Moritz Berghaus

M. Sc.
Photo of Moritz Berghaus Copyright: © ISAC
Chair and Institute of Highway Engineering


Building: 2130 Bauingenieurwesen

Room: 208

Mies-van-der-Rohe-Str. 1

52074 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 25240
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 22141

Office Hours

Montag und Donnerstag von 10:00 bis 12:00 Uhr
Since 2018 Research assistant at the Chair and Institute of Highway Engineering, RWTH Aachen University
2015 – 2017

Master of Science RWTH Aachen - Transport Engineering and Mobility, RWTH Aachen University

2014 – 2015 Stay abroad (Erasmus) at Imperial College London
2011 – 2014

Bachelor of Science – Transport Engineering and Mobility, RWTH Aachen University

Research Focus

  • Traffic safety
  • Microsimulation
  • Traffic modeling

Collaboration in Research Committees, Professional Associations and Federations

Research Association for Road, Earth and Tunnel Engineering Aachen e.V. (SETAC)

Teaching Tasks



Research Projects

Current Research Projects

  • BüLaMo Münsterland – Citizens' Laboratory Mobile Münsterland
  • NeMo - New approaches to traffic modeling considering complex geometries and data

Past Research Projects

  • SMANCY - Preliminary study on the conceptual design and implementation of an automated and context-sensitive warning and information system for road users
  • MeBeSafe - Measures for Behaving Safely in Traffic
  • Risk Assessment - Determining the Basis for Simulation-Based Accident Risk Assessments


Title Author(s)
[Abstract, Contribution to a conference proceedings]
Real-time trajectory data acquisition and evaluation for an adaptive, dynamicinfrastructure measure for safer behaviour using the concept of Nudging
In: Book of abstracts : Paving the way to safer active urban mobility: Challenges and opportunities. - 33rd ICTCT conference, 28-29 October 2021, 44, 2021
Berghaus, Jan Moritz
[Journal Article]
Berücksichtigung von Spitzenzeiträumen bei der Dimensionierung der Eisenbahninfrastruktur
In: Deine Bahn : DB, 49 (10), 36-42, 2021
Pfeifer, Andreas (Corresponding author)
Kogel, Bastian
Berghaus, Jan Moritz
Kemper, Dirk
Hilbrich, Erwin
et al.
[Contribution to a book, Journal Article]
Car-Following Model Calibration Based on Driving Simulator Data to Study Driver Characteristics and to Investigate Model Validity in Extreme Traffic Situations
In: Transportation research record, 2675 (12), 1214-1232, 2021
[DOI: 10.1177/03611981211032650]
Berghaus, Jan Moritz (Corresponding author)
Kallo, Eszter
Oeser, Markus
[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]
Phasenmodule - Ein Ansatz zur Optimierung des Auf-, Um- und Abbaus der Verkehrsführungen von Arbeitsstellen längerer Dauer
In: Straßenverkehrstechnik : Organ der Forschungsgesellschaft für Straßen- und Verkehrswesen, der Bundesvereinigung der Straßenbau- und Verkehrsingenieure und der Österreichischen Forschungsgesellschaft Straße und Verkehr, 62, 319-326, 2018
Oeser, Markus
Klee, Philipp-Armand
Diner, Eugen
Berghaus, Jan Moritz
Baier, Michael M.
et al.