Dr Pavlos Tafidis




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Engineering Discipline: 

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Institute: 

  • Infrastructure and Environment

Research Theme: 

  • Infrastructure Sensing and Systems


Dr Pavlos Tafidis is a Lecturer in Transport (Systems) Engineering at The School of Engineering, The University of Edinburgh. His work integrates various disciplines, enhancing his comprehensive approach to transport planning and engineering. He led the "BikeHood" project, supported by the Science Foundation of Ireland, which focused on developing Ireland's first cycling neighborhood. This initiative actively engaged communities in the design process, utilizing advanced technologies such as digital twins and virtual reality.

He has been involved in numerous national and international research projects that concentrate on smart and sustainable mobility, including the "REALLOCATE" project, supported by the Horizon 2020 framework, and "CISMOB", funded by Interreg Europe. His current research is dedicated to empowering citizens by developing accessible and inclusive mobility solutions. Through his work, he aims to provide equitable transport infrastructure that enhances urban livability and ensures sustainability for all.

Academic Qualifications: 

  • PhD in Transport Engineering | Hasselt University (2022)
  • M.Sc in Transport Planning | Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2015)
  • M.Eng in Transportation | Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2013)

Professional Qualifications and Memberships: 

  • Member of the Technical Chamber of Greece
  • Member of the Association of Transportation Engineers of Greece


  • (CIVE10033) Transport Engineering 3 
  • (EFIE11345) Transport and Society

Research Interests: 

  • Transport Systems
  • Smart and Sustainable Mobility
  • Traffic Psychology 
  • Traffic Safety

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