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

Reader in Urban Engineering, PhD, DIC, ACGI
Department E-learning lead
Director of Intercollegiate MSc Course in Transport 

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
Head of the Centre for Transport Studies
Statistical modelling; Causal inference; Spatial statistics; Transport economics and modelling.
 Fangce Guo

Fangce Guo

Research Fellow, PhD
Short-term traffic prediction.
Email Fangce
 Arnab Majumdar

Arnab Majumdar 

Professor of Transport Risk and Safety, 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 
Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
Co-Director of the College’s Institute for Security Science and Technology (ISST) 

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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 Aruna Sivakumar

Aruna Sivakumar 

Reader in Consumer Demand Modelling and Urban Systems, PhD
Tutor for Women
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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 Alessandra Abeille

Alessandra Abeille

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 Laila Ait Bihi Ouali

Laila Ait Bihi Ouali

Research Associate, PhD
Applied microeconomics; Econometrics; Event studies.
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Mamon Alghananim

Mamon Alghananim

Research Assistant, Part-time
Autonomous navigation using GNSS and multi sensor integration 
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 Richard Anderson

Richard Anderson

Director of Railway and Transport Strategy Centre (TSC)
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 (TSC)
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 (TSC)
International mainline rail benchmarking group
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 Fatih Canitez

Fatih Canitez

Research Associate (TSC)
Public transport systems; performance management and measurement in public transport systems; urban transport policies; electric bus operations; contracting and governance models in public bus industry.
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 Benjamin Condry

Benjamin Condry

Associate Director, Head of Railway Benchmarking (TSC)
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 (TSC)
Asset management; airport benchmarking. 
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 Flavia de Simone

Flavia de Simone

Research Analyst (TSC)
Monitoring and management of transport systems; road safety; urban freight transport; transportation modelling and simulation
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 Jose Escribano Macias

Jose Escribano Macias

Research Associate, PhD
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 Ahmadreza Faghih Imani

Ahmadreza Faghih Imani

Research Associate
Travel behaviour and demand modeling, Active transportation, Integrated land-use/transport modeling, Urban energy systems​
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 Nicholas Findlay

Nicholas Findlay 

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

Colin Foley

Senior Research Associate (TSC)
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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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 (TSC)
Metro operation and benchmarking projects
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 Francesco Manca

Francesco Manca

The development of advanced statistical and econometric models, and on the analysis and forecast of new urban interventions related to transportation and smart cities in major urban projects.
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 Lindsey Morse

Lindsey Morse

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

Deborah Mundy

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

Carmen Oleksinski 

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

Napameth Phantawesak

Research Assistant
Efficacy of heavy-duty vehicle retrofit systems to reduce air quality and climate impacts 
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 Tim Powell

Tim Powell

Research Associate (TSC)
Public transport benchmarking projects
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John Sing-Key

John Sing-Key

Research Analyst (TSC)
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 Ramandeep Singh

Ramandeep Singh

Research Associate (TSC)
Big data analytics for transit systems, journey time performance of metros, transit network asset condition monitoring
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 Mark Trompet

Mark Trompet

Associate Director, Head of Bus and Light Rail Benchmarking (TSC)
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.
Email Mark
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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Haobo Yang

Haobo Yang

Research Analyst, (TSC)
Email Haobo
Transport Research Staff A-Z
Transport Academics A-Z

Administration contacts

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Dr Panagiotis Angeloudis

Dr Panagiotis Angeloudis

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

Maya Mistry

MSc Cluster Administrator, Centre for Transport Studies
Room 405, +44 (0)207 594 6100, Email Maya
Administration contacts for the Transport cluster
Administration contacts