Psarianos,Basil, Professor



Phone :+30210 772 2628 office: B126, Veis Building, 1


Rural & Surveying Engineer, Nat’l tech. Univ. Athens 1976, Graduate Studies at the Technical University of Berlin (1976-1977) and University of Hanover (1977-1981). Dr.-Ing. in Highway Design. Educating Staff at the NTUA since 1987. Professor in 2003. Expertise in Geometric Design of Highways and Streets and Road Safety. More than 120 publications in Greek, English and German. Co-author of Handbook in Highway Design in English. Coordinator and researcher in European and National Research Projects. One of main authors of the Greek Guidelines for the Design of Highways of the Ministry of Infrastructures, Transport and Networks. Consulting Engineer in the Design of road projects. Safety Auditor of main Freeway Projects. Member of Board in various International Journals. Member in Transportation Research Board. Deutscher Verein für Vermessungswesen. Forschungsgesellschaft für Straßen- und Verkehrswesen. International Road Federation. Societa Italiana Infrastrutture Viare, Honorary Member. Vereinigung der Straßenbau- und Verkehrsingenieure in   Niedersachsen e.V.. ISMARTI for Road Maintenance. President of European Group of Surveyors for 3 terms.

Current position

Professor, Department of Infrastructure and Rural Development

Research interests

Highway design elements, intersection and interchange design, road facilities design, speed modeling, operating characteristics of various road users, access management, road safety parameters and features, applications of geoinformatics in road infrastructure

Professional etc interests

Highway and Street Design, Road Safety Audits, Road Safety Impact Assessment, Road Safety Inspections, Accident Reconstruction


  •  Highway Engineering I, 4th Semester. Mandatory course
  •  Transportation Facilities Design-Principles of Economic Studies, 5th Semester. Mandatory course
  •  Planning-Design and Operation of Highway (highway project development), 9th Semester. Mandatory course for graduates in Transportation Engineering
  •  Application of Informatics in Highway Infrastructure Projects, Postgraduate selective course,

Selected papers & publications 

R. Lamm, B. Psarianos, T. MailaenderHighway Design and Traffic Safety Engineering Handbook” McGraw-Hill Book Co, Í.Õ., 1999 

Basil Psarianos “Der Griechische Kultur- Und Vermessungsingenieur”, Zeitschrift für Vermessungswesen, Heft 12, Stuttgart 1992 

R. Lamm,B. Psarianos, E.M. Choueiri, T. Mailaender “Interchange Planning and Design - An International Perspective”, , Transportation Research Record 1985, TRB, Washington, D.C., 1993 

S. Mavromatis, B. Psarianos “Analytical Model to Determine the Influence of Horizontal Alignment of Two-Axle Heavy Vehicles on Upgrades”. Journal of Transportation Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 129, No. 6, 2003 

B. Psarianos “Strategic Road Safety Policies and Research Needs in Europe and the United States of America”, Advances in Transportation Studies, Section A 7, 2005 

R.J. Porter, B. Psarianos, et al. “Operating Speed Modeling”, Synthesis Report, E-Circular, Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., U.S.A., In Print. 

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