Rahul Raoniar

Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Researcher

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Dr. Rahul Raoniar is a Pedestrian and Bicyclist safety researcher. In his research, writing, teaching, and public speaking he engages with a variety of themes in road safety and transport psychology, and his current priorities are:

  1. Walkable and Cyclable Cities.

  2. Pedestrian and Bicyclist safety.

  3. Children's Road Safety.

  4. Safe Mobility for Blind Pedestrians and Persons with Walking Disabilities.

In 2022 he defended the Ph.D. thesis on Study of Pedestrians’ Unsafe Road Crossing Behaviour at Signalised Intersection Crosswalks. Before joining IIT Guwahati he conducted research at CSIR - Central Road Research Institute.


Walkable and Cyclable Cities, Road Safety, Injury Prevention, Transport Psychology, Transportation Accessibility, and Quantitative Social Research.

Current Position

Project Research Scientist at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Academic Degrees

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering, Raiganj Polytechnique, Raiganj, West Bengal, 2009

  • B.Tech. in Civil Engineering, Teerthankar Mahaveer College of Engineering, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, 2012

  • M.Tech in Transportation Engineering, AcSIR, CSIR-CRRI, New Delhi, 2015

  • Ph.D. in Transportation Systems Engineering, IIT Guwahati, Assam, 2022


  • Additional Assistant Engineer: Sarba Siksha Abhiyan Mission, Malda, West Bengal (July 2012 - July 2013)

  • Trainee Scientist: CSIR-CRRI, New Delhi (August 2013 – August 2015)

  • Ph.D. Research Scholar: IIT Guwahati, Assam (July 2016 - November 2022)

  • Blogger: Data Science & Machine Learning Blog Writer and YouTube Content Creator (July 2018 – Present)





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