Heather Twaddle

Research Focus

  • Research and modeling of the movement of bicyclists in urban areas and the interaction between bicyclists and other road users

Curriculum Vitae

Work experience

since 2012Technical University of Munich
Chair of Traffic Engineering and Control
Researcher
2011Munich Transport and Tariff Association (MVV)
Intern
2009 – 2011 Technical University of Munich
Chair of Traffic Engineering and Control
Research Assistant
2009 University of Calgary, Canada
Research Assistant
2006 – 2007 Stantec Consulting Ltd, Canada
Intern

Education

2011Master of Science in Transportation Systems
Technical University of Munich
2009 Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering University of Calgary Canada

Teaching

  • Transportation Systems Project Seminar
  • Traffic Control - Extension

Publications

  • Twaddle, Heather; Grigoropoulos, Georgios; Busch, Fritz: Integration of an external bicycle model in SUMO. SUMO 2016 – Traffic, Mobility, and Logistics Proceedings, 2016, 93-102 more…
  • Amini, Sasan; Twaddle, Heather; Leonhardt, Axel: Modelling of the tactical path selection of bicyclists at signalized intersections. Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, 2016 more…
  • Twaddle, Heather; Grigoropoulos, Georgios: Modeling the speed, acceleration and deceleration of bicyclists for microscopic simulation. Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, 2016 more…
  • Twaddle, H., Schendzielorz, T., Fakler, O.: Bicycles in urban areas: Review of existing methods for modeling behavior. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2014, 140-146 more…
  • Margreiter, M.; Twaddle, H.; Lüßmann, J.; Krause, S.: Evaluation of Environmental Impacts of Adaptive Network Signal Controls based on Real Vehicle Trajectories. mobil.TUM 2014 - Sustainable Mobility in Metropolitan Regions, 2014International Scientific Conference more…
  • Twaddle, Heather; Schendzielorz, Tobias; Fakler, Oliver; Amini, Sasan: Use of automated video analysis for the evaluation of bicycle movement and interaction. Proc. SPIE 9026, Video Surveillance and Transportation Imaging Applications 2014, 2014 more…
  • Twaddle, Heather: Stated preference survey design and pre-test for valuing influencing factors for bicycle use. Master thesis, 2011 more…
  • Twaddle, Heather; Hall, Fred; Bracic, Blanka: Latent Bicycle Commuting Demand and Effects of Gender on Commuter Cycling and Accident Rates. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2010 more…

Supervised Theses