ICTCT

"Don't wait for accidents to happen"

KULMALA, Risto

CURRICULUM VITAE

Born 1952 in Finland

Qualifications

  • 1976 MScTech at Helsinki University of Technology
  • 1995 PhD at Helsinki University of Technology

Professional activities

  • 1976-1981 Research Engineer at VTT (Technical Research Centre of Finland)
  • 1982-1995 Senior Research Scientist at VTT
  • 1996-1997 Project Manager at Finnish National Road Administration
  • 1996- Tutor of Doctorate Students at Lund University
  • 1997-1998 Senior Research Scientist at VTT
  • 1999- Research professor on ITS at VTT

MAIN AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Transport telematics or ITS
  • Impact evaluation
  • Predictive accident models
  • Transport policy research

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • Kulmala, Risto & Luoma, Sami 2004. VIKING Monitoring Guidelines 2003.
  • Kulmala, Risto et al 2002. Guidelines for the evaluation of ITS projects. FITS-publications : 4/2002. Ministry of Transport and Communications, Helsinki. 83 p. + app. 15 p.
  • Kulmala, Risto (ed.) 2002. Future Research Topics. Final Report of Task Group 4 “Future Research”. COST 344 Improvements to snow and ice control on European roads. COST Secretariat, Directorate General for Research, European Commission, Brussels. 22 + liitt. 21 s
  • Kulmala, Risto 1999. Traffic safety impacts of ITS – overview. FERSI workshop on Benchmarking ITS for safety. Brussels, 6 June 1999, 24 – 29.

Publications at ICTCT workshops

October 2005. Helsinki
Implementation Road Maps for eSafety systems to improve road safety in Europe Click to see abstract! ABSTR
Click to download file! Paper
Click to download file! Pres
KULMALA, Risto; MÄURER, Hans Jürgen
October 26 – 27. 2006. Minsk
Observations on the use of the accident causation approach in assessing the safety effects of systems Click to see abstract! ABSTR
Click to download file! Paper
Click to download file! Pres
KULMALA, Risto
2003. Amersfoort/Soesterberg
The role of safety in the development of the ITS strategy for the public sector Click to download file! KULMALA, Risto
2001. Caserta
Preparation of the national traffic safety programme in finland 2001-2005 Click to download file! KULMALA, Risto
1999. Kaiserslautern
Impact of RDS-TMC receiver use on speed and other driver behaviour Click to download file! KULMALA, Risto; LUOMA, Juha; NYGARD, Magnus
November 5 – 6. 1998. Budapest
The potential of ITS to improve safety on rural roads Click to download file! KULMALA, Risto
1997. Lund
Can weather-related traffic management and information improve safety? KULMALA, Risto
1995. Paris
Automatic counts – unused source of information Click to download file! KULMALA, Risto
1991. Vienna
Bicyclists safety at junctions Click to download file! BEILINSON, Leif; KULMALA, Risto
1990. Krakow
Driver behaviour at urban junctions with the right hand rule Click to download file! KULMALA, Risto
October 30 – 31. 2008. Riga
Safety impacts of cooperative systems Click to download file! Paper Pirkko Rämä, Niina Sihvola; KULMALA, Risto
October 27 – 28. 2011. Warsaw
Inferring the safety impacts of specific ITS services Click to download file! KULMALA, Risto

Address:

VTT
Building and Transport
Finland
FIN-02044 VTT
P.O. Box: P.O Box 1902
Phone: +358 20 722 4990
Cellular: +358 40 502 6254
Fax: +358 20 722 7056
E-mail: risto.kulmala@vtt.fi

 

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