Staff

DR. TOM THOMAS

Tom was born in the beautiful city of The Hague in 1972. There, he also finished high-school. From 1991 -1997 he studied Astronomy at the University of Leiden. He got his master degree in 1997, after which he did a Ph. D. in Astronomy at the same university. He successfully defended his thesis: ‘The influence of the cluster environment on galaxies’ in 2002. After some in between jobs, he started to work at CTS from january 2006. First as postdoc, and now as assistant professor. His topics of interest are travel behavior, modeling traffic flows, and developing algoritms for the predicition of travel times.Dr. Tom Thomas

In his spare time, Tom likes to play tennis and football. He listens to all kinds of music, and now and then he writes essays about political issues. To relax and think in free-flow, he loves to make long walks and cycling trips in nature.

 

CONTACT

Room: Horst Room Z222
Phone: +31 (0) 53 - 489 2449
Phone secretary: +31 (0) 53 - 489 4322

Email: t.thomas@utwente.nl

Position: Assistant Professor

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2008 - present Assistant Professor, Centre for Transport Studies, University of Twente

2006 - 2007 Post-doctoral researcher, Centre for Transport Studies, University of Twente

2003 - 2004 Advisor, Apollon

1997 - 2002 PhD Candidate in Astronomy, Leiden Universiteit: "The influence of the cluster environment on galaxies"

EDUCATION

1997 Masteropleiding Astronomie, Leiden Universiteit

PROJECTS

2015-2017 EU HORIZON2020 - Empower

2015-2019 An evidence based framework to assess the influence of positive, personalized, incentives on car use reduction

2015-2017 Towards a system optimal network state using personalized travel information.

2012 – 2015 Mobile Mobility Panel

TEACHING

Master

Intelligent Transport Systems 1
Intelligent Transport Systems 2

Bachelor

Verkeer
Ontwerpproject B3

RESEARCH

Travel behaviour and travel demand forecasting
ATMO – Advanced Traffic Monitoring (Transumo)
ATMA–MODeRN – Advanced Traffic Management – Multi Objective Decision aid for Regional Management (Transumo)

PUBLICATIONS