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ITS Edulab: A Logical Choice dr.ir. Henk Taale Rijkswaterstaat Delft University of Technology TrafficQuest February 20th, 2014.

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1 ITS Edulab: A Logical Choice dr.ir. Henk Taale Rijkswaterstaat Delft University of Technology TrafficQuest February 20th, 2014

2 Rijkswaterstaat Occasion February 20th, 2014Delft University of Technology /2

3 Rijkswaterstaat ITS Edulab •Cooperation Rijkswaterstaat and Delft University of Technology •Goal: connection between scientific research and the actual practice of Rijkswaterstaat •Rijkswaterstaat –Means and facilities (workplaces, data) –Research topics and questions –Part of the supervision of students •TU Delft –Research questions –Supervision of students –Educational program and PR February 20th, 2014Delft University of Technology /3

4 Rijkswaterstaat Research Topics •Incident management •Traffic Information •Traffic Management •Safety and Sustainability •Road Pricing •Road Construction and Maintenance •Remaining Topics February 20th, 2014Delft University of Technology /4

5 Rijkswaterstaat Current Status •Official opening May 1st, 2007 •32 students already graduated (MSc) •1 student did not finish •2 students working on their thesis •Recent topics –Dutch speed policy –Hard-shoulder running and behaviour –Better traffic management for the A15 –Micro model for merging –Usability of in-car data –Prediction and route guidance –Coordination traffic management for events February 20th, 2014Delft University of Technology /5

6 Rijkswaterstaat Achievements •MSc thesis reports of high scientific quality •Practical and applicable research for Rijkswaterstaat •Students choose for jobs in the field of traffic and transport –4 students started with PhD projects –7 students ended up with Rijkswaterstaat or municipality –11 students got a job in traffic consultancy firms –3 students are working for a manufacturer of traffic systems –1 student went for a trip around the world –7 students not known February 20th, 2014Delft University of Technology /6

7 Rijkswaterstaat Statistics I February 20th, 2014Delft University of Technology /7

8 Rijkswaterstaat Statistics II February 20th, 2014Delft University of Technology /8

9 Rijkswaterstaat Statistics III February 20th, 2014Delft University of Technology /9

10 Rijkswaterstaat Choice of a project •What do you like? •What are your skills? •Working on your thesis should be fun –Topic –Working environment (colleagues, building) »Iis a logical choice! February 20th, 2014Delft University of Technology /10

11 Rijkswaterstaat Website February 20th, 2014Delft University of Technology /11

12 Rijkswaterstaat Colophon dr.ir. Henk Taale Rijkswaterstaat Delft University of Technology TrafficQuest Pictures: Rijkswaterstaat February 20th, 2014Delft University of Technology /12


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