ABOUT


Education

Ph. D. in Transportation Systems (2004)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Title: On-line calibration for Dynamic Traffic Assignment


M. S.  in Transportation (1997)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Title: Demand simulation for Dynamic Traffic Assignment


Diploma of Civil Engineering (1995)

National Technical University of Athens, Greece


Research interests

• Modeling and simulation of transportation systems, with an emphasis on behavioral aspects and demand modeling

• Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), including user acceptance and perception

• Calibration and optimization applications, with an emphasis on derivative-free, large scale algorithms for stochastic, noisy systems 

• Road safety

• Statistics and econometrics models and their applications


Editorial boards/Scientific committee membership

• Editorial board of the Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies

• Editorial board of the Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems 

• Editor in European region of the International Journal of Transportation 

• Member of TRB committee ABJ70 - Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Computing Applications

• Member of TRB committee AHB45 Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics

• Member of TRB Task Force on System Simulation (AHB80T)  

• Member of TRB Task Force on Data Privacy, Security and Protection Policy (ABJ55T) 


Selected Awards

• 1997 Milton Pikarsky Award for an outstanding MS thesis

"2013 Outstanding Paper" award from TRB Committee ANB20 for paper "Antoniou, C. and G. Yannis (2013). Assessment of exposure proxies for macroscopic road safety prediction. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board"

2013 Oikopolis Award for Best thesis in the area of Transport in Cities, for Markos Kladeftiras' thesis "Εκτίμηση των επιπτώσεων της παραβατικότητας στη στάθμευση με χρήση προσομοίωσης"


Professional memberships

• Transportation Research Board (TRB) 

• Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) 

• Hellenic Association of Civil Engineers (ΣΠΜΕ) 

• Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers (HITE/ΣΕΣ) (Special Secretary (2008-2010), General Secretary (2010-2012), Vice-President (2012-2014), President (2014-2016))