"Don't wait for accidents to happen"



Born 1946 in Married


  • 1969 The Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH). Faculty of Civil Engineering
  • 1975 Dr.Ing. (Ph.D), Division of Transportation Engineering, The Norwegian Institute of Technology, Trondheim.
  • Prof. societies: The Norwegian Society of Chartered Engineers (NIF), The Norwegian Road and Traffic Association (NVTF)

Professional activities

  • Transport and Road research Laboratory (TRRL) England. Sabbatical year, research on the CONTRAM traffic assignment model for studies of traffic management schemes.
  • NTH, Div. of Transportation Engineering. Teacher/Assistant Professor
  • SINTEF Transport Engineering. Research Scientist
  • TRAFIKON a/s. Marketing Director/Managing Director. Marketing, development and applications of software for traffic and transport planning in the Nordic countries, and for strategic/operational distribution planning for private industry and transport companies
  • SINTEF Transport Engineering. Coordinator for cross-sectional transport and logistics activities within SINTEF
  • Professor in Traffic Engineering at the Department of Transportation Engineering, NTNU (The Norwegian University of Science and Technology). Teaching, tutoring and research related to traffic engineering and traffic safety


  • Member of OECD Scientific Expert Group TT6 “Integrated Advanced Logistics and Innovations in Freight Transport”
  • Member of OECD-group TS1 “Traffic Measurement and Analysis Method, particularly for Urban and Suburban Areas”


  • JOHANNESSEN St. 1997, Studies of Conflicts and Behaviour in Traffic, Rapport STF22 A97064, SINTEF Samferdsel
  • JOHANNESSEN St., NYGĹRD M 1993, Traffic control and collection of traffic data. Technology and international trends. Norwegian products and market possibilities, Rapport STF63 A93001, SINTEF Samferdsel
  • JOHANNESSEN St. 1992, Collection of travel speed data. Evaluation of possibilities for AVI for private cars based on weight, wheel and axel spacing, SINTEF Samferdsel
  • JOHANNESSEN St., HEIMDAL S 1992, Evaluation of transport cost estimations for a new main airport in Norway. Comparison of the sites Hobol and Gardermoen, Rapport STF63 A92008, SINTEF Samerdsel
  • JOHANNESSEN St. 1991, Traffic quality. Parameters and methods, Rapport STF63 A91015, SINTEF Samferdsel

Publications at ICTCT workshops

October 23 – 25. 2002. Brno
New strategies and methods for speed management in Norway Click to download file! JOHANNESSEN, Stein
1999. Kaiserslautern
Road User Behaviour Studies – an effective tool for evaluation of traffic safety measures Click to download file! JOHANNESSEN, Stein


Dept. of Transportation Engineering
The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
N-7034 Trondheim
Phone: +47 73 594676; (home): +47 73 521724
Fax: +47 73 594656
E-mail: stein.johannessen@bygg.ntnu.no