YOUNG RAILWAY OPERATIONS RESEARCH AWARD

Excellent papers on innovative research carried out and presented by participants not older than 35 years are eligible for the YOUNG RAILWAY OPERATIONS RESEARCH AWARD sponsored by the Board of IAROR . The award is worth €2,500 in total.

Among 20 eligible participants, the following persons were mentioned for the high quality and innovativeness of their papers:

Paper ID:
013
Improved Railway Timetable Robustness for Reduced Traffic Delays - a MILP approach
Emma V. Andersson (Linköping University - Sweden)
(Co-authors: Anders Peterson, Johanna Trönquist Krasemann)
Paper ID:
034
Train and Bus Timetable Design to Ensure Smooth Transfer in Areas with Low-Frequency Public Transportation Services
Mizuyo Takamatsu (Chuo University - Japan)
(Co-author: Azuma Taguchi)
Paper ID:
149
Assessment of Stochastic Capacity Consumption in Railway Networks
Lars Wittrup Jensen (Technical University of Denmark - Denmark)
(Co-authors: Alex Landex, Otto Anker Nielsen)
Paper ID:
153
Punctuality analysis using a microscopic simulation in which drivers' behaviour is considered
Yasufumi Ochiai (Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd. - Japan)
(Co-author: Norio Tomii)
Paper ID:
163
Energy-efficient train control: the two-train separation problem on level track
Amie Albrecht (University of South Australia - Australia)
(Co-authors: Phil Howlett, Peter Pudney, Xuan Vu, Peng Zhou)

And the YOUNG RAILWAY OPERATIONS RESEARCH AWARD went to Ms. Emma V. Andersson (Linköping University - Sweden) and Mr. Yasufumi Ochiai (Odakyu Electric Railway Co., Ltd. - Japan).

Ms. Emma V. Andersson
Ms. Emma V. Andersson and Prof. Ingo A. Hansen (President)
Mr. Yasufumi Ochiai
Mr. Yasufumi Ochiai and Prof. Ingo A. Hansen (President)