Ben Rutten is Program Manager of the Strategic Research Area Smart Mobility, representing over 200 researchers across 7 faculties working on mobility research, coordinating inter-disciplinary research initiatives on smart mobility. Ben Rutten is passionate on new innovations in sustainable transport and ICT in transport. Ben Rutten’s vision is that self-organising transport systems enabled by modern wireless technology and mobile Internet applications will revolutionise the transport system in a sometimes disruptive manner. Setting up interdisciplinary research teams in international consortia, applying for European funding is a key activity. He is active member of the international EARPA and CARTRE automation working groups.
Ben Rutten graduated as Mechanical Engineer in 1982 at TU/e and holds since 1995 his PhD on Transportation Technology from Delft University of Technology. He worked for commercial consultancy firms on ICT and sustainable energy on telematics topics, worked as civil servant on program management for sustainable transport systems at Dutch Ministry of Transport and worked for navigation supplier TomTom as program, product and line manager on routing technologies.
Future trends in electric vehicles enabled by internet connectivity, solar, and battery technologyAutomotive Systems and Software Engineering (2019)
Testing facilities for end-to-end test of vertical applications enabled by 5G networks20th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, (ICTON2018) (2018)
Societal benefits by in-car centric traffic management20th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (2013)
How navigation centric traffic management is rapidly changing traffic management already today19th Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress, ITS 2012 (2012)
A method and machine for generating map data and a method and navigation device for determining a route using map data(2009)
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