Anastasios Kouvelas is the Director of the research group Traffic Engineering at the Institute for Transport Planning and Systems (IVT) at ETH Zurich. Prior to joining ETH, he was a Research Scientist at Urban Transport Systems Laboratory (LUTS), EPFL and a Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Berkeley. He received the Diploma, M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Department of Production & Management Engineering (Operations Research), Technical University of Crete, Greece. He is specializing in modeling, control, and optimization of large-scale transport systems.