Keynote Speakers

At least five keynote speeches have been planned throughout the symposium. The details of the keynote speakers will be available in a short time.

Bart De Schutter

Bart De Schutter received the PhD degree in Applied Sciences in 1996, at K.U.Leuven, Belgium. After obtaining his PhD degree, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the SISTA-ESAT group of K.U.Leuven, Belgium. In 1998 he moved to the Control Lab of Delft University of Technology as an assistant professor. In 2000 he became associate professor. Currently, he is a full professor at the Delft Center for Systems and Control of Delft University of Technology in Delft, The Netherlands. Bart De Schutter is associate editor of Automatica and of the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. His current research interests include freeway and urban traffic control, control of large-scale transportation networks, intelligent vehicles, control of hybrid systems, multi-agent systems, and optimization.

Presentation Title: Multi-level control of large-scale traffic networks

Carlo van de Weijer

After getting his Master degree in Mechanical Engineer at the University of Technology in Eindhoven, Carlo van de Weijer (1966) started in 1990 at TNO Automotive in Delft, where he amongst others was responsible for setting up a new research field in Electrical and Hybrid drive trains and, from 1998, was responsible for the Business Unit Power Trains. In 1997 he received his PhD with honors from Technical University in Graz, Austria.

In 2001 he moved to SiemensVDO in Eindhoven to head the local R&D lab for automotive navigation systems. In 2007 he joined TomTom to become Vice President Traffic Solutions. Currently, Dr. Van de Weijer is director of the Strategic Area Smart Mobility at Eindhoven University of Technology, alongside his work for TomTom. He is member of the board of amongst others ITS Netherlands, AutomotiveNL and the EU ITS Action Plan Advisory Board and is member of the supervisory board of several hightech companies.

Presentation Title: Disrupted mobility


Caner AYGÜN (1972) received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir, Turkey, in 1993 and 1996, respectively. After graduation he started at ENKO Electronics & Control Systems in Izmir, he was responsible for design of industrial automation systems. In 1998, he moved to ASELSAN A.S. He was among the design team of Turkish National Highway E-Toll Systems (OGS, KGS, Cash and hybrid systems), Free Flow Toll Collection System, Istanbul Ring Roads Traffic Management System, Vehicle and Number Plate Recognition System for Turkish Gendarme Forces. Currently, he is manager of Traffic, Automation and Healthcare Systems System Engineering Department in ASELSAN A.S.