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Ben Rutten is Program Manager of the Strategic Research Area Smart Mobility, representing over 200 researchers across 7 faculties working on mobility research, coordinating inter-disciplinary research initiatives on smart mobility. 

Ben Rutten is passionate on new innovations in sustainable transport and ICT in transport. Ben Rutten’s vision is that self-organising transport systems enabled by modern wireless technology and mobile Internet applications will revolutionise the transport system in a sometimes disruptive manner. Setting up interdisciplinary research teams in international consortia, applying for European funding is a key activity. He is active member of the international EARPA and CARTRE automation working groups.

Academic background

Ben Rutten graduated as Mechanical Engineer in 1982 at TU/e and holds since 1995 his PhD on Transportation Technology from Delft University of Technology. He worked for commercial consultancy firms on ICT and sustainable energy on telematics topics, worked as civil servant on program management for sustainable transport systems at Dutch Ministry of Transport and worked for navigation supplier TomTom as program, product and line manager on routing technologies. 

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Research Output 2009 2019

  • 6 Citations
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Paper
  • 1 Patent publication
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Future trends in electric vehicles enabled by internet connectivity, solar, and battery technology

Rutten, B. & Cobbenhagen, R., 18 Jul 2019, Automotive Systems and Software Engineering: State of the Art and Future Trends. Dajsuren, Y. & van den Brand, M. (eds.). Cham: Springer International Publishing Switzerland, p. 323-346 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Electric vehicles
Railroad cars
Analog to digital conversion
Automotive industry
5 Citations (Scopus)
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Testing facilities for end-to-end test of vertical applications enabled by 5G networks: Eindhoven 5G Brainport Testbed

Monroy, I. T., Raddo, T. R., Rommel, S., Okonkwo, C., Calabretta, N., Johannsen, U., Dubbelman, G., Scholtes, J. & Rutten, B., 27 Sep 2018, 2018 20th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON). Piscataway: IEEE Computer Society, 8473880

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Societal benefits by in-car centric traffic management

Rutten, B. J. C. M., van de Weijer, C. J. T. & van Woensel, T., 2013, 20th ITS World Congress, 14-18 October 2013, Tokyo, Japan. s.l.: Intelligent Transportation Society of America, p. 1-10 p2919

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Railroad cars
Navigation systems

A method and machine for generating map data and a method and navigation device for determining a route using map data

Hilbrandie, G., Schäfer, R-P., Dieth, P., Atkinson, I. M., Wolf, M. & Rutten, B. J. C. M., 30 Apr 2009, Patent No. WO2009053405, Priority date 26 Oct 2007

Research output: PatentPatent publication

Open Access
Routing algorithms