Postdoctoral Research Associate 2017-2018


Mikela Chatzimichailidou, PhD, MSc, MEng, MIET, IPMA, is currently a Systems Assurance Engineer at WSP.

In November 2017, she joined the Centre for Systems Engineering and Innovation (CSEI), Imperial College London as a Postdoctoral Research Associate and worked on the development of a systems engineering toolkit for delivering complex infrastructure projects. Moreover, she started exploring the possible links between modular production and systems engineering. In October 2016, she became a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Centre for Transport Studies (CTS). Throughout her time at Imperial College, she was in charge of the CTS seminars, as well as an active postdoc representative for the Department of Civil Engineering. Before joining Imperial College, she was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Engineering Design Centre, University of Cambridge.

Her specialty in systems engineering and safety is coupled with an extensive record of publications. She has published a book and a research report in collaboration with the CSEI, Innovate UK, Catapult and the KTN, 14 peer reviewed papers to international journals and over 40 conference papers.

Her research activities will complement her presence in industry and her vision is to bridge the gaps between academia and industry. Her favourite saying is: “Once Imperial always Imperial”!