Tobias Kuhnimhof


Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Tobias Kuhnimhof

Chair and Institute of Urban and Transport Planning


Building: 2130

Room: 409

Mies-van-der-Rohe-Str. 1

52074 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80-25200

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


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

Seit 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



Planning Methodology, Transport Planning II, Financing Transport Infrastructure and Operations, Urban and Regional Planning II, Mobility Research and Transport Modelling, Regional Development and Transport Policy, Data Analysis for Planning






Short Biography in German and English [pdf]
List of Publications up to 2018 [pdf]