Sasan Amini


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M.Sc. Sasan Amini

Research Focus

  • Traffic flow theory
  • Large-scale network modelling
  • Real-time traffic control
  • Big Data in transport

Curriculum Vitae

Work experience

since 2016 Technical University of Munich
Chair of Traffic Engineering and Control
Researcher
2015 Altran GmbH & Co. KG
Engineer consultant
Field of work: Software test case generation against software requirements specification
2014 PTV AG
Internship and master thesis
Field of work: calibrating pedestrian simulation models in Viswalk
2013-2014 Technical University of Munich
Chair of Traffic Engineering and Control
Student Assistant
Field of work: calibrating “traffic intelligence” in order to extract trajectories from video data

Education

2015 M.Sc. in Transportation Systems
Thesis: Modelling of the tactical path selection of bicyclists at signalized intersections
Field of study: Intelligent transportation systems
Technical University of Munich
2012 B.Sc. in Civil Engineering
Iran University of Science and Technology

Publications

  • Tilg, Gabriel; Amini, Sasan; Busch, Fritz: Evaluation of analytical approximation methods for the macroscopic fundamental diagram. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies 114, 2020, 1-19 more…
  • Amini, S.; Tilg, G.; Busch, F.: Macroscopic Traffic Dynamics in Urban Networks during Incidents. 99th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB 2020), 2020 more…
  • Amini, Sasan; Tilg, Gabriel; Busch, Fritz: Calibration of mesoscopic simulation models for urban corridors based on the macroscopic fundamental diagram. hEART 2019: 8th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation, 2019 more…
  • Amini, Sasan; Tilg, Gabriel; Tekin, Ahmet Cagri; Tiddi, Daniele; Busch, Fritz: Automatic calibration of the link fundamental diagram for macroscopic traffic simulation models. mobil.TUM2019, 2019 more…
  • Tilg, Gabriel; Amini, Sasan; Busch, Fritz: Arterial Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram: A Comparison of Analytical Approximations and Empirical Data from Munich. 98th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB 2019), 2019 more…
  • Amini, Sasan; Tilg, Gabriel: Estimating the Effects of Temporary Bottlenecks on the Capacity of Urban Arterial: An MFD-approach. 7th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation (hEART 2018), 2018 more…
  • Amini, Sasan; Tilg, Gabriel; Busch, Fritz: Evaluating the Impact of Real-time Traffic Control Measures on the Resilience of Urban Road Networks. 2018 21st International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), 2018 more…
  • Amini, Sasan; Tilg, Gabriel; Busch, Fritz: Evaluating the Impact of Real-time Traffic Control Measures on the Resilience of Urban Road Networks. IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, 2018 more…
  • Amini, Sasan; Beckers, Kristian; Böhm, Markus; Busch, Fritz; Celikkaya, Nihan; Cozzolino, Vittorio; Faber, Anne; Haus, Michael; Huth, Dominik; Kemper, Alfons; Kipf, Andreas; Krcmar, Helmut; Matthes, Florian; Ott, Jörg; Prehofer, Christian; Pretschner, Alexander; Uludağ, Ömer; Wörndl, Wolfgang: Informatikforschung für digitale Mobilitätsplattformen. Informatik-Spektrum 40 (2), 2017, 180-191 more…
  • Amini, S., Motamedidehkordi, N., Papapanagiotou, E., Busch, F.: Estimation of Traversal Speed on Multi-lane Urban Arterial Under Non-recurring Congestion. 5th IEEE International Conference on MODELS AND TECHNOLOGIES FOR INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS, 2017 more…
  • Motamedidehkordi, N., Amini, S., Hoffmann, S., Busch, F., Riziki Fitriyanti, M.: Modeling Tactical Lane-change Behavior for Automated Vehicles: A Supervised Machine Learning Approach. 5th IEEE International Conference on MODELS AND TECHNOLOGIES FOR INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS, 2017 more…
  • Amini, Sasan; Gerostathopoulos, Ilias; Prehofer, Christian: Big data analytics architecture for real-time traffic control. 2017 5th IEEE International Conference on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems (MT-ITS), IEEE, 2017 more…
  • Theodorou, Vasileios; Gerostathopoulos, Ilias; Amini, Sasan; Scandariato, Riccardo; Prehofer, Christian; Staron, Miroslaw: Theta Architecture: Preserving the Quality of Analytics in Data-Driven Systems. In: Communications in Computer and Information Science. Springer International Publishing, 2017 more…
  • Amini, Sasan; Twaddle, Heather; Leonhardt, Axel: Modelling of the tactical path selection of bicyclists at signalized intersections. Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, 2016 more…
  • Twaddle, Heather; Schendzielorz, Tobias; Fakler, Oliver; Amini, Sasan: Use of automated video analysis for the evaluation of bicycle movement and interaction. Proc. SPIE 9026, Video Surveillance and Transportation Imaging Applications 2014, 2014 more…

Supervised Theses

  • Soza Santiestevez, Raiza Carla: Using aggregated floating car data for real-time traffic signal optimisation in non-lane-based heterogeneous traffic. Master Thesis. Start: 1.11.2020; End: 30.4.2020. Mentoring: Amini, Stüger. Abstract.
  • Gama Lins de Araujo, Thais: Automatic identification of bus drivers using driving behavior data collected by on-board units. Master Thesis. Start: 17.6.2019; End: 16.12.2019. Mentoring: Amini, Fehn. Abstract.
  • Cogan, Baris: Integration of Connected Vehicles in Traffic Actuated Signal Control based on Extended Kalman Filter. Master Thesis. Start: 1.11.2018; End: 22.5.2019. Mentoring: Papapanagiotou, Amini. Abstract.
  • E, Riti: Application of reinforcement learning in adaptive traffic signal control. Master Thesis. Start: 1.11.2018; End: 18.4.2019. Mentoring: Amini, Papapanagiotou. Abstract.
  • Tekin, Ahmed: Data-driven calibration of the fundamental diagram for real-time traffic simulation models. Master Thesis. Start: 15.10.2018; End: 14.4.2019. Mentoring: Amini, Tilg. Abstract.
  • Schießl, Johannes: Development and calibration of simulation-based dynamic traffic assignment model: Case study of eastern part of Munich’s ring road. Study Project. Mentoring: Amini.
  • Bisas, Dimitrios: Development and calibration of dynamic traffic assignment model for western part of Munich’s ring road. Study Project. Mentoring: Amini, Celikkaya.
  • Shoman, Maged: Agent-based modelling of transport in rural with a regional centre: A case study for the district of Hof and the city of Hof. Study Project. Mentoring: Tilg, Amini, Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Gebresilassie, Helen: Integration of arterial Fundamental Diagrams in traffic signal control in connected vehicle environments. Master Thesis. Start: 15.12.2017; End: 14.7.2018. Mentoring: Papapanagiotou, Amini. Abstract.
  • Boateng, Adjei: Calibration and Comparison of Mesoscopic and Microscopic Traffic Simulation in Urban Network. Master Thesis. Start: 15.8.2017; End: 14.2.2018. Mentoring: Celikkaya, Amini. Abstract.
  • Kowalsky, Clara: Analyzing the utilization of bike-sharing system in Munich. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 15.5.2018; End: 5.10.2018. Mentoring: Amini, Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Riedl, Tim: Development of a Multi-Criteria Performance Index for Evaluation of Pedestrian Emergency Evacuation. Master Thesis. Start: 1.12.2016; End: 31.5.2017. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos, Amini. Abstract.
  • Bilali, Aledia: Analyzing the Impact of Anticipatory Vehicle Routing on the Network Performance. Master Thesis. Start: 17.11.2016; End: 16.5.2017. Mentoring: Motamedidehkordi, Amini. Abstract.
  • Sperber, Anton: Method for dynamic rerouting of traffic demand in an urban street network with microscopic traffic simulation by taking into consideration the traffic signal control. Master Thesis. Start: 1.11.2016; End: 30.4.2017. Mentoring: Papapanagiotou, Amini. Abstract.