Professor of Complex Systems and Head of Infrastructure Systems Institute, University College London (UCL)
Professor Liz Varga has a chair in Complex Systems in the Civil, Environmental, and Geomatics Engineering Department, University College London (UCL). She leads the Infrastructure Systems Institute and is principal investigator for the coordination node of UK Collaboratorium for Research in Infrastructure and Cities (https://www.ukcric.com/) and a co-investigator for the Data and Analytics Facility for National Infrastructure (https://dafni.ac.uk/). She teaches, writes, and advises globally on energy, transport, digital communications, water and waste. Her key research themes are infrastructure resilience, sustainable innovation and circularity, and decarbonisation, using digital twins, hybrid models, and self-healing systems. She is a fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Building Engineers (FCABE) and the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS). She is a commissioner with the National Preparedness Commission.