Grigorios (Greg) Fountas is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Transport Engineering and Highway Design in the School of Engineering and the Built Environment at the Edinburgh Napier University. Greg is also a member of the Transport Research Institute of the Edinburgh Napier University.
He received his 5-year diploma (combined Bachelor’s and Master’s degree) in Civil Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece and his doctorate from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, USA. He also holds a Post-graduate Certificate (PgCert) in Learning, Teaching and Assessment Practice from the Edinburgh Napier University.
His research interests include statistical and econometric applications to various aspects of transportation planning and engineering, highway design and infrastructure asset management, transportation safety, analysis of driving behavior with naturalistic driving study and driving simulation data, and investigation of public perceptions on emerging transportation technologies. In these fields, he has authored or co-authored more than 50 journal publications, conference papers, technical reports and book chapters.
He is Review Editor of the journal "Frontiers in Built Environment, Transportation and Transit Systems" (Nature Publishing Group, NPG) and member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Elsevier Science's journal "Analytic Methods in Accident Research". He also serves as member and Paper Review Coordinator of the AED60 (former ABJ80) TRB (Transportation Research Board) Committee on Statistical Methods and as Guest co-Editor in a Special Issue in Transportation Research Part A.
Greg is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy, a member of the Chartered Institution of Highways &Transportation (CIHT) and a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. Since August 2020, he also serves as a member of the Academic Council of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER).