Name: Oded Cats

Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Transport & Planning

Affiliation: Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Dr Oded Cats is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Transport & Planning at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) and the co-director of the Smart Public Transport Lab.  His work develops theories and models of multi-modal metropolitan passenger transport systems by combining advancements from behavioural sciences, operations research and complex network theory.  He has been awarded a European Research Council personal starting grant.

Dr Cats’ research focuses on system dynamics and uncertainty in route choice and assignment, service optimisation, control, network design and robustness, on-demand services and reliability.  Dr Cats has co-authored more than 120 peer-reviewed scientific publications in international journals and conference proceedings.  He has served as a member of PTV Scientific Advisory Board on public transport modelling and member of several TRB committees of the US National Academies.  His research activities often support public transport agencies and operators’ decision making.

2008-2011 – Ph.D in Transport Sciences from the dual-doctoral program of Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden and Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

2006-2008 – M.Sc (with Cum Laude) in Transport Sciences, Technion
[2005-2006 Graduate studies in Operations Research, Technion]

2000-2003 – B.A. in Business Administration and Psychology, Tel-Aviv University

2007-2010 – Transport Planner, AB Plan LTD, transport consulting company.
Transport consultant for Tel-Aviv master plan project.

Review regularly papers submitted to key international journals, including: Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, Transportmetrica B: Transport Dynamics, Transport Policy, Transportation, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, IEEE Transactions on ITS, Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems: Technology, Planning and Operations, Journal of Advanced Transportation, Transportation Research Record and Public Transport.

Review research proposals submitted to national and bi-national research foundations in various countries including Chile, Italy, Israel and the United States.

2017-2018 – Member, Scientific Advisory Board
PTV Planung Transport Verkehr AG

2016– Present Associate Editor, European Journal of Transport and Infrastructure Research

2017– Present Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Public Transportation

2017 – 2019 – Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Urban Rail Transit, Springer

2018– Present Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Advanced Transportation

2017 – Co-Editor of a Special Issue on Public Transport Modelling on the EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics

2018 – Co-Editor of a Special Issue on Passenger Hubs on the EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics

Memberships and organisation of international scientific conferences, journals and committees

2014-2020 – Transportation Research Board committee member and Paper review coordinator – AP010, Transit Management and Performance

2017-2020 – Transportation Research Board committee member – AP025, Public Transportation Planning and Development

2015-2021 – Transportation Research Board committee member – AP030, Public Transportation Marketing and Fare Policy

2017, 2019 – Scientific Committee member
5th and 6th IEEE International Conference on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems (MT-ITS)

2018 – Technical Committee member and International Program Committee member on (1) “Sustainable Transportation Systems” and (2) “Big Data and AI for Mobility” within IEEE ITS society

2018 – Technical Program Committee member
The 21st International IEEE conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), USA

2017 – Technical Program Committee member
The 20th International IEEE conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), Japan

2017 – Program Committee member,
hEART 2017 – the 6th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation, Haifa, Israel

2016 – Review and Program Coordinator
hEART 2016 – the 5th Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation, Delft, The Netherlands

2015 – present – Founder and co-organiser of an international workshop on Intelligent Public Transports – Toward the Next Generation of Urban Mobility that is in conjunction with IEEE ITSC

2015 – present – Scientific Committee member
EWGT – the 18th and 19th Euro Working Group on Transportation
4th Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility (CSUM2018)
TRISTAN – 9th Internarial Symposium on Transportation Analysis
Program Committee member
The 6th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (Modeling and Simulation in Transport Science Track) and ABMTRANS 2015
EPIA 2015 (17th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence), Thematic Track on “Artificial Intelligence in Transportation Systems
2014 – Program Committee member
The 5th International Conference on Ambient Systems, Networks and Technologies (Modeling and Simulation in Transport Science Track) and ABMTRANS 2014

2013 – Member, Local organising committee; Program Chair
hEART 2013 – the 2nd Symposium of the European Association for Research in Transportation, Stockholm, Sweden

Other activities

2018 – Keynote speaker on the annual national transport conference, Poland
May 2018 – Short visit to Institute of Transportation Studies, Berkeley
2016-2018 – Scientific advisor; Decoding Urban Public Transport Networks, Aalto University
2015– Leader and organiser, Professional Training; International Courses on Planning Public Transport Services (PPTS)
2015 – Member, OECD roundtable on “Quantifying the Socio-Economic Benefits of Transport: Travel time Reliability and Wider Economic Benefits”
2011-2015 – Management Committee member, COST action TU1004 – “Modelling Public Transport Passenger Flows in the Era of Intelligent Transport Systems”
2012-2014 – Head, Thematic Network on Public Transport at KTH. Responsible for initiating and coordinating public transport related research activities at KTH, communication with authorities, operators and other universities on research collaborations.
2007-2009 – Volunteer researcher at Transportation Today and Tomorrow, the Israeli Organisation for Sustainable Transportation

CriticalMaaS – PI, European Research Council Personal Starting Grant [2019-2023; total of 1,500,000€ at TU delft]. CriticalMaaS will produce a set of new behavioural models of traveller and supplier choices in transport marketplace settings. The supply- and demand-side dynamics and their interactions will be mathematically formalized and developed in both network flow distribution and agent-based modelling frameworks designed for the analysis of their co-evolution. Models will be used to study emerging patterns, transition phases and critical mass concepts by testing the conditions required for generating economies of scale in market adoption and evolution of MaaS.
Passenger flows– Co-PI, granted by Stockholm County Council [2017-2018; total of 285,000€ at KTH]. Modelling the interactions between congestion at transfer stations and on-board crowding. Simulation of passenger flows in public transport and pedestrians on the platforms is integrated. The method is calibrated and applied to stations in Stockholm’s public transport network.
TRANS-FORM – Project coordinator and initiator, granted in the Co-fund Smart Cities and Communities (ENSCC) call [2016-2019; total of 1,800,000€, of which 315,000€ in TU Delft]. A consortium of universities, industrial partners, public authorities and private operators. ‘Smart Transfers through Unravelling Urban Form and Travel Flow Dynamics’ will develop a multi-level approach for monitoring, mapping, analyzing and managing urban dynamics in relation to interchanging travel flows. Analysis of pedestrian and traveler flows at the hub, urban and regional networks.
SCRIPTS – Project partner, granted in the Smart Urban Regions in the Future (SURF) program by NWO [2016-2020; total of 1,800,000€, of which 500,000€ in TU Delft]. ‘Smart Cities’ Responsive Intelligent Public Transport Systems’ will develop advanced models for the optimal design of hybrid public transport systems, involving demand responsive transport services that are flexible in route and schedule and (self-) organized through ICT platforms, and the simulation of their performance, including a series of pilots and showcases.
SETA – Project partner, granted in H2020 ICT call on Big Data [2016-2019; 400,000€]. An open, sustainable, ubiquitous data and service ecosystem for efficient, effective, safe, resilient mobility in metropolitan areas. Develop multi-modal traffic and demand prediction models to be embedded in real-time traffic management decision systems.
ADAPT-IT – Project initiator and main contributor, granted in the ERA-NET Co-fund Future Travellers [2014-2017; 310,000€]. The Analysis and Development of Attractive Public Transport through Information Technology project develops a decision-support system that will facilitate proactive and predictive public transport operations and traveler experience. The project involves the development of a simulation model to evaluate alternative operations strategies to support real-time control center decisions. In cooperation with Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Keolis bus operator and Stockholm City.
Congestion PT – Project leader [2014; 110,000€]. Developing a methodology for integrating the impacts of congestion into the analysis of public transport systems. The project involved mapping congestion impacts and challenges, formulating the impact of crowding and capacity on passengers, incorporating it into a cost-benefit analysis framework and creating an inventory of congestion relief strategies. Financed by VINNOVA.
Trans-IT Principal investigator and project leader [2013-2014; 110,000€]. Developing methods for real-time predictions of transit performance. The project involves the formulation and empirical evaluation of alternative prediction schemes. These schemes are designed to be embedded in a decision support tool that would support real-time control strategies by assessing the impacts of alternative interventions. Financed by the Centre for Transport Studies.
Parking – Principal investigator and project leader [2013-2014; 85,000€]. Evaluating the Impacts of an On-Street Parking Policy. A new parking pricing strategy is evaluated by analyzing changes in parking utilization, price elasticity and traffic indicators. The project is delegated and financed by the City of Stockholm and the Centre for Transport Studies.
RETT3– Principal investigator and project leader [2012-2013; 185,000€]. Extended Field Tests for Service Regularity Improvement. A joint demonstration project with SL (Stockholm’s transit agency) and Keolis (bus operator). Responsible for the design, coordination, implementation, analysis and evaluation of real-time control and operational strategies. Involved the analysis of various measures of performance and incentive schemes based on empirical data and simulation studies. Financed by Stockholm Transport Administration.
FPT Tallinn – Project leader [2012-2014; 85,000€; Principal investigator: Prof. Jonas Eliasson]. Evaluation of the Free Public Transport Scheme in Tallinn, Estonia. Includes the mobility, system performance and socio-economic impacts of introducing zero fare policy.
METPEX – Researcher [2012-2015; 450,000€; Principal investigator: Prof. Yusak Susilo]. A FP7 EU project for Developing and Evaluating a Measurement Tool to Determine the Quality of Passenger Experience. The project involves the identification and design of multimodal experience determinants for various user groups. Responsible for the work package which tests the measurement tool in several demonstration sites across Europe.
TNacka– Project leader [2013; 50,000€; Principal investigator: Prof. Jonas Eliasson]. Evaluating the capacity effects of an underground extension plan on the public transport system. The evaluation consisted of a dynamic analysis of service reliability and crowding and incorporating these effects into the cost-benefit appraisal. Financed by Centre of Transport Studies.
RETT2 – Project leader [2011-2012; 60,000€; Principal investigator: Prof. Haris Koutsopoulos]. Field Experiment for Service Regularity Improvement. A joint demonstration project with SL (Stockholm’s transit agency) and Keolis (bus operator). Responsible for simulation analysis, trial monitoring and the evaluation of system performance. The project was selected as one of KTH’s impact cases in the Research Assessment Exercise of 2012.
DYMOBUSII– Researcher [2009-2011; 170,000€; Principal investigator: Dr. Wilco Burghout]. Dynamic Modeling of Public Transport Passengers – the development of a transit passenger choice-set generation and path choice model. The model is estimated based on a survey and implemented within the simulation model. The model has been applied on various case studies in order to demonstrate its capabilities and evaluate operation strategies. With Stockholm City and SL. Financed by VINNOVA.
DYMOBUS – Researcher [2007-2009; 230,000€; Principal investigator: Dr. Wilco Burghout]. Dynamic Modeling of Bus and Car Traffic – the development and implementation of a transit simulation model that represent transit entities within the mixed-traffic framework. The project includes a demonstration and a validation study. With Stockholm City and SL. Financed by VINNOVA.

Theses:
M.Sc thesis – “Mesoscopic Simulation for Transit Operations”. Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
PhD thesis – “Dynamic Modelling of Transit Operations and Passenger Decisions”. Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and Department of Transport Science, KTH – Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Refereed papers in international journals:

Published:
1. Cats O., Burghout W., Toledo T. and Koutsopoulos H.N. (2010). Mesoscopic Modeling of Bus Public Transportation. Transportation Research Record, 2188, 9-18.
2. Toledo T., Cats O., Burghout W. and Koutsopoulos H.N. (2010). Mesoscopic Simulation for Transit Operations. Transportation Research Part C – Emerging Technologies, 18(6), 896-908.
3. Cats O., Koutsopoulos H.N., Burghout W. and Toledo T. (2011). Effect of Real-Time Transit Information on Dynamic Passenger Path Choice. Transportation Research Record, 2217, 46-54.
4. Cats O., Larijani A.N., Burghout W. and Koutsopoulos H.N (2011). Impacts of Holding Control Strategies on Transit Performance: A Bus Simulation Model Analysis. Transportation Research Record, 2216, 51-58.
5. Cats O., Larijani A.N., Ólafsdóttir A., Burghout W., Andreasson I. and Koutsopoulos H.N. (2012). Holding Control Strategies: A Simulation-Based Evaluation and Guidelines for Implementation. Transportation Research Record, 2274, 100-108.
6. Cats O. (2014). Multi-Agent Transit Operations and Assignment Model. Journal of Ubiquitous Systems and Pervasive Networks, 3 (2), 1-7.
7. Hlotova Y., Cats O. and Meijer S. (2014). Measuring Bus Driver’s Occupational Stress under Changing Working Conditions. Transportation Research Record, 2415, 13-20.
8. Cats O., Reimal T. and Susilo Y. (2014). Evaluating the Impacts of Fare-Free Public Transport Policy: The Case of Tallinn, Estonia. Transportation Research Record, 2415, 89-96.
9. Cats O. and Jenelius E. (2014). Dynamic Vulnerability Analysis of Public Transport Networks: Mitigation Effects of Real-Time Information. Networks and Spatial Economics, 14, 435-463.
10. Susilo Y. and Cats O. (2014). Exploring Key Determinants of Travel Satisfaction for Multi-Modal Trips by Different Traveler Groups. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 67, 366-380.
11. Cats O., Mach Rufi F. and Koutsopoulos H.N. (2014). Optimizing the Number and Location of Time Point Stops. Public Transport, 6 (3), 215-235.
12. Cats O. (2014). Regularity-Driven Bus Operations: Principles, Implementation and Business Models. Transport Policy, 36, 223-230.
13. Cats O., Abenoza R.F., Liu C. and Susilo Y. (2015). Identifying Priority Areas based on a Thirteen Years Evolution of Satisfaction with Public Transport and Its Determinants. Transportation Research Record, 2538, 86-95.
14. Cats O. and Jenelius E. (2015). Planning for the Unexpected: The Value of Reserve Capacity for Public Transport Network Robustness. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 81, 47-61.
15. Cats O., Wang Q. and Zhao Y. (2015). The Identification and Classification of Urban Centres Using Public Transport Passenger Flows Data. Journal of Transport Geography, 48, 10-22.
16. Jenelius E. and Cats O. (2015). The Value of New Public Transport Links for Network Robustness and Redundancy. Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, 11 (9), 819-835.
17. Cats O. and Loutos G. (2016). Real-Time Bus Arrival Information System – An Empirical Evaluation. Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, 20 (2), 138-151.
18. Cats O., Zhang C. and Nissan A. (2016). Survey Methodology for Measuring Parking Occupancy: Impacts of an On-Street Parking Pricing Scheme in an Urban Center. Transport Policy, 47, 55-63.
19. Cats O. (2016). The Robustness Value of Public Transport Development Plans. Journal of Transport Geography, 51, 236-246.
20. Cats O. and Loutos G. (2016). Evaluating the Added-Value of Online Bus Arrival Prediction Schemes. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 86, 35-55.
21. Fadaei M. and Cats O. (2016). Evaluating the Impacts and Benefits of Public Transport Design and Operational Measures. Transport Policy, 48, 105-116.
22. Winter K., Cats O., Correia G.H.A and van Arem B. (2016). Designing an Automated Demand-Responsive Transport System: Fleet Size and Performance Analysis for the Case Study of a Campus Train Station Service. Transportation Research Record, 2542, 75-83.
23. Moreira -Matias L. and Cats O. (2016). Towards an AVL-based Demand Estimation Model. Transportation Research Record, 2544, 141-149.
24. Papacharalampous A.E., Cats O., Lankhaar J-W., Daamen W. and van Lint H. (2016). Multi-Modal Data Fusion for Big Events. Transportation Research Record, 2594, 118-126.
25. Cats O., Yap M. and van Oort N. (2016) Exposing the Role of Exposure: Public Transport Network Risk Analysis. Transportation Research Part A, 88, 1-14.
26. Cats O., West J. and Eliasson J. (2016). A Dynamic Stochastic Model for Evaluating Congestion and Crowding Effects in Transit Systems. Transportation Research Part B, 89, 43-57.
27. Cats O. and Hartl M. (2016). Modelling Public Transport On-board Congestion: Comparing Schedule-based and Agent-based Assignment Approaches and their Implications. Journal of Advanced Transportation, 50 (6), 1209-1224.
28. Moreira-Matias L., Cats O., Gama J., Mendes-Moreira J. and de Sousa J.F. (2016). An Online Learning Approach to Eliminate Bus Bunching in Real-time. Applied Soft Computing, 47, 460-482.
29. Cats O., Susilo Y. and Reimal T. (2017). The Prospects of Fare-Free Public Transport: Evidence from Tallinn. Transportation. 44 (5), 1083-1104.
30.Abenoza R.F., Cats O. and Susilo Y.O. (2017). Travel Satisfaction with Public Transport: Determinants, User Classes, Regional Disparity and Their Evolution. Transportation Research Part A, 95, 64-84.
31. Fadaei M., Cats O. and . Bhaskar A. (2017) A Hybrid Scheme for Real-Time Prediction of Bus Trajectories. Journal of Advanced Transportation, 50, 2130-2149.
32. Ton D., Cats O., Duives D. and Hoogendoorn S. (2017). How do People Cycle in Amsterdam? Existing Cyclists’ Route Choice Determinants using GPS Data from an Urban Area. Transportation Research Record. In press.
33. Luo D., Cats O. and van Lint H. (2017). Constructing Transit Origin-Destination Matrices using Spatial Clustering. Proceedings of the 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC. Transportation Research Record, 2652, 39-49.
34. de Regt K., Cats O., van Oort N. and van Lint H. (2017). Investigating Potential Transit Ridership by Fusing Smartcard Data and GSM Data. Transportation Research Record, 2652, 50-58.
35. Ghaemi N., Cats O. and Goverde R.M.P. (2017). Railway Disruption Management Challenges and Possible Solution Directions. Public Transport, 9(1-2). 343-364.
36. Molin E., Blangé J., Cats O. and Chorus C. (2017). Willingness to Pay for Safety Improvements in Passenger Air Travel. Journal of Air Transport Management, 62, 165-175.
37. West J. and Cats O. (2017). Individual and Synergetic Effects of Transit Service Improvement Strategies – Simulation and Validation. Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part A: Systems, 143 (12), 1-9.
38. Cats O. (2017). Topological Evolution of a Metropolitan Rail Transport Network: The Case of Stockholm. Journal of Transport Geography, 62, 173-182.
39. Gentile G. and Cats O. (2017). Introduction to the Special Issue on Public Transport Modelling. EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics, 6(3), 219-220.
40. Cats O., Koppenol G-J. and Warnier M. (2017). Robustness Assessment of Link Capacity Reduction for Complex Networks: Application for Public Transport Systems. Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 167, 544-553.
41. Cats O. and Gkioulou Z. (2017). Modelling the Impacts of Public Transport Reliability and Travel Information on Passengers’ Waiting Time Uncertainty. EURO Journal of Transportation and Logistics, 6 (3), 247-270.
42. Ghaemi N., Cats O. and Goverde R.M.P. (2017). A Microscopic Model for Optimal Train Short-Turnings during Complete Blockages. Transportation Research Part B, 105, 423-437.
43. Cats O. and Jenelius E. (2018). Beyond a Complete Failure: The Impact of Partial Capacity Degradation on Public Transport Network Vulnerability. Transportmetrica B: Transport Dynamics, 6(2), 77-96.
44. Abenoza R.F., Ceccato V., Susilo Y. and Cats O. (2018). Individual, Travel and Bus Stop Characteristics Influencing Traverlers’ Safety Perceptions. Transportation Research Record. Accepted.
45. van Engelen M., Cats O., Post H. and Aardal K. (2018). Enhancing Flexible Transport Services with Demand-Anticipatory Insertion Heuristics. Transportation Research Part E, 110, 110-121.
46. Gkiotsalitis K. and Cats O. (2018). Reliable Frequency Determination: Incorporating Information on Service Uncertainty when Setting Dispatching Headways. Transportation Research Part C, 88, 187-207.
47. Abenoza R., Cats O. and Susilo Y. (2018). How Does Travel Satisfaction Sum Up? An Exploratory Analysis in Decomposing the Door-to-Door Experience for Multimodal Trips. Transportation, in press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11116-018-9860-0
48. Cats O. and Haverkamp J. (2018). Strategic Planning and Prospects of Rail-bound Demand Responsive Transit. Transportation Research Record, in press.
49. Luo D., Bonnetain L., Cats O. and van Lint H. (2018). Constructing Spatiotemporal Load Profiles of Transit Vehicles with Multiple Data Sources. Transportation Research Record, in press.
50. Alonso-Gonzalez M., Liu T., Cats O., van Oort N. and Hoogendoorn S. (2018).The Potential of Demand Responsive Transport as a Complement to Public Transport: An Assessment Framework and an Empirical Evaluation. Transportation Research Record, in press.
51. Ghaemi N., Cats O. and Goverde R.M.P. (2018). Macroscopic multiple-station short-turning model in case of complete railway blockages. Transportation Research Part C, 89, 113-132.
52. Malandri C., Fonzone A. and Cats O. (2018). Recovery Time and Propagation Effects of Passenger Transport Disruption. Physica A, 505, 7-17.
53. Ghaemi N., Zilko A., Yan F., Cats O., Kurowicka D. and Goverde R.M.P. (2018). Impact of Railway Disruption Predictions and Rescheduling on Passenger Delays. Journal of Rail Transport Planning & Management. Accepted.
54. Winter K., Cats O., Correia G. and van Arem B. (2018). Performance Analysis and Fleet Requirements of Automated Demand-Responsive Transport Systems as an Urban Public Transport Service. International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology. Accepted.
55. Gavriilidou A. and Cats O. (2018). Reconciling Transfer Synchronization and Service Regularity: Real-time Control Strategies using Passenger Data. Transportmetrica A. Accepted.
56. Ton D., Duives D., Cats O. and Hoogendoorn S. (2018). Evaluating a Data-Driven Approach for Choice Set Identification using GPS Bicycle Route Choice Data from Amsterdam. Travel Behaviour and Society, 13, 105-117.

Refereed papers in conference proceedings:
1. Toledo T., Cats O., Burghout W. and Koutsopoulos (2008). Mesoscopic Simulation for Transit Operations. Proceedings of the Third International Symposium of Transport Simulation 2008 (ISTS08).
2. Cats O., Burghout W., Toledo T. and Koutsopoulos H.N. (2010). Evaluation of Real-Time Holding Strategies for Improved Bus Service Reliability. IEEE conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Proceedings, ITSC, Portugal, 718-723.
3. Cats O. and Jenelius E. (2012). Vulnerability Analysis of Public Transport Networks: A Dynamic Approach and Case Study for Stockholm. The 5th International Symposium on Transportation Network Reliability (INSTR2012), Hong Kong.
4. Cats O., Mach Rufi F. and Koutsopoulos H.N. (2012). Optimizing the Number and Location of Time Point Stops. The 12th International Conference on Advanced Systems for Public Transport, Chile, CASPT.
5. Cats O., Burghout W., Toledo T. and Koutsopoulos H.N. (2012). Modeling Real-Time Transit Information and Its Impacts on Travelers’ Decisions. Proceedings of the 91st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
6. Cats O. (2013). Multi-Agent Transit Operations and Assignment Model. Procedia Computer Science, 19, 809-814. The 2nd International Workshop on Agent-based Mobility, Traffic and Transportation Models, Methodologies and Applications (ABMTRANS), Canada.
7. Cats O. and Loutos G. (2013). Real-Time Bus Arrival Information System – An Empirical Evaluation. The 16th International IEEE conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), The Netherlands, 1310-1315.
8. Woodcock A., Berkeley N., Cats O., Susilo Y., Hrin G.R., O’Reilly O., Markuceviˇciute I. and Pimentel T. (2014). Measuring Quality across the Whole Journey. Proceedings of the International Conference on Ergonomics & Human Factors 2014, United Kingdom.
9. Woodcock A., Osmond J., Hrin G.R., Papadopoulou O., Cats O., Susilo Y., Pimentel T. and O’Reilly O. (2014). Deconstructing the Whole Journey Traveler Experience. . Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics AHFE2014, Poland.
10. Susilo Y. and Cats O. (2014). Key Determinants of Travel Satisfaction for Different Transport Modes and Travellers’ Groups. Proceedings of the 93rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
11. Cats O. and Al-Mudhaffar A. (2014). An Implementation of Regularity-Driven Bus Service: Development of Alternative Business Models. Transport Research Arena, Paris.
12. Cats O., Susilo Y., Hrin G.R., Woodcock A., Diana M., et al. (2014). An Integrated Approach to Measuring the Whole Journey Experience. Transport Research Arena, Paris.
13. Fadaei Oshyani M. and Cats O. (2014). Rolling Horizon Predictions of Bus Trajectories. Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering and Applied Sciences Optimization. (OPT-i), Greece.
14. Cats O. (2014). An Agent-Based Approach for Modeling Real-Time Travel Information in Transit Systems. Procedia Computer Science, 32, 744-749. The 3rd International Workshop on Agent-based Mobility, Traffic and Transportation Models, Methodologies and Applications (ABMTRANS), Belgium.
15. Jenelius E. and Cats O. (2014). The Value of New Cross-Radial Link for Public Transport Network Resilience. Second International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management (ICVRAM), 638-647, United Kingdom. DOI: 10.1061/9780784413609.065
16. Fadaei Oshyani M. and Cats O. (2014). Real-Time Bus Departure Time Predictions: Vehicle Trajectory and Countdown Display Analysis. The 17th International IEEE conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), China, 2556-2561.
17. Cats O. (2014). Real-Time Predictions for Light Rail Train Systems. The 17th International IEEE conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), China, 1535-1540.
18. Susilo Y., Cats O., Diana M., Hrin G.R. and Woodcock A. (2015). Implementing a Behavioural Pilot Survey for the Stage-Based Study of the Whole Journey Traveler Experience. Transport Research Procedia, 11, 172-184. The 10th International Conference on Transport Survey Methods (ISCSTC10), Australia.
19. Cats O., Zhang C. and Nissan A. (2015). Empirical Evaluation of an On-Street Parking Pricing Scheme in the City Center. Proceedings of the 94th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
20. Cats O., Abenoza R.F., Liu C. and Susilo Y. (2015). Identifying Priority Areas based on a Thirteen Years Evolution of Satisfaction with Public Transport and Its Determinants. Proceedings of the 94th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
21. Cats O. and Jenelius E. (2015). Beyond a Complete Failure: The Impact of Partial Capacity Reductions on Public Transport Network Vulnerability. The 6th International Symposium on Transportation Network Reliability (INSTR), Japan.
22. Cats O., Yap M. and van Oort N. (2015). Exposing the Role of Exposure: Identifying and Evaluating Critical Links in Public Transport Networks. The 6th International Symposium on Transportation Network Reliability (INSTR), Japan.
23. Cats O. (2015). The Resilience Value of Public Transport Development Plans. The 6th International Symposium on Transportation Network Reliability (INSTR), Japan.
24. Cats O. and Hartl M. (2015). Modelling Public Transport Congestion: A Comparison of Static and Dynamic Models. The 13th International Conference on Advanced Systems for Public Transport, The Netherlands, CASPT.
25. West J. and Cats O. (2015). Evaluating Transit Preferential Measures – Priority Lanes, Boarding and Control Strategies. The 13th International Conference on Advanced Systems for Public Transport, The Netherlands, CASPT.
26. Fadaei Oshyani M. and Cats O. (2015). An Empirical Evaluation of Measures to Improve Bus Service Reliability: Performance Metrics and Case Study in Stockholm. The 13th International Conference on Advanced Systems for Public Transport, The Netherlands, CASPT.
27. Ghaemi N., Goverde R. and Cats O. (2015). Optimal Rerouting of Short-Turning Trains during Track Obstructions. The 13th International Conference on Advanced Systems for Public Transport, The Netherlands, CASPT.
28. Carnaghi P., Cats O. and Veeneman W. (2015). A Decision Support System for Managing Disruptions in Tram Systems. The 4th International Conference Series on Competition and Ownership in Land Passenger Transport (Thredbo14), Chile.
29. van Oort N. and Cats O. (2015). Improving Public Transport Decision Making, Planning and Operations by using Big Data. The 18th International IEEE conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), Las Palmas, 19-24.
30.Winter K., Cats O., Correia G.H. and van Arem B. (2016). Designing an Automated Demand-Responsive Transport System: Fleet Size and Performance Analysis for the Case of a Campus-Train Station Service. Proceedings of the 95th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
31. Moreira-Matias L. and Cats O. (2016). Towards an AVL-based Demand Estimation Model. Proceedings of the 95th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
32. Fadaei Oshyani M. and Cats O. (2016). Evaluating the Performance and Benefits of Bus Operation and Control Measures. Proceedings of the 95th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
33. Papacharalampous A.E., Cats O., Lankhaar J-W., Daamen W. and van Lint H. (2016). Multi-Modal Data Fusion for Big Events. Proceedings of the 95th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
34. Khiari J., Moreira-Matias L., Cerqueira V. and Cats O. (2016). Automated Setting of Bus Schedule Coverage Using Unsupervised Machine Learning. The 20th Pacific Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD2016), Auckland, New Zealand, April 2016.
35. Ghaemi N., Cats O., Goverde R. (2016). Railway Disruption Timetable: Short-Turnings in case of a Complete Blockage. 2016 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Rail Transportation (ICIRT). Birmingham, August 2016.
36. Malandri C., Fonzone A. and Cats O. (2016). Measuring Spill-over Effects of Public Transport Disruptions. EWGT2016 (19th Euro Working Group on Transportation), Istanbul, Turkey, September 2016.
37. Hassan S.M., Moreira-Matias L., Khiari J. and Cats O. (2016). Feature Selection Issues in Long-Term Travel Time Prediction. The 15th International Symposium on Intelligent Data Analysis (IDA 2016), Stockholm, Sweden, October 2016.
38. Laskaris G., Cats O., Jenelius E. and Viti F. (2016). A Real-Time Holding Decision Rule Accounting for Passenger Travel Cost. The 19th International IEEE conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), Rio de Janeiro , 1-4 November.
39. Ton D., Cats O., Duives D. and Hoogendoorn S. (2017). How do People Cycle in Amsterdam? Existing Cyclists’ Route Choice Determinants using GPS Data from an Urban Area. Proceedings of the 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
40. Luo D., Cats O. and van Lint H. (2017). Constructing Transit Origin-Destination Matrices using Spatial Clustering. Proceedings of the 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
41. Gkiotsalitis K. and Cats O. (2017). Exact Optimization of Bus Frequency Settings considering Demand and Trip Time Variations. Proceedings of the 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
42. de Regt K., Cats O., van Oort N. and van Lint H. (2017). Investigating Potential Transit Ridership by Fusing Smartcard Data and GSM Data. Proceedings of the 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
43. Winter K., Cats O., Martens K. and van Arem B. (2017). A Stated Choice Experiment on Mode Choice in an Era of Free-Floating Carsharing and Shared Autonomous Vehicles. Proceedings of the 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
44. Gavriilidou A., Cats O., Leffler D., Corman F. and Hoogendoorn S. (2017). Real-time Transfer Synchronization of Public Transport Services using Passenger Data. Proceedings of the 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
45. Molin E., Blangé J., Cats O. and Chorus C. (2017). Willingness to Pay for Safety Improvements in Passenger Air Travel. Proceedings of the 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
46. Ton D., Duives D., Cats O. and Hoogendoorn S. (2017). Evaluating a data-driven approach for choice set identification. International Choice Modelling Conference, Cape Town.
47. Alonso Gonzalez M., van Oort N., Cats O. and Hoogendoorn S. (2017). Flexibility or Uncertainty? Forecasting Modal Shift Towards Demand Responsive Public Transport. International Choice Modelling Conference, Cape Town.
48. Ghaemi N., Cats O. and Goverde R. (2017). Microscopic algorithm for optimally short-turning trains in case of complete blockage. The 7th International Conference on Railway Operations Modelling and Analysis (RaiLille2017, IAROR), Lille.
49. Shelat S. and Cats O. (2017). Measuring Spill-over Effects of Disruptions in Public Transport Networks. The 5th IEEE International Conference on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems (MT-ITS2017), Naples., 756-761.
50. Luo D., Cats O. and van Lint H. (2017). Analysis of Network-wide Transit Passenger Flows based on Principal Component Analysis. The 5th IEEE International Conference on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems (MT-ITS2017), Naples, 744-749.
51. Drabicki A., Kucharski R., Cats O. and Fonzone A. (2017). Simulating the Effects of Real-time Crowding Information in Public Transport Networks. The 5th IEEE International Conference on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems (MT-ITS2017), Naples, 675-680.
52. Winter K., Cats O., Martens K. and van Arem B. (2017). Impact of Relocation Strategies for a Fleet of Shared Automated Vehicles on Service Efficiency, Effectiveness and Externalities. The 5th IEEE International Conference on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems (MT-ITS2017), Naples, 844-849.
53. Leffler D., Cats O., Jenelius E. and Burghout W. (2017). Real-time Short-turning in High Frequency Bus Services based on Passenger Cost. The 5th IEEE International Conference on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems (MT-ITS2017), Naples, 861-866.
54. Yap M., Cats O., Yu S. and van Arem B. (2017). Crowding Valuation in Urban Tram and Bus Transportation based on Smart Card Data. The 5th International Conference Series on Competition and Ownership in Land Passenger Transport (Thredbo17), Sweden. *Paper received best workshop paper presented by a young researcher.
55. Alonso-Gonzalez M.J., van Oort N., Cats O. and Hoogendoorn S. (2017). Urban Demand Responsive Transport in the Mobility as a Service Ecosystem: Its Role and Potential Market Share. The 5th International Conference Series on Competition and Ownership in Land Passenger Transport (Thredbo17), Sweden.
56. Yap M., Cats O., van Oort N. and Hoogendoorn S. (2017). Data-driven Transfer Inference for Public Transport Journeys during Disruptions. EWGT2017 (20th Euro Working Group on Transportation), Budapest, Hungary.
57. Narayan J., Cats O., van Oort N. and Hoogendoorn S. (2017). Performance Assessment of Fixed and Flexible Public Transport in a Multi Agent Simulation Framework. EWGT2017 (20th Euro Working Group on Transportation), Budapest, Hungary.
58.Koppenol G-J., van Deventer M. and Cats O. (2017). Robustness of urban rail networks. Proceedings of the Colloquium Vervoersplanologisch Speurwerk (CVS), Gent. [in Dutch]
59. Abenoza R.F., Ceccato V., Susilo Y. and Cats O. (2018). Individual, Travel and Bus Stop Characteristics Influencing Traverlers’ Safety Perceptions. Proceedings of the 97th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
60. Alonso-Gonzalez M., Liu T., Cats O., van Oort N. and Hoogendoorn S. (2018).The Potential of Demand Responsive Transport as a Complement to Public Transport: An Assessment Framework and an Empirical Evaluation. Proceedings of the 97th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
61. Cats O. and Haverkamp J. (2018). Strategic Planning and Prospects of Rail-bound Demand Responsive Transit. Proceedings of the 97th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
62. van Engelen M., Cats O., Post H. and Aardal K. (2018). Demand-anticipatory Flexible Public Transport Service. Proceedings of the 97th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
63. Luo D., Bonnetain L., Cats O. and van Lint H. (2018). Constructing Spatiotemporal Load Profiles of Transit Vehicles with Multiple Data Sources. Proceedings of the 97th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
64. Bellver Munoz P., Cats O., Törnquist Krasemann J., Rydergren C., Scarinci R., Laumanns M. (2018). Unravelling Travel Flow Dynamics: A Multi-Level Analysis of Public Transport Demand and Passenger Reliability. Transport Research Arena, Vienna.
65. Roelofsen D., Cats O., van Oort N. and Hoogendoorn S. (2018). Assessing Disruption Management Strategies in Rail-bound Urban Public Transport from a Passenger Perspective. Proceedings of the Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport (CASPT), Brisbane, Australia.
66. Yap M., Luo D. and Cats O. (2018). Using Passenger Flows to Determine Key Interchange Connections”. Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport (CASPT), Brisbane, Australia. Proceedings of the Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport and TransitData (CASPT), Brisbane, Australia.
67. Peftitsi M., Jenelius E. and Cats O. (2018). Determinants of Passengers’ Metro Car Choice Revealed through Automated Data Sources: A Stockholm Metro Case Study. Proceedings of the Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport (CASPT), Brisbane, Australia.
68. Laklaris G., Cats O., Jenelius E., Rinaldi M. and Viti F. (2018). A Holding Control Strategy for Diverging Bus Lines”. Proceedings of the Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport (CASPT), Brisbane, Australia.

Book chapters:
1. Susilo Y. O. and Cats O. (2014). Service Quality of Transit Systems. In: Encyclopedia of Transportation: Social Science and Policy, Mark Garrett (Eds.), Sage. ISBN 9781483346519.
2. Ceccato V., Cats O. and Wang Q. (2015). The Geography of Pickpocketing at Bus Stops: An analysis of Grid Cells. In: Safety and Security in Transit Environments: An interdisciplinary Approach, V. Ceccato and A. Newton (Eds.), pp. 76-98. London: Palgrave, ISBN 9781137457653.
3. Gentile G., Florian M., Hamdouch Y., Cats O. and Nuzzolo A. (2016). The Theory of Transit Assignment: Basic Modelling Frameworks. In: Modeling Public Transport Passenger Flows in the Era of Intelligent Transport Systems, G. Gentile and K. Nökel )Eds.), pp. 287-386. Springer International Publishing. ISBN 978-3-319-25082-3.
4. Chandakas E., Leurent F. and Cats O. (2016). Applications and Future Developments: Modeling Software and Advanced Applications. In: Modeling Public Transport Passenger Flows in the Era of Intelligent Transport Systems, G. Gentile and K. Nökel )Eds.), pp. 521-560. Springer International Publishing. ISBN 978-3-319-25082-3.
5. Khiari J., Moreira-Matias L., Cerqueira V. and Cats O. (2016). Automated Setting of Bus Scheduling Coverage Using Unsupervised Machine Learning. In: Advanced in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Volume 9651 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 552-564.
6. Cats O. (2016). Real-Time Operations Management Decision Support Systems: A Conceptual Framework. In: Modelling Intelligent Multi-Modal Transit Systems, A. Nuzzolo and W.H. K. Lam (Eds.).CRC Press: Taylor & Francis. ISBN 9781498743532

Research reports or Case reports:
1. Cats O. (2012) “RETT2 Final Report – A Field Test for Service Regularity Improvement”. KTH, Sweden. May 2012.
2. Cats O. (2013) ”RETT3 Final Report – A Field Test for Service Regularity Improvement”. KTH, Sweden. March 2013.
3. Cats O., Fadaei Oshyani M. And West J. (2015). Evaluation of RETT4 Pilot Study: Empirical and Simulation Analysis of Bus and Passengers Time Savings. KTH, Sweden, February 2015.
4. Papacharalampous A., Hovelynck S., Cats O., Lankhaar J-W., Daamen W., van Oort N., van Lint H. (2015). Multi-Modal Data Fusion for Big Events. IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine, 7(4), 5-10.
Other conference contributions:
1. “DYMOBUS: Mesoscopic Modeling of Bus Public Transport”. The 16th ITS World Congress, Stockholm. September 2009.
2. “Dynamic Modeling of Bus and Car Traffic”. Transportforum, Linköping, Sweden. January 2010.
3. “BusMezzo – Dynamic Modeling of Bus and Car Traffic”. Transportforum, Linköping, Sweden. January 2010.
4. “DYMOBUS – Transit simulation”. iTEAM – integrated modeling and simulation workshop, Lisbon, Portugal. July 2010.
5. “Dynamic Transit Operations Tool with Passenger Route Choice”. Transportforum, Linköping, Sweden. January 2011.
6. “Dynamic Transit Supply and Demand Modeling”. COST action meeting (“Modeling public transport passenger flows in the era of intelligent transport systems”), Venice, Italy. October 2011.
7. ”Optimizing the Number and Location of Time Point Stops”. Transportforum, Linköping, Sweden. January 2012.
8. ”Adaptive path choice decisions in public transport systems: an agent-based assignment model”. 1st European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems. Lausanne, Switzerland. September 2012.
9. “Impacts of free public transport – evaluation framework”. International Conference on Free Public Transportation, Tallinn, Estonia. October 2012.
10. ”More effective bus traffic using BusMezzo as an evaluation tool”. Public transport conference (Persontrafik mässan), Göteborg, Sweden. November 2012.
11. “Mind the gap – Simulation and field experiment for better regularity on trunk line 1 in Stockholm”. Transportforum, Linköping, Sweden. January 2013.
12. “Public transport – From reality to models and back”. Lecture to senior managers in Nettbuss as part of a competence and leadership program by KTH Executive School. January and March 2013.
13. “The impact of reserve capacity on public transport network resilience”. XII NECTAR 2013 Conference, “Dynamics of Global and Local Networks”, Sao Miguel, Portugal.
14. “Stress and situational awareness among drivers”. 2nd European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART). Stockholm, Sweden. September 2013.
15. “An integrated approach to measuring the whole journey passenger experience”. 2nd European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART). Stockholm, Sweden. September 2013.
16. “Evaluating the impact of waiting time uncertainty on passengers’ decisions”. 2nd European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART). Stockholm, Sweden. September 2013.
17. “Real-time bus arrival information system: An empirical evaluation”. The Swedish National Conference in Transport Research, Gothenburg, Sweden. October 2013.
18. “Investigating the different needs and determinants of travel satisfaction among different groups travellers: Preliminary results”. The Swedish National Conference in Transport Research, Gothenburg, Sweden. October 2013.
19. “Developing methods for real-time predictions of transit performance”. The Swedish Conference in Operations Research”, Gothenburg, Sweden. October 2013.
20. “Public transport systems and the role of models and ITS”. KTH Executive Program in Sustainable Urban Systems. November 2013.
21. “Evaluating bus crowding using a dynamic model – the impact of a new metro line”. Transportforum, Linköping, Sweden. January 2014.
22. ”Regularity on trunk lines – field experiment and model development”. Transportforum, Linköping, Sweden. January 2014.
23. “Identification and classification of urban centers based on public transport flows data”. 3rd European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART), Leeds, UK. September 2014.
24. “Incorporating the impact of congestion in public transport into project appraisal”. 3rd European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART), Leeds, UK. September 2014.
25. “The analysis of time and space variability of the determinants of satisfaction for public transport users in Sweden”. The Swedish National Conference in Transport Research, Norrköping, Sweden. October 2014.
26. “The Geography of Pick Pocketing in Bus Stops: A Supply-Demand Analysis using Grid Cells”. 70th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology, California. November 2014.
27. “Robustness and Resilience of Multi-Modal Public Transport Networks”, Railforum seminar, Utrecht, July 2015.
28. “Evaluating Bus Preferential Measures and their Synergy Effects”. EWGT2015 (18th Euro Working Group on Transportation), Delft, the Netherlands, July 2015.
29. “Exploring Train Passengers’ Arrival Rate Using Smartcard Data”. EWGT2015 (18th Euro Working Group on Transportation), Delft, the Netherlands, July 2015.
30. “Multi-Criteria Appraisal of Multi-Modal Urban Public Transport Systems”. EWGT2015 (18th Euro Working Group on Transportation), Delft, the Netherlands, July 2015.
31. “In Sweden, do priority areas for improving travel satisfaction with public transport services vary for different traveler segments?”. The Swedish National Conference in Transport Research, Karlstad, Sweden. October 2015.
32. “Designing a New Urban Mobility Service: Modelling Automated Demand-Responsive Transport System”. Workshop on Smart Urban Mobility, Napier University, November 2015.
33. “Towards Passenger Experience of Service Reliability: From research to full-scale implementation”. AP010 Transit Management and Performance Committee, the 95th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC, January 2016.
34. “Measuring Passenger Travel Time Reliability Using Smart Card Data”. The Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis (TRISTAN IX), Aruba, June 2016.
35. “Safety Perception in Passengers’ Flight Choices”. 5th European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART), Delft, the Netherlands, September 2016.
36. “Implications of Network Development on Public Transport Vulnerability: A Dynamic Approach”. 5th European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART), Delft, the Netherlands, September 2016.
37. “Unravelling Urban Cognition: Quantification of Distortion of Perceived Relative Locations”. 5th European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART), Delft, the Netherlands, September 2016.
38. “Modelling Passenger Path Choices in Presence of Real-time Information on Crowding Levels in Transit Networks”. 5th European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART), Delft, the Netherlands, September 2016.
39. “Investigating the Relative Importance and the Determinants of Satisfaction with Access and Egress Trip Stages for Multimodal Journeys.” The Swedish National Conference in Transport Research, Lund, Sweden. October 2016.
40. “Waar liggen kansen voor OV: datafusie GSM en chipkaart”. Colloquium Vervoersplanologisch Speurwerk (CVS). Zwolle, The Netherlands, November 2016.
41. “Traveler’s Perceived Safety at Bus Stops in Stockholm, Sweden”. 6th European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART), Haifa, Israel, September 2017.
42. “Tactical Service Design and Vehicle Allocation Optimization“. 6th European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART), Haifa, Israel, September 2017.
43. “Coordinating Merging Public Transport Operations Using Holding Control Strategies”. 6th European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART), Haifa, Israel, September 2017.
44. “An Integrated Trip Assignment Model for Passenger Rail Systems”. 6th European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART), Haifa, Israel, September 2017.
45. “Network Dynamics of Fixed and Flexible Passenger Transport Under Operational and Behavioural Uncertainty”. Institute of Transportation Studies Seminar, University of California, Berkeley, USA, April 2018.
46. “The Value of In-train Activities and Its Impact on Value of Time”. The 15th International Conference on Travel Behavior Research (IATBR). Santa Barbara, USA. July 2018.
47. “Latent Classes of Daily Mobility Patterns: The Relationship with Attitudes towards Modes”. The 15th International Conference on Travel Behavior Research (IATBR). Santa Barbara, USA. July 2018.
48. “Wayfinding styles: The Relationship with Mobility Patterns and Navigational Preferences”. The 15th International Conference on Travel Behavior Research (IATBR). Santa Barbara, USA. July 2018.
49. “Stopping Pattern and Frequency Determination for a Multi-Modal Network”. Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport and TransitData (CASPT), Brisbane, Australia. July 2018.
50. “Frequency and Vehicle Capacity Determination using a Dynamic Transit Assignment Model”. Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport and TransitData (CASPT), Brisbane, Australia. July 2018.
51. “Assessing Disruption Management Strategies in Rail-Bound Urban Public Transport from a Passenger Perspective”. Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport and TransitData (CASPT), Brisbane, Australia. July 2018.
52. “Where Shall We Sync? Using Passenger Flows to Determine Key Interchange Connections”. Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport and TransitData (CASPT), Brisbane, Australia. July 2018.
53. “Is Flat Fare Fair? Equity Impact of Fare Scheme Change”. Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport and TransitData (CASPT), Brisbane, Australia. July 2018.
54. “Can Passenger Flow be Explained by Network Topology in Public Transport?”. Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport and TransitData (CASPT), Brisbane, Australia. July 2018.
55. “Passenger Route Choice and Assignment Model for Combined Fixed and Flexible Public Transport Systems”. Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport and TransitData (CASPT), Brisbane, Australia. July 2018.
56. “Value of Reliability for the Waiting Stage, In-vehicle Stage and Transfer Stage of Demand Responsive Transport (DRT) Services”. Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport and TransitData (CASPT), Brisbane, Australia. July 2018.
57. “On-board Crowding Impact on Passengers’ Choice of a Specific Car: A Stockholm Metro Case Study”. Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport and TransitData (CASPT), Brisbane, Australia. July 2018.
58. “A Holding Control Strategy for Diverging Bus Lines”. Conference on Advanced Systems in Public Transport and TransitData (CASPT), Brisbane, Australia. July 2018.
59. “Controlling the Propagation of Passenger Disruption Impacts in Multi-level Public Transport Networks”. 7th European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART), Athens, Greece, September 2018.
60. “Determinants of the Consideration Mode Choice Set”. 7th European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART), Athens, Greece, September 2018.
61. “Determining the Optimal Allocation of Automated Buses”. 7th European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART), Athens, Greece, September 2018.
62. “Investigation of Instantaneous Effects of Real-time Crowding Information (RTCI) Availability upon Urban Public Transport System Performance – Results from a Simulation- based Case Study”. 7th European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART), Athens, Greece, September 2018.
63. “Real Time Multiline Holding Control for Networks with Shared Transit Corridor”. 7th European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART), Athens, Greece, September 2018.
64. “Relocating Strategies under Parking Constraints for a Fleet of Shared Automated Vehicles”. 7th European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART), Athens, Greece, September 2018.
65. “What is the Role of Weather, Built-environment and Accessibility Geographical Characteristics in Influencing Travelers’ Experience?” 7th European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART), Athens, Greece, September 2018.
66. “Will Car Users Change Their Mobility Patterns with Mobility as a Service (MaaS) and Microtransit? – A Latent Class Cluster Analysis”. 7th European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART), Athens, Greece, September 2018.
67. “Network-wide Synchronized Scheduling of Public Transport Services”. 7th European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems (hEART), Athens, Greece, September 2018.

Invited and Keynote talks:
1. “Dynamic Modeling of Transit Operations and Passenger Decisions”. TU Berlin, Germany. May 2011.
2. ”Evaluating the impacts of free-fare public transport: Findings from the first three months of policy implementation”. Summer School “Capital of Free Public Transport”, Tallinn, Estonia. August 2013.
3. “Modelling the dynamics of public transport networks – theory and applications”. Applied Mathematics Research Centre – Coventry University. Networking Transportation Networkers workshop, September 2013.
4. “IT systems for public transport – a journey from reality to models and all the way back”. The ITRACT Conference, Karlstad, Sweden. November 2013.
5. “Simulation-based transit assignment”. Training School on Modelling Public Transport Passenger Flows in the Era of ITS, Volos, Greece. May 2014.
6. “The Role of Public Transport Planning: Lessons from the European Experience”. Transport Planning and Research Institute, The Ministry of Transport of the People’s Republic of China. Beijing, October 2014.
7. “Unraveling and Modeling the Dynamics of Public Transport Systems – Theory and Applications”. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), November 2015.
8. “Data Driven Mobility – When Big Data Meets Transportation”. The Road Ahead: The future of transportation and Mobility. November 2014, Cambridge, USA.
9. “How do public transport systems evolve? From theory to applications”. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, January 2015.
10. ”Models and Tools for Assessing Transit Preferential Measures”. COST action conference Paris, France, May 2015.
11. “An Agent-Based Approach to Modelling Public Transport Dynamics” University of Tokyo, Japan, August 2015.
12. “Real-time Control and Management of Public Transport Systems”. NEC Laboratories Europe, October 2015.
13. “Planning and Operations for Improved Public Transport Network Robustness”. Seminar on Innovations in Public Transport Operations and Planning, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, July 2016.
14. “Towards Passenger Experience of Service Reliability: Field Implementation and Smartcard Analysis”. Seminar, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Washington DC, January 2017.
15. “Shared Mobility: A Public Transport Perspective”. Workshop on Shared Mobility at the Netherlands Embassy to the United States, Washington DC, January 2017.
16. “Flexible On-demand Public Transport – The Premise, Promise and Potential Pitfalls”. National Transport Modelling Conference. Keynote Speech. Krakow, Poland. June 2018.
17. “Congestion in Public Transport Networks: Perceptions, Evaluation and Mitigation”. Monash PTRG seminar, Melbourne, Australia. July 2018.
18. “Public Transport Planning and Modelling in the Era of Pervasive Passenger Flow Data”. “KnowMe”- 2nd International Workshop on KNOWledge Discovery from Mobility and Transportation Systems” at ECML/PKDD 2018 (The European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases). Keynote Speech. Dublin, Ireland. September 2018.

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