|March 11, 2010 |
Dr. Thomas H. Wakeman III: A Long Term Freight Vision for Europe
Since February of 2009, Dr. Thomas H. Wakeman III has been working with the European Commission on a long-term (2050) freight vision for Europe. The project cost $2.5 million euros, and the final report will be utilized in the development of a new transport policy due for release the summer of 2011.
Dr. Wakeman has attended 4 meetings with approximately 100 other invited stakeholders representing European Union (EU) banks, manufacturers, transport providers, airlines, ports and more.
Along with Stevens Institute of Technology, this international panel of advisors included institutions such as:
- Czech Tech University
- Austrian Institute of Technology
- Columbia University
On Feb 24th, the final meeting was held in Brussels, Belgium. Dr. Wakeman was invited not only to be a member of a small stakeholder panel to present the project results to the general EU community but was also among the 3 closing speakers including a senior officer from the Director General for Transport’s office and the head of Austrian Transport agency.
For more information, please contact:
Dr. Thomas Wakeman III
Deputy Director, Davidson Laboratory, Research Professor
Room Room 212
The Innovation University TM