Our labmate Dr. Yohei Fujigaki, who completed the doctoral course of the Department of Urban Engineering, UTokyo in September 2018, was awarded as the Promising Young Researchers from the City Planning Institute of Japan with his doctoral dissertation on the methodology for planning and designing the Integrated Mobility Service. Congratulations!
Three master-course students and two undergraduates graduated this spring. Congratulations!
Our paper “Scenario Evaluation of Autonomous Vehicle Spread Using Agent-Based Simulation” (in Japanese), authored by Yo KAMIJO, Giancarlos TRONCOSO PARADY, Kiyoshi TAKAMI, and Noboru HARATA, was awarded by Japan Society of Traffic Engineers!
The autumn graduation ceremonies were held where 3 graduate students got their degrees. Congratulations and best of luck in your future endeavors!
On June 29th, 2018, Dean Tatsuya Okubo, School of Engineering, awarded the title “Fellow, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo” to Professor Shengchuan Zhao, Dean of School of Transportation and Logistics, Director of International Office, Dalian University of Technology, China. Prof. Zhao is an alumnus of our research unit.
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Prof. Noboru Harata made a keynote lecture entitled “Sustainable Transport Strategy in Tokyo Metropolitan Region” at World Transport Convention 2018 held at the National Convention Center in Beijing.
Prof. Harata took up the position of Toyota Transportation Research Institute Vice Chairman and Director General on June 6th 2018.
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Toyota Transportation Research Institute
Our paper “”Metro-MaaS”, an Integrated Mobility Service Concept for Megacities: Concept Proposal and Demand Evaluation Aiming at Future Integration of Autonomous Demand-Responsive-Transit and Existing Public Transportation” (in Japanese), authored by Yohei FUJIGAKI, Kiyoshi TAKAMI, Giancarlos TRONCOSO PARADY and Noboru HARATA, was awarded CPIJ (City Planning Institute of Japan) Best Paper Award 2017!