Mehran Eskandari Torbaghan

Lecturer in Infrastructure Asset Management, University of Birmingham

Dr Mehran Eskandari Torbaghan is a lecturer in Infrastructure Asset Management at the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Birmingham.

Mehran spent five years in the civil engineering industry, as a geotechnical engineer, before returning to academia to study a Master and then a PhD both at the University of Birmingham. He then worked as a research fellow at the University of Birmingham for around five years, before becoming a lecturer.

Mehran’s research portfolio and interest lie in the field of smart management of infrastructure systems, investigating the application of autonomous systems for condition monitoring and repair of urban infrastructure.

My Sessions at Traffex

Wednesday 22 May 2024


Panel: Highways Maintenance – Supporting Existing and Emerging Methods and Materials

15:05 - 15:45 Maintenance
  • Discussing what local authorities, regional and national bodies are doing to unblock innovation in this area.
  • A look at how lane rental schemes can be used to fund innovation and improve the quality of reinstatements.
  • Discussing routes to improving the quality or accessibility of records about the location of underground pipes, wires, and other apparatus.
  • Analysing the importance of quality control throughout the maintenance process and the need for strong regulation to ensure this.