Antonios Tsakarestos


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Dr.-Ing. Antonios Tsakarestos

Research Focus

  • Public transport systems
  • Demand-controlled operating forms
  • Assessment of ITS

Teaching

  • Rechnergestützter Entwurf des Verkehrsangebots (Computer Aided Design of Transport Systems)
  • Verkehrsmanagement (Traffic Management)
  • Public Transport Operation and Supply
  • Latest Developments in Public Transport and ITS (Summer School von TUM und Tsinghua University, Peking)
  • Entwurf des Verkehrsangebots (Design of Transport Systems, 2003 - 2011)
  • Betreuung des interdisziplinären Projeks "Fan-Bewegung 2006" (Student's Project on transportation to large events, 2004-2005)

Membership in Related Professional Organizations

  • FGSV - Arbeitskreis 1.6.1 "Schülerverkehr"
  • FGSV - Arbeitskreis 1.5.2 "Flexible Bedienungsformen"

Publications

  • Kaparias, Ioannis; Manassa, Edoard; Eden, Niv; Tsakarestos, Antonios; Schmitz, Pierre; Hoadley, Suzanne: Policy-aware assessment of environmental impacts from transport in smart cities. Journal of Smart Cities (2), 2016, 60-68 more…
  • Monninger, D.; Tskarestos, A.: Physical and Psychological Barriers in Public Transport for School Children with Intellectual Disabilities. In: Parsher, V.P. (Ed.): Contemporary Issues in Intellectual Disabilities. Nova Science Publisher Inc., 2011 more…
  • Tsakarestos, A.; Nocera, S.; et. al.: Performance Evaluation of Urban Traffic Management and ITS: The Rome Case Study. Proceedings SIDT Conference, 2011 more…
  • Tsakarestos, Antonios: Weiterentwicklung der Methodik zur Nahverkehrsplanung für ländliche Räume vor dem Hintergrund veränderter Randbedingungen. Dissertation, 2010 more…
  • Kirchhoff, P.; Busch, F.; Tsakarestos, A.; Hanitzsch, A.: ÖPNV-Planung für ländliche Räume. DER NAHVERKEHR (11), 2010, 12-16 more…
  • Kirchhoff, P.; Busch, F.; Tsakarestos, A.; Hanitzsch, A.: Busfahrpläne im ländlichen Raum. DER NAHVERKEHR (12), 2010, 44-51 more…
  • Busch, F.; Tsakarestos, A.: ÖPNV für in der Mobilität eingeschränkte Personen. DVWG - 100 Jahre, 2008, S. 138-141 more…
  • Nocera, S.; Tsakarestos, A.: Demand responsive transport systems for rural areas in Germany. Tec (11), 2004, S. 378-383 more…

Supervised Theses

  • Reichert, Max: Data-driven analysis of the planning process of demand-responsive public transport system in rural areas. Master Thesis. Start: 1.6.2019; End: 30.11.2019. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos, Tilg. Abstract.
  • Amann, Daniel: Development of a Parking Management Scheme for a Small Town in the Times of Digitalisation – Innovative Technologies and Solutions for Traffic Planning on the Case Study of the County Centre Dinkelsbühl. Master Thesis. Start: 15.5.2019; End: 25.9.2019. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Schanen, Tom: Investigation of Minimising Time Loss at Signalised Intersections for Public Transport, Cars and Bicycles by the Means of Dynamic Green Waves – a Case Study on the Avenue de la Liberté in Luxemburg. Master Thesis. Start: 1.2.2019; End: 31.7.2019. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Blakaj, Laura: Potential Emission Reduction in Urban Areas by Modification of the Bus Fleet Composition. Master Thesis. Start: 2.10.2018; End: 1.4.2019. Mentoring: Celikkaya, Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Stüger, Philipp: Negotiable Collaborative Public Transport Signal Priority. Master Thesis. Start: 1.9.2018; End: 31.3.2019. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Vo, Minh: Implementation of a vehicle redistribution algorithm for Mobility-On-Demand fleets according predicted travel demand. Master Thesis. Start: 1.9.2018; End: 22.3.2019. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos, Tilg. Abstract.
  • Pritscher, Michael: Analysis and Comparison of Planned Service Quality of Public Transport Services in German Cities. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 5.6.2019; End: 5.10.2019. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Degenhart, Julia: Research of Successful Sharing Services and Alternative Mobility Concepts in Rural Areas. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 6.5.2019; End: 5.10.2019. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Musaku, Sonja: Data-driven analysis of public transport. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 1.5.2019; End: 30.9.2019. Mentoring: Tilg, Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Brodersen, Joel: Evaluation of the Hyperloop Concept From a Transport Engineering Perspective: State of Research Analysis. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 3.5.2019; End: 25.9.2019. Mentoring: Tilg, Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Scheer, Julian: Demand-responsive transport in Germany: overview and success factors. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 19.5.2019; End: 23.9.2019. Mentoring: Tilg, Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Zirkelbach, Alina: Quality Indicators for the Public Transport in Cities of 100 to 300 Thousand Inhabitants – a Case Study on Würzburg. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 20.11.2018; End: 3.5.2019. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Kiefl, Johannes: Framework for the Evaluation of Test Areas for First Field Tests With an Automated Shuttle. Study Project. Mentoring: Fehn, Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Durner, Alexander: Simulative impact assessment of autonomous shuttle buses. Study Project. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Mehlstäubler, Katharina: Agent-based modelling of transport in rural areas with a disperse settlement structure: A case study for the district of Wunsiedel im Fichtelgebirge. Study Project. Mentoring: Tilg, Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Reichert, Max: GIS-based Analysis of Mobility and Accessibility in Rural Areas. Study Project. Mentoring: Tilg, Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • 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.
  • Plutka, Christoph: Investigating the Predictability of Public Transport Arrival Times at Traffic Signals by Using Prioritization Request Points. Master Thesis. Start: 15.11.2017; End: 14.5.2018. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Ezzeddine, Mohammad: Geospatial Indicators for the Evaluation of Accessibility by Flexible Mobility Services in Rural Areas. Master Thesis. Start: 15.9.2017; End: 14.3.2018. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos, Kinigadner. Abstract.
  • Nawaz, Muhammad Azhar: Level of Service of Traffic Signal Coordination in Urban Networks. Master Thesis. Start: 15.9.2017; End: 23.2.2018. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos, Dr. Spangler. 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.
  • Bertinelli, Liza: Parking Space Analysis and Management in the City of Esch-sur-Alzette (LU) - (Master EE-Study Project). Study Project. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Herb, Frank: Meta-Analysis of Future car Traffic and the Corresponding Energy Supply Infrastructure in Germany and Description, Comparison and Evaluation of Selected Infrastructure Analysis Models. Master Thesis. Start: 24.2.2017; End: 23.8.2017. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos, Celikkaya.
  • Shovon, Mahmudul: Prediction method of public transport travel times based on current timetable data, real time data and historical data - an application of Max-Plus Algebra. Master Thesis. Start: 2.1.2017; End: 1.7.2017. Mentoring: 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.
  • Hartwig, Cornelius: Evaluation and Calibration of a Quality Management System for Public Transport Prioritisation at Traffic Signals. Master Thesis. Start: 15.11.2016; End: 14.6.2017. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos, Papapanagiotou. Abstract.
  • Treis, Lara: Influences on stop dwelling times of public transport vehicles - methods for quantification and evaluation. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 15.7.2017; End: 13.10.2017. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Frank, Alexander: State of the Art Analysis of Dynamic Traffic Management in Germany. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 15.5.2017; End: 28.9.2017. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Freimoser, Christian: State of the Art Analysis of Fully Automated Bus Systems. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 20.4.2017; End: 19.9.2017. Mentoring: Dr. Hoffmann, Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Loder, Thomas: Scenario-based site selection analysis for distribution of charging infrastructure for electric car sharing vehicles. Master Thesis. Start: 9.5.2016; End: 8.11.2016. Mentoring: Celikkaya, Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Bellhäuser, Laura: Aircraft Productivity Analysis and Fleet Development Planning. Master Thesis. Start: 1.4.2016; End: 30.9.2016. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Pinilih, Dhimas: Integration of Paratransit Systems into a Coherent Public Transport Networks in Developing Countries. Master Thesis. Start: 17.2.2016; End: 16.8.2016. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos, Celikkaya. Abstract.
  • Grall, Tobias: Best-Practice Analysis of Mobility Solutions for Rural Areas. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 10.5.2016; End: 9.10.2016. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Sturm, Daniel: Intermodal mobility and information supported by apps - State of the art. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 15.11.2015; End: 14.4.2016. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • He, Jiaying: Definition and measurement of congestion for non-motorized transport modes. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 1.11.2015; End: 31.3.2016. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Pabst, Paul: Definition and estimation of conflicts between parking and cycling – Case study on Maxvorstadt. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 1.11.2015; End: 4.3.2016. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Schmiedlau, Florian: Evaluation of traffic efficiency on urban roads by the means of Key Performance indicators. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 1.8.2015; End: 15.2.2016. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Haarbach, Larissa: Identification of typical disturbance patterns in the prioritization requests of public transport vehicles at traffic signals. Master Thesis. Start: 1.5.2015; End: 28.10.2015. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Pellekoorne, Paul-Gerard: Critical Review of a Predictive KPI-based Evaluation Methodology for ITS upon the Case Study of Driver Route Information in Haifa. Master Thesis. Start: 1.5.2015; End: 31.10.2015. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Ingvarsson, Bjarni: Estimation of Benefits for an Approximation Approach on Cost-Benefit Analyses for an Underground Railroad System - Case Study in the Greater Reykjavik Area. Master Thesis. Start: 1.4.2015; End: 3.10.2015. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Borde, Pauline Marie-Pia: Definition and evaluation of railway time table and operation robustness by the means of dynamic microsimulation - a case study for Paris Region's eastern railway network. Master Thesis. Start: 1.4.2015; End: 30.9.2015. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Mahardhika, Hita: Passenger's Actual Time versus Perceived Time in Public Transport's Transfer within Singapore Context. Master Thesis. Start: 1.1.2015; End: 1.8.2015. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Corral Martinez, Roberto: Improving real-time public transport trip planners through the consideration of the travelers' subjective route expectations. Master Thesis. Start: 1.11.2014; End: 30.4.2015. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Mendler, Julia: Measuring and Evaluating Mobility Behaviour and Social Inclusion of People with Intellectual Disabilities in Multi-Modal Transportation Systems. Master Thesis. Start: 1.4.2014; End: 31.1.2015. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Pfau, Nico: Analysis of operation technologies for fully automated public transport systems. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 1.6.2015; End: 30.9.2015. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Schaffhauser, Timo: Potential Impact of Transport Related Measures for Emission Reduction - Case Studies of Low emission Zones and Congestion Charge. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 14.11.2014; End: 14.4.2015. Mentoring: Tsakarestos.
  • Dominguez Soria, Luis Carlos: Building and Operating Railway Stations-Building and Quality Control (Master EE-15 Cr). Study Project. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Sulzinger, Mario: Construction und implementation of a macro simulation using the example of the city Göttingen (Master EE-15 Cr). Study Project. Mentoring: Geßenhardt, Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Yang, Yao: Evaluating the operational impact of bus stop design through statistical analysis in the context of Singapore. Master Thesis. Start: 1.3.2014; End: 31.10.2014. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Skaramagkas, Argyrios: Analysis and Evaluation of Transportation and Access Aspects of Logistics Centers - Case Study on a New Logistics Center in the Marshalling Yard in Munich North. Master Thesis. Start: 1.4.2014; End: 30.9.2014. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Müller, Anna: Analysis and qualitative assessment of eco-sensitive traffic management measures under consideration of boundary conditions of traffic flow and urban climate. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 1.8.2014; End: 9.12.2014. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Schirrmacher, Yannik: Systematic Description of Accelatering Measures for Urban Public Transport. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 7.11.2013; End: 7.4.2014. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Loder, Thomas: Classification of Bus Systems According to Quality Characteristics of Public Transport Operations. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 1.11.2013; End: 30.3.2014. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Braun, Johannes: Use of "Social Networks" as a Data Source for Assessing the Quality of Public Transport Systems. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 1.11.2013; End: 30.3.2014. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Hartwig, Cornelius: Influence of Different Parameters on the Cost of Public Transport and Comparison of LRT and BRT. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 1.11.2013; End: 30.3.2014. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Demmel, Tatjana: Surveying and Estimation of Travel demand to the airport of Coburg (Master EE-15 Cr). Study Project. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Tsirigotis, Lykourgos: Design of Alignment and Operation for Express Bus Lines in Urban Areas - a Case Study for Munich North. Master Thesis. Start: 21.3.2013; End: 21.7.2013. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos, Priester.
  • Kretz, Hanna: Development and Calibration of a Model for Estimating the Quality of Public Transport Priority at Traffic Signals and Application within the Test Environment of VTassist. Master Thesis. Start: 7.1.2013; End: 7.5.2013. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Lin, Fei: International requirements on interurban solutions-analysis of market trends. Master Thesis. Start: 1.11.2012; End: 1.3.2013. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos. Abstract.
  • Gigl, Andrea: Use of Titanium for Solving the Problem of NO2 in Urban Canyons. A Critical Literature Review.. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 27.5.2013; End: 27.10.2013. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Staudigl, Nino: Development of a Methodology for Analysing the Traffic Impacts of Car Sharing. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 8.5.2013; End: 30.9.2013. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Böhm, Carolina: Comparison of short term and long term impacts of public transport priority at signalised junctions in terms of emession levels. Master Thesis. Start: 1.6.2012; End: 30.11.2012. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Rubio, Estrella: Measures for the full integration of a new BRT system in an existing environment considering aspects of transport network, operational and organisational forms - a case study for Puebla, Mexico. Master Thesis. Start: 1.6.2012; End: 31.10.2012. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Luts, Hannes: Strategies for the development of feasible transport plans for international single wagonload traffic. Master Thesis. Start: 15.5.2012; End: 15.9.2012. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Obermaier, Julia: Untersuchung der Qualität des Verkehrsablaufs an einer LSA-geregelten Kreuzung mit ÖPNV-Priorisierungsmaßnahmen unter variablen Bedingungen. Bachelor Thesis. Start: 11.11.2011; End: 11.4.2012. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos, Monninger.
  • Böhm, Carolina-Diana: Modelling and Simulation of ITS and Evaluation of the System's Performance in Terms of Emissions and Traffic Quality for Cars (Master EE-15 Cr). Study Project. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Rubio, Estrella Berenice Garmendia: Modelling and Simulation of ITS and Evaluation of the Public Transport System's Performance in Terms of Traffic Efficiency (Master EE-15 Cr). Study Project. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Jimenez Soto, Octavio Serafin: Analysis of dynamic simulation tools to determine suitability for light rail operational modelling. Master Thesis. Start: 8.7.2011; End: 8.11.2011. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos, Fullerton.
  • Saliara, Klotildi: Public Transport Integration - the study case of Thessaloniki, Greece. Master Thesis. Start: 15.6.2011; End: 15.10.2011. Mentoring: Priester, Tsakarestos.
  • Triantafyllos, Dimitrios: Evacuation times estimation with dynamic traffic simulation systems: the case of nuclear plant. Master Thesis. Start: 30.6.2010; End: 30.10.2010. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Osama, Muhhamad: Situation analysis and strategies to solve public transport problems of a mega city: case of Karachi City. Master Thesis. Start: 25.4.2010; End: 25.8.2010. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Zhang, Yimin: Aufbau eines intermodalen VISSIM-Simulationsnetzes für ein städtisches Kerngebiet zur Abbildung verschiedener Szenarien der ÖPNV-Priorisierung. Study Project. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Stamos, Iraklis: The investigation of a bus rapid system in Athens. Master Thesis. Start: 1.6.2009; End: 20.10.2009. Mentoring: Tsakarestos.
  • Mahboob, Qamar: Efficiency optimisation of rail rapid transit. Master Thesis. Start: 18.5.2009; End: 23.9.2009. Mentoring: Tsakarestos, Stoiber.
  • Miller, Florian: Untersuchung und Bewertung unterschiedlicher Semesterticket-Modelle am Beispiel der Technischen Universität München. Study Project. Mentoring: Dr. Tsakarestos.
  • Xalter, Sonja: Organisationsformen der Mitarbeiterbeförderung eines Industriekonzerns. Rahmenbedingungen und Umsetzung am Beispiel des BMW Standorts Leipzig. Master Thesis. Start: 28.6.2007; End: 28.9.2007. Mentoring: Tsakarestos, Vogel.
  • Weiser, Christian: Untersuchung der Erreichbarkeit des Hauptbahnhofs während der Baumaßnahmen zur zweiten S-Bahn Stammstrecke. Master Thesis. Start: 15.6.2005; End: 16.10.2006. Mentoring: Tsakarestos.
  • Mohr, Tobias: Erschließung des Münchner Hauptbahnhofs für Radfahrer – Vorbereitende Untersuchungen und Konzeptfindung. Master Thesis. Start: 16.6.2005; End: 17.10.2006. Mentoring: Tsakarestos.
  • Schimandl, Florian: Aufbereitung und Analyse von Daten zur Reisezeitschätzung im städtischen Netz. Master Thesis. Start: 15.11.2005; End: 15.5.2006. Mentoring: Leonhardt, Tsakarestos.
  • Weiß, Ulrich: Darstellung und Bewertung der verkehrlichen und der betrieblichen Randbedingungen einer Verlängerung der geplanten Straßenbahnlinie 23 südlich der Münchner Freiheit. Master Thesis. Start: 16.12.2005; End: 16.3.2006. Mentoring: Monninger, Tsakarestos.
  • Utschig, Christian: Untersuchung des Parksuchverkehrs im Bereich der Innenstadt von München. Master Thesis. Start: 9.5.2005; End: 29.8.2005. Mentoring: Grötsch, Tsakarestos.
  • Barci, Edwige: Technische und wirtschaftliche Machbarkeit von bedarfsgesteuerten Busbetrieben im urbanen Raum. Master Thesis. Start: 1.10.2004; End: 31.5.2005. Mentoring: Tsakarestos.
  • Wittek, Peter: Recherche über Entwicklung und Stand der Technik automatischer Parkgaragen und Analyse der verkehrlichen und ökonomischen Randbedingungen, die deren wirtschaftlichen Einsatz im Markt erschweren. Master Thesis. Start: 2.6.2003; End: 9.9.2003. Mentoring: Grötsch, Tsakarestos.
  • Stroh, Stephan: Vergleichende Bewertung der Anmeldeverfahren bei heute existierenden nachfrageorientierten Bussystemen und Entwicklung eines kundenfreundlichen und wirtschaftlichen Anmeldeverfahrens für die einzuführenden Anrufbusbetriebe im Landkreis Grafschaft Bentheim und der Stadt Lingen. Master Thesis. Start: 7.5.2003; End: 7.8.2003. Mentoring: Tsakarestos.