Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tobias Kuhnimhof

Chair and Institute of Urban and Transport Planning | Faculty of Civil Engineering | RWTH Aachen University



  • Research module in urban and regional transformation
  • Urban Transformation 

Research Focus

  • Travel Surveys, Modelling Travel Behaviour, Analysis of Travel Trends
  • Electric Mobility, Charging Infrastructure, Automated Driving, Mobility Services
  • Allocation of Urban Space

Academic Education

  • 2002 – 2007: Doctoral Degree at the Institute of Transport Studies at Karlsruhe University
  • 1994 – 2001: Studies of Civil-Engineering (Diploma) and Applied Cultural Science at Karlsruhe University and the University of Connecticut

Professional Career

  • Since 2019: Head of the Institute for Urban and Transport Planning at RWTH Aachen University
  • 2014 – 2019: Head of the Department for Passenger Transport at the Institute for
    Transport Research at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), Berlin
  • 2010 – 2014: Expert Consultant and Mobility Researcher at the Institute for Mobility Research (ifmo) of BMW Group, Munich
  • 2009 – 2010: Head of Statistics and Modelling, STRATA GmbH, Karlsruhe
  • 2002 – 2007: Researcher at Institute of Transport Studies at Karlsruhe University
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