Theses

You are welcome to bring your own ideas if you want to do the thesis with us. Here are some open topics.


Open Topics

M.Sc. Christian Assmann


Market Analysis of Mobility Services in the City of Munich (English/German)
Ecological Impacts of On-Demand Mobility Services - Literature Review (English/German)
Willingness to use On-Demand Mobility Services
Dr.-Ing. Benjamin Büttner



Impacts of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) on Accessibility
Mobility as a Service (MaaS) as a supplement for Public Transport in rural regions
Mobility as a Service (MaaS) and Social Inclusion
Accessibility Instruments and its implications on Policy-Making and Governance
How to visualize and measure Intermodal Accessibility
M.Sc. David DuranBike-sharing perspective in the " Munich Larger Urban Zone"
M.Sc. Helber Lopez




Review of barriers and drivers for implementing sustainable mobility projects across Europe
Impact in awareness and acceptance of demonstration projects in sustainable mobility across Europe
Ermittlung der Genauigkeit von Prognosen des Gesamtpassagieraufkommens in einem Nahverkehrsnetz in Abhängigkeit von der Anzahl der Messstellen
Erstellung eines Modells zum Umsteigeverhalten zwischen den Verkehrsträ-gen Fernverkehr, S-Bahn, U-Bahn, Tram und Bus
Experimentelle Nachprüfung des Umsteigeverhaltens (Was muss wo und wie gemessen werden, damit das Modell verifiziert werden kann)
Untersuchung wie der Individualverkehr (z.B. in München) das Passagierauf-kommen den ÖPNV beeinflusst (Aufkommen, Staus, Baustellen, Jahreszeit)
Dr. Dominic Villeneuve

Measuring mobility-related social exclusion and the impacts of living in a car-free household
Car dependence, current relevance and ways to measure
Foreseeing the potential impacts of electric mobility’s broad adoption on the urban infrastructure and street layout

Finished Thesis

2016

  • Development of an internal shuttle bus network for the BMW FIZ in Munich (Juan Elízaga López-Jurado)
    Supervisor: Dr. Antonios Tsakarestos & M. Sc. Chenyi Ji
  • Leveraging Transport Planning for an Integrated Implementation of the BRT System in Lebanon (Ralph Harfouche)
    Supervisor: M. Sc. Chenyi Ji & M. Sc. Nihan Celikkaya
  • Execution of a three-step accessibility system plan for the future residential expansion in Munich (Gregory Patrick O'Donnell)
    Supervisor: M. Sc. Julia Kinigadner
  • Bike-Sharing in der Region - Bewertung von Bike-Sharing-Potenzialen im Münchner Umland (Gesa Volpers)
    Supervisor: M. Sc. Julia Kinigadner
  • Analysis and comparison of the environmental effects derived from the implementation of a BRT and a tramway system in San Pedro Graza García, Mexico (Luis Carlos Domínguez Soria)
    Supervisor: M. Sc. Montserrat Miramontes

2015

  • Transit-based walking inside the public transport stations—Modelling interior passenger walkability of selected Munich subway stations  (Juan Pablo Durán Zacatecas)
    Supervisor: M. Sc. Chenyi Ji
  • Analysis of the Integration of Carsharing Interoperability among Operators in the City of Munich (Francesc Cases Guijarro)
    Supervisor: M. Sc. Montserrat Miramontes
  • Recommendations and Proposals for Better Land Use in the Munich Airport Region (Oleksandr Kiziun)
    Supervisor: M. Sc. Julia Kinigadner
  • Analyse der Maßnahmen einer nachhaltigen Verkehrsentwicklung in Anbetracht der standortspezifischen Verkehrsproblematik am Campus Weihenstephan (Thomas Twerdochlib)
    Supervisor: M. Sc. Julia Kinigadner
  • Evaluation of Transport Policies in Jakarta Metropolitan Area to achieve CO2-Emissions target by 2020 from road transport (Dhimas Satria Pinilih)
    Supervisor: M. Sc. Montserrat Miramontes
  • The Reality of Oil Vulnerability and Assessment Models: An Australian Perspective (Jordan Evans)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Geogr. Benjamin Büttner
  • Post-Fossil Mobility-Assessment of potentials and measures for the Munich Meropolitan Region (Yasmin Chahli)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Geogr. Benjamin Büttner
  • City branding through public transport marketing. The case study of Düsseldorf (Fotios Tsolakos)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Ing. Roland Priester
  • Could the sufficiency of vehicles be used to apply a progressive and large-scale car fee at the city level? (Pierre Mohr Durdez)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Ing. Roland Priester
  • Potential for Long Distance Coach Transport – Learnings from Germany for perspectives in Italy (Andreas Alexopoulos)
    Supervisor: Dr. Stefan Klug
  • Development of a Land-Use and Transport Integration Demo-Model in Cube Land for the Munich Region (Sujeet Kumar Modi)
    Supervisor: M.Sc. Nihan Celikkaya & M. Sc. Chenyi Ji
  • Grundlagenarbeit zur Entwicklung eines Verkehrskonzepts für Markt Schwaben (Constantin Scheckenbach)
    Supervisor: M. Sc. Montserrat Miramontes
  • Towards optimized design of bike sharing syystems: building a demand model at the station level. An application using data on the city of Paris (Thibaut Harang)
    Supervisor: M. Sc. Montserrat Miramontes
  • Development and analysis of E-Mobility Scenarios for the for the Megacity Beijing (Huimin Cheng)
    Supervisor: M. Sc. Montserrat Miramontes

2014

  • Surveying Acceptable Walking Distance to Different Modes of Local Public Transport in Munich City  (Rumana Islam Sarker)
    Supervisor: M. Sc. Chenyi Ji
  • Consideration of point of interest (POI) of person trips for shopping purpose in transport models  (Thea Maria Rinke)
    Supervisor: M. Sc. Chenyi Ji
  • Transportation Systems as a Tool for urban Resilience (Gabriela Calcanhotto Mengarda)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Geogr. Benjamin Büttner
  • Design of traffic measures to improve the mobility in the town of Vilshofen an der Donau (María Jesús Alonso González)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Geogr. Benjamin Büttner
  • Lessons Learned from UK Deregulated Bus Makets for Improving Passenger Focus in Tendered Services Contracts (Nabil Nakkash)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Geogr. Benjamin Büttner
  • From public transit authority aims towards passengers’ expectations: Development of a methodology to identify real passengers’ needs and introduce them into the local bus planning process. Study case of the lines 1 and 7 in the city of Pforzheim (Manuel Josué Sánchez Martínez)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Ing. Roland Priester
  • Congestion Relief of the U-Bahn network in Munich – what buses can do? (Daniele Balestrazzi)
    Supervisor: Dr. Stefan Klug
  • Examination of the influence of environmental quality on mobility behaviour - The case studies of Munich - Maxvorstadt and municipality of Maisach (Anastasios Koutsogiannis)
    Supervisor: M. Sc. Montserrat Miramontes
  • Modellquartier für nachhaltige Mobilität - welche mobilitätsbedurfnisse haben die zukunftigen Bewohner des Domagksparks und welche Empfehlungen ergeben sich für ein pariershezogenes Mobilitätskonzept? (Tobias Ruttloff)
    Supervisor: M. Sc. Montserrat Miramontes
  • Evaluation of the effects of the bike-sharing system in Elche, Spain on mobility behavior and the corresponding transport related emissions (Alberto Espinosa)
    Supervisor: M. Sc. Montserrat Miramontes

2013

  • Neighbourhood mobility analysis of public transport stations - A case study of exemplary S-Bahn stations in Munich (Yuan Zhou)
    Supervisor: M.Sc. Chenyi Ji
  • Subway night services in Munich? A study on costs and benefits (Rami Abu-Er-Rubb)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Ing. Roland Priester
  • Design of Alignment and Operation for Express Bus Lines in Urban Areas – a Case Study for Munich North (Lykourgos Tsirigotis)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Ing. Roland Priester

2012

  • Spatial network analysis for urban cycling networks (Cesar Recardo Criollo Preciado)
    Supervisor: M.Sc. Chenyi Ji
  • Bus rapid transit: best corridor selection using spatial multi-criteria decision analsis approach – A case study of the metropolitan area of Tampico, ciudad Madero and Altamira in the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico (Tewodros Mekonnen Tiruneh)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Geogr. Benjamin Büttner
  • Feasibility study of integrating a shopping street to enhance liveability of Riga (Martins Tamovics)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Geogr. Benjamin Büttner
  • How to maintain accessibility to basic needs regarding travel time and mobility cost in the face of sharp increases in energy prices – Sustainable land-use and transport planning for selected case studies (Mohammad Pourmeydani)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Geogr. Benjamin Büttner

2011

  • Evaluation of the proposed bus rapid transit project in Bangladesh (Sohul Mukarram)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Ing. Roland Priester
  • Public transport integration: the study case of Thessaloniki, Greece (Klotildi Saliara)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Ing. Roland Priester
  • Mobility behavior at the Campus Garching – a survey-based investigation as basis for a mobility management scheme (Xuanzi Zheng)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Ing. Johannes Keller
  • Multiple centrality assessment: development of a GIS-Tool and exemplary analyses (Chenyi Ji)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Ing. Johannes Keller
  • Public transport opportunities in the Budapest region. A feasibility study of a Tram-Train link (Péter Leposa)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Ing. Roland Priester
  • Vulnerability of commercial locations towards non-incremental transport cost increases (Jérémie Grisard)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Ing. Johannes Keller
  • Modeling public transport access: a comparison and assessment of alternative approaches (Balazs Hajos)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Ing. Johannes Keller
  • Possible impacts of S-Bahn express services on suburbanisation in the Munich region (Fangming Dong)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Ing. Roland Priester

2010

  • An integration of CO2-budgets into accessibility indicators  (Achmad Zacky Ambadar)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Ing. Johannes Keller
  • Pedestrian behavior in four typical residential areas of Guangzhou, China
    - a study of its correlation with network configuration and attractions (Wenhan Yang)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Ing. Johannes Keller
  • Preconditions and planning method for P&R system based on rail in transit Beijing (Yalong Wang)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Geogr. Benjamin Büttner
  • ”Die Erreichbarkeitssituation von Senioren und Kindern im Kontext des demographischen Wandels – Fallstudie Hannover / “The Accessibility Situation of Elderly and Children in the Context of Demographic Change –
    Case Study Hannover, Germany“ (Helber Yesid Lopez Covaleda)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Geogr. Thomas Stoiber, Scientific Assistant, Fachgebiet für Siedlungsstruktur und Verkehrsplanung

2009

  • Parking management as a contribution to sustainable urban mobility: a policy analysis of the Munich case (Diego Salzillo Arriaga)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Ing. Roland Priester
  • „Making urban transportation more temporary: Are temporary pedestrian streets a planning alternative?“ (Jürgen Schmiele)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Geogr. Thomas Stoiber, Dipl.-Ing. Johannes Keller
  • From area-wide to link-based emission modelling – Development of a methodology for improving emission estimates of road transport in Guadalajara, Mexico. / Vom flächenweiten zum streckenscharfen Emissionsmodell – Entwicklung einer Methodik zur Verbesserung von Emissionsschätzungen aus dem Straßenverkehr in Guadalajara, Mexiko (Montserrat Miramontes)
    Supervisors: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Regine Gerike, Dipl.-Geogr. Thomas Stoiber


Finished Diploma Thesis

2010

  • Umstrukturierung von Staatsstraßen in Ortsdurchfahrtstraßen - Alternativen zu Ortsumgehungen (Florian Miller)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Ing. Sabina Morkisz
  • Nahmobilitätskonzept für die Stadt Landsberg am Lech (Elisabeth Michler)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Ing. Sabina Morkisz, M.A. (extern)

2008

  • „Potenziale unterschiedlicher Methoden zur Abschätzung des Verkehrsaufkommens am Beispiel von Gewerbegebieten in der Region München“ (Claudia Frei)
    Supervisor: Dipl.-Geogr. Thomas Stoiber

2007

  • „Organisationsformen der Mitarbeiterbeförderung eines Industriekonzerns – Rahmenbedingungen und Umsetzung am Beispiel des BMW-Standorts Leipzig“ (Sonja Xalter)
    Supervisors: Dipl.-Ing. Jens Vogel (Fachgebiet für Siedlungsstruktur und Verkehrsplanung), Dipl.-Ing. Antonios Tsakarestos (Lehrstuhl für Verkehrstechnik)