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  • Sangjin Han

    Centre for Transport Safety, Korea Transport Institute
    Senior Research Fellow

    Plenary 6 | Plenary 7 **Korean Session**

    The Future of Research for Walking; VREF Session | Walkable City Seoul: Pedestrian Safety and Smart Mobility

    Oral Presentation 6

    Understanding and creating safe places for people to walk

    Sangjin Han

    Centre for Transport Safety, Korea Transport Institute
    Senior Research Fellow

    HAN Sangjin is currently working as a senior research fellow in the Korea Transport Institute (KOTI) for more than 20 years. His research fields include road safety, pedestrian transport, transport big data, transport and climate change. He has worked for International Transport Forum (ITF) as a seconded expert from KOTI and has organized official sessions in the ITF summit 2012 and 2013, and ran the sub-working group committee within IRTAD (International Road Traffic Accident Database).

    Recently he has studied on setting the national road safety target and actively working on reducing default speed limits in urban roads. He is an author of the book titled , and translated books such as and in Korean. He has also contributed on developing transport big data platform in Korea.

    He received his B.Sc. in University of Seoul, M.Sc. from Seoul National University and Ph.D. from University College London in the U.K.
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  • Youngjun Han

    Department of Transportation System Research, The Seoul Institute
    Associate Research Fellow

    Plenary 7 **Korean Session**

    Walkable City Seoul: Pedestrian Safety and Smart Mobility

    Youngjun Han

    Department of Transportation System Research, The Seoul Institute
    Associate Research Fellow

    Dr. Youngjun Han is an Associate Research Fellow in the Department of Transportation System Research at the Seoul Institute. His research interests cover Smart Transportation, Intelligent Transportation System, and Traffic Safety based on the traffic flow theory, modeling, and Big-data analysis. Especially, he provides various insights of future transportation system with the social economics changes such as advent of Smartphone, platform business, and emerging infectious diseases. Recently, he led a research for ‘Urban Infrastructure Response to the Pandemic’ and suggested a vision of future city structure, transportation system, and environmental issue in Post-Covid era. He is also an experienced engineer in urban planning with over 8 years of experience in city development at Korea Land and Housing Corporation. He majored in Urban Planning and Engineering and hold BS and MS from Yonsei University, and earned a Ph.D. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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  • Helge Hillnhütter

    NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology
    Associate Professor

    Oral Presentation 03

    Walking and Public Transport - Benefits and impacts

    Helge Hillnhütter

    NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology
    Associate Professor

    Helge Hillnhütter is associate professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in the Institute of Architecture and Planning. His research focuses on the role of urban environments to support active mobility modes and walking to access public transport. He works as a peer reviewer for several scientific journals, is a member of the Walk21 Advisory Board and Director of Walk21 Europe. Hillnhütter is frequently invited to national and international conferences as a presenter and keynote speaker. He has experience from planning practice in countries as Tanzania, China, Bahrain, UK and Norway.
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