Full Talks List

  • Seminar entitled “Project COOP – Cooperative freeway driving strategies in a mixed environment – driverless and traditional vehicles.” Presenters: I. Pérez, F. Soriguera, M. Martínez, M. Sala and F. Robusté. Universidade da Coruña, October 17th, 2019.
  • 22nd EURO Working Group on Transportation Meeting (EWGT) Barcelona, 18th to 20th Sep., 2019. Papers: “A simple and generally applicable data fusion algorithm for the short-term prediction of travel times in real time”, M. Martínez-Díaz and F. Soriguera; “Macroscopic modeling of connected autonomous vehicles platoons under mixed traffic conditions”, M. Sala and F. Soriguera; “A new dynamic repositioning approach for bike sharing systems” Enrique Jiménez and F. Soriguera. Member of the Scientific Committee. Member of the Organizing Committee. Chairman in 1 session.
  • Improving teaching skills course. The flipped classroom: tools and resources for its implementation. Institut de Ciències de l’Educació ICE-UPC. June 3rd & 17th, 2019. (8h course)
  • 3rd Scientific Campus of the Spanish Transportation Engineering Forum (3er Campus Científico del Foro de Ingeniería del Transporte). 4th & 5th, 2019; Residencia Lucas Olazábal, Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM), Cercedilla (Spain). Presentations under the direction of Prof. F. Soriguera: 1) Macroscopic Modeling of Freeway Platooning under Mixed Traffic Conditions. Author: Marcel Sala. 2) Modeling Bike-sharing Repositioning. Author: Enrique Jiménez. Award to E. Jiménez for the best scientific contribution in the Campus FIT.
  • TRB 98th Annual Meeting. Washington, D. C. January 13-17th, 2019. Paper: “On the stochastic relationship between lane-changing and freeway capacity” (19-02861), M. Sala and F. Soriguera.
  • 3rd Symposium on Urban Mobility Challenges: MaaS, data and xG in our cities. Presentation: Data & Technology: A necessary but not sufficient condition for sustainable mobility. Presenter: F. Soriguera. CARNET (Cooperative Automotive Research Network). Barcelona Civil Engineering School, November 12th, 2018.
  • Course on “Mobility managing using simulation as a support tool: Introduction to the PTV Group software packages” (Gestión de la movilidad apoyada en modelos de simulación. Introducción al software de PTV Group). Taught by Mr. Ignacio Galindo, PTV Group. Barcelona Civil Engineering School, October 17th and 18th, 2018.
  • Course on Bayesian analysis with OpenBUGS and JAGS. Dr. Enrique Castillo. Spanish “Real Academia de Ingeniería” and “Real Academia de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales”. Duration of 4h. Barcelona Civil Engineering School, June 21st and 22nd, 2018.
  • XIII Congreso de Ingeniería del Transporte. Gijón, June 6-8, 2018. Papers: “A simulation model for public bike-sharing systems”, F. Soriguera, V. Casado and E. Jímenez; “Empirical findings regarding lane changing activity on Barcelona B-23 freeway”, M. Sala and F. Soriguera; II PTV Group Young Researcher Award. to M. Sala for the best paper presented by researchers under 35 years old. (Premio PTV Group al Joven Investigador sobre “Modelización y Simulación de Sistemas de Transporte, Servicios y Nuevas Tecnologías“). “Introduction of autonomous vehicles in traffic flow: theoretical and practical challenges”, M. Martínez-Díaz and F. Soriguera. Member of the Scientific Committee. Chairman in 2 sessions.
  • Teaching improvement course. Optimization of professors’ tasks (Optimització del treball del professorat) Institut de Ciències de l’Educació ICE-UPC. October 26th, 2017. (5h course)
  • 14th NECTAR International Conference: Transport in a networked society. 31th May – 2nd June, 2017; Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM), Madrid (Spain). Paper: “Optimization of the strategical design in a one-way car sharing system”. F. Soriguera and E. Jiménez.
  • 2nd Scientific Campus of the Spanish Transportation Engineering Forum (2º Campus Científico del Foro de Ingeniería del Transporte). 30th & 31st May, 2017; Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM), Madrid (Spain).
  • TRB 96th Annual Meeting. Washington, D. C. January 8-12th, 2017. Paper: “Driver feedback mobile app: a tool for road safety improvement” (17-01510) F. Soriguera and E. Miralles.
  • XII Congreso de Ingeniería del Transporte. Valencia, June 7-9, 2016. Papers: “Driver feedback mobile app: a tool for road safety improvement”, Francesc Soriguera and Enric Miralles; “Measuring traffic flow and lane changing from semi-automatic video processing”, Marcel Sala and Francesc Soriguera; “Highway travel time information system based on cumulative count curves and new tracking technologies”, Francesc Soriguera, Margarita Martínez-Díaz and Ignacio Pérez. Member of the Scientific Committee. Chairman in 1 session.
  • 1st Symposium on Management of Future motorway and urban Traffic Systems. Chania (Greece) June 2-3, 2016. Paper: “Effects of low speed limits on motorway traffic: some empirical findings”, Francesc Soriguera, Irene Martínez, Marcel Sala and Mónica Menéndez. Member of the Scientific Committee.
  • 6º Encuentro de la DGT con Investigadores Nacionales. Dirección General de Tráfico. Madrid, May 18th, 2016.
  • TRB 95th Annual Meeting. Washington, D. C. January 10-14th, 2016. Paper: “Effects of Dynamic Speed Limits on a Dutch Freeway” (16-2648) J. Plana, F. Soriguera and A. Hegyi.
  • Curso de Formación de Evaluadores de la DGT. Training course for the DGT staff – Spanish Traffic Administration. Invited talk: New Technologies in Traffic Management. October 14-15th, 2015.
  • TØI Seminar Series. Transportøkonomisk institutt. Invited talk: Intelligent Transportation: The Missing Link. June 11th, 2015.
  • TØI Seminar Series. Transportøkonomisk institutt. Invited talk: Driver Feedback Mobile App: A Tool for Road Safety Improvement. May 19th, 2015.
  • CMU Pedralbes Seminar Series. Invited talk: Intelligent Transportation: The Missing Link. February 26th, 2015.
  • TRB 94th Annual Meeting. Washington, D. C. January 11-15th, 2015. Paper: “Experimenting with Dynamic Speed Limits on Freeways” F. Soriguera, I. Martínez and M. Menéndez
  • AIC Next – Creativity, Innovation and Values 2014. October 23rd 2014, Amorebieta-Etxano (Bizkaia). Invited talk: Intelligent Transportation Systems. Promoted by the Automotive Intelligence Center.
  • 20th Conference of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies. Barcelona, July 13-18th, 2014. Paper: “An integrated traffic modelling for ramp metering with dynamic speed limit strategies”, J.M Torné, F. Soriguera and N. Geroliminis.
  • XI Congreso de Ingeniería del Transporte. Santander, June 9-11, 2014. Paper: “Freeway lab: testing dynamic speed limits”, F. Soriguera and M. Sala. Chairman in 1 session.
  • XVIII Congreso Panamericano de Ingeniería de Tránsito, Transporte y Logística (PANAM 2014). Santander, June 11-13, 2014. Paper: “Empirical evidences of dynamic speed limit impact on a metropolitan freeway”, J.M. Torné, D. Ramoneda and F. Soriguera.
  • TRB 93rd Annual Meeting. Washington, D. C. January 12-16th, 2014. Papers: “On the Consistency of Freeway Macroscopic Merging Models” and “Coordinated Active Traffic Management Freeway Strategies Using Capacity-Lagged Cell Transmission Model” Torné J.M., F. Soriguera and N. Geroliminis
  • TRB 92nd Annual Meeting. Washington, D. C. January 13-17th, 2013. Paper: “Freeway Travel Time Information in Real Time: New Opportunity for Spot Speed Methods” F. Soriguera. Paper: “Value of Freeway Travel Time Information” F. Soriguera.
  • Short Course on “Mobility in Smart cities”. Barcelona, September 17 – 21, 2012. “Traffic Management in Smart Cities”, F. Soriguera.
  • 1st European Symposium on Quantitative Methods in Transportation Systems. LATSIS Symposium 2012. Lausanne, September 4-7 2012. Paper: “Modifications of asymmetric cell transmission model for modeling variable speed limit strategies”, Torné, J.M., F. Soriguera and N. Geroliminis.
  • X Congreso de Ingeniería del Transporte. Granada, June 20-22, 2012. Paper: “Valor de la información del tiempo de viaje por carretera”, F. Soriguera and V. Jodar. Paper: “Active traffic management strategies: state of the art review”, J.M. Torne and F. Soriguera. Chairman in 2 sessions.
  • TRB 91st Annual Meeting. Washington, D. C. January 22-26th, 2012. Paper: “Deriving traffic demand patterns from historical data”. F. Soriguera and D. Rosas.
  • TRB 90th Annual Meeting. Washington, D. C. January 23-27th, 2011. Paper: “Evaluation of speed limit management on C-32 highway access to Barcelona” J.M. Torné, D. Rosas, and F. Soriguera.
  • IX Congreso de Ingeniería del Transporte. Madrid, July 7-9th, 2010. Paper: “Gestión variable del límite de velocidad en autopistas metropolitanas: un análisis conceptual”, F. Soriguera. Paper: “Evaluación de la gestión variable del límite de velocidad en la autopista metropolitana C-32 en el acceso a Barcelona”, J.M. Torne, D. Rosas, F. Soriguera.
  • 3rd Catalonia ITS Conference. Barcelona, March 3-4 2010. “Advanced traffic management in metropolitan freeways: some policies”. F. Soriguera.
  • Catalan Civil Engineers Association Session. Barcelona, 1 February 2010. “Environmental traffic management: a conceptual approach”, F. Soriguera.
  • TRB 89th Annual Meeting. Washington, D. C. January 10-14th, 2010. Paper: “Traffic stream space-mean speed estimation from common double loop detector aggregated data” F. Soriguera and F. Robusté. Paper: “Insights on freeway travel time estimation methods based on punctual speed measurements” F. Soriguera and F. Robusté.
  • Cenit R+D+I Seminar. Barcelona, October 9th, 2009. “A conceptual approach to dynamic speed limit management”, F. Soriguera.
  • IV Barcelona Tech Summer Sessions. Barcelona, June 22– 26, 2009. “A conceptual approach to dynamic speed limit management”, F. Soriguera.
  • 2nd Catalonia ITS Conference. Barcelona, February 19th – 20th 2009. “Could drivers drive at a lower speed and still arrive earlier?”, F. Soriguera.
  • International Workshop on Traffic Data Collection & ITS Standardization. Barcelona, September 8-9th 2008. Paper: “Fusing road travel time data”, F. Soriguera, D. Abeijón and F. Robuste.
  • VIII Congreso de Ingeniería del Transporte. A Coruña, July 2-4th, 2008. Paper: “Metodología de elaboración de patrones de intensidad de tráfico”, F. Soriguera, E. Molins and E. Alberich. Paper: “Metodología de elaboración de planes de movilidad en polígonos industriales o centros de trabajo compactos”, D. Cuscurita, F. Soriguera, M. Estrada and L. Thorson. Paper: “Construcción de patrones de tiempo de viaje por carretera”, D. Rosas, F. Soriguera and E. Molins.
  • TRB 87th Annual Meeting. Washington, D. C. January 13-17th, 2008. Paper: “Highway travel time data fusion” F. Soriguera, D. Abeijón, L. Thorson and F. Robusté.
  • 11th WCTR – World Conference on Transport Research. Berkeley, California. June 24-28th, 2007. Poster: “Highway travel time estimation from multiple data sources” F. Soriguera, D. Abeijón, D. Rosas, L. Thorson and F. Robusté
  • TRB 86th Annual Meeting. Washington, D. C. January 21-25th, 2007. Paper: “Travel time measurement using toll infrastructure” F. Soriguera, L. Thorson and F. Robusté. Paper: “Optimization of the internal transport cycle in a marine container terminal managed by straddle carriers” F. Soriguera, D. Espinet and F. Robusté.
  • 11th Meeting of the EURO Working Group on Transportation & Extra EURO Conference. Bari September 27-29th, 2006. Paper: “Travel time estimation using toll collection data” F. Soriguera, L. Thorson and F. Robusté.
  • VII Congreso de Ingeniería del Transporte. Ciudad Real, June 14-16th, 2006. Paper: “Bases de un sistema de medición y previsión del tiempo de viaje por carretera en Cataluña” F. Soriguera, L. Thorson, J. A. Grau and F. Robusté. Paper: “Análisis de la monitorización existente en las carreteras catalanas” F. Soriguera, R. Colombo and L. Thorson.
  • 3rd International Conference Maritime Transport 2006. Barcelona, May 16-19th, 2006. Paper: “Optimization of the internal transport cycle in a marine container terminal managed by straddle carriers” D. Espinet, F. Soriguera and F. Robusté.
  • TRB 85th Annual Meeting. Washington, D. C. January 22-26th, 2006. Paper: “Handling equipment optimization in container terminal of Port of Barcelona. Spain” F. Soriguera, F. Robusté, R. Juanola and A. López-Pita.
  • European Transport Conference 2005. Strasbourg, France, October 3-5th, 2005. Participation as chairman substitute.
  • VI Congreso de Ingeniería del Transporte. Zaragoza, June 23-25th, 2004. Paper: “Optimización de operaciones en una terminal marítima de contenedores” F. Soriguera, F. Robusté and R. Juanola.