Dr Matin Nabavi Niaki works in the department of traffic and infrastructure. Her interest lies in cyclist safety and behaviour in relation to road and cycling network design. Her expertise is in surrogate safety measures and computer vision techniques to extract road user trajectories and traffic conflicts from video data. Matin has also been part of the EU projects MeBeSafe, SaferAfrica, and LEVITATE.
Matin has a background in Civil Engineering from the University of Toronto. In 2018, she received her PhD from Polytechnique Montreal on her thesis Cycling network discontinuities and their effects on cyclist behaviour and safety.