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Meet our Team

MaaSLab is a unique multidisciplinary environment where economists, engineers, mathematicians, software developers, data and social scientists blend to set the pace through innovations and enable outstanding achievements. After all, behind every successful company are many great fascinating people who share the same vision.

Research and Academic Staff

Maria Kamargianni

Professor of Transport & Energy

Transport modeller

Maria is the Head of MaaSLab. She is an expert in the MaaS concept. Her work mainly focuses on MaaS product design and pricing, demand and supply analysis, and business models. She has extensive experience in consumer choice modelling, big data handling, survey design and transport modeling. She is a Professor in Transport & Energy at UCL Energy Institute.

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Manos Chaniotakis

Lecturer in Transport Modelling and Machine Learning

His research focuses on modelling and simulation of transportation systems, including conventional and emerging transportation systems, demand modelling, and machine learning in transportation. 

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Jishnu Narayan

Research Fellow in Transport Modelling

Jishnu’s research focus on transport systems modeling with a focus on planning and operations of public transport and emerging mobility systems, their dynamics with users (demand-supply interactions with equilibrium models), crowd behavior modeling (wayfinding/route-choice and evacuation modeling), and the application of such models to make transport systems more efficient and sustainable.

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Simon Stebbins

Research Fellow in Transport Modelling

Fredrik Monsuur

Research Fellow in Travel Behavior

coming soon

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Travel Modeller

 Research Fellow in Transport Modelling 

Position to be advertised soon

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Andreas Schafer

Energy Demand Modeller

Andreas is Professor of Energy and Transport, previously Director of Research at the Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources, and a Visiting Professor at Stanford University. He is an expert in energy demand for transport.

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Sridhar Raman

Software Developer

Sridhar is a software developer.  He has extensive experience in the urban mobility domain building mobility-related apps and handling big data.  He has a software engineering background having worked in the industry for more than 12 years. He is a Research Assistant at UCL Energy Institute.


Kuba Muscat

Demand Modeller

Kuba's expertise focuses on modelling demand for transport.  His work centres around big data, new mobility services and sustainable transport.  He has a background in economics and planning and is currently a Doctoral Researcher at UCL Energy Institute


Dimitris Pappelis

Demand Modeller

Dimitris’ expertise focuses on modelling the dynamics of travel behaviour for demand forecasting within a new mobility services environment. His work is based on machine learning (ML) techniques, Markov decision processes (MDPs) and dynamic discrete choice models (DDCMs). He has an engineering background with plentiful experience on optimization modelling and is currently a Doctoral Researcher at UCL Energy Institute.


Ann Dowling

Transport Policy Analyst

Anne’s research centres around public policy development and standardization of implementation of new mobility services. Her background is in program management and functional solution architecture design for public transport technologies, working in the industry for over 15 years. She is a Doctoral Researcher at UCL Energy Institute.

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Weijian Xu

Demand Modeller

Weijian’s expertise focuses on analysing travel behaviour developments and forecasting travel demand based on new mobility services. He has a background in transportation modelling and big data analysis and is currently a Doctoral Researcher at UCL Energy Institute.

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Georgia Kouta

Research and Business Development Manager

Dr Georgia Kouta is the Research and Enterprise/Business Development Manager of MaaSLab at the Energy Institute in UCL. Prior to joining MaaSLab, Dr Kouta has professional experience in Academia, Government and Private Companies. She is instrumental in bringing together academia, industry and government departments effectively, by facilitating and contributing to the development of stakeholder relations and collaborative networks. Georgia is skilled in Public Affairs, Communication, International Relations and Research Management. 

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