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Doctor Ioannis Kaparias

Dr Ioannis Kaparias

Associate Professor

Accepting applications from PhD students.


Dr Ioannis Kaparias graduated with a Master of Engineering (MEng) degree in Civil Engineering from Imperial College London in 2004, having spent his final year of study at RWTH Aachen University in Germany. He then joined the Centre for Transport Studies of Imperial for his PhD research on the topic of Reliable Dynamic In-vehicle Navigation, in collaboration with BMW Group, which he completed in 2008, and continued as a post-doctoral Research Associate in the same institution for a period of four years, working on a wide range of transport research projects.

From 2012 he held a Lecturer position at City, University of London, and in 2016 he joined the Transportation Research Group (TRG) of the University of Southampton. He is a Fellow of Advance HE (formerly the Higher Education Academy) (FHEA), a member of the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation (CIHT), and a member of the Society of Greek Transport Engineers (SES). He currently serves as Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the IET Intelligent Transport Systems journal, as well as a member of two Standing Committees of the US Transportation Research Board (on Pedestrians (ACH10) and on Human Factors of Infrastructure Design and Operations (ACH40)). He also acts as an independent expert for the European Commission in research and innovation activities.  Aside from English and his native Greek, he also speaks German, French and Italian.