DR MANU SASIDHARAN NAMED TOP 40 UNDER 40 LEADERS FOR EU-UK-INDIA
November 27, 2020
“I am delighted to be one amongst Top #40Under40 influential people for furthering Eu-India and UK-India ties. While working on applied-research projects I can gather valuable insight into transport issues faced by infrastructure owners, transport operators and also the users. There is real need to think about how we can provide maximum mobility with minimum environmental impact, and I am particularly interested in contributing towards capacity-development and influencing evidence-backed policies for the sustainable management of the railways, roads and bridges.”
COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH DEMONSTRATES HUMAN-MOBILITY REDUCTION STRATEGIES COULD HELP IN BATTLE AGAINST COVID-19
Human-mobility reduction measures provide the greatest benefit in the fight against Covid-19. We need to balance the public health benefits of closing public transport during a pandemic against the socio-economic impacts of reducing mobility
THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM TO HELP INDIAN GOVT IMPROVE ITS RURAL ROADS
University of Birmingham road transport experts will work with India’s Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) to create a hi-tech monitoring system that will allow transport chiefs to respond to damage and deterioration of rural roads.
BIRMINGHAM RAIL EXPERTS PARTNER WITH INDIA'S TRANSPORT LEADERS FOR HI-TECH FUTURE
University of Birmingham railways experts will work with the National Rail and Transport Institute of India (NRTI) to establish a new research centre to help develop and deliver hi-tech transport systems that improve journeys for people across in India.
UK DEPARTMENT OF TRADE'S RAIL MISSION TO INDIA
A UK government delegation met with the Indian railway ministry and industry for furthering the UK-India ties in railways. The delegation also exhibited at Asia's largest rail transport exhibition, IREE 2019
RISK INFORMED HIGH-SPEED RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT
Worldwide High-Speed Rail Conference took place on 2nd October in the impressive Art Deco Great Hall at Birmingham University. Dr Manu Sasidharan presented the R(i)TRAK tool and showed how an economically justifiable maintenance strategy for track may be derived by considering all the alternative approaches, costing them and working out the net present value for each.