Overview of the Transport Cluster

Overview of the Transport Research group

Principal areas of research include; Intelligent transport systems (ITS); Transport operations; Transport and the environment; Railway operations and management; Transport economics; Positioning, navigation and geomatics; Travel demand modelling; Air traffic management; Transport safety; Logistics; Urban engineering systems

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Who works in the Transport section

Transport Academic and Teaching Staff A-Z

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 Panagiotis Angeloudis

Panagiotis Angeloudis

Senior Lecturer in Urban Engineering, PhD, DIC, ACGI
Design of urban infrastructure; Port operations; Urban construction logistics; Disaster response; Network reliability; Transport resilience; Maritime transport.
 Nicolo Daina

Nicolò Daina

Research Fellow, PhD
Electric vehicle use modelling; Travel demand modelling.
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 Dan Graham

Dan Graham 

Professor of Statistical Modelling, PhD
Director of Intercollegiate MSc Course in Transport 
Statistical modelling; causal inference; spatial statistics; transport economics and modelling.
 Ke Han

Ke Han 

Senior Lecturer in Transport Operations and Logistics, PhD
Network flow modeling; dynamic traffic assignment; traffic control and operation; network and mechanism design; sustainable transportation.
 Arnab Majumdar

Arnab Majumdar 

Reader in Transport Risk Management, PhD, CEng
Aviation and railway safety analysis; Environmental impacts of aviation; Terminal and En-route Airspace capacity estimation methods; Human performance analysis in transport, e.g. workload and fatigue; Pilot and air traffic controller error analysis; Human reliability analysis in railways; Human behavior in mass evacuation.
 Washington Ochieng

Washington Ochieng 

Chair in Positioning and Navigation Systems, BSc, MSc, PhD, FREng, CEng, FICE, FRIN, FInstCES, FCIHT
Head of the Centre for Transport Studies
Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) systems; Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS); Geomatics; Geodesy; Air Traffic Management and Control (ATM/ATC); structural integrity monitoring; Geographical Information Systems (GIS) applications.
 Jacek Pawlak

Jacek Pawlak

Research Fellow, PhD
Transport demand and travel behaviour modelling; Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and travel behaviour; digital time use and connectivity; travel time use; productivity; valuation of travel time savings; big data enrichment methods and applications.
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 John Polak

John Polak 

Professor of Transport Demand, MIHT, MCIT, MILT
Travel demand modelling, discrete choice modelling, integrated urban systems modelling, activity based modelling, transport data methods, transport and the environment, transport network performance and management, intelligent transport systems.
 Aruna Sivakumar

Aruna Sivakumar 

Senior Lecturer in Travel Behaviour and Demand, PhD
Travel behaviour and demand modelling; Econometrics and discrete choice; Urban energy systems and modelling end user demand; Integrated urban models; Modelling urban freight. 
 Marc Stettler

Marc Stettler

Senior Lecturer in Transport and the Environment, PhD
Environmental impacts of transport; Emissions modelling and measurement; Air quality; Environmental impacts of aviation; Alternative fuels; Emissions control technologies.
Transport Academics A-Z
Transport Academics A-Z

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Transport Research Staff A-Z

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  Pablo Achurra Gonzalez

Pablo Achurra Gonzalez

Global container shipping network analysis.
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Eleftherios Anastasiadis

Eleftherios Anastasiadis

Research Associate, PhD
Machine learning and simulation software for autonomous vehicle fleets
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 Daniel Ainalis

Daniel Ainalis

Vehicle dynamics; vehicle vibrations; environmental impacts of transport; heavy goods vehicle fuel and emissions modelling and measurement; distribution vibrations; ground vibration simulation and analysis.
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 Richard Anderson

Richard Anderson

Director of Railway and Transport Strategy Centre (RTSC)
Metro operations; Railway engineering; Public transport strategy and planning; Benchmarking and performance; Transport planning; Transport economics; Public transport regulation; Management of international research projects.
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 Barron Alexander

Alexander Barron

Associate Director, Head of Metro Benchmarking (RTSC)
Public transport benchmarking; Public transport operations; Public transport planning; Bus benchmarking; Metro benchmarking; Suburban rail benchmarking; Urban transport reliability; Benchmarking project management.
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Mike Benson

Mike Benson

Research Associate
Railway and bus benchmarking projects.
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Chris Booth

Chris Booth

Research Analyst (RTSC)
International mainline rail benchmarking group
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 Shane Canavan

Shane Canavan

Research Associate (RTSC)
Performance modelling of urban metro systems.
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Jose Carbo Martinez Manuel

Jose Carbo Martinez Manuel 

Research Assistant (RTSC)
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 Benjamin Condry

Benjamin Condry

Associate Director, Head of Railway Benchmarking (RTSC)
Public transport; Railways; Metros; Buses; Benchmarking; Transport economics and management; Transport operations; Transport policy and regulation; Transport planning; Demand forecasting; Reliability.
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Oscar Criado Domenech

Oscar Criado Domenech

Senior Research Associate (RTSC)
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 Flavia de Simone

Flavia de Simone

Research Analyst (RTSC)
Monitoring and management of transport systems; road safety; urban freight transport; transportation modelling and simulation
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 Nicholas Findlay

Nicholas Findlay 

Performance Analytics Manager/Senior Research Associate (RTSC)
Technical lead for big data analytics and metrics development
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Colin Foley

Colin Foley

Senior Research Associate (RTSC)
Large-scale transportation improvement programs; Environmental Review for large-scale transportation projects, Alternatives analyses studies; Operational analyses of bus, rail and road projects.
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 Fangce Guo

Fangce Guo

Research Associate, PhD
Short-term traffic prediction.
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Daniel Horcher

Daniel Horcher

Research Associate, PhD
The economics of public transport supply; statistical analysis of large-scale automated transport data 
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Sally Kao

Sally Kao

Research Associate (RTSC)
Metro operation and benchmarking projects
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 Jianlin, Luan

Luan Jianlin

Research Associate, PhD
Traffic prediction using machine learning methods, O-D estimation and metaheuritics optimisation
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 Sebastian Maier

Sebastian Maier

Improved appraisal and decision making approaches and their application in a range of different organisational and investment contexts.
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 Lindsey Morse

Lindsey Morse

Research Associate, Benchmarking Manager (RTSC)
Public transport benchmarking and best practices; public transport planning; buses.
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 Deborah Mundy

Deborah Mundy

Research Associate (RTSC)
International benchmarking (metros, suburban railways, buses); Public transport performance analysis and benchmarking; Transport planning; Urban planning.
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Carmen Oleksinski

Carmen Oleksinski 

Research Associate (RTSC)
Benchmarking of transit systems around the world, particularly in the areas of Key Performance Indicators, station design, and customer satisfaction.
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 Daniel Piner

Daniel Piner

Research Associate, Benchmarking Manager (RTSC)
CoMET and Nova; ISBeR; IBBG and ABBG Transport Benchmarking Groups; Undertaking research and analysis of members data.
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 Tim Powell

Tim Powell

Research Associate (RTSC)
Public transport benchmarking projects
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 Elena Psyllou

Elena Psyllou

Research Associate
Air traffic management; safety; human factors; statistics; modelling. 
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John Sing-Key

John Sing-Key

Research Analyst (RTSC)
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 Mark Trompet

Mark Trompet

Associate Director, Head of Bus and Light Rail Benchmarking (RTSC)
Bus benchmarking program manager (International Bus Benchmarking Group and the American Bus Benchmarking Group; Performance benchmarking methodology; International project management; Urban bus operations; Service regularity; Public transport economics; Public transport regulation and policy.
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Priya Wells

Priya Wells

Research Associate
Factors that influence metro success through detailed case studies of 11 major international metro operators.
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Mino Woo

Mino Woo

Research Assistant 
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Haobo Yang

Haobo Yang

Research Analyst, (RTSC)
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 Konstantinos Zavitsas

Konstantinos Zavitsas

Research Associate, PhD
Transport Networks Asset Management; The technical, operational and managerial improvement of the efficiency, sustainability and safety of transport networks and supply chains.
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Transport Research Staff A-Z
Transport Academics A-Z

Administration contacts

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 Dan Graham

Professor Dan Graham

Cluster Director
Please direct correspondence to cts.admin@imperial.ac.uk

Ruth Bello

Maya Mistry

MSc Cluster Administrator, Centre for Transport Studies
Room tbc, +44 (0)207 594 6100, Email Maya
Administration contacts for the Transport cluster
Administration contacts