Roja Ezzati Amini


Roja Ezzati Amini is a Research Associate and a PhD Candidate at the Technical University of Munich.

Until September 2017, she was a postgraduate student at the Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds. Roja has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (2011) from University of Tabriz. Her research focuses on human factor analysis of highly automated driving.


Roja has co-authored one publication in the field of automated road transport systems and has been involved in a workshop for the UK Department for Transport.

List of publications and workshops:

• Madigan, R., Nordhoff, S., Fox, C., Amini, R.E., Louw, T., Wilbrink, M., Schieben, A., & Merat., N. (Under review). Understanding Interactions between Automated Road Transport Systems and Other Road Users.

• DfT Workshop; Using Virtual Reality to Develop Risk Awareness Perception Training for the UK. 


May 2018 – Today

Ph.D. Candidate
Technical University of Munich (TUM)
Thesis subject: Human factor analysis of highly automated driving

Sep 2016 - Sep 2017

Master of Transport Planning and Engineering
University of Leeds
Thesis: "Using UDRIVE Naturalistic Driving data  to understand and improve road user safety by investigating the impact of prolonged driving on drivers’ performance"

Sep 2015- Sep 2011 Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
University of Tabriz