Antoine Tordeux Appointed Professor at University of Wuppertal
Antoine Tordeux started work at JSC in 2012. Having obtained his PhD in mathematics at Paris-Est University, he undertook research on traffic flow modelling and the estimation of road traffic fuel consumption and pollutant emission and gave lectures in statistics, probability and traffic flow theory in the prestigious French Engineering Schools "École des Ponts et Chaussées" and "École Polytechnique" from 2007 to 2012. At JSC, he has been working in the field of pedestrian and road traffic modelling and simulation with Prof. Seyfried in the Division Civil Security and Traffic. Tordeux was recently appointed junior professor at the Faculty of Mechanical and Safety Engineering of the University of Wuppertal. The professorship in Traffic Safety and Reliability is funded by the Eugen-Otto-Butz-Foundation. His lectures at the University of Wuppertal are about reliability engineering and road traffic safety. His research concerns the development of dynamic tools for the analysis of the reliability of driver assistance systems and autonomous vehicles. Motion planners in automation systems can be described, together with the noisy measurements of vehicle sensors, by stochastic processes for which it is possible to rigorously quantify collision probabilities. Tordeux will also, in collaboration with Dr. Chraibi and Prof. Seyfried at the JSC, develop a research project on the prediction of pedestrian dynamics in complex buildings using machine learning techniques.
JSC wishes Antoine all the best in his new position at Wuppertal!
JSC News No. 253, 30 November 2017