Andreas Rau

Dr. Andreas Rau

Lecturer

PhD

Email: andreas.rau@tum-create.edu.sg

BIOGRAPHY

 

1991 – 1997
Studies in Transportation Engineering at Dresden University of Technology, subject area: Transportation planning and traffic engineering

1997 – 2001
Researcher at Dresden University of Technology, Chair for Transportation Ecology, Dresden, Germany

2001 – 2005
Doctoral dissertation; scholarship from the Free State of Saxony, (thesis: assessment of transport infrastructure with regard to sustainable development; supervisor: Prof. Dr. Udo. J. Becker)

2005 – 2006
Researcher at Dresden University of Technology, Chair for Transportation Ecology, Dresden, Germany

2006 – 2012
Akademischer Rat at Technische Universität München, Chair of Traffic Engineering and Control, Munich, Germany

2009 – Present
Head of Education & Research (Civil Engineering), German Institute of Science and Technology – TUM Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore;

2011 – Present
Principal Investigator; TUMCREATE, TUM CREATE Limited, Singapore.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

- Public transport planning / scheduling of transit lines

- Assessment methods for transport Infrastructure

- Sustainable development

 

TEACHING SUBJECTS

- Public Transport Management for M.Sc. in Urban Transport Management at Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS)

- Transport and the environment for M.Sc. Transportation Systems TU München)

- Public transport concepts (for M.Sc. Transportation Systems TU München)

- Public transport operations and supply (for M.Sc. Transportation Systems TU München)

- Traffic Impacts, Evaluation of Transport and Logistic Processes (for M.Sc. in ‘Transport and Logistics’ at German Institute of Science and Technology – TUM Asia, Singapore)

- Public transport planning (for M.Sc. in ‘Transport and Logistics’ at German Institute of Science and Technology – TUM Asia, Singapore)

 

ACHEIVEMENTS

- 2006: Founding Director (Design, development and implementation) of the full time MSc programme “Transportation Systems” at TU München and till 2012 programme director of that master programme.

- 2006: Founding Director (Design, development and implementation) of the Summer Scholl “Latest achievement in transportation planning and traffic control” at the Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

- 2009: Founding Director (Design, development and implementation) of the full time MSc programme in “Transport and Logistics” at the German Institute of Science and Technology – TUM Asia, Singapore.

- 2016: Implementation of a railway engineering specialization as part of full time MSc programme in “Transport and Logistics” at the German Institute of Science and Technology – TUM Asia, Singapore.

 

MEMBERSHIPS

- Intelligent Transportation Society (ITS) Singapore (representing TUM CREATE in the society)

- Organization for Public Transport Authorities and Operators (UITP) (representing TUM CREATE and TUM Asia in the society)

- World Road Association (PIARC), member of the technical committee “TC B.1 – Road Network Operations/Intelligent Transportation Systems”

 

PUBLICATIONS

- A. Rau, A. Nayan, and Y. Zhou, “Route Planning Methodology for an Autonomous Modular Public Transit System,” in Proceedings of The 26th Transport Science Day, Dresden, Germany, 2018.

- M. Meng, A. Rau, and H. Mahardhika, “Public transport travel time perception: effects of socioeconomic characteristics, trip characteristics and facility usage,” Transportation Research Part A:  Policy and Practice, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.tra.2018.01.015

- X. Liu, Y. Zhou, and A. Rau, “Smart card data-centric replication of the multi-modal public transport system in Singapore,” Journal of Transport Geography, Mar. 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2018.02.004

- Z. U. Abedin, A. Rau, F. Busch, and D. Z. W. Wang, “A hierarchical public transit network design method for large networks,” in Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., USA, 2018. URL: https://trid.trb.org/view/1495383

- X. Liu, Y. Yang, M. Meng, and A. Rau, “The impact of different bus stop designs on bus operating time components,” Journal of Public Transportation, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 104–118, 2017. DOI: 10.5038/2375-0901.20.1.6.

- M. Meng, A. Rau, and H. Mahardhika, “Travel time perception in a multimodal public transport trip,” in Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 96th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., USA, Jan. 2017. URL: http://docs.trb.org/prp/17-03956.pdf

- B. Du, Y. Zhou, and A. Rau. “Imputation of passengers’ trip activities based on smart card data”. In Proceedings of mobil.TUM 2017 – International Scientific Conference on Mobility and Transport. Munich, Germany, July 2017.

- Zain Ul Abedin and Andreas Rau, “A genetic algorithm based robust public transport network design model,” in Proceedings of 5th Symposium arranged by the European Association for Research in Transportation (hEART), Delft, Netherlands, 2016.

- X. Liu, A. Rau, and F. Busch, “Intersections’ level of service evaluation using smart card data in Singapore,” in Proceedings of the ITS World Congress 2016, Melbourne, Australia, Oct. 2016. URL: http://www.itsworldcongress2016.com/pro

- G. Michalski, Y. Zhou, X. Liu, and A. Rau, “Bus system modelling using smart card data in Singapore,” in Proceedings of the ITS World Congress 2016, Melbourne, Australia, Oct. 2016. URL: http://www.itsworldcongress2016.com/pro

- Wang, W., Rau, A. and Wong Y.D. How do electric cars fit after peak oil?, Civil Engineering Research, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, No. 25, January 2012, 113-117.

- Busch, F.; Rau, A.; Konzertierte Aktion, CO2-Reduktion durch Verkehrstelematik, its magazine 3/2008 (German language)

- Gerike, R., Gerlach, J. and Rau, A. 2011. Accessibility Standards – Discussion of their Necessity with the Example of the German ‘Guidelines for Integrated Network Design’ (RIN). In: Button, K. and Reggiani A. (ed) Transportation and Economic Development Challenges, Edward Elgar Pub (May 11, 2011), ISBN-10: 1849801673

- Becker, U.; Rau, A.: New objectives for transportation planning; in: handbook for transportation planning in municipalities (Handbuch der kommunalen Verkehrsplanung, Ergänzungslieferung 2004; Heidelberg.) ISBN 3-87907-400-3 (in German language)

- Rau, A.; Sustainable Mobility: How must be the transportation system of the future? in: Dokumentationsreihe zum Verkehrssicherheitsprogramm 2002 des Landes Brandenburg, Band 2: Möglichkeiten und Grenzen des Menschen im Straßenverkehr; Potsdam, 2001. (German language)

- Rau, A.; Becker, U.; What are suitable methods for designing an ecological transportation system for the city of Dresden? in: Dresdner Geschichtsverein e. V. (Hrsg.): Von der Natur der Stadt – Lebensraum Dresden; Dresdner Hefte, 19. Jahrgang, Heft 67, Beiträge zur Kulturgeschichte 2001; S. 77 – 82. (German language)

- Rau, A.; Road construction and congestion – How much traffic do we need in Germany? in IPUBLIC Psychologie im Umweltschutz; Nr. 2, 2001. (German language)

- Becker, U.; Rau, A.; Demands on sustainable transportation systems; in UVP-Report 2/2000 S. 62 – 65. (German language)

 

PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS

- Instructor for the Seminar “Bus Transport Planning and Operations”, organized by the Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) and the Organization for Public Transport Authorities and Operators (UITP), 20 – 22 November 2017, Singapore

- Instructor for the Seminar “Public Transport Fundamentals”, organized by the Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) and the Organization for Public Transport Authorities and Operators (UITP), 23. March 2016, Singapore.

- Simulation of the public transport system of Singapore by using smart card data; NECTAR Cluster 8 Meeting; Big data: a new opportunity for urban transport and mobility policies. 10.-11. March 2016, Sevilla, Spain.

- Instructor for the Seminar “Unlocking the Potential of Urban Rail” organized by the Korean Rail Research Institute (KRRI) and Organization for Public Transport Authorities and Operators (UITP), 08. March 2016, Seoul, South Korea.

- Instructor for the “Regional Training on Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning in Asian Cities” organized by the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the German International Cooperation (GIZ), 26 – 28 November 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

- Modelling of Singapore’s public transport system using smart card ride data and PTV Visum, PTV Asia-Pacific User Group Meeting 27th October 2014; Singapore.

- Introduction to Timetables and Planning, UITP Asia Pacific Transport Planning and Scheduling Master Class, 27th June 2013, Bangkok, Thailand.

- Workshop on public transport planning, Shanghai Jiaotong University, 31.10.2012, Shanghai, China.

- Four day training course on public transport planning and scheduling for Init AG, October 2012, Karlsruhe, Germany.

- Two day training course on Public transport planning for the Indonesia Land Transport School (STTD), August 2010. Im Auftrag GIZ SUTIP Jakarta, Indonesia.

 

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