UCL Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering

Dr Bani Anvari

Dr Bani Anvari


Dept of Civil, Environ &Geomatic Eng

Faculty of Engineering Science

Joined UCL
29th Jan 2018

Research summary

She is a Lecturer in Intelligent Mobility at the Centre for Transport Studies (CTS) within the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering (CEGE) in the Faculty of Engineering at University College London. The research interests of her group include urban planning, traffic and infrastructure modelling, transportation and infrastructure planning, operation and maintenance, human-machine interaction in autonomous vehicles (AVs), and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) / vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communications in order to create intelligent transportation systems (ITS).

Teaching summary

She is lecturing and coordinating in two modules offered on UCL/Imperial College London's joint Transport MSc routes:
  • Transport Engineering and Operations (T3 / XIMP0005 / CIVE97118)
  • Road Traffic Theory and its Application (T8 / XIMP0008 / CIVE97123)
She is also lecturing "Theory of Traffic FLow" on MSc Mathematical Modelling at UCL. 


Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
PhD, Others in Engineering | 2014
University College London
MSc, Advanced Architecture Study | 2009
BEng, Civil Engineering | 2008


She received a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Civil Engineering from the University of Science and Culture (Iran) in 2008. She completed her Master of Science (MSc) in Advanced Architectural Studies at the Bartlett School of Architecture (University College London) in 2009. Her PhD research at Imperial College London focused on a new microscopic model for the simulation of shared space schemes. From 2013 to 2016, she was a Research Associate in the Centre for System Engineering and Innovation / Port Operations Research and Technology Centre and Lloyd’s Register Foundation Transport Risk Management Centre at Imperial College London. From 2016 to 2017, she was a Lecturer in Intelligent Mobility in the Transport Research Group (TRG) at the University of Southampton. Since 29 January 2018, she is a  Lecturer in Intelligent Mobility at the Centre for Transport Studies (CTS) within the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering (CEGE) in the Faculty of Engineering at UCL.