Dr. Matias Sevel Rasmussen is the Signal Systems and R&D Manager at The Copenhagen Metro. He is responsible for a broad range of signalling related projects for the metro lines M1-M2 and for the newer M3 circular line and the M4 line. He is leading the re-signalling investigation of lines M1-M2 and leading the design of other solutions that can increase capacity. For the upcoming M5 greenfield metro project he is currently responsible for the Transportation System. His responsibilities also include the company’s involvement in various R&D projects. Formerly, he has been working with advanced decision support algorithms in routing and scheduling software systems. He holds a Ph.D. degree from the Technical University of Denmark in operations research. He has a M.Sc. degree in computer science and a B.Sc. in mathematics from the University of Copenhagen.