• 9889 Citations
1979 …2021
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Personal profile

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“Professional urban and transportation planning require understanding of how individuals react to plans and policies.”

Research profile

Harry Timmermans is a Full Professor and Chair of Urban Planning at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). His areas of expertise include urban planning, travel behavior research, and consumer demand modeling.  

Research activities of his multidisciplinary group concern the development and application of innovative models and ICT tools for urban planning and transportation. Several projects are related to innovative ICT apps, smart cities, urban transportation, and advance modeling techniques for urban and transportation planning. The group has an international reputation in the development of activity-based models of travel demand and new mobility options. Harry is an expert in the area of integrating electric vehicle solutions into consumer practices and the related effects on the built environment.

Academic background

Harry Timmermans has a PhD in Spatial Sciences from Nijmegen University. He also holds an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Hasselt (UHasselt), Belgium. Harry has been awarded several prestigious grants and has won many (best paper) awards with his PhD students. In addition, he serves on many TRB and WCTR Committees, including the Public Transportation Marketing and Fare Policy committee. He was elected vice-chair of the International Association of Travel Behavior Research. He has co-authored more than 500 publications in urban planning, transportation, artificial intelligence, marketing, and environmental psychology. Harry has also accepted several invitations to join national and international committees on smart cities and smart mobility. He is (associate) editor of journals in urban planning and transportation.

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Projects 2016 2021

SCRIPTS - Smart Cities Responsive Intelligent Public Transport Systems

Timmermans, H., Massaad, H., Massaad, H., Feneri, A., Gerrits, E., Caiati, V., Jang, S. & Kruizinga, M.

1/03/161/03/21

Project: Research direct

DESENT – Smart decision support system for urban energy and transportation

Timmermans, H., Massaad, H., Massaad, H., Feng, T., Yang, D., Gerrits, E., Kruizinga, M., Kim, S., Jang, S., van der Waerden, P. & Gu, G.

1/03/1631/05/19

Project: Research direct

Research Output 1979 2019

A path analysis of outdoor comfort in urban public spaces

Peng, Y., Feng, T. & Timmermans, H. J. P., 15 Jan 2019, In : Building and Environment. 148, p. 459-467

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
path analysis
public space
open space
microclimate
psychological factors
1 Citation (Scopus)

Consumer preferences for business models in electric vehicle adoption

Liao, F., Molin, E., Timmermans, H. & van Wee, B., 1 Jan 2019, In : Transport Policy. 73, p. 12-24 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
electric vehicle
Electric vehicles
leasing
Industry
guarantee

Day-to-day needs-based activity-travel dynamics and equilibria in multi-state supernetworks

Liu, P., Liao, F., Tian, Q., Huang, H. J. & Timmermans, H., 28 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Transportation Research. Part B: Methodological.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

travel
traffic
Dynamical systems
Scheduling
fluctuation

Day-to-day needs-based activity-travel dynamics and equilibria in multi-state supernetworks

Liu, P., Liao, F., Tian, Q., Huang, H. J. & Timmermans, H. J. P., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of the 23rd International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory. ISTTT, 21 p.

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

Household vehicle holding decisions in response to life cycle events

Gu, G., Yang, D., Feng, T. & Timmermans, H., 24 Jan 2019, In : Transportation Research Procedia. 37, p. 171-178 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
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life cycle
Life cycle
car sharing
Railroad cars
event

Prizes

accessibility
urban geography
welfare economics
virtual reality
pricing policy

ERES Awards 2011

Harry Timmermans (Recipient), 15 Jun 2011

Recognition: OtherDiscipline relatedProfessional

Activities 1997 2003

  • 10 Keynote talk
  • 2 Contributed talk
  • 1 Editorial activity

South African TGransport Conference, Pretoria

Harry J.P. Timmermans (Keynote speaker)
16 Jul 2003

Activity: Talk or presentation typesKeynote talkScientific

HKSTS Conference, Hong Kong

Harry J.P. Timmermans (Keynote speaker)
13 Dec 2003

Activity: Talk or presentation typesKeynote talkScientific

10th International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research (IATBR 2003), August 10-15, 2003, Lucerne, Switzerland

Harry J.P. Timmermans (Keynote speaker)
10 Aug 2003

Activity: Talk or presentation typesKeynote talkScientific

Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services (Journal)

Harry J.P. Timmermans (Editorial board member)
2003

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Keynote conference, Copenagen

Harry J.P. Timmermans (Keynote speaker)
11 Jun 2003

Activity: Talk or presentation typesKeynote talkScientific

Student theses

Albatross: implementatie, interpretatie en visualisatie van proeftoepassingen

Author: van Soest, P., 31 Aug 2006

Supervisor: Timmermans, H. (Supervisor 1), Arentze, T. (Supervisor 2) & Borgers, A. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

A Porta do Porto : een structuurplan voor "Porto-Campanha"

Author: Boonmann, R., 31 Oct 1993

Supervisor: Timmermans, H. (Supervisor 1)

Student thesis: Master

Climate change and heat stress in residential buildings: evaluation of adaptation measures

Author: Haak, A., 31 Aug 2012

Supervisor: Blocken, B. (Supervisor 1), van der Heijden, M. (Supervisor 2), Hensen, J. (Supervisor 2), Timmermans, H. (Supervisor 2) & Bosch, P. (External person) (External coach)

Student thesis: Master

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Computational analysis of climate change adaptation measures at the building and street scale focused on evaporative cooling: case study for Bergpolder Zuid

Author: Toparlar, Y., 31 Oct 2012

Supervisor: Blocken, B. (Supervisor 1), Montazeri, H. (Supervisor 2), Janssen, W. (Supervisor 2), van Hooff, T. (Supervisor 2), Albers, R. (External person) (External coach) & Timmermans, H. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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