April 16, 2018

Tomas Ambra wins TRA VISIONS Young Researchers Competition

Tomas Ambra wins TRA VISIONS Young Researchers Competition

Tomas Ambra, FWO PhD fellow Sustainable Logistics under guidance of prof. dr. Cathy Macharis, won the first prize for young researchers at TRA VISIONS 2018. The prizes were awarded at the end of the opening ceremony of the Transport Research Arena (TRA 2018) in Vienna.

Tomas Ambra won first place in the category cross-modality with his research on SYMBIT (synchronization model for Belgian inland transport), a computer model that combines features of geographic information systems, agent-based modelling and discrete event simulations to optimize synchro-modal transport. The first prize was awarded by Violeta Bulc, European Commissioner for Transport.

Congratulations to all the laureates! You can find an overview of all the winning articles in the TRA VISIONS 2018 press release.