Vishal Mahajan

Vishal is doing his Ph.D. and co-leading the TraMPA project at the chair of Transportation Systems Engineering, Technical University of Munich (TUM). Vishal holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India, and a master of science in Transportation Systems from the Technical University of Munich, Germany. He has worked as a Deputy Manager (Tech.) at the National Highways Authority of India for more than four years and as a Student Research Assistant in machine learning at Fortiss GmbH.

Research Focus

His research concerns public/ open data for traffic estimation, traffic forecasting, large-scale traffic simulations, and calibration of transport models. He applies statistical, machine, and deep learning methods in his research.

Few snapshots from my research below

Work Experience

December 2019 - present Research associate and co-leading the TraMPA project.
August 2018 - September 2019 Student Research Assistant
Fortiss GmbH
July 2013 - September 2017 Deputy Manager (Tech.)
National Highways Authority of India


December 2019 - Present Ph.D. Candidate
Technical University of Munich (TUM)
October 2017 - October 2019

Master of Science in Transportation Systems
Technical University of Munich (TUM)
Thesis: Real-time Driving Intention Prediction and

Crash Risk Estimation from Naturalistic Driving Data

using Machine learning

July 2009 - May 2013 Bachelor of Technology in Civil engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR), India