Efthimios Bakogiannis Dr Urban planner- Transport Engineer is an assistant professor at NTUA- SATM, Department of Geography and Regional Planning. He is one of the founding members of the ‘Sustainable Mobility Unit-SMU’ in the N.T.U.A. http://www.smu.gr/. He is teaching various undergraduate courses, including Urban Planning, Urban Geography, Housing Networks, Methods and Applications of Urban Design and Environmental Planning as well as postgraduate courses related to Housing Settlements’ Networks. He has participated in more than 40 European and National research projects, conducted by NTUA. The main research fields of his activity comprise integrated urban and transport planning towards the sustainable city, integration of alternative means in urban areas ( bicycle network planning, evaluation and infrastructure design, urban & transport design for pedestrians and public transport), environmental planning (with emphasis on the vulnerable road users) of large scale metropolitan areas (campuses, metropolitan Parks, old airport, coastal areas, central zones), mobility management and policies for the promotion of alternative means. The research funding comes both from national bodies such as municipalities, ministries, urban planning and transportation agencies, and the European Commission (FP4, FP5, FP6, ERDF, INTERREG). Today is the General Secretary of Spatial Planning and Urban Environment of the Hellenic Ministry of Environment and Energy.