Labs competences

More than 40 EPFL laboratories have competences in the field of mobility and transportation.

  • Demand-oriented research

    • Mobility behaviors & demand prediction
      • Life style evolutions & user’s expectations
      • Demand modelling and travelmobility patterns
      • Willingness-to-pay analysis for a specific service
  • Technological-oriented research

    • Transportation infrastructures
      • Structural reinforcement & tunneling
      • Network supervision & drone inspection
      • Machine learning & predictive maintenance
      • Computer vision, augmented reality & image analysis
      • Building efficiency, smart grids & geothermal solutions
      • Environmental protection & noise reduction
    • Smart and connected transportation
      • Sensing vehicles & traffic management
      • Positioning, navigation & remote sensing
      • Multi-agent systems & artificial intelligence / autonomous vehicles
      • E-mobility, energy saving & efficiency
      • Materials science & engineering
      • Walking & driving assistance
      • Predictive maintenance
      • Computer vision, augmented reality & image analysis
  • System-oriented research

    • Multi/Intermodality and mobility transport chain (people)
      • Timetabling & client’s satisfaction
      • Pricing techniques & incentives
      • Passenger information & guidance
      • Pedestrian flows & optimization
      • Real-time monitoring & rescheduling
    • Cybersecurity and IT vulnerability
      • Blockchains & cryptography
      • Attack resilience & crisis scenarios
      • Performance & security optimization
      • Decentralized computing technologies
    • Economics, regulation and governance
      • Economies of scale & scope
      • Governance or urban systems
      • Regulation of network industries
      • Political strategies on transportation
    • Logistics and goods transportation (goods)
      • City logistics & physical internet
      • Location-routing problem (LRP)
      • Network design & improvement