Imperial College London

Dr Shane Canavan

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Associate/KPI Manager



+44 (0)20 7594 6080shane.canavan Website




610Skempton BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Shane Canavan is a Research Associate with the Railway and Transport Strategy Centre (RTSC) at the Centre for Transport Studies within Imperial College London.

Shane is a Civil Engineer specialising in transport economics, statistics and modelling. He is a road and urban rail specialist with a focus on efficiency, reliability, maintenance, and the impacts of technological interventions.



Canavan S, Graham D, Anderson R, et al., Urban metro rail demand: evidence from dynamic generalised method of moments (GMM) estimates using panel data, Transportation Research Record, ISSN:0361-1981

Barron A, Canavan S, Anderson R, et al., 2018, Operational Impacts of Platform Doors in Metros, Transportation Research Record, ISSN:0361-1981

Canavan S, Graham DJ, Melo PC, et al., 2015, Impacts of Moving-Block Signaling on Technical Efficiency Application of Propensity Score Matching on Urban Metro Rail Systems, Transportation Research Record, ISSN:0361-1981, Pages:68-74

Melo PC, Graham DJ, Canavan S, 2012, Effects of Road Investments on Economic Output and Induced Travel Demand Evidence for Urbanized Areas in the United States, Transportation Research Record, ISSN:0361-1981, Pages:163-171

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