Seminar – The Analysis and Modelling of Pedestrian Movement Dynamics

October 10, 2016 11.00 h - 13.30 h

On 10 October 2016, TRAIL PhD student Dorine Duives will defend her PhD thesis “Analysis and  Modelling of Pedestrian Movement Dynamics at Large-scale Events” at Delft University of Technology.

On the occasion of her public defence, TRAIL and TU Delft have set up an interesting seminar. Three distinguished speakers will present their views on subjects related to the analysis and modelling of crowd dynamics and the application of such models to assess large crowd movements.

Chairman: Dr. ir. W. Daamen

11.00 – 11.10 h.     Introduction
11.10 – 11.40 h.     Prof. Armin Seyfried (Forschungszentrum Jülich)
Stop and go – experiments and models
11.40 – 12.10 h.     Prof. Majid Sarvi (University of Melbourne)
“Complex phenomena in crowd dynamics”
12.10 – 12.40 h.     Prof. Hani Mahmassani (Northwestern University)
“Crowd management through optimal scheduling and routing of large crowd movements”
12.40 – 13.30 h.     Lunch

Location: TU Delft, Faculty of Cibil Engineering and Geosciences
Room: Instructiezaal 3.02
Address: Stevinweg 1, Delft

Registration seminar
Participation is free, registration is obligated: click here.

Public defence Dorine Duives
At 15:00 h the public defence starts in the Senaatszaal of the Aula. At 14:30 h Dorine will give a brief presentation about her research in this same room (in Dutch).


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