Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

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Professor Tom Van Vuren

Visiting Professor



  • PhD Transport Studies, University of Leeds, 1991
  • MSc Civil Engineering, Delft University of Technology, 1985
  • Member of the Transport Planning Society
  • Member of the Association for European Transport
  • Transport Planning Professional (TPP)

Employment History

  • 2004 – present: Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, Visiting Professor
  • 1999 – present: Mott Macdonald Group, from Associate to Director – Integrated Transport Division
  • 1994 – 1999: Hague Consulting Group, Associate
  • 1991 – 1994: Frank Graham Transportation, Principal Transportation Planner
  • 1986 – 1991: Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, from Research Assistant to Research Fellow
  • 1984 – 1986: Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, Research Assistant

 Key Research Interests

  • traffic assignment,
  • departure time modelling,
  • travel time reliability
  • multi-modal network modelling and forecasting

Professional Engagements

  • Chairman, Board of Directors, Association for European Transport, 2007-present
  • Chairman of the Council, Association for European Transport, 2004-2007
  • Chairman of the Executive Board, European Transport Conference, 2007-present
  • Member of Editorial Board, Transportation, 2006 onwards
  • Invited member of the panel of Academic Experts for the Commission for Integrated Transport between 2006 and 2007
  • Has carried out technical paper review for Computer Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, Journal of Maps, Transportation Research and International Journal of Transport Management
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