Professor Mehrdad Dianati is the Head of Intelligent Vehicles Research Department and the Technical Research Lead in the area of Networked Intelligent Systems at the Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), the University of Warwick, UK.
The focus of his research is on the application of Digital Technologies (Information and Communication Technologies and Artificial Intelligent) for the development of future mobility and transport systems. He has over 30 years of combined industrial and academic experience, with 20 years in various leadership roles in multi-disciplinary collaborative R&D projects. He works closely with the Automotive and ICT industries as the primary application domains of his research. He is also the Director of Warwick's Centre for Doctoral Training on Future Mobility Technologies, training doctoral researchers in the areas of intelligent and electrified mobility systems in collaboration with the experts in the field of electrification from the Department of Engineering of the University of Warwick. In the past, he has served as an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology and several other international journals, including IET Communications. Currently, he is the Field Chief Editor of Frontiers in Future Transportation.