Professor and Head of the Traffic Engineering Laboratory, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). He is a Civil Engineer Graduate of NTUA, with an M.Sc and a Ph.D in Transport from University of London.
He is currently the Head of the BoD of Athens Public Transport Organization. He is also in charge of the Eugenides Foundation scientific activities and publication department.
He has served, among others, as Rector of NTUA, Caretaker Minister of Production Reconstruction, Environment and Energy, Secretary General of the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Dean of the NTUA School of Civil Engineering, Member of the Board of the Organization for the Urban Development of Athens, Member of the Board of the Company for the Athens Archaeological Sites Unification and Head of the Hellenic Society of Transportation Engineers.
Constantinos Antoniou is Professor in the Chair of Transportation Systems Engineering at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany. He holds a Diploma in Civil Engineering from NTUA (1995), a MS in Transportation (1997) and a PhD in Transportation Systems (2004), both from MIT.
His research focuses on modelling and optimization of transportation systems, data analytics and machine learning for transportation systems, and human factors for future mobility systems and in his 25 years of experience he has held key positions in a number of research projects in Europe, the US and Asia, while he has also participated in a number of consulting projects.
Costas has a proven track record in attracting competitive funding in both national and international levels. He is/has been PI of several research projects (e.g. H2020 iDREAMS, MOMENTUM, Drive2thefuture, DFG DVanPool and Trampa), and has contributed considerably to the preparation of a large number of funded proposals, in the national and international level.
He was born in 1978. He graduated from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens in 2001, where he also obtained his PhD in 2006. From 2003 to 2012 he worked with academic foundations, research foundations and companies, managing R&D projects in the fields of IT and telecommunications. From 2010 to 2016 he managed the Strategic Planning Portfolio of TRAINOSE SA focusing on the development of new products and strategies by applying new technologies.
In 2016 he held the position of Director of Railway Transport in Rail Cargo Logistics Goldair with the aim of designing, organizing and certifying the procedures of the company’s rail transport department. From February 2018 to April 2019 he has been employed by the European Commission, as Programme Manager managing a wide portfolio of railway related projects. He also served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of TRAINOSE SA (2010-2013) and Member of the Board of Directors of Road Safety Institute (2014-2016). He holds the CEO position in OASA since May 2019.