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The 2018

Neil Mansfield Memorial Award

was presented to:

UMAIR HASAN of Curtin University, Australia

for the paper:

Framework for Delivering an AV-Based Mass Mobility Solution:

Integrating Government Consumer Actors and Life – Cycle Analysis of Transportation Systems




The award is given in the name of Neil Mansfield, a brilliant young researcher in the UK Department of Transport, who died at a young age. The prize will be awarded for the best paper written by an author under the age of 35. A maximum of one (supervising) co-author applies for this award.

The winner of the award gets a cash prize of EUR 350 or GBP 350

The award is administered by the Young Researchers' and Practitioners' Forum.


Past Winners


Not awarded                 


Sebastian Kauschke, TU Darmstadt, DE

Improving cargo train availability with predictive maintenance: an overview and prototype implementation


Carl Goves, Transport Systems Catapult, UK

Short term traffic prediction for the UK motorway network using an artificial neural network


Jeff Tijong, CH2M Hill, UK

Re-estimating UK appraisal values for non-work travel time savings using random coefficient model


Not awarded                 


Siamak Khorgami, SKM, UK

Comprehensive and applied approach to analysis and modelling of household activities using UK time use data


James Fox, University of Leeds, UK

Temporal transferability of mode destination models: summary od literature, initial findings


Francois Combes, Université Paris-Est, France

Estimation of the economic order quantity model using the ECHO shipment database



Marc Gelhausen, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany

Modelling airport capacity constraints in air travellers' airport choice


Astha Balwani, Halcrow, UK

Distance based charging: from theory to practice


Emma Frejinger, EPFL, Switzerland

Random sampling of alternatives in a route choice context


Marc Gelhausen, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany

Airport and access mode choice in Germany: a generlaized neural logit model approach


Yaron Hollander, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, UK

The attitude of bus users to travel time variability


Stephane Hess, Imperial College London, UK

Models for the joint analysis of airport, airline and access-mode choice for air-passengers in the San Francisco Bay area


Ninette Pilegaard, Danish Transport Research Institute, Denmark

A model of endogenous unemployment and commuting


Bas van Herpen, Ministry of Transport, Netherlands

Public private partnerships, the advantages and disadvantages examined


Stephane Lecler, EMTA, France

What role for public transport authorities in the European metropolitan areas?


Richard Batley, ITS, University of Leeds, UK

Implications of task complexity for discrete choice analysis: a comparative study of nested logit and PRETREE


Carsten Hansen, Aalborg University, Denmark

The dynamics of local processes towards environmentally sustainable transport – a case study of Lund, Sweden


Lisette Hemmen, Ministry of Transport, Netherlands

The Mass commuter plan: the first ten years


John Siraut, Symonds Travers Morgan, UK

Regulation of the railways post-privatisation


Fabien Leurent, INRETS, France

An analysis of modelling error with application to a traffic assignment model with continuously distributed values of time


Nigel Ash, Sir Alexander Gibb and Partners, UK

New international transport corridors in the Balkans and their economic and financial evaluation


Maarten Kraan, University of Twente, Netherlands

Time allocation in transportation modelling with respect to limited time and money budgets: a new modelling technique


Robert Fejarang, LA County Transportation Commission, USA

Impact of property values: a study of the Los Angeles Metro Rail


Charles Yates, Nomura Research Institute, UK

Survey of private finance for road infrastructure


Francesco Martinez, ITS, University of Leeds, UK

Transport investment and land values interaction: the case of Santiago City


David Watling, ITS, University of Leeds, UK

Recent developments in techniques for analysing partial registration plate data


Gerard de Jong, Hague Consulting Group, Netherlands

Simulating car cost changes using an indirect utility model of car ownership and annual mileage


Petros Vythoulkas, Centre for Transport Studies, Cranfield Institute of Technology, UK

Modelling dynamic assignment for urban transportation networks


Not awarded


D van Goot, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Concentrated traffic flows


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