Dr. Josep Maria Salanova Grau was born in Barcelona in 1983 and is a Senior Researcher of the Hellenic Institute of Transport of the Center for Research and Technology Hellas.
He holds a graduated diploma from the Polytechnic School of the University of Catalonia (U.P.C.), Department of Civil Engineer (2007). In 2008-2009 he acquired the MSc on Design, Organization and Management of Transportation Systems of the Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki. In 2010-2013 he conducted his PhD research in the Polytechnic School of the University of Catalonia (U.P.C.) with dissertation title “modelling of taxicab fleets in urban environment”. He also holds a diploma on Data Science Specialization at the Johns Hopkins University.
The year 2007 he worked for the CENIT (Center for Innovation in Transport) in Barcelona, and since 2008 he works at the Hellenic Institute of Transport, where he is leading the “Data analysis and modelling” laboratory. His scientific interests concern research and developments in transport and mostly in algorithm and model development, mobility, intermodal transport and logistics as well as Data Science and Big Data at the transport domain. He speaks fluently Catalan and Spanish and very well Greek and English.
Dipl. Civil Engineer, PhD in Transportation/Mobility Management
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