Achille is Professor of Transport Analysis and Planning at Edinburgh Napier University.
He has a background in Civil Engineering, a PhD in Transport and Planning, a Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education.
He has authored 50 peer-reviewed publications, 20 presentations in conferences, and several book chapters and scientific reports. He has published in the top-ranking transport scientific journals, including Transportation Research Part A, B and C and Analytic Methods in Accident Research. He is Associated Editor of the Journal of Intelligent Transport Systems and member of the Editorial Board of Sustainability. He has edited special issues of Transportation Research Part A and Journal of Intelligent Transport Systems.
He is leading the evaluation of the large Horizon 2020 project SUNRISE, promoting sustainable mobility at the neighbourhood level through co-creation in 6 countries in Europe, and the societal research in the Innovate UK/C-CAV flagship project CAV Forth, which will build and operate a fleet of level 4 full-size buses for the first time in the world. In response to the challenges generated by the outbreak of COVID-19, Achille has established and is leading a research group on the impacts of the pandemics on transport and location choices.
He has active research collaborations with leading researchers in the UK and the rest of Europe, Japan, and the USA. He has been invited to give talks at top international Universities and transport organisations. He is full member of the EPSRC Review College and fellow of the Higher Education Academy.