Dimitris Potoglou


Dr Dimitris Potoglou is a Reader in Transport and Applied Choice Analysis and Programme Director of the MSc Transport and Planning. Prior to joining the School of Geography and Planning, Dimitris worked as a Research Policy-Analyst at RAND Europe, a not-for-profit research institute, and a post-doctoral fellow at the Delft University of Technology.

His research focuses on transport analysis with funded and published work spanning travel behaviour, transport infrastructure and its benefits to land values, travel and built environment interactions and car ownership including demand for cleaner car technologies.

A parallel stream of his research work has been on the design and analysis of stated preference discrete choice and best-worst scaling experiments to better understand individual choices and provide robust evidence in areas critical to public policy and decision-making. He has developed and contributed to several interdisciplinary research projects to study the value of personal information, social care, the impact of biomedical research and privacy and security in real-life contexts spanning health data, internet use and rail-travel.

Dimitris currently serves as Member of the Welsh Government’s Independent Review Panel for the ‘Review and Implementation of Local Authority Air Quality Measures in Wales’. He is an Associate Editor for Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment and is a member of the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Transport Geography, and Sustainability, Section: Sustainable Urban and Rural Development.”