Train-the-Teachers Workshop “Data and models in transportation”

New Article | November 28, 2022

The second train-the-teachers course, organized by the TU Dresden team, took place successfully at TU Dresden from Monday, 7th to Friday, 11th November 2022.

The interactive two courses, “Data in Transport Planning – Introduction to Data Analysis and Visualization With R” and “Introduction to Transport Modeling in MATSim”, transmitted knowledge to run an agent-based transport simulation in Sri Lanka and analyze transport behavior for different scenarios.Read more

 

First train-the-teachers course at the University of Moratuwa

New Article | 28 March - 01 April 2022

We are pleased that our first train-the-teachers course started successfully on Monday, March 28, 2022, with the Sri Lankan project partners, project leader Günther Retscher (TU Wien), Regine Gericke, Elke Clarus and Udo Becker from TU Dresden. The one-week course focuses on ‘Transport System Planning for Smart and Liveable Cities’ and takes place at the University of Moratuwa.

In addition to interactive lectures and group work during this training week, the attendees have the opportunity to work on self-defined problems within the scope of the course. Problem-solving skills and interaction are practiced to prepare Problem-based Learning courses in each partner university’s modified curricula.

Quality Assurance (QA) in teaching – Part II

New Article | 06 - 07 Feb 2022

Second on-site part of the workshop ‘Quality Assurance (QA) in Teaching’ at the Faculty of Technology of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Colombo.

Professor Retscher Günther's visit

News article | 01st Feb 2022

The Project Coordinator of the Erasmus + project LBS2ITS, Prof. Retscher Günther, visited General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) on 01st February 2022. During his visit, Prof. Günther met the Vice Chancellor of KDU, Major General Milinda Peiris, to discuss the project’s progress and the way forward.

Following his meeting with the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Retscher Günther visited the KDU Museum, the faculty premises of Faculty of Computing, and the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Furthermore, the project team had a fruitful discussion on the future events to be organized by KDU as parts of the project. Dr Asela Gunasekara, the Dean, Faculty of Computing, Dr Prasanna Premadasa the Director – International Relations, Dr Pradeep Kalansooriya, the Project Manager of Erasmus project, KDU and the members of the project, Major RMM Pradeep, Mrs Mihiri Sirisuriya and Mrs Gayamini Shanmuganathan also participated in this event.