The Transportation Research Board (TRB) of the U.S. National Academies has established an award
in honor of Ryuichi Kitamura and his contributions in the areas of activity-based analysis, travel demand
modeling, time-use research, dynamic analysis of travel behavior, travel survey methods,
and transportation policy studies.
The 2013 Award Winners are: Maria Kamargianni and Amalia Polydoropoulou
Journal of Choice Modelling & International Choice Modelling Conference
Title of Paper: "Does Social Networking Substitute for or Stimulate Teenagers’ Travel? Findings from a Latent Class Model."
Authors: Kamargianni Maria and Amalia Polydoropoulou
The paper was presented at the International Choice Modelling Conferenve that took place in Sydney from the 3rd to
the 5th of July, 2013.
Young European Arena of Research - Transport Research Arena (TRA), Brussels, 2010
YEAR2010 is the pan-European competition for early-stage researchers who are exploring the area of surface transport
within their research.
Title of the awarded survey: “Exploring Teenagers' Travel and Driving Behavior in Rural Areas.”
Pillar: Safety, Security in Transportation
Participants in this pillar: 75 young researchers from 35 countries
Ministry of Education, Greece
Pillar: Social Sciences
Award: As one of the most innovative surveys, a documentary film was made for the survey. Also, the survey was presented at the 1st Conference of
Academic and Scientific Excellence that was organised by the Greek Ministry of Education on December 2012.
European Transport Safety Council (ETSC), Brussels, 2010
1st Award in Greece and 4th Award in EU
Awarded campaign: “Educating Teenagers on Road Safety Issues.”
MSc Program Shipping, Trade and Transport
University of the Aegean, Chios, 2009
Scholarship from Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport