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Assistant Professor

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Dr. Athanasios (Akis) Theofilatos, is an Αssistant Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Thessaly. From 2019 to 2022 he worked as an Asistant Professor at Loughborough University, UK. Ηe is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) in the UK. He holds a Civil Engineering Diploma from National Technical University of Athens (NTUA, 2009), an M.Sc. in Transport from Imperial College/UCL (2010) and a Ph.D. in Transport Safety from NTUA (2015). Akis was a Marie-Curie Fellow (Eurotech) from 2018-2019 at Technical University of Munich.

His research focuses on road safety, accident analysis, sustainable transport, statistical methods, machine learning/deep learning and transportation/traffic engineering. Akis has more than 11 years of experience in several aspects of transportation safety and engineering, has participated in more than 10 research projects and has published 34 journal papers, 2 book chapters and more than 40 conference papers (Scopus h-index=14, Google Scholar h-index=19). Akis also serves as a reviewer for more than 30 scientific journals and is a member of the Standing Committee on Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Transportation (Transportation Research Board, TRB, 2018 –).

Undergraduate Courses:

Highway Engineering ΙΙ
Sustainable Urban Mobility
Public Transport

Office Hours (by appointment):
Monday 11:00 - 13:00 (online or in-person)
Wednesday 10:00 – 12:00 (online or in-person)

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