As part of the center’s structure, Professional Committees were established to cover the relevant research topics. The committees consist of researchers from the academy, the industry and the public sector. Six committees operate in core transportation domains and three committees focus on methodological directions and enabling technologies.
COMMITTEE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Define focus areas and recommend activities
- Define priorities
- Define Call for Research topics
- Take part in proposals’ review and selection
- Gather cutting-edge knowledge and activities in the committee domain
- Bring together stakeholders in the field
- Identify strategic interfaces and encourage research collaboration
- Provide cutting edge knowledge to the center’s newsletter, portal, center conferences and workshops
Committees members come from the academia, the industry and the public sector. If you would like to join one of our committees, you are welcome to fill out either our Academic Survey or our Stakeholders Survey (in Hebrew), or to contact the relevant Committee Chair (see below).
The Committee Chairs’ Forum discusses the center’s strategic issues and recommends research directions.
Below you can find details about the Chairs of each Professional Committee. If you would like to get involved in one of the Committees’ work, you are welcome to contact its Chair directly.
|Professional Committee||Chair||University||Faculty/Department||Research Interest|
|Vehicles and Transport Modes||Prof. Amir Shapiro||Ben-Gurion University of the Negev||Department of Mechanical Engineering||Locomotion of Multi-Limbed Mechanisms in Unstructured Complex Environments, Motion Planning Algorithms for Multi-Limbed Robots, Robot Grasping-Design, Control, and Stability Analysis, Climbing Robots, Snake Like Robots, Multi-Robot On-Line Motion Planning, and Agriculture Robotics|
|Traffic Management and Control||Prof. Jack Haddad||Technion||Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering||Traffic Flow Theory, Traffic Control, Control Theory, Optimal Control, Model Predictive Control, Traffic Flow Simulations, Hybrid Systems, Large-Scale Transportation Networks|
|Innovative Transportation Services||Dr. Yuval Hadas||Bar-Ilan University||Department of Management||Public Transportation, Logistic distribution systems, Routing, Network planning, Evaquaction and Emergency, Logistic Information Systems, GIS in Transportation and Logistics|
|Policy, Transportation Planning and Smart Cities||Prof. Eyal Yaniv||Bar-Ilan University||Graduate School of Business Administration; Bar-Ilan Center for Smart Cities||Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management and Smart Cities|
|Road Users' Behavior||Prof. Erel Avineri||Afeka Tel Aviv Academic College of Engineering||Department of Industrial Engineering and Management||Intelligent Transportation Systems, Travel behavior, Connected Vehicles, Private Rapid Transit|
|Mobility Safety and Security||Prof. Wafa Elias||Sami Shamoon College of Engineering||Civil Engineering Department||Travel Behavior, Road Safety, Sustainability and Security in Transport|
|Big Data and Data Analytics||Dr. Ayelet Gal-Tzur||Ruppin Academic Center||Faculty of Engineering||Mobility Management, Social Media in Transportation, Transport-related Information Quality, Big Data, Transport and Tourism|
|Automation and Connectivity||Dr. Igal Bilik||Ben-Gurion University of the Negev||Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering|
Faculty of Engineering Sciences
|Automotive Radar, Smart Sensing, AI For Radar, Sensor Fusion|
|Models and Algorithms||Prof. Alfred M. Bruckstein||Technion||Faculty of Computer Science||Traffic Models, Swarming Behaviors, Multi-Agent Systems, Emergent Behaviors Due To Local Interactions|