UCL Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering

Prof Bani Anvari

Prof Bani Anvari

Professor of Intelligent Mobility

Dept of Civil, Environ &Geomatic Eng

Faculty of Engineering Science

Joined UCL
29th Jan 2018

Research summary

Prof Bani Anvari is the research leader of the Intelligent Mobility Group and Director of  IM Lab at UCL (IM @UCL). She is interested in the complexity of interactions and how intuitive, intelligent, human-centric and personalised control systems can influence it. Over the last 10 years, her research focus has been on Intelligent Mobility, with an emphasis on exploring driver and pedestrian interaction with semi- and fully-autonomous vehicles in different contexts (e.g., shared spaces, CAVs), an area of application that significantly benefits from Robotics and AI.

Teaching summary

She is lecturing and coordinating 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)


Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine
Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 2014
University College London
Other higher degree, Master of Science | 2009
First Degree, Bachelor of 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 within CEGE in the Faculty of Engineering at UCL.