Dirk van Amelsfort joins Sustainable Transports!

21 May, 2013 - 00:17

Dirk holds a PhD in Civil Engineering and has a broad background in transportation modeling, development of pricing policies and dynamic traffic management with use of ITS. On 20th of May DIrk joined the application area Sustainable Transports.
Previously Dirk has worked four years at WSP Analysis and Strategy with congestion charging in Gothenburg, Stockholm, Ho Chi Minh City and Beijing. He has also worked with for example short term traffic prediction for Swedish traffic management centers, new train strategies in Västra Götaland, Västtrafik pricing structure, etc.
Dirks research focus is on modeling the interactions between individual traffic behavior and traffic system effects. At Viktoria Swedish ICT Dirk will do research on how new information technology in transportation contribute to both better user experience and sustainability objectives.