Eva Michelaraki is a Civil Engineer, PhD Candidate and Researcher at the Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering at the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). Since 2019, she holds a Civil Engineering Diploma from NTUA majoring in Transportation Engineering. Her PhD research is on “Road accident risk factors and big data”. She has more than four (4) years of experience in several aspects of traffic engineering and road safety. She has participated in ten (10) research projects and has published fifty-three (53) scientific papers: eighteen (18) in scientific journals and thirty-two (32) in scientific conference proceedings after peer review.

 

Specialization areas

  • Traffic Engineering
  • Road Safety
  • Driver Behaviour
  • Crash Analysis
  • Statistical Analysis and Modeling

Education

  • Candidate for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), 2020 – ongoing, in the Department of Transportation, Planning and Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens. Topic: “Road accident risk factors and big data
  • Diploma of Civil Engineering, 2013-2019, Option of Transportation Engineer at the School of Civil Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens.

Teaching Experience

  • Teaching Assistant in the graduate course “Integrated Project in Transportation Engineering” of the 9th semester of the School of Civil Engineering of NTUA (2021-ongoing)
  • Teaching Assistant in the graduate course “Urban Traffic Networks” of the 8th semester of the School of Civil Engineering of NTUA (2021-ongoing)
  • Teaching Assistant in the graduate course “Traffic Flow” of the 7th semester of the School of Civil Engineering of NTUA (2020-ongoing)
  • Teaching Assistant in the graduate course “Traffic Management and Road Safety” of the 9th semester of the School of Civil Engineering of NTUA (2020-ongoing)
  • Supervising Assistant in 5 Diploma Theses in the School of Civil Engineering of NTUA (2021-ongoing)

Publications

At the present time (January 2024) eighteen (18) scientific papers have been published (or have been accepted for publication):

Publications in scientific journals with peer review 

  • pj18. Roussou S., Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Afghari A.P., Papazikou E., Al Haddad C., Alam M. R., Papadimitriou E., Antoniou C., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Unfolding the dynamics of driving behavior: A machine learning analysis from Germany and Belgium”. European Transport Research Review, 2023. (Under Review)
  • pj17. Garefalakis T., Michelaraki E., Roussou S., Katrakazas C., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Predicting risky driving behavior with classification algorithms: Results from a large-scale field-trial and simulator experiment”. European Transport Research Review, 2023. (Under Review)
  • pj16. Kostopoulos A., Garefalakis T., Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Yannis G. “Predictive Modeling of Harsh Driving Events Using Machine Learning with Naturalistic Driving Data”. International Association of Traffic and Safety Sciences (IATSS), 2023. (Under Review)
  • pj15. Kamvousioras E., Garefalakis T., Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Yannis G. “Detection οf Dangerous Driver Behavior with Wide-scale Data from Smart Recording Systems and Machine Learning Techniques”. Advances in Transportation Studies (ATS), 2023. (Under Review)
  • pj14. Ziakopoulos A., Katrakazas C., Kallidoni M., Sekadakis M., Michelaraki E., Yannis G. “Explainable macroscopic and microscopic influences of COVID-19 on driver aggressiveness through SHAP Values of SVM and XGBoost algorithms”. Traffic Psychology and Behaviour (TRF), 2022. (Under Review)
  • pj13. Michelaraki E., Sekadakis M., Katrakazas C., Ziakopoulos A., Yannis G. “Quantifying the impact of COVID-19 on driving behavior and mobility patterns: A four-country comparative overview”. Case Studies on Transport Policy, 2022. (Under Review)
  • pj12. Roussou S., Garefalakis T., Michelaraki E., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Machine learning insights on driving behaviour dynamics among Germany, Belgium and UK drivers”. Sustainability, 2024. doi
  • pj11. Roussou S., Garefalakis T., Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Adnan M., Khattak W., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Examination of the effect of task complexity and coping capacity on driving risk: A cross-country and transportation mode comparative study”. Sensors, 2023. doi
  • pj10 Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Kaiser S., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Real-Time Monitoring of Driver Distraction: State-of-the-art and future insights”. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 2023. doi
  • pj9. Nikolaou D., Ntontis A., Michelaraki E., Ziakopoulos A., Yannis G. “Pedestrian safety attitudes and self-declared behaviour in Greece”. IATSS Research, 2022. doi
  • pj8. Sekadakis M., Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Ziakopoulos A., Yannis G. “COVID-19 and driving behavior: Which were the most crucial influencing factors?”. Journal of Big Data Analytics in Transportation, 2022. doi
  • pj7. Michelaraki E., Sekadakis M., Katrakazas C., Ziakopoulos A., Yannis G. “One year of COVID-19: Impacts on safe driving behavior and policy recommendations”. Journal of Safety Research, 2022. doi
  • pj6. Sekadakis M., Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Yannis G. “Driving Behavior and Its Correlation with COVID-19 Response Measures: A Neural Network Forecasting Analysis”. Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part A: Systems, 2022. doi
  • pj5. Sekadakis M., Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Kehagia F., Yannis G. “Analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on collisions, fatalities and injuries using time series forecasting: The case of Greece”. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 2021. doi
  • pj4. Ziakopoulos A., Theofilatos A., Laiou A., Michelaraki E., Yannis G., Rosenbloom T. “Examining the relationship between impaired driving and past crash involvement in Europe: Insights from the ESRA study”. International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion, 2021. doi
  • pj3. Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Sekadakis M., Ziakopoulos A., Kontaxi A., Yannis G. “Identifying the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Driving Behavior using naturalistic driving data and time series forecasting”. Journal of Safety Research, 2021. doi
  • pj2. Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Yannis G., Filtness A., Talbot R., Hancox G., Pilkington-Cheney F., Brijs K., Ross V., Dirix H., Neven A., Paul R., Brijs T., Fortsakis P., Frantzola E., Taveira R. (2021). “Post-trip safety interventions: State-of-the-art, challenges, and practical implications”. Journal of Safety Research, 2021. doi
  • pj1. Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Sekadakis M., Yannis G. “A descriptive analysis of the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on driving behavior and road safety”. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Vol. 7, September 2020, 100186. doi

Publications in scientific conference proceedings (full papers with review)

  • pc32. Kaselouris K., Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Kallidoni M., Yannis G. “Investigating the Influence of Mobile Phone Use on Driving Behaviour with Machine Learning Analysis”. Proceedings of the 10th Transport Research Arena (TRA), 15-18 April 2024, Dublin, Ireland. (Accepted) 
  • pc31. Garefalakis T., Roussou S., Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Predicting risky driving behavior with classification algorithms: Results from a large-scale field-trial and simulator experiment”. Proceedings of the 10th Transport Research Arena (TRA), 15-18 April 2024, Dublin, Ireland. (Accepted) 
  • pc30. Michelaraki E., Roussou S., Katrakazas C., Afghari A.P., Papazikou E., Talbot R., Al Haddad C., Alam M. R., Adnan M., Khattak W., Antoniou C., Papadimitriou E., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Investigating the effect of driver-vehicle-environment interaction with risk through naturalistic driving data”. Proceedings of the 10th Transport Research Arena (TRA), 15-18 April 2024, Dublin, Ireland. (Accepted) 
  • pc29. Roussou S., Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Afghari A.P., Papazikou E., Al Haddad C., Alam M. R., Papadimitriou E., Antoniou C., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Unfolding the dynamics of driving behavior: A machine learning analysis from Germany and Belgium”. Proceedings of the 10th Transport Research Arena (TRA), 15-18 April 2024, Dublin, Ireland. (Accepted) 
  • pc28. Michelaraki E., Tsigos S., Provatari E., Yannis G. “Exploitation of naturalistic driving data to estimate crash risk through machine learning techniques”. Proceedings of the 10th Transport Research Arena (TRA), 15-18 April 2024, Dublin, Ireland. (Accepted) 
  • pc27. Michelaraki E., Roussou S., Garefalakis T., Katrakazas C., Adnan M., Khattak W., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Identifying the impact of task complexity and coping capacity on driving risk – Comparison among different countries and transport modes”. Proceedings of the 103rd Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, 7-11 January 2024, Washington, DC. pdf5
  • pc26. Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Roussou S., Afghari A.P., Papazikou E., Talbot R., Al Haddad C., Alam M. R., Adnan M., Khattak W., Papadimitriou E., Antoniou C., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Modelling the inter-relationship among task complexity, coping capacity and crash risk”. Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Transportation Research, 20-22 September 2023, Heraklion, Greece. pdf5
  • pc25. Roussou S., Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Al Haddad C., Alam M. R., Antoniou C., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Identification of safe driving behavior using an ensemble of machine learning algorithms and data from the i-DREAMS experiment”. Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Transportation Research, 20-22 September 2023, Heraklion, Greece. pdf5
  • pc24. Michelaraki E., Roussou S., Katrakazas C., Al Haddad C., Alam M. R., Antoniou C., Brijs T., Yannis G. “How do task complexity and coping capacity influence risk? Findings from a novel naturalistic driving experiment in Greece and Germany”. Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Transportation Research, 20-22 September 2023, Heraklion, Greece. pdf5
  • pc23. Sytermegia K., Papantoniou P., Michelaraki E., Adam M. P. “Correlation of driving behavior with aggressive driving in rural areas”. Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Transportation Research, 20-22 September 2023, Heraklion, Greece.
  • pc22. Nævestad Τ.Ο., Størkersen K.V., Laiou A., Michelaraki E., Yannis G. “Potential safety outcomes of communication difficulties in mixed nationality crews: A study of Greek and Norwegian vessels”. Proceedings of the 9th Transport Research Arena (TRA), 14-17 November 2022, Lisbon, Portugal. pdf5
  • pc21. Brijs K., Ross V., De Vos B., Filtness A., Talbot R., Hancox G., Pilkington-Cheney F., Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Yannis G., Kaiser S., Furian G., Lourenço A., Wets G., Brijs T. “Framework for behaviour change implemented in real-time and post-trip interventions of the H2020 i-DREAMS naturalistic driving project”. Proceedings of the 9th Transport Research Arena (TRA), 14-17 November 2022, Lisbon, Portugal. pdf5
  • pc20. Brijs K., Adnan M., Ross V., Cuenen A., Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Filtness A., Talbot R., Hancox G., Gruden C., Wets G., Yannis G., Brijs T. “Effectiveness of real-time and post-trip interventions from the H2020 i-DREAMS naturalistic driving project: a sneak preview”. Proceedings of the 9th Transport Research Arena (TRA), 14-17 November 2022, Lisbon, Portugal. pdf5
  • pc19. Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Sekadakis M., Chaziris A., Yannis G. “Was average speed affected by the COVID-19 response measures? Findings from Athens, Greece”. Proceedings of the 9th Transport Research Arena (TRA), 14-17 November 2022, Lisbon, Portugal. pdf5
  • pc18. Kallidoni M., Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Investigation of the time spent in dangerous driving conditions: Findings from the i-DREAMS project”. Proceedings of the 9th Transport Research Arena (TRA), 14-17 November 2022, Lisbon, Portugal. pdf5
  • pc17. Michelaraki E., Kallidoni M., Katrakazas C., Brijs T., Yannis G. “How to Define a Safety Tolerance Zone for Speed? Insights from the i-DREAMS project”. Proceedings of the 9th Transport Research Arena (TRA), 14-17 November 2022, Lisbon, Portugal. pdf5
  • pc16. Yannis G., Laiou A., Dragomanovits A., Nikolaou D., Folla K., Michelaraki E., Kallidoni M., Apostoleris K., Mavromatis S., Georgiopoulos S., Parissis M. “Development of the road safety strategic plan in Greece, 2021-2030”. Proceedings of the 9th Transport Research Arena (TRA), 14-17 November 2022, Lisbon, Portugal. pdf5
  • pc15. Ziakopoulos A., Michelaraki E., Nikolaou D., Folla K., Yannis G. “Association Rule Mining for Island and Mainland Road Crash Injuries in Greece”. Proceedings of the 9th Transport Research Arena (TRA), 14-17 November 2022, Lisbon, Portugal. pdf5
  • pc14. Yannis G., Laiou A., Dragomanovits A., Nikolaou D., Michelaraki E., Folla K., Georgiopoulos S., Pasissis M. “Effective road safety measures in Greece”. Proceedings of the 9th Transport Research Arena (TRA), 14-17 November 2022, Lisbon, Portugal. pdf5
  • pc13. Sekadakis M., Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Yannis G. “Identifying crucial factors of the impact of COVID-19 on driving behaviour using naturalistic driving data and time-series feature analysis”. Proceedings of the 8th Road Safety and Simulation Conference, 8-10 June 2022, Athens, Greece. pdf5
  • pc12. Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Filtness A., Talbot R., Hancox G., Gruden C., Cuenen A., Brijs K., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Methodology for the Evaluation of Safety Interventions”. Proceedings of the 8th Road Safety and Simulation Conference, 8-10 June 2022, Athens, Greece. pdf5
  • pc11. Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Kaiser S., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Real-Time Monitoring of Driver Distraction: State-of-the-art and Future Insights”. Proceedings of the 8th Road Safety and Simulation Conference, 8-10 June 2022, Athens, Greece. pdf5
  • pc10. Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Afghari AP., Papadimitriou E., Senitschnig N., Al Haddad C., Yang K., Antoniou C., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Modeling the concept of a Safety Tolerance Zone: State-of-the-art and proposed alternatives”. Proceedings of the 8th Road Safety and Simulation Conference, 8-10 June 2022, Athens, Greece. pdf5
  • pc9. Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Yannis G., Filtness A., Talbot R., Hancox G., Pilkington-Cheney F., Brijs K., Brijs T., Ross V., Dirix H., Neven A., Paul R., Fortsakis P., Frantzola E., Taveira R. “State-of-the-art Technologies for Post-Trip Safety Interventions”. Proceedings of the 7th International HUMANIST Conference, 26-27 October 2021, Rhodes, Greece. pdf5
  • pc8. Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Yannis G., Frantzola E., Kalokathi F., Kaiser S., Ross V., Brijs K., Brijs T. “A Review of Real-Time Safety Intervention Technologies”. Proceedings of the 7th International HUMANIST Conference, 26-27 October 2021, Rhodes, Greece. pdf5
  • pc7. Spanou P., Pavlou D., Michelaraki E., Kehagia F., Yannis G. “The impact of weather conditions and driver characteristics on road safety”. Proceedings of the 10th International Congress on Transportation Research, 2-3 September 2021, Rhodes, Greece. pdf5
  • pc6. Tripsas A., Michelaraki E., Papantoniou P., Pavlou D. “How does driver distraction affect speed limit exceedance?”. Proceedings of the 10th International Congress on Transportation Research, 2-3 September 2021, Rhodes, Greece.
  • pc5. Michelaraki E., Nikolaou D., Yannis G. “Assessment of the evolution of road safety in Greece”. Proceedings of the 10th International Congress on Transportation Research, 2-3 September 2021, Rhodes, Greece. pdf5
  • pc4. Michelaraki E., Sekadakis M., Katrakazas C., Ziakopoulos A., Yannis G. “A four-country comparative overview of the impact of COVID-19 on traffic safety behavior”. Proceedings of the 10th International Congress on Transportation Research, 2-3 September 2021, Rhodes, Greece. pdf5
  • pc3. Michelaraki Ε., Katrakazas C., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Modelling the Safety Tolerance Zone: Recommendations from the i-DREAMS project”. Proceedings of the 10th International Congress on Transportation Research, 2-3 September 2021, Rhodes, Greece. pdf5
  • pc2. Ezzati Amini R., Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Al Haddad C., De Vos B., Cuenen A., Yannis G., Brijs T., Antoniou C. “Risk scenario designs for driving simulator experiments”. Proceedings of the 7th International IEEE Conference on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems, 16-17 June 2021, Heraklion, Crete, Greece. pdf5
  • pc1. Michelaraki E., Kontaxi A., Papantoniou P., Yannis G. “Correlation of driver behaviour and fuel consumption using data from smartphones”. Proceedings of the 8th Transport Research Arena (TRA), 27-30 April 2020, Helsinki, Finland. (Conference Cancelled)  pdf5

Presentations in scientific conferences and seminars

At the present time (January 2024) fifty-three (53) presentations papers have been made in scientific conferences and seminars.

  • cp53. Michelaraki E., Yannis G. “Interactions between road environment and driver state for the identification of safety critical conditions”  Proceedings of the 103rd Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, 7-11 January 2024, Washington, DC.
  • cp52. Michelaraki E., Dragomanovits Α., Τripodi Α., Sevrovic Μ., Yannis G. “Network-wide Road Safety Assessment: Methodology of the European Union”  Proceedings of the 103rd Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, 7-11 January 2024, Washington, DC.
  • cp51. Michelaraki E., Garefalakis T., Roussou S., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Driver-vehicle-environment interaction and comparison by transport mode” for the “Telematics boosting mobility behaviour” Workshop organised by NTUA, 22 November 2023, Athens, Greece. 
  • cp50. Konsta A., Michelaraki E., Pavlou D., Bonakis A., Yannis G., Dikeos D. “Driving insomnia: A study of the effect of insomnia on driving performance in driving simulator”. Proceedings of the 13th Hellenic Congress of Hypnology (Athens, Greece, 3-5 November 2023). 
  • cp49. Pavlou D., Sytermegia K., Papantoniou P., Michelaraki E. “Correlation of driving behavior with aggressive driving in rural areas”. Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Transportation Research, 20-22 September 2023, Heraklion, Greece.
  • cp48. Kaselouris K., Deliali K., Michelaraki E., Dragomanovits A., Yannis G. “A novel methodology for crash hotspot identification and network-wide safety ranking”. Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Transportation Research, 20-22 September 2023, Heraklion, Greece. 
  • cp47. Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Roussou S., Afghari A.P., Papazikou E., Talbot R., Al Haddad C., Alam M. R., Adnan M., Khattak W., Papadimitriou E., Antoniou C., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Modelling the inter-relationship among task complexity, coping capacity and crash risk”. Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Transportation Research, 20-22 September 2023, Heraklion, Greece. 
  • cp46. Roussou S., Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Al Haddad C., Alam M. R., Antoniou C., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Identification of safe driving behavior using an ensemble of machine learning algorithms and data from the i-DREAMS experiment”. Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Transportation Research, 20-22 September 2023, Heraklion, Greece. 
  • cp45. Garefalakis T., Michelaraki E., Roussou S., Katrakazas C., Al Haddad C., Alam M. R., Antoniou C., Brijs T., Yannis G. “How do task complexity and coping capacity influence risk? Findings from a novel naturalistic driving experiment in Greece and Germany”. Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Transportation Research, 20-22 September 2023, Heraklion, Greece. 
  • cp44. Dragomanovits A., Yannis G., Laiou A., Nikolaou D., Folla K., Michelaraki E., Kallidoni M., Apostoleris K., Mavromatis S., Georgiopoulos S., Parissis M. “National Road Safety Strategy – Greece 2030” for the “Road Safety Research Challenges” Workshop organised by NTUA (Athens, Greece, 19 May 2023). 
  • cp43. Michelaraki E., Roussou S., Petraki V., Katrakazas C., Yannis G. “Driver-vehicle-environment interactions and safety tolerance zone” for the “Road Safety Research Challenges” Workshop organised by NTUA (Athens, Greece, 19 May 2023). 
  • cp42. Michelaraki E., Roussou S., Katrakazas C., Yannis G., Papazikou E, Brown L., Talbot R., Afghari A.P., Papadimitriou E., Adnan M., Khattak M.W., Brijs T. “An integrated model of driver-vehicle-environment interaction and risk” for the i-DREAMS Final Event (Brussels, Belgium, 26 April 2023). 
  • cp41. Michelaraki E., Roussou S., Katrakazas C., Yannis G. “Key results of the i-DREAMS project: Determinants of risk” for the i-DREAMS Final Event (Brussels, Belgium, 26 April 2023). 
  • cp40. Roussou S., Michelaraki E., Petraki V., Katrakazas C., Yannis G. “Effectiveness Evaluation of the i-DREAMS Interventions” for the “Telematics and Driver Behaviour” Workshop organised by NTUA, 4 April 2023, Athens, Greece. 
  • cp39. Michelaraki E., Roussou S., Petraki V., Katrakazas C., Yannis G. “Modelling the inter-relationship between task complexity, coping capacity and crash risk” for the “Telematics and Driver Behaviour” Workshop organised by NTUA, 4 April 2023, Athens, Greece. 
  • cp38. Sekadakis M., Michelaraki E., Ziakopoulos A., Katrakazas C., Yannis G. “Investigating the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on driver behaviour through telematics data” for the “Telematics and Driver Behaviour” Workshop organised by NTUA, 4 April 2023, Athens, Greece. 
  • cp37. Michelaraki E., Nævestad Τ.Ο., Størkersen K.V., Laiou A., Yannis G. “Potential safety outcomes of communication difficulties in mixed nationality crews: A study of Greek and Norwegian vessels”. Proceedings of the 9th Transport Research Arena (TRA), (Lisbon, Portugal, 14-17 November 2022). 
  • cp36. Brijs K., Ross V., De Vos B., Filtness A., Talbot R., Hancox G., Pilkington-Cheney F., Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Yannis G., Kaiser S., Furian G., Lourenço A., Wets G., Brijs T. “Behaviour change in real-time & post-trip interventions H2020 i-DREAMS project”. Proceedings of the 9th Transport Research Arena (TRA), (Lisbon, Portugal, 14-17 November 2022). 
  • cp35. Brijs K., Adnan M., Ross V., Cuenen A., Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Filtness A., Talbot R., Hancox G., Gruden C., Wets G., Yannis G., Brijs T. “Effectiveness of real-time and post-trip interventions from the H2020 i-DREAMS naturalistic driving project: a sneak preview”. Proceedings of the 9th Transport Research Arena (TRA), (Lisbon, Portugal, 14-17 November 2022). 
  • cp34. Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Sekadakis M., Chaziris A., Yannis G. “Was average speed affected by the COVID-19 response measures? Findings from Athens, Greece”. Proceedings of the 9th Transport Research Arena (TRA), (Lisbon, Portugal, 14-17 November 2022). 
  • cp33. Michelaraki E., Kallidoni M., Katrakazas C., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Investigation of the time spent in dangerous driving conditions: Findings from the i-DREAMS project”. Proceedings of the 9th Transport Research Arena (TRA), (Lisbon, Portugal, 14-17 November 2022). 
  • cp32 Michelaraki E., Kallidoni M., Katrakazas C., Brijs T., Yannis G. “How to Define a Safety Tolerance Zone for Speed? Insights from the i-DREAMS project”. Proceedings of the 9th Transport Research Arena (TRA), (Lisbon, Portugal, 14-17 November 2022). 
  • cp31. Yannis G., Laiou A., Dragomanovits A., Nikolaou D., Folla K., Michelaraki E., Kallidoni M., Apostoleris K., Mavromatis S., Georgiopoulos S., Parissis M. “Development of the road safety strategic plan in Greece, 2021-2030”. Proceedings of the 9th Transport Research Arena (TRA), (Lisbon, Portugal, 14-17 November 2022). 
  • cp30. Ziakopoulos A., Michelaraki E., Nikolaou D., Folla K., Yannis G. “Association Rule Mining for Island and Mainland Road Crash Injuries in Greece”. Proceedings of the 9th Transport Research Arena (TRA), (Lisbon, Portugal, 14-17 November 2022). 
  • cp29. Yannis G., Laiou A., Dragomanovits A., Nikolaou D., Michelaraki E., Folla K., Georgiopoulos S., Pasissis M. “Effective road safety measures in Greece”. Proceedings of the 9th Transport Research Arena (TRA), (Lisbon, Portugal, 14-17 November 2022). 
  • cp28. Konsta A., Michelaraki E., Pavlou D., Bonakis A., Yannis G., Dikeos D. “Driving Insomnia: A Driving Simulator Study”. Proceedings of the 26th Conference of the European Sleep Research Society (ESRS), (Athens, Greece, 27-30 September 2022). 
  • cp27. Sekadakis M., Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Yannis G. “Identifying crucial factors of the impact of COVID-19 on driving behaviour using naturalistic driving data and time-series feature analysis”. Proceedings of the 8th Road Safety and Simulation Conference (Athens, Greece, 8-10 June 2022). 
  • cp26. Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Filtness A., Talbot R., Hancox G., Gruden C., Cuenen A., Brijs K., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Methodology for the Evaluation of Safety Interventions”. Proceedings of the 8th Road Safety and Simulation Conference (Athens, Greece, 8-10 June 2022). 
  • cp25. Kallidoni M., Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Kaiser S., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Real-Time Monitoring of Driver Distraction: State-of-the-art and Future Insights”. Proceedings of the 8th Road Safety and Simulation Conference (Athens, Greece, 8-10 June 2022). 
  • cp24. Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Afghari AP., Papadimitriou E., Senitschnig N., Al Haddad C., Yang K., Antoniou C., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Modeling the concept of a Safety Tolerance Zone: State-of-the-art and proposed alternatives”. Proceedings of the 8th Road Safety and Simulation Conference (Athens, Greece, 8-10 June 2022). 
  • cp23. Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Garefallakis T., Adnan M., Yannis G. “Driver-vehicle-environment interactions and the safety tolerance zone – i-Dreams”. for the Telematics and Improvement of Driver Behavior Workshop organised by NTUA (Athens, Greece, 22 February 2022). 
  • cp22. Kontaxi A., Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Yannis G., Filtness A., Talbot R., Hancox G., Pilkington-Cheney F., Brijs K., Brijs T., Ross V., Dirix H., Neven A., Paul R., Fortsakis P., Frantzola E., Taveira R. “State-of-the-art Technologies for Post-Trip Safety Interventions”. 7th International HUMANIST Conference (Rhodes, Greece, 26-27 October 2021,). 
  • cp21. Kontaxi A., Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Yannis G., Frantzola E., Kalokathi F., Kaiser S., Ross V., Brijs K., Brijs T. “A Review of Real-Time Safety Intervention Technologies”. 7th International HUMANIST Conference (Rhodes, Greece, 26-27 October 2021). 
  • cp20. Michelaraki E., Kontaxi A., Ziakopoulos A., Papantoniou P., Yannis G. “Impact of driver feedback on behavior and safety through a smartphone application”. 2nd International Conference “Intermodal Transports: Innovations in Planning, Management, Business Development & Decision Making” (Alexandroupolis, Greece, 14-15 October 2021). 
  • cp19. Michelaraki E., Ziakopoulos A., Nikolaou D., Yannis G. “Association Rule Mining for Island and Mainland Road Crash Injuries in Greece”, at the International Comparative Analyses of Road Traffic Safety Statistics and Safety Modeling (i-safemodels) (17 September 2021).
  • cp18. Michelaraki E., Nævestad TO., Phillips R., Ranestad K., Laiou A. Yannis G. “Fatigue among HGV drivers in Norway and Greece: examining the influence of national road safety culture”, at the 10th International Congress on Transportation Research Rhodes, Greece, 2-3 September 2021). 
  • cp17. Spanou P., Pavlou D., Michelaraki E., Kehagia F., Yannis G. “Adverse weather conditions and aggressive driving. What is their impact on driving performance?”, at the 10th International Congress on Transportation Research (2-3 September 2021, Rhodes, Greece). 
  • cp16. Tripsas A., Michelaraki E., Papantoniou P., Pavlou D. “How does driver distraction affect speed limit exceedance?”, at the 10th International Congress on Transportation Research (Rhodes, Greece, 2-3 September 2021).
  • cp15. Michelaraki E., Nikolaou D., Yannis G. “Assessment of the evolution of road safety in Greece”, at the 10th International Congress on Transportation Research (Rhodes, Greece, 2-3 September 2021). 
  • cp14. Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Sekadakis M., Ziakopoulos A., Yannis G. “A four-country comparative overview of the impact of COVID-19 on traffic safety behavior”, at the 10th International Congress on Transportation Research (Rhodes, Greece, 2-3 September 2021). 
  • cp13. Michelaraki Ε., Katrakazas C., Brijs T., Yannis G. “Modelling the Safety Tolerance Zone: Recommendations from the i-DREAMS project”, at the 10th International Congress on Transportation Research (Rhodes, Greece, 2-3 September 2021). 
  • cp12. Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Sekadakis M., Kallidoni M., Pigadioti D., Yannis G. “Key factors of COVID-19 impact on mobility and safety”, at the 29th Annual Conference of the Research Institute of Human Factors in Road Safety, Virtual Conference (8 July 2021). 
  • cp11. Ezzati Amini R., Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Al Haddad C., De Vos B., Cuenen A., Yannis G., Brijs T., Antoniou C. “Risk scenario designs for driving simulator experiments”, at the 7th International IEEE Conference on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems, Virtual Conference (16 June 2021). 
  • cp10. Yannis G., Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Sekadakis M. “COVID-19 impact on mobility and safety”, at the 5th Road Safety Expert Group (RSEG) Meeting on Thematic Area 5 – Transport Safety and COVID-19 (27 May 2021). 
  • cp9. Laiou A., Nikolaou D., Michelaraki E., Folla K., Dragomanovits A., Yannis G. “Development of the Road Safety Strategic Plan in Greece 2021-2030”, Innovation in Road Safety Research Workshop, organised by NTUA within the framework of the Sixth UN Global Road Safety Week, online (20 May 2021). 
  • cp8. Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Yannis G. “Driver-vehicle-environment interactions and the safety tolerance zone”, at the Innovation in Road Safety Research Workshop, organized by NTUA within the framework of the Sixth UN Global Road Safety Week (20 May 2021). 
  • cp7. Michelaraki E., Katrakazas C., Sekadakis M., Yannis G. “Covid-19 impact on mobility and safety”, at the Innovation in Road Safety Research Workshop, organized by NTUA within the framework of the Sixth UN Global Road Safety Week (20 May 2021). 
  • cp6. Yannis G., Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Sekadakis M., Ziakopoulos A., Kontaxi A. “Impact of COVID-19 on driver behaviour in Greece and selected countries”, at the 6th at the RSGB Joining the Dots Virtual Conference (2-3 March 2021). 
  • cp5. Yannis G., Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Sekadakis M., Ziakopoulos A., Kontaxi A. “Impact of COVID-19 on traffic safety behavior in Greece and worldwide”, at the ECTRI TG Safety Meeting, (30 November 2020). 
  • cp4. Papantoniou P., Michelaraki E. “The position of the Hellenic Institute of Transportation Engineers on Road Safety Culture” at the Online Conference titled: “Road Safety Culture, Yesterday-Today-Tomorrow”, organized by the Laboratory of Health and Road Safety (LaHeRS), (Heraklion, Greece, 20-21 November 2020).
  • cp3. Yannis G., Katrakazas C., Michelaraki E., Sekadakis M., Ziakopoulos A., Kontaxi A. “Impact of COVID-19 on traffic safety behavior in Greece and worldwide” at the 31st Virtual Meeting of the International Safety Data and Analysis Group (IRTAD), (22 October 2020). 
  • cp2. Yannis G., Vlahogianni E., Papatzikou E., Papantoniou P., Oikonomou M., Michelaraki E., Gonidi C., Petraki V. “The COVID-19 crisis as an opportunity for new mobility models: Athens Great Walk” at the International Multidisciplinary Traffic Safety Virtual Conference, organised by the Hellenic Association of Driving Instructors together with Key Transportation Organisations in Greece (29-30 May 2020). 
  • cp1. Yannis G., Katrakazas C., Ziakopoulos A., Kontaxi A., Michelaraki E., Fortsakis P., Maples A. “i-Dreams – Enhancing driver’s safety by monitoring the behaviour through smartphones” at the 5th ITS Hellas Annual Conference titled: “Intelligent Transport Systems in Greece: Latest developments” (Athens, Greece, 17-18 December 2019). 

Research projects

Participation in ten (10) research projects in the field of Transportation Planning and Engineering.

  • r10. “Ersonext – Support to the European Road Safety Observatory” for the Directorate General for Transport and Mobility of the European Commission (2023-2026).
  • r9. “Napcore – National Access Point Coordination Organisation for Europe” for the Directorate General for Transport and Mobility of the European Commission (2021-2024).
  • r8. “DLD-IA: Impact Assessment Support Study of the Directives of the Roadworthiness Package” (2023-2024).
  • r7. “DLD-IA: Impact Assessment Support Study for the Revision of the Directive on Driving Licences” (2021-2022).
  • r6. “Development of the Road Safety Strategic Plan in Greece 2021-2030”, carried out for the Hellenic Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport (2021).
  • r5. “a-traffic: Innovative traffic and parking policies in the center of Athens” a cooperation between the Municipality of Athens and National Technical University of Athens (2020-2021).
  • r4. “HADRIAN – Holistic Approach for Driver Role Integration and Automation Allocation for European Mobility Needs”of the Horizons 2020 framework programme on transport research of the European Commission (2020-2023).
  • r3. “SHOW – SHared automation Operating models for Worldwide adoption” of the Horizon 2020 framework programme on transport research of the European Commission (2020-ongoing).
  • r2. “LEVITATE – Societal Level Impacts of Connected and Automated Vehicles” of the Horizon 2020 framework programme on transport research of the European Commission (2019-2022).
  • r1. “i-Dreams: Safety Tolerance zone calculation and interventions for diver – vehicle – environment interactions under challenging conditions” of the Horizon 2020 framework programme on transport research of the European Commission (2019-2023).

Awards and Distinctions

  • sa6. 2024 NTUA Thomaideio Award for the paper “Real-time monitoring of driver distraction: state-of-the-art and future insights”, published in 2023 in the “Accident Analysis and Prevention”.
  • sa5. 2023 NTUA Thomaideio Award for the paper “One year of COVID-19: Impacts on safe driving behavior and policy recommendations”, published in 2022 in the “Journal of Safety Research”.
  • sa4. 2022 NTUA Thomaideio Award for the paper “Post-trip safety interventions: State-of-the-art, challenges, and practical implications”, published in 2021 in the “Journal of Safety Research”.
  • sa3. 2021 NTUA Thomaideio Award for the paper “A descriptive analysis of the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on driving behavior and road safety”, published in 2020 in the “Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives”.
  • sa2. Young Researcher Best Publication on Road Safety Award for the paper titled: “Modelling the Safety Tolerance Zone: Recommendations from the i-DREAMS project” at the 10th International Congress on Transportation Research (2021)
  • sa1. Fellowship by the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (H.F.R.I.) for the PhD dissertation titled “Road accident risk factors and big data” (2021)

Thesis

  • Michelaraki E., “Correlation of driver behaviour and fuel consumption using data from smartphones”, Diploma Thesis, Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering, NTUA, School of Civil Engineering, March 2019.

Computer Skills and Software Knowledge

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
  • Statistical analysis software and coding: SPSS, R, R-studio
  • Data analysis and visualization: Tableau
  • Programming Languages: Matlab
  • Drawing and designing: AutoCAD

Foreign Languages

  • Greek (native language)
  • English (Certificate of Competency in English, University of Michigan)
  • French (Diplôme Universitaire d’Études Françaises, DUEF Β2)

Affiliations

  • Member of the Technical Chamber of Greece

Member of International Scientific Organisations and Committees

  • si2. Standing Committee on Transportation in the Developing Countries of the Transportation Research Board (AME40) (2024-)
  • si1. Standing Committee on Safety Performance and Analysis of the Transportation Research Board (ACS20) (2024-)

Reviewer of papers to be published

Scientific journals

  • sj8. Safety Science
  • sj7. Transportation Letters
  • sj6. Traffic Injury Prevention (TIP)
  • sj5. Journal of Engineering and Applied Science (JEAS)
  • sj4. International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology (IJTST)
  • sj3.Accident Analysis and Prevention (AAP)
  • sj2.Transportation Research Record (TRR)
  • sj1.Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives (TRIP)

Scientific conferences

  • sc5. ITS World Congress (ITS)
  • sc4. Transportation Research Arena (TRA)
  • sc3. International Congress on Transportation Research (ICTR)
  • sc2. Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting (TRB)
  • sc1. Road Safety and Simulation (RSS)

Contact

National Technical University of Athens,

School of Civil Engineering,

Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering

5, Iroon Polytechneiou str., GR-15773, Zografou, Athens

Phone: +30 210.7721265

 

E-mail: evamich@mail.ntua.gr