Johann Andersen is an Industry Associate Professor in Intelligent Transportation Systems at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. He teaches ITS principles in both the graduate and undergraduate Civil engineering programmes and guides research activities in ITS.
Johann heads up the recently launched Stellenbosch Smart Mobility Laboratory (SSML), an industry- based initiative, creating a multidisciplinary research environment in the use of technology in transport applications. The vision of the SSML is to become a renowned Knowledge Centre for development of innovative and cost-effective solutions in ITS, not only in South Africa but also aimed at developing countries.
In his capacity as CEO of Techso, a specialist consultant company, he has gained extensive experience in ITS planning, design and implementation in the application areas of Freeway management systems as well as Advanced Public Transportation Systems. He is active in the local ITS industry and served as the first president of ITS South Africa.