Syrus Gomari

Syrus Gomari is a PhD candidate at the Technical University of Munich funded by the BMW Group. Syrus was a Junior Consultant at Rupprecht Consult – Forschung & Beratung GmbH until July 2018. He holds a BSc degree in Civil Engineering from De La Salle University – Manila, Philippines and an international MSc degree in Infrastructure Planning with a focus on Transport Planning from University of Stuttgart, Germany. His research focuses on quality assessment, big data analytics, and modelling and simulation of transportation systems. Syrus’ research interests also include topics on intelligent transportation systems (ITS), smart parking, connected and automated vehicles, mobility in megacities, transport policy, and factors affecting cycling behaviour, among many others.

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Work Experience

Oct 2018 - presentPhD Candidate
BMW Group
Munich, Germany
Oct 2017 – Jul 2018Junior Consultant - Transport Planning and Policy
Rupprecht Consult – Forschung & Beratung GmbH
Cologne, Germany
Main Project: CoEXist (EU H2020)
Οct 2016 – Oct 2017Trainee - Transport Planning and Policy
Rupprecht Consult – Forschung & Beratung GmbH
Cologne, Germany
Oct 2015 - Mar 2016Teaching Assistant
University of Stuttgart
Stuttgart, Germany
April 2014Research Assistant
BrennerPlan GmbH
Stuttgart, Germany
May 2013 - Sep 2013Intern
Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC)
Manila, Philippines


Oct 2018 -TodayPh.D. Candidate 
Technical University of Munich (TUM) 
Thesis topic: Identification and Application of Methods for Quality Assessment of Mobility-Related Information Systems for Connected Vehicles: The Case of On-Street Parking
Oct 2014-Oct 2016Master of Science (M.Sc) in Infrastructure Planning 
University of Stuttgart
Specialization: Transport Planning and Modelling 
Thesis: Explicit Modelling of Cycling in a Travel Demand Model (i.e. VISUM) Considering the Supply and Demand Side.
Grade: 1.5
May 2009 - May 2013Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Civil Engineering 
De La Salle University – Manila (DLSU-M)
Grade: 3.616/4.000

Awards and Scholarship

Αug 2015-Oct 2016  

Scholarship, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Foundation (FES)

Apr 2015- July 2015

Scholarship, Deutschlandstipendum (Germany Scholarship)

May 2014

9th Placer – Philippine Professional Regulation Commission National Civil Engineering Licensure Examination

Sep 2013 Most Outstanding Civil Engineering Student, De La Salle University –Manila, Philippines
Nov 2012 Most Outstanding Civil Engineering Student (PICE-MOCES) of the Philippines 2012, Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers


Gomari, S., Gyergyay, B., Olstam, J., Johansson, F., Friedrich, M., Sonnleitner, J., Rupprecht, S., Backhaus, W. (2018). Automation-ready framework for urban transport planning. In Proceedings of 7th Transport Research Arena TRA 2018, April 16-19, 2018, Vienna, Austria. diva2:1212404