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Researcher

Edwin van Hassel

  • Research Expertise:Edwin van Hassel is senior researcher at the Faculty of Transport and Regional economics, Antwerp University where he is also teaching three courses. He has an engineering degree in naval architecture and he has a PhD in applied economics. His main research interest and expertise is in inland navigation, port hinterland transport, ship design and transport modelling. He holds a PhD with a topic in the field of inland waterway transport. More recently the scope of his work has been extended to maritime cost chain modelling. He also is involved in several research ranging from logistics projects to infrastructure cost benefit analysis, transport modelling projects and the development of games for the logistics ssector.
  • Keywords:TRANSPORT MODELING, MARITIME TRANSPORT, INLAND NAVIGATION, HINTERLAND TRANSPORT, TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS MODELING, INLAND SHIPPING, Economics and applied economics
  • Disciplines:Transport design, Transport economics
  • Research techniques:Transport modeling, error correction modeling, programming (C#) Cost benefit analysis, Ship design modeling
  • Users of research expertise:Local authorities, EU, inland shipping sector, transport financiers / banks, shipping companies, port authority, research centers.