Transport and Mobility Laboratory: seminars

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Previous seminars

Dr. Nikola Obrenovic
Department of Power, Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
The Choice of Metric for Clustering of Electrical Power Distribution Consumers
February 27, 2017, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Moshe Ben-Akiva
Edmund K. Turner Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Director, Intelligent Transportation Systems Lab Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Smart Mobility: Optimization and Behavioral Modeling
February 09, 2017, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Michal Tzur
Industrial Engineering department, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Effectiveness and Equity in Pickup and Distribution Problems
December 09, 2016, 12:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Civil Engineering Seminar Series

Heather Twaddle
Ingenieurfakultät Bau Geo Umwelt. Technische Universität München, Germany
Data driven simulation of bicycle traffic at intersections
October 20, 2016, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Dr. Justin Dauwels
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Data analytics and simulation tools for urban mobility of the future
October 14, 2016, 12:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Civil Engineering Seminar Series

Prof. Michel Gendreau
Polytechnique Montréal et CIRRELT
Dynamic Vehicle Routing: State-of-the-art and some Research Perspectives
July 20, 2016, 14:30, [Abstract and short bio] [Download the slides here]

Virginie Lurkin
Accounting for price endogeneity in airline itinerary choice models
May 26, 2016, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Dr Stefan Seer
AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna
A Unified Framework for Evaluating Microscopic Pedestrian Simulation Models
March 11, 2016, 12:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Civil Engineering Seminar Series

Prof. Bernard Gendron
Université de Montréal
Network Design and Facility Location in Transportation
February 26, 2016, 12:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Civil Engineering Seminar Series

Prof. Marc Demange
RMIT University, School of Sciences, Melbourne, Victoria St., Australia
Selective graph coloring problem: applications and complexity
February 12, 2016, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Olivier Huber
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Optimization of the sum of a convex surrogate and quadratic objective
January 13, 2016, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Dr Wei-Shiuen Ng
Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, Stanford University
Assessing the Impact of Parking Pricing on Transportation Behavior
December 10, 2015, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Elisabetta Cherchi
DTU, Lyngby, Denmark
Measuring the effect of social conformity in individuals' preference for electric vehicles
October 23, 2015, 12:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Civil Engineering Seminar Series

Prof. Angelo Guevara
Universidad de los Andes, Santiago, Chile
Detecting and Modelling the Decoy Effect in Transportation
October 09, 2015, 12:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Civil Engineering Seminar Series

Prof. Nelson Maculan
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Two Applications of Mixed Integer Nonlinear Programming (MINLP) in R^n: the Euclidean Steiner Tree Problem and Covering a Solid with Different Spheres
June 17, 2015, 14:30, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Yoram Shiftan
Technion, Israel
The future of activity based models and their contribution to policy making
April 20, 2015, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Patrice Marcotte
Université de Montréal
Logit network pricing
November 19, 2014, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Asad Lesani
Mcgill University
Towards a WIFI-Bluetooth system for traffic monitoring in different transportation facilities
October 30, 2014, 14:00, [Abstract and short bio] [Download the slides here]

Prof Vinayak V. Dixit
School of Civil Engineering, UNSW Australia
Risk in Transport Through The Lenses of Experimental Economics
July 22, 2014, 11:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Organized jointly with LUTS

Prof. Miranda-Moreno
Department of Civil Engineering, McGill University
A smartphone-based system for collecting and analyzing route GPS data coming from motorized and non-motorized road users
July 22, 2014, 10:30, [Abstract and short bio]

Organized jointly with LUTS

Mohammad Yousef Maknoon
Polytechnique Montreal
Scheduling cross-docks in transportation network
July 03, 2014, 16:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Song Gao
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Route Choice in an Uncertain Environment: Algorithms and Behavioral Studies
May 28, 2014, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Sofia Kalakou
Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
From passenger route choice models to airport flexibility
November 08, 2013, 14:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Shadi Sharif Azadeh
Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal
Demand modeling in Transportation systems
November 07, 2013, 14:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Gunnar Floetteroed
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
A simple and fast queueing model of bi-directional pedestrian flow in long channels
October 18, 2013, 14:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Iliya Markov
Haute école de gestion, Geneva
The waste container management problem
July 11, 2013, 14:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Dr. Weihua Gu
UC Berkeley Center for Future Urban Transport
Improving Urban Transport: From the City Block to the City-Wide Scale
June 05, 2013, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Riccardo Scarinci
Centre for Transport Studies, University College London
Managing motorway traffic at junctions: a Ramp Metering strategy using Cooperative Vehicles
May 16, 2013, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Joan Walker
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley
You Can Lead Travellers to the Bus Stop, But You Can't Make Them Ride
May 02, 2013, 12:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Civil Engineering Seminar Series

Prof. Ricardo Hurtubia
University of Chile
Modelling preferences of urban form with latent classes and psychometric indicators
April 15, 2013, 10:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Franziska Borer Blindenbacher
Transport Consulting
Market-based approaches applied to transportation issues: the Heavy Vehicle Fee - a Swiss success story
April 11, 2013, 12:00, [Abstract and short bio] [Download the slides here]

Civil Engineering Seminar Series

Prof. Luis F. Miranda-Moreno
McGill University
Monitoring and modeling of non-motorized mobility and safety: data needs, applications and issues
December 14, 2012, 14:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Bruno F. Santos
University of Coimbra, Portugal
Optimization approaches applied to the strategic planning of transportation infrastructures
December 06, 2012, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio] [Download the slides here]

Dick Ettema
Utrecht University, Netherlands
An activity-based approach to analyzing walking
November 01, 2012, 12:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Evanthia Kazagli
The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
Estimation of arterial travel time distributions from automatic number plate recognition data using mixture models
August 14, 2012, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Dr. Florent Hernandez
CIRRELT, Canada
An exact method to solve the Multi-trip vehicle routing problem with time windows.
August 09, 2012, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio] [Download the slides here]

Prof. Carlo L. Bottasso
Department of Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Rotary Wings: the Modeling and Simulation of Helicopters and Wind Turbines
June 27, 2012, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Marija Nikolic
TelventDMS
Filtering data collected from various sources in Scada and UMS systems
April 30, 2012, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Maya Abou Zeid
American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Travel Behavior Models and Applications to Time-of-Travel, Value of Time, and Mode Switching Decisions
April 26, 2012, 12:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Civil Engineering Seminar Series

Chen Jiang Hang
National University of Singapore
Models and New Methods for Quayside Operations in Port Container Terminals
April 24, 2012, 10:00, [Abstract and short bio]

David Rey
Institut Français des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l'Aménagement et des Réseaux
Minimization of potential air conflicts using speed control
April 02, 2012, 10:30, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Winnie Daamen
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Behaviour near evacuation doors: data analyses and modelling
February 10, 2012, 14:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Cathy Macharis
Vrije Universiteit Brussels
The Multi Actor Multi Criteria Analysis (MAMCA) methodology
November 03, 2011, 12:15 [Abstract and short bio] [Download the slides here]

Civil Engineering Seminar Series

Prof. Stef Proost
Center for Economic Studies, Catholic University of Leuven
What long term road transport future? Trends and policy options
September 22, 2011, 12:15 [Abstract and short bio] [Download the slides here]

Joint seminar Civil and Environmental Engineering

Prof. Caspar Chorus
Delft University of Technology
Regret-based Discrete Choice Models: Progress and Challenges
August 09, 2011, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Ricardo A. Daziano
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University
Conditional-logit Bayes estimators for consumer valuation of electric vehicle driving range
July 08, 2011, 10:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Flurin Haenseler
ETHZ
Modeling and optimization in Process Engineering
June 28, 2011, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Samer Madanat
Civil and Environmental Engineering Dpt, University of California, Berkeley
Reliability-based optimization of maintenance and replacement policies for a heterogeneous system of infrastructure facilities
June 14, 2011, 12:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Shoshana Anily
Faculty of Management, Tel-Aviv University
Cooperative Production and Unobservable Routing of Queuing Games
June 09, 2011, 11:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Nikolas Pyrgiotis
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
A Stochastic and Dynamic Model of Delay Propagation Within an Airport Network for Policy Analysis
March 28, 2011, 14:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Olga Huibregtse
TU Delft, The Netherlands
Robust optimization of evacuation plans
March 07, 2011, 14:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Elisabetta Cherchi
Technical University of Denmark
Assessment of regeneration projects in urban areas of environmental interest: a stated choice approach to estimate use and quasi-option values
November 18, 2010, 12:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Ennio Cascetta
Department of Transportation Engineering University of Naples Federico II, Italy.
Transportation systems engineering: Basic concepts, current practice and some applications to railways planning
November 04, 2010, 17:30, [Abstract and short bio]

Joint event with ENAC

Bilal Farooq
Urban Transportation Research and Advancement Centre, University of Toronto
Modelling Built-Space Supply Decisions within Integrated Microsimulation Framework of Urban Systems
June 18, 2010, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Erik Jenelius
The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
Vulnerability: The impacts of unplanned transport network disruptions
June 09, 2010, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Shlomo Bekhor
Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion, Israel
Evaluating Long-Distance Travel Patterns in Israel by Tracking Cellular Phone Positions
June 02, 2010, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Michel Bierlaire
Transport and Mobility Laboratory, EPFL
Hybrid choice models
May 26, 2010, 10:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Dr. Philippe Canalda
Centre de développement multimédia "NUMERICA", Université de Franche-Comté, France
Trans-disciplinary studies and experimentations of dynamic and complex transportation systems: on demand transportation, car-pooling
April 28, 2010, 10:30, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Chandra Bhat
Dpt of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
Composite Marginal Likelihood Estimation of Mixed Discrete Response Choice Models
April 14, 2010, 11:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Antonio Pais Antunes
Departamento de Engenharia Civil, University of Coimbra
Multi-objective Approach to Long Term Interurban Multilevel Road Network Planning
April 12, 2010, 14:30, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Moshe Ben-Akiva
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Advanced Traffic Management using Behavioral Models and Network Simulation
February 23, 2010, 17:15

Marià Francisca Yañez
Department of Transport Engineering and Logistics, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Inertia and shock effects in mode choice panel data
February 01, 2010, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Amedeo Odoni
Dpt. of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Dpt. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
A Stochastic and Dynamic Policy-Oriented Model of a Large Network of Airports
January 25, 2010, 14:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Dr Prem Kumar Viswanathan
Analytic Center of Excellence, Symphony Marketing Solutions, Bangalore
Multi-Objective Airport Gate Assignment for a Large Airline: Schedule Planning and Day of Operations
September 28, 2009, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Lavanya Marla
MIT
Robust Optimization Methods: Insights from Aircraft Routing and Other Applications
August 13, 2009, 11:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Dr. Michaël Thémans
Nestlé Research Center
Adjusted Mixture Designs illustrated with examples from food industry
July 07, 2009, 10:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Wieslaw Kubiak
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Proportional Optimization and Fairness: Applications
May 26, 2009, 10:15 [Abstract and short bio] [Download the slides here]

Prof. Shmuel Onn
Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
N-Fold Integer Programming and Multicommodity Flows
May 04, 2009, 14:15, [Abstract and short bio] [Download the slides here]

Prof. Christina Fragouli
Algorithmic Research in Network Information, EPFL
Network coding and mobility
February 17, 2009, 14:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Francisco Martinez
Departamento de Ingeniería Civil Universidad de Chile, Universidad de Chile
The land-use model MUSSA: theory and implementation
February 02, 2009, 11:15, [Abstract and short bio] [Download the slides here]

Dr. Matteo Salani
Transport and Mobility Laboratory, EPFL
Robustness in transportation systems operations
January 23, 2009, 16:00, [Abstract and short bio]

ENAC Transportation Engineering Seminar

Prof. Nikolas Geroliminis
University of Minnesota, USA
Macroscopic modeling and control of traffic in congested cities
January 23, 2009, 15:00, [Abstract and short bio]

ENAC Transportation Engineering Seminar

Dr. Richard Connors
Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, UK
Aggregation and Complexity in Transport Network Models
January 23, 2009, 11:15, [Abstract and short bio]

ENAC Transportation Engineering Seminar

Ms. Yingyan Lou
University of Florida, USA
Robust Pricing with Boundedly Rational User Equilibrium
January 23, 2009, 10:15, [Abstract and short bio]

ENAC Transportation Engineering Seminar

Dr. Francesco Viti
Delft University of Technology, NL
Driving Behavior and Emissions at Signals: a Microscopic Approach
January 23, 2009, 09:15, [Abstract and short bio]

ENAC Transportation Engineering Seminar

Prof. Serge Hoogendoorn
Transport & Planning, TU Deflt, The Netherlands
Network modelling and Management under Exceptional Conditions
November 27, 2008, 12:00, [Abstract and short bio]

In the context of the "Civil Engineering Seminar Series"

Dr. Gunnar Flötteröd
TU Berlin & EPFL
Bayesian Calibration of Microscopic Travel Demand Models from Traffic Counts
October 03, 2008, 11:15, [Abstract and short bio] [Download the slides here]

Prof. Kai Nagel
Technical University of Berlin, Germany
Agent Scoring, Utility Functions, and Policy Measure
September 15, 2008, 11:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Maya Abou Zeid
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Exploration of Travel Well-Being in Static and Dynamic Contexts
June 10, 2008, 11:15, [Abstract and short bio] [Download the slides here]

Prof. Dominique de Werra
Operations Research Group ROSE, EPFL
Discrete tomography problems
April 25, 2008, 14:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Context: doctoral course "Mathematical models and algorithms for decision-making support"

Prof. Nicolas Zufferey
Université de Genève
New Meta-Heuristics and their Efficient Adaptation to Graph Coloring
April 18, 2008, 14:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Context: doctoral course "Mathematical models and algorithms for decision-making support"

Dr. Stefan Irnich
RWTH - Aachen
A new hybrid exact algorithm for the TSPTW
April 07, 2008, 14:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Context: doctoral course "Mathematical models and algorithms for decision-making support"

Dr. Benjamin Lévêque
Université de Grenoble
Optimizing diversity in industrial production
April 03, 2008, 14:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Dr. Matthieu de Lapparent
INRETS, France
Modeling the value of time
March 31, 2008, 14:15, [Abstract and short bio] [Download the slides here]

Context: doctoral course "Mathematical models and algorithms for decision-making support"

Javier Cruz
TRANSP-OR, EPFL
MultipleView Scene Reconstruction and Image Rendering - An Introduction
March 18, 2008, 15:15, [Abstract and short bio] [Download the slides here]

Jeffrey Newman
Northwestern University, Evanston/Chicago
Normalization and Disaggregation of Network-GEV Models
February 29, 2008, 14:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Eran Ben-Elia
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Behavioral insights in route-choice models with real time information
February 15, 2008, 11:15, [Abstract and short bio] [Download the slides here]

Ricardo Hurtubia
CIS Transport Engineering Consulting, Santiago, Chile
Dynamic model for the simulation of equilibrium states in the land use market
February 12, 2008, 11:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Jingmin Chen
Southeast University, Nanjing, China
Logit algorithms’ comparisons and Route choice modeling with reliability requirement
January 29, 2008, 11:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Michael Balmer
Inst.f. Verkehrsplanung/Transportsysteme, ETHZ
Modeling Travel Behaviour in Multi-Agent Transport Simulation (MATSim)
January 15, 2008, 11:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Alain Hertz
Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
A graph coloring model for a feasibility problem in monthly crew scheduling with preferential bidding
November 23, 2007, 14:00, [Abstract and short bio] [Download the slides here]

Dr Fabrice Marchal
CNRS et Laboratoire d'Economie des Transports, Lyon France
BBOG: a Black Box Optimization Grid designed for Calibrating Traffic Simulations
November 22, 2007, 11:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Dirk Helbing
Chair of Sociology, in particular of Modeling and Simulation, ETHZ
Crowd Turbulence: The Dynamics of Crowd Disasters
November 09, 2007, 11:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Alberto Ceselli
DTI - Universita' degli Studi di Milano
Tackling the vehicle Routing Problem with Split Deliveries
October 29, 2007, 14:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Alexandre Alahi
Signal Processing Laboratory, EPFL
Scene Understanding with multiple cameras
October 26, 2007, 14:15, [Abstract and short bio] [Download the slides here]

Prof. Gerald Reiner
Institut de l'Entreprise, Université de Neuchatel
Procurement with fluctuating prices under consideration of alternative transport modes
October 05, 2007, 14:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. José Viegas
Dpt of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Technical University of Lisbon
Applied Transport Research at IST - Lisboa: innovation from the periphery
September 28, 2007, 14:15, [Abstract and short bio] [Download the slides here]

Prof. Norbert Trautmann
Institute for finance management, University of Bern
A Two-Level Approach for Short-Term Planning of Batch Production on Multi-Purpose Plants in the Chemical Industry
September 26, 2007, 11:15, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. Giovanni Righini
Dipartimento di Tecnologie dell'Informazione, Università degli Studi di Milano
A case study in emergency sytems optimization
September 21, 2007, 15:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Prof. P. H. L. Bovy
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Route choice set generation in networks: principles and applications examples
April 16, 2007, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Reine Maria Basse
Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis
Prise en compte de l’incertitude dans une démarche de modélisation prédictive : le cas de la LGV PACA
February 12, 2007, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio] [Download the slides here]

Ilaria Vacca
Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”
Mass marketing optimization
November 13, 2006, 10:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Gunnar Flötteröd
Technische Universität Berlin
A model and an algorithm for behavioral traffic state estimation
October 25, 2006, 11:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Dr Iragaël Joly
Laboratoire des Transports, Institut des Sciences de l'Homme, Lyon
L’allocation du temps au transport : De l’observation internationale des budgets-temps de transport aux modèles de durées
October 23, 2006, 14:00, [Abstract and short bio]

Expertise

  • Transportation Research
  • Operations Research
  • Discrete Choice Models

Methods

Modeling, optimization, simulation