Developments


Events

  • Defense Liza Hodenius

    Start:
    27/03/2017 - 16:00

    On Monday March 27th, 2017, Liza Hodenius defended her MSc thesis on unbundling of traffic flows and under what circumstances this unbundling is good for society. Her report is titled Unbundling of traffic flows - Which situations and which circumstances are beneficial for unbundling?


  • Start project Sander van Maarseveen

    Start:
    01/03/2017 - 12:00

    Sander van Maarseveen started his project on the effects of truck platooning on merging. The project investigates what the traffic performance and safety effects of truck platooning on the motorway are, in the situation of conventional vehicles merging at an on-ramp and for different platooning strategies and platoon configurations.


  • Defense Charalampos Sideris

    Start:
    12/09/2016 - 16:00

    On Monday September 12th, 2016, Charalampos Sideris defended his MSc thesis on the optimisation of merging behaviour with Intelligent Transport Systems. His report is titled Congestion minimisation by optimising merging behaviour through Intelligent Transportation Systems


  • Start project Liza Hodenius

    Start:
    01/09/2016 - 00:00

    Start master thesis project of Liza Hodenius on unbundling of traffic. The project investigates under which circumstances it is good to unbundle (separate) traffic flows. The research will use simulation to determine the effects and will result in a decision tree.


  • Defense Marco de Baat

    Start:
    17/08/2016 - 15:00

    On Wednesday August 17th, 2016, Marco de Baat defended his MSc thesis on the choice of lane change strategies of drivers, found by a driving experiment and a questionnaire. His report is titled Emperical Investigation of Strategy-Based Lane Change Choice.


  • Defense Michel Meulenberg

    Start:
    04/02/2016 - 15:00

    On Thursday February 4th, 2016, Michel Meulenberg defended his MSc thesis on the development and testing of a new adaptive ramp-metering algorithm, based on the commonly used ALINEA algorithm. His report is titled A possible new adaptive control approach for ramp metering


  • Start project Marco de Baat

    Start:
    01/11/2015 - 00:00

    Start master thesis project of Marco de Baat on choosing lane change strategies. The project investigates which lane change strategies people apply under which circumstances. This is done using a driving experiment and a questionnaire.


  • Defense Friso Scholten

    Start:
    17/06/2015 - 15:00

    On June 17th, 2015, Friso Scholten defended his MSc thesis on the development and testing of a prototype for the traffic state estimation and prediction for operational use in traffic management centres. His report is titled Short-term traffic prediction in road traffic control centres.  


  • Defense Mark Meijerman

    Start:
    11/05/2015 - 10:00

    On May 11th, 2015, Mark Meijerman defended his MSc thesis on the development and simulation of two control algorithms for variable speed limits. His report is titled "Using speed limits to prevent congestion at fixed infrastructural bottlenecks


  • Opening Wall of Fame

    Start:
    08/05/2015 - 10:00

    The Wall of Fame contains the covers of ITS Edulab reports, adjusted by fellow students to characterise the writer of the report.


  • Start project Michel Meulenberg

    Start:
    01/04/2015 - 00:00

    Start master thesis project of Michel Meulenberg on improving the ramp metering control algorithm. The project looks at the possiblities to automatically adjust control parameters so the ramp metering systems will operate more efficiently.


  • Start project Marios Ntaflos

    Start:
    01/03/2015 - 12:00

    Start master thesis project of Charalampos Sideris on improving weaving behaviour with ITS. The project investigates the possibilities to use in-car systems to improve the merging process in busy situations.


  • Start project Charalampos Sideris

    Start:
    01/03/2015 - 00:00

    Start master thesis project of Charalampos Sideris on improving weaving behaviour with ITS. The project investigates the possibilities to use in-car systems to improve the weaving process in busy situations.


  • Defense Joost van Kampen

    Start:
    26/02/2015 - 15:00

    On February 26th, 2015, Joost van Kampen defended his MSc thesis on the development and simulation of an integrated traffic signal control and route guidance approach based on back-pressure control. His report is titled "Route Guidance and Signal Control Based on the Back-Pressure Algorithm


  • Defense Roel Goddijn

    Start:
    29/01/2015 - 15:00

    On January 29th, 2015, Roel Goddijn defended his MSc thesis on the development and simulation of a sub-network controller based on MFD's and perimeter flows. His report is titled "Design of subnetwork controller based on MFD's and perimeter flows


  • Defense Niharika Mahajan

    Start:
    08/01/2015 - 11:00

    On January 8th, 2015, Niharika Mahajan defended her MSc thesis on integrated control approach for variable speed limits and ramp-metering. Her report is titled "Integrated Approach to Variable Speed Limits & Ramp Metering".


  • Defense Emiel van Eijk

    Start:
    19/11/2014 - 15:00

    On November 19th, 2014, Emiel van Eijk defended his MSc thesis on the use of in-vehicle information to improve traffic signal control in urban networks. His report is titled "Design of an urban traffic controller that incorporates route advice given by in-vehicle navigation systems".


  • Start project Niharika Mahajan

    Start:
    01/07/2014 - 00:12

    Start master thesis project of Niharika Mahajan on dealing with wide moving traffic jams. The project investigates the possibilities to solve wide moving traffic jams with a combination of ramp metering and dynamic speed limits.


  • Start project Mark Meijerman

    Start:
    08/04/2014 - 00:00

    Start master thesis project of Mark Meijkerman on preventing congestion with dynamic speed limits. The project researches the possibilities to postpone or prevent the capacity drop with dynamic speed limits.


  • Start project Roel Goddijn

    Start:
    01/04/2014 - 16:00

    Start master thesis project of Roel Goddijn on the control of sub-networks. The project deals the use of the network fundamental diagram (NFD or MFD) to optimise control for sub-networks in a large urban network.


  • Start project Friso Scholten

    Start:
    01/04/2014 - 14:00

    Start master thesis project of Friso Scholten on schort-term prediction. The project researches the possibilities to use short-term predictions in the decision making process of traffic operators based on available data on the traffic situation and the predicted situation.


  • Start project Emiel van Eijk

    Start:
    10/02/2014 - 00:42

    Start master thesis project of Emiel van Eijk on the coordination between traffic control and in-car route guidance. The project deals the design of a controller which uses information from in-car devices to optimise traffic control.


  • Start project Joost van Kampen

    Start:
    01/02/2014 - 00:10

    Start master thesis project of Joost van Kampen on the development of a decentralized control strategy for route guidance. The project develops a route guidance algorithm, that considers the features of prediction, coordination and efficiency.


  • Defense Lisa Priem

    Start:
    18/12/2013 - 11:00

    On December 18th, 2013, Lisa Priem defended her MSc thesis on the use of uCAN in-vehicle data for the estimation of traffic speed. Her report is titled "Determining the minimum percentage of vehicles equipped with a uCAN necessary to accurately estimate the traffic speed".


  • Defense Hans-Peter Kolen

    Start:
    14/05/2013 - 16:00

    On May 14th, 2013, Hans-Peter Kolen defended his MSc thesis on the a new model for merging behaviour on motorways. His report is titled "Modelling Merging Behaviour on Freeway On-Ramps - Estimation of a discrete choice model to model gap choice behaviour".


  • Defense Alex Drăgan

    Start:
    26/03/2013 - 15:30

    On March 26th, 2013, Alex Drăgan defended his MSc thesis on the possibilities to use in-vehicle sensor data to estimate traffic flow characteristics . His report is titled "HOT lanes - Implementation considerations and assessment for the Netherlands".


  • PhD Defense Femke van Wageningen

    Start:
    20/03/2013 - 12:30

    On March 20th, 2013, Femke van Wageningen-Kessels defended her PhD thesis (cum laude) on the development of the macroscopic traffic flow model FASTLANE and the accompanying numerical methods. This PhD research was partially
    sponsored by ITS Edulab. Her thesis is titled "Multi-class continuum traffic flow models: Analysis and simulation methods".


  • Defense Manasse Hutte

    Start:
    11/03/2013 - 14:30

    On March 11th, 2013, Manasse Hutte defended his MSc thesis on the possibilities to use in-vehicle sensor data to estimate traffic flow characteristics . His report is titled "Level of Service estimation with in-vehicle sensor floating car data".


  • Defense Robbert van der Kleij

    Start:
    25/02/2013 - 14:30

    On February 25th, 2013, Robbert van der Kleij defended his MSc thesis on the use of advanced control methods in applying traffic management scenarios. His report is titled "Evaluating Multi-Class Model Predictive Control - A comparison of traffic management scenarios and model predictive control during road works on the A15".


  • PhD Defense Olga Huibregtse

    Start:
    18/02/2013 - 12:30

    On February 18th, 2013, Olga Huibregtse defended her PhD thesis on the optimization of evacuation strategies. This PhD research was partially sponsored by ITS Edulab. Her thesis is titled ">Robust model-based optimization of evacuation guidance".


  • Start project Lisa Priem

    Start:
    01/02/2013 - 00:44

    Start master thesis project of Lisa Priem on the use of vehicle data for traffic management purposes. The project deals with the possibilities to use uCAN data from vehicles for traffic management purposes.


  • Defense Robbert Beentjes

    Start:
    01/11/2012 - 10:00

    On November 1st, 2012, Robbert Beentjes defended his MSc thesis on the design of rush-hour lanes and pluslanes. His report is titled "Performance of rush-hour lanes and pluslanes - A study into behavioral factors and design factors".


  • Defense David de Jong

    Start:
    21/08/2012 - 14:00

    On August 21st, 2012, David de Jong defended his MSc thesis on the effect of the network structure and signal settings on the macroscopic fundamental diagram and the applicability of the MFD for network management. His report is titled "The Effect of Network Structure and Signal Settings on the Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram".


  • Defense Jurgen Kuijvenhoven

    Start:
    01/08/2012 - 15:00

    On August 1st, 2012, Jurgen Kuijvenhoven defended his MSc thesis on the development and application of a new framework to determine speed limits for Dutch motorways. His report is titled "An Assessment Framework for the Speed Policy on Dutch Motorways".


  • Defense Xiaoyun Zhang

    Start:
    28/06/2012 - 09:00

    On June 28th, 2012, Xiaoyun Zhang defended her MSc thesis on the modeling and simulation with Dynasmart of coordinated network managment for the Amsterdam network. Her report has the titel "A Framework for the Modeling and Ex-Ante Evaluation of Coordinated Network Management".


  • Start project Alex Dragan

    Start:
    15/04/2012 - 00:00

    Start master thesis project of Alex Drăgan on implementation issues of HOT lanes in The Netherlands. The project deals with the implementation issues of HOT lanes and will also estimate the effect on travel times and reliability.


  • Start project Manasse Hutte

    Start:
    01/04/2012 - 10:00

    Start master thesis project of Manasse Hutte on in-vehicle sensor data for traffic management. The project deals with data from the vehicle itself and how these data can bused to make traffic better and safer.


  • Start project Hans-Peter Kolen

    Start:
    01/04/2012 - 00:00

    Start master thesis project of Hans-Peter Kolen on modelling merging behaviour on a freeway on-ramp. The project will look into detail in the merging behaviour of drivers and will develop a model for that, which can be used in microscopic simulation tools.


  • Start project Robbert van der Kleij

    Start:
    19/03/2012 - 00:00

    Start master thesis project of Robbert van der Kleij on the analysis of scenarios using multi-class dynamic traffic management. The project will research the possibilities of using model-predictive control in the application of traffic management scenarios.


  • Start project Robbert Beentjes

    Start:
    06/02/2012 - 00:00

    Start master thesis project of Robbert Beentjes on the effectiveness of rush-hour lanes and plus-lanes. In the project the focus will be on the design of the lanes and the behaviour of road users (human factors).


  • Defense Kejia Gao

    Start:
    17/01/2012 - 10:00

    On January 17th, 2012, Kejia Gao defended his MSc thesis on multi-objective optimization of traffic management to improve livability. His report has the titel "Multi-Objective Traffic Management for Livability".


  • Start project Jurgen Kuijvenhoven

    Start:
    05/09/2011 - 13:00

    Start master thesis project of Jurgen Kuijvenhoven on an an assessment framework for a speed policy. The project will develop a framework to be able evaluate speed limits and their effects.


  • Start project David de Jong

    Start:
    15/08/2011 - 12:00

    Start master thesis project of David de Jong on the application of the MFD for subnetwork perimeter control. The project will investigate the possiblities to use the macroscopic fundamental diagram to improve the throughput in (sub)networks.


  • Defense Aroen Soekroella

    Start:
    15/04/2011 - 12:30

    On April 15th, 2011, Aroen Soekroella defended his MSc thesis on control strategies and their effects of separation of traffic by dynamic lane assignment. His report has the titel "Separation of Freeway Traffic Flows by Dynamic Lane Assignment".


  • Defense Onno Miete

    Start:
    13/01/2011 - 11:00

    On January 13th, 2011, Onno Miete defended his MSc thesis on the variability in traffic and the consequenses for traffic management if varibility in traffic is taken into account. His report has the titel "Gaining new insights regarding traffic congestion by explicitly considering the variability in traffic".


  • Defense Luyi Weng

    Start:
    16/09/2010 - 14:00

    On September 16th, 2010,Luyi Weng defended her MSc thesis on the design and simulation of a traffic management approach for Beijing. Her report has the titel "Concept Design and Evaluation of Traffic Management in Beijing".


  • Defense Alvero Camilo Medina Soto

    Start:
    07/09/2010 - 10:00

    On September 7th, 2010, Alvero Camilo Mendina Soto defended his MSc thesis on the use of determination of causes of congestion on Dutch motorways. His report is entitled "Assessment of Non-Recurrent Congestion on Dutch Motorways".


  • Start project Kejia Gao

    Start:
    01/09/2010 - 12:00

    Start master thesis project of Keija Gao on multi-objective traffic management for livability. The project will focus on the use of traffic management to improve livability conditions without any side effect on mobility.


  • Defense Ilse Schelling

    Start:
    17/08/2010 - 13:30

    On August 17th, 2010, Ilse Schelling defended her MSc thesis on the use of dynamic speed limits. Her report (written in Dutch) is entitled "Dynamic Speed Limits: Extension and Application".


  • Defense Maarten Strating

    Start:
    15/04/2010 - 13:30

    Maarten Strating defended his MSc thesis with the title "Coordinated signal control for urban networks by using MFD" on April 15th, 2010.


  • Start project Camilo Medina

    Start:
    15/03/2010 - 10:54

    Start master thesis project of Camilo Medina on the assessment of non-recurrent congestion on Dutch motorways. The project will try to make a better estimation of the congestion caused by non-recurrent circumstances, such as incidents, road works and inclement weather conditions.


  • Start project Luyi Weng

    Start:
    01/02/2010 - 00:47

    Start master thesis project of Luyi Weng on the concept design and evaluation of integrated traffic management in Beijing. The project will focus on the possibilities of integrated traffic management and the effects for a large city such as Beijing.


  • Defense Simeon Calvert

    Start:
    06/01/2010 - 00:30

    Simeon Calvert defended his MSc thesis with the title "A- Priori Travel Time Predictor for Long Term Roadworks on motorways" on January 6th, 2010.


  • Start project Xiaoyun Zhang

    Start:
    06/01/2010 - 00:00

    Start master thesis project of Xiaoyun Zhang on the adjustments needed to simulate integrated network wide traffic management with DYNASMART.


  • Start project Onno Miete

    Start:
    04/01/2010 - 11:30

    Start master thesis project of Onno Miete on the probabilistic nature of traffic and the ways to handle that. The project aims to illustrate which additional or revised insights may be obtained when the probabilistic nature is explicitly taken into account.


  • Start project Ilse Schelling

    Start:
    01/12/2009 - 00:00

    Start master thesis project of Ilse Schelling on the effects of dynamic speed limits on the traffic flow. The project should contribute to the knowledge on the application of dynamic speed limits under specific conditions.


  • Start project Aroen Soekroella

    Start:
    01/12/2009 - 00:00

    Start master thesis project of Aroen Soekroella on the segregation of traffic using dynamic lane allocation to be able to inform road users more accurate on the duration of their trip.


  • Defense Wouter Schakel

    Start:
    18/09/2009 - 10:00

    Wouter Schakel defended his MSc thesis with the title "Network Performance Degeneration in Dynamic Traffic Assignment" on September 18th, 2009.


  • Defense Xiaoyu Qian

    Start:
    24/08/2009 - 13:30

    Xiaoyu Qian defended his MSc thesis with the title "Application of Macroscopic Fundamental Diagrams to Dynamic Traffic Management" on August 24th, 2009.


  • Start project Simeon Calvert

    Start:
    18/05/2009 - 10:00

    Start master thesis project of Simeon Calvert on the prediction of travel times during road works to be able to inform road users more accurate on the duration of their trip.


  • Start project Maarten Strating

    Start:
    27/04/2009 - 12:00

    Start master thesis project of Maarten Strating on the coordination of controlled intersections and ramp metering to study the effects of coordinated traffic management around Amsterdam.


  • Defense Suerd Polderdijk

    Start:
    09/04/2009 - 16:00

    Suerd Polderdijk defended his MSc thesis with the title "Ex-post evaluation of network-wide Dynamic Traffic Management" on April 9th, 2009.


  • Start project Wouter Schakel

    Start:
    16/02/2009 - 00:00

    Start master thesis project of Wouter Schakel on the improvement of the EVAQ model to study evacuation scenarios.


  • Defense Christiaan Hoogmoed

    Start:
    12/02/2009 - 16:00

    Christiaan Hoogmoed defended his MSc thesis with the title "Verkeersinformatie vanuit de NDW" on February 12th, 2009.


  • Defense Arnold van Veluwen

    Start:
    21/01/2009 - 14:30

    Arnold van Veluwen defended his MSc thesis with the title "The influence of dynamic route guidance systems of traffic management" on January 21st, 2009.


  • Start project Xiaoyu Qian

    Start:
    05/01/2009 - 00:00

    Start master thesis project of Xiaoyu Qian on the effects of dynamic traffic management on the macroscopic fundamental diagram for large networks.


  • Defense Yinyi Ma

    Start:
    09/12/2008 - 13:00

    Yinyi Ma defended her MSc thesis with the title "Allocating Departure Time Slot to Optimize Dynamic Network Capacity" on December 9th, 2008.


  • Start PhD project Olga Huibregtse

    Start:
    01/12/2008 - 00:00

    Start of the PhD thesis project of Olga Huibregtse on the planning and management for exceptional circumstances.


  • Defense Rudi Kraaijeveld

    Start:
    29/10/2008 - 13:00

    Rudi Kraaijeveld defended his MSc thesis on Identification of vulnerable road sections on October 29th, 2008.


  • Defense Jop Vlaar

    Start:
    22/10/2008 - 10:00

    On October 22nd, 2008 Jop Vlaar defended his thesis on the effects of the use of alternative routes for truck traffic in a part of the network around the harbour of Rotterdam. His thesis was entitled "Alternative Routes A15 Maasvlakte-Vaanplein"


  • ITS Edulab session at TRAIL Congress

    Start:
    15/10/2008 - 13:45

    During the 10th TRAIL Congress, ITS Edulab organised its own session on its activities. After the welcome Henk Taale presented ITS Edulab, its organisation and what have been done so far. Then some ITS Edulab students talked about their project and their experiences with ITS Edulab. Finally, Serge Hoogendoorn lifted the veil about the future of ITS Edulab.

    The presentations of the students are listed below:

    Christiaan Hoogmoed: National data warehouse and its impacts on operational traffic management

    Arnold van Veluwen: In car navigation impacts of network conditions and management

    Femke van Wageningen-Kessels: Fast-lane on-line

    Koen Adams: Impacts of incidents on safety and efficiency

    Yufei Yuan: Coordinated ramp-metering


  • Moving of ITS Edulab

    Start:
    01/10/2008 - 13:30

    Because of the better posibilities of contacts with employees of Rijkswaterstaat, ITS Edulab moved to the office of the Centre for Transport and Navigation. located at the Schoemakerstraat in Delft.


  • Start project Suerd Polderdijk

    Start:
    01/10/2008 - 00:00

    Start master thesis project of Suerd Polderdijk on the evaluation of network wide traffic management.


  • Defense Yufei Yuan

    Start:
    23/07/2008 - 13:11

    Coordinated ramp metering was the topic of Yufei Yuan. With simulation he investigated the effects of coordinated ramp metering and parameter settings for the coordinated strategy. He defended his master thesis, entitled "Coordination of Ramp Metering Control in Motorway Networks", on July 23rd, 2008.


  • Defense Marc Stanescu

    Start:
    07/05/2008 - 11:30

    Marc has worked on 'Adaptive Ramp Metering'. He defended his master thesis on the use of capacity estimation methods in ramp metering control algorithms on May 7th, 2008.


  • Defense Koen Adams

    Start:
    11/04/2008 - 16:00

    On April 11th, 2008, Koen Adams defended his master thesis 'Safety and Throughput during incidents'.


  • Start project Yinyi Ma

    Start:
    26/03/2008 - 00:29

    Start master thesis project Yinyi Ma


  • Defense Rúna Ásmundsdóttir

    Start:
    20/03/2008 - 11:30

    Rúna defended her master thesis on dynamic OD matrix estimation using a-priori information from floating car data on March 20th, 2008.

  • Start project Christiaan Hoogmoed

    Start:
    01/03/2008 - 00:25

    Start master thesis project Christiaan Hoogmoed on the impact of the national data warehouse on the supply of traffic information.


  • Start project Arnold van Veluwen

    Start:
    01/02/2008 - 00:55

    Start master thesis project Arnold van Veluwen


  • Start project Rudi Kraaijeveld

    Start:
    01/02/2008 - 00:25

    Start master thesis project Rudi Kraaijeveld


  • ITS Edulab website live!

    Start:
    22/01/2008 - 00:00

    On January 22nd, 2008 the ITS Edulab website was online!


  • Start project Yufei Yuan

    Start:
    02/01/2008 - 00:54

    Start master thesis project Yufei Yuan


  • Mini-symposium ITS Edulab

    Start:
    12/12/2007 - 00:00

    During this mini-symposium a number of students present their current work to an audience of people from Rijkswaterstaat, Delft University of Technology and others.


  • Defense Benno van der Griendt

    Start:
    07/09/2007 - 15:00

    September 7th, 2007, Benno van der Griendt defended his master thesis on datafusion of travel time measurements and loop detector data in public.


  • Start PhD project Femke van Wageningen

    Start:
    03/09/2007 - 00:47

    First PhD project in ITS Edulab! Start PhD project Femke van Wageningen.


  • Start project Jop Vlaar

    Start:
    03/09/2007 - 00:45

    Start master thesis project Jop Vlaar


  • Defense Niels van den Bosch

    Start:
    31/08/2007 - 14:00

    Niels van den Bosch defended his master thesis on the possibilities of using video detection in general and for automatic incident detection in particular.


  • Start project Marc Stanescu

    Start:
    31/07/2007 - 00:46

    Start master thesis project Marc Stanescu


  • Start project Koen Adams

    Start:
    09/07/2007 - 00:45

    Start master thesis project Koen Adams


  • Start project Miranca Seehofer

    Start:
    09/07/2007 - 00:43

    Start master thesis project Miranca Seehofer


  • Start project Rúna Ásmundsdóttir

    Start:
    20/06/2007 - 00:42

    Start master thesis project Rúna Ásmundsdóttir


  • Defense Leila van der Ven

    Start:
    05/06/2007 - 14:30

    June 5th, 2007 Leila van der Ven defended her master thesis on automatic incident detection in public.

  • Official opening ITS Edulab

    Start:
    01/05/2007 - 11:34

    May 1st, 2007 was a big day for ITS Edulab. The official opening took place in the Testcentre of Rijkswaterstaat, Delft. Some 100 persons attented the opening and listened to presentations of mr. Al, the director of the Centre for Transport and Navigation, prof. De Quelerij, dean of the faculty of Civil Engineering of the Delft University of Technology, mr. Van Hees, director of the National Traffic Control Centre of Rijkswaterstaat and two of the ITS Edulab students.

  • Start project Niels van den Bosch

    Start:
    01/12/2006 - 00:41

    Start master thesis project Niels van den Bosch


  • Start project Benno van der Griendt

    Start:
    16/10/2006 - 00:40

    Start master thesis project Benno van der Griendt


  • Start project Leila van der Ven

    Start:
    01/09/2006 - 00:30

    Start master thesis project Leila van der Ven


  • Start of ITS Edulab

    Start:
    01/09/2006 - 00:00

    On September 1st, 2006, ITS Edulab started with 2 students (Leila van der Ven en Benno van der Griendt). ITS Edulab is located at the Testcentre of Rijkswaterstaat in Delft.

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