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Visiting Professor Nick  Hounsell MSc PhD CEng MICE FCIHT

Visiting Professor of Highways and Traffic

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Professor Nick Hounsell is a Visiting Professor within Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Southampton.

Professor Hounsell was Professor of Highways and Traffic within the Transportation Research Group until October 2017.  He has over 30 years experience of research into traffic engineering, urban traffic management and control, road network modelling and public transport operations using Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) applications. He has managed a Rolling Programme of research for Transport for London into UTC and bus priority operations for some 15 years, and led a number of projects in this area funded by the European Commission. He was the Coordinator of the MSc Programme in Transportation Planning and Engineering, which has also been offered in Beijing, China and is involved in a number of educational networks in Europe funded under EC programmes including TEMPUS and Leonardo da Vinci. He is a Chartered Civil Engineer and past Chairman of the Transport Group of ICE South.

Research interests

Road traffic management and control, public transport operations, Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), new technologies and system/strategy development and evaluation.

Research group

Transportation Group

Research project(s)

GOAL: Growing Older - Staying Mobile

NEARCTIS: A Network of Excellence for Advanced Road Co-operative traffic management in the Information Society

TIDE – Transport Innovation Deployment in Europe

Traffic lights that learn

Contributor to various modules.

Visiting Professor Nick Hounsell
Engineering, University of Southampton, Southampton Boldrewood Innovation Campus, Burgess Road, Southampton, SO16 7QF

Room Number : 176/4007

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