scholarships Foundation (IKY) for the Post-Dcotoras dissertation titled “Multilevel analysis of driving behaviour with focus on distraction based on a driving simulator experiment”
  • Seal of Excellence, Certificate delivered by the European Commission, as the institution managing Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation 2014-2020, for the project proposal HumAV-Human like Autonomous Vehicles, Submitted under the Horizon 2020’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions
  • NTUA Thomaideio Award 2016 for the paper “Assessment of Driving Simulator Studies on Driver Distraction”, published in 2015 in Journal of Advances in Transportation Studies
  • “European Friedrich-List-Prize” by the European Friedrich-List-Award 2016 and the European Platform of Transport Sciences EPTS
  • NTUA Thomaideio Award for the paper “Impact of texting on young drivers’ behaviour and safety in Urban and Rural Roads through a Simulation Experiment”, published in 2014 in Journal of Safety Research
  •  Best poster presentation of scientific paper “How cell phone use affects reaction time of older drivers” at the Health and Transport Conference, 2015
  •  Best poster presentation of scientific paper “Development of the European Road Safety Knowledge System” at the Transport Research Arena Conference, 2014
  •  Annual road safety award for the development of the European Road Safety Observatory by the Dacota research project by the Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards, UK, 2013
  •  Award of best Diploma Thesis in the field of Energy in the OICOPOLIS Awards for the Diploma Thesis “Wind and hydro power co-operation in the study of a hybrid energy project in Methoni, Greece”, Athens, 2012
  •  Award “Nikolaos Politis”, municipality of Kalamata, 2002
  •  Award “Euclid”, Hellenic Mathematical Society (HMS), 2000-2001
  •  Award “Archimedes”, Hellenic Mathematical Society (HMS), 1998-1999

Foreign Languages 

  • Greek (mother tongue)
  • English: Proficient user – Certificate of Proficiency in English (Michigan University). Sufficiency of Teaching English.
  • German: Independent user

Reviewer of Papers to be published in Scientific Journals and Conferences

  • TRF – Transportation Research Part F”
  • AAP – Accident Analysis & Prevention
  • ATS – Advances in Transportation Research”
  • TIP – Traffic Injury and Prevention”
  • ETRR – European Transport Research Review”
  • Sustainability” Journal
  • WCTR – World Conference on Transportation Research

Member of Conferences Organising Committees

  • 8th International Congress on Transportation Research In Greece, organised by the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers and the Hellenic Institute of Transport (Thessaloniki, 27-29 September 2017)Special Secretary of Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers (2015 – today)
  • 6th Pan-Hellenic Road Safety Conference, organised by the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers and the National Technical University of Athens (Athens, 12-13 March 2015)
  • International Conference on current advances in road infrastructure safety equipment, organised by the European Union Road Federation, the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers and the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA (Athens, 12-13 February 2015).
  • European Conference on Road Safety Data and Knowledge-based Policy-making organised by the University of Loughborough and the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering of NTUA (Athens, 22-23 November 2012)

Member of Scientific Organisations and Committees in Greece

  • Special Secretary of Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers (2016 – today)
  • Elected member of Central Delegation of Technical Chamber of Greece, (2013 – today)
  • Elected member of Delegation of Technical Chamber of Peloponnese, (2013 – today)
  • Road safety Observatory of Technical Chamber of Greece, (2015 – today)
  • Road safety Committee of Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers, (2014 – today)
  • Committee of Young Researchers, Ecocity organization (2014 – today)
  • Legislative Committee of the Highway Code, (2016 – today)

Contact

Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering, NTUA

5, Iroon Polytechneiou str., GR-15773, Athens

Phone: +30 6972014255 fax: +30 210.7721454

E-mail: ppapant@central.ntua.gr