Thomas Hancock wins the 2019 Eric Pas Award

Congratulations to Dr Thomas Hancock who has won the 2019 Eric Pas award for the best PhD dissertation in travel behaviour research for his thesis entitled “Travel behaviour modelling at the interface between econometrics and mathematical psychology”.

Thomas’s work created bridges between disciplines, with important new developments in transitioning models from mathematical psychology to real-world choice modelling. His thesis made both theoretical and applied contributions. For more details, see

Thomas’s success also marks an important achievement for CMC, winning two out of the last three awards (after Chiara Calastri’s success in the 2017 competition)