Prof. Ekehard Schnieder, PhD graduated from the Technical University of Brawnschweig, Germany. In 1979 he was responsible for designing the German Control System TRANSRAPID. Since1988 Prof. Schnieder has been Senior Manager of Traffic Safety and Automation and a member of the Board of Directors of Transport Research Center at Technical University of Brawnschweig. He is member of serious international organizations and has prestigious awards for his research achievements.