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Researcher Profile

Dr. Stefan Seer

Dr. Stefan Seer


Senior Scientist



Competence Unit

Digital Resilient Cities


Giefinggasse 2, 1210 Vienna


Field: Integrated Digital Urban Planning

Main Research: Dynamic Crowd Solutions

Experience: Crowd Dynamics, Pedestrian Simulation, Analysis of Movement Patterns, Crowd Management, Model Calibration, Evacuation Simulation

  • 2011-2012: Visting Researcher
    MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Senseable City Lab / USA
  • 2005-: Senior Scientist
    AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Dynamic Transportation Systems / Austria
  • 2016 -: Austrian Standards Institute member
  • 2008: "National Award for Traffic 2008" awarded by the Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT) in the category "Logistic Traffic Solutions at Major Events" for the project RAVE (Function: Project Leader)
  • 2006: Best Poster Paper Award, with O. Sidla, Y. Lypetskyy and N. Brändle, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal based Surveillance (AVSS2006), Sydney, Australia, 2006


  • Can walking behavior be predicted? An analysis of the calibration and fit of pedestrian models
    Author(s): Christian Rudloff, Thomas Matyus, Stefan Seer, Dietmar Bauer
    Journal: Transportation Research Record, 2264 (2011) ; 101-109
  • Kinects and Human Kinetics: A New Approach for Studying Pedestrian Behavior
    Author(s): Stefan Seer, Norbert Brändle, Carlo Ratti
    Journal: Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 48 (2014) ; 212-228
  • Erhöhung der Sicherheit bei Großveranstaltungen: Echtzeitlagevisualisierung der Personenströme durch komplementäre Sensortechnologien und simulationsgestützte Kurzfristprognosen
    Author(s): Helmut Schrom-Feiertag, Stefan Seer, Thomas Matyus
    Journal: Science^2 - Safety and Security (2015) ; 8-15
  • Evaluation of Indoor Guidance Systems Using Eye Tracking in an Immersive Virtual Environment
    Author(s): Helmut Schrom-Feiertag, Volker Settgast, Stefan Seer
    Journal: Spatial Cognition & Computation (2016)
  • Measurement of Pedestrian Movements: A Comparative Study on Various Existing Systems;
    Pedestrian Behaviour: Models, Data Collection and Application

    Author(s): Dietmar Bauer, Norbert Brändle, Stefan Seer, Markus Ray, Kay Kitazawa
    Publisher: Emerald Group, Publishing Limited; 2009; 301-320; 978-1-84855-750-5
    Series: Harry Timmermans
  • ’How Do We Wait?’ – Fundamentals, Characteristics, and Modelling Implications
    Author(s): Micheal Seitz, Stefan Seer, Silvia Klettner, Oliver Handel, Gerta K?ster
    Conference 11th Conference on Traffic and Granular Flow (TGF2015), Delft, The Netherlands
  • Simulation-based Forecasts of Crowd Flows at Major Events using Real-time Measurements
    Author(s): Thomas Matyus, Stefan Seer, Helmut Schrom-Feiertag
    Conference 11th Conference on Traffic and Granular Flow (TGF2015), Delft, The Netherlands
  • Route-Choice Modeling for Pedestrian Evacuation based on Infrastructure Knowledge and Personal Preferences
    Author(s): Martin Stubenschrott, Thomas Matyus, Helmut Schrom-Feiertag, Christian Kogler, Stefan Seer
    Conference Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting (TRB2017), Washington D.C., USA

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