Kai Nagel is full professor for “Transport systems planning and transport telematics” at the Berlin Institute of Technology (TU Berlin), Germany. He was trained in physics and climate research, and holds a Ph.D. in informatics from University of Cologne, Germany. He worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA, from 1995 to 1999, at ETH Zürich from 1999 to 2004, and holds his current post since 2004.
His research interests include large-scale transportation simulations, modeling and simulation of socio-economic systems, and large-scale computing. He leads a group of eight Ph.D. students, six of them funded from competetive sources including the German National Science Foundation and the EU. He has authored more than 100 publications.
He is area editor of the journal “Networks and Spatial Economics”, a frequent reviewer for a large number of scientific journals, scientific conferences, research proposals, and scholarships, and one of the authors of MATSim (see www.matsim.org). Also see www.vsp.tu-berlin.de/menue/ueber_uns/team/prof_dr_kai_nagel/.