Dr.-Ing., Head of Traffic Engineering (Digitization)

Adrian Fazekas

Chief Engineer

Photo of Dr.-Ing. Adrian Fazekas Copyright: © ISAC
Chair and Institute of Highway Engineering


Building: 2130 Bauingenieurwesen

Room: 213

Mies-van-der-Rohe-Str. 1

52074 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 25227
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 22141

Professional Career

Since 02/2012 Research Assistant at the Chair and Institute of Highway Engineering, Aachen
06/2011 – 01/2012 Software Developer in the Powertrain area of Continental AG in Regensburg
05/2011 Diploma thesis on "Development of a measuring system for the determination of individual sound sources in road traffic" at Head Acoustics GmbH in Herzogenrath
10/2005 – 05/2011 Studied Computer Science at the RWTH Aachen University with a major in Media Engineering

Research Focus

  • Traffic data acquisition and traffic data analysis
  • Video-based microscopic traffic flow simulation

Collaboration in Research Committees, Professional Associations and Federations

Teaching Tasks

  • Supervision and implementation of the Institute Internship
  • Supervision of the seminar Road Engineering



Research Projects

Current Research Projects

Past Research Projects

  • AKSLast - Automated weight control of heavy traffic based on dynamic axle load weighing
  • AUTUKAR - Highly automated tunnel monitoring for disaster management and regular operation
  • DROVA - Development of a Drone-Based Traffic Analysis to Optimize the Use of Existing Infrastructure by Federal Highways with Evaluation of the Suitability for Online Traffic Monitoring
  • ESIMAS - Real-time safety management system for road tunnels
  • MeBeSafe - Measures for Behaving Safely in Traffic
  • Risk Assessments - Fundamentals for simulations-based accident risk assessments
  • Traffic Control Systems - The impact of failures on the quality of active traffic control systems


Publications (Selection)

Publications (Google Scholar)

Title Author(s)
[Abstract, Contribution to a conference proceedings]
Project DROVA: Traffic safety analysis in temporary traffic regulations using dronevideos
In: Book of abstracts : Paving the way to safer active urban mobility: Challenges and opportunities. - 33rd ICTCT conference, 28-29 October 2021, 39-40, 2021
Kalló, Eszter
Lamberty, Serge
Fazekas, Adrian
Corridor for new mobility Aachen-Düsseldorf: Methods and concepts of the research project ACCorD, 2021
[DOI: 10.48550/ARXIV.2107.14048]
Klöker, Laurent Benedikt (Corresponding author)
Klöker, Amarin Vincent
Thomsen, Fabian
Erraji, Armin
Eckstein, Lutz
et al.
[Abstract, Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings]
Technical requirements for real-time traffic detection and dynamic infrastructure measures for safer behaviour
In: Rethinking transport - towards clean and inclusive mobility : proceedings of TRA2020, the 8th Transport Research Arena / Toni Lusikka, (ed.) ; hosted and organised by Finnish Transport and Communications Agency, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, Business Finland, VTT ; co-organised by European Commission, 1115, 253-253, 2020
Berghaus, Jan Moritz (Corresponding author)
Fazekas, Adrian
Oeser, Markus
[Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings]
Categorisation of Computational Methods for the Extraction and Analysis of Vehicle Trajectory Data leading to an Increase in Road Safety
In: 2020 10th International Conference on Advanced Computer Information Technologies : ACIT ’2020 : conference proceedings : Deggendorf, Germany, Sept, 514-517, 2020
[DOI: 10.1109/ACIT49673.2020.9208921]
Lamberty, Serge (Corresponding author)
Kalló, Eszter (Corresponding author)
Berghaus, Jan Moritz (Corresponding author)
Fazekas, Adrian (Corresponding author)
Oeser, Markus (Corresponding author)
[Journal Article]
Performance Metrics and Validation Methods for Vehicle Position Estimators
In: IEEE transactions on intelligent transportation systems, 21 (7), 2853-2863, 2019
[DOI: 10.1109/TITS.2019.2920973]
Fazekas, Adrian (Corresponding author)
Oeser, Markus
[Contribution to a book, Journal Article]
Spatio-Temporal Synchronization of Cross Section Based Sensors for High Precision Microscopic Traffic Data Reconstruction
In: Sensors, 19 (14), 3193, 2019
[DOI: 10.3390/s19143193]
Fazekas, Adrian (Corresponding author)
Oeser, Markus
[Dissertation / PhD Thesis]
Section oriented acquisition and application of microscopic traffic data using multi-sensor data fusion, 2019
[DOI: 10.18154/RWTH-2019-10955]
Fazekas, Adrian
Applications of microscopic traffic data analysis in intelligent transportation systems
In: 6th World Convention on Robots, Autonomous Vehicles and Deep Learning Singapore 2018-09-10 - 2018-09-11, 2018
Fazekas, Adrian (Corresponding author)
[Journal Article]
A two-dimensional data-driven model for traffic flow on highways
In: Networks and heterogeneous media : NHM, 13 (2), 217-240, 2018
[DOI: 10.3934/nhm.2018010]
Herty, Michael
Fazekas, Adrian
Visconti, Giuseppe (Corresponding author)
A two-dimensional data-driven model for traffic flow on highways, 2017
Herty, Michael
Fazekas, Adrian
Visconti, Giuseppe
[Journal Article]
A Novel Surrogate Safety Indicator Based on Constant Initial Acceleration and Reaction Time Assumption
In: Journal of advanced transportation, 2017, 8376572, 2017
[DOI: 10.1155/2017/8376572]
Fazekas, Adrian (Corresponding author)
Hennecke, Friederike
Kalló, Eszter
Oeser, Markus
[Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings]
Video Based Intelligent Transportation Systems - State of the Art and Future Development
In: Transport Research Arena TRA2016 / Edited by Leszek Rafalski and Adam Zofka, 4495-4504, 2016
[DOI: 10.1016/j.trpro.2016.05.372]
Bommes, Michael
Fazekas, Adrian (Corresponding author)
Volkenhoff, Tobias
Oeser, Markus