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Department of Civil Engineering
Amir Sobhani

Amir Sobhani

Research Fellow
Amir.Sobhani@monash.edu
Phone:
+61 3 990 50611
Office:
Room 152, Building 60, Clayton Campus
Qualification:
BSc, MSc, PhD

Teaching Commitments:

  • CIV5303: Quantitative Methods
  • ENG1020: Engineering Structures
  • CIV2282: Transport and Traffic Engineering
  • CIV3204: Engineering Investigation
  • CIV3205: Project Management
  • CIV3283: Road Engineering

Publications:

  • William Young, Amir Sobhani, Mike Lenne, and Majid Sarvi. (2014) "Simulation and road safety: A review of computer models of the safety of driver and vehicle behavior on roads" Accident Analysis and Prevention, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aap.2014.01.008
  • William Young and Amir Sobhani. (2014) Exploratory Review of Literature on Computer Simulation Models of Safety on Roads, 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board
  • Amir Sobhani, William Young, Majid Sarvi and Sareh Bahrololoom. (2013) "Calculating Time-To-Collision for Analyzing Right Turning Behavior at Signalized Intersections" Road and Transport Research, Volume 22, N0 3, PP.49-61
  • Sareh Bahrololoom, Richard Tay, Clare DSouza and Amir Sobhani. (2013) Factors contributing to crashes at intersections and mid-blocks: Study of two-vehicle crashes at Australian Capital Territory, 36th Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF 2013)
  • Amir Sobhani, William Young, Majid Sarvi and Sareh Bahrololoom, (2013) Using a simulation based road safety index to assess safety of turning behavior at signalized intersections, WCTR2013, Rio, Brazil.
  • Amir Sobhani, William Young, David Logan, Sareh Bahrololoom and Majid Sarvi. (2013) A sequential model of driver reaction, crash kinetic energy and occupant injury severity, Road Safety and Simulation 2013 (RSS2013), Rome, Italy
  • Amir Sobhani, William Young, Majid Sarvi and Sareh Bahrololoom. (2013) Developing a road safety index to assess safety performance of intersections, Road Safety and Simulation 2013 (RSS2013), Rome, Italy
  • Amir Sobhani, William Young, Majid Sarvi and Sareh Bahrololoom. (2013) Modelling Driver Reaction in Crash Situations, Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Tehran, Iran, February 2013.
  • Amir Sobhani, William Young and Majid Sarvi. (2012) "A Simulation Based Approach to Assess the Safety Performance of Road Locations" Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, Volume 32, PP.144-158
  • Amir Sobhani, William Young, Majid Sarvi and Sareh Bahrololoom. (2012) "Calculating Time-To-Collision for Analysing Right Turning Behaviour at Signalised Intersections", Proceedings of 35th Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF 2012), Perth, Australia, 26-28 September 2012.
  • Amir Sobhani, William Young, David Logan, and Sareh Bahrololoom. (2011) "A Kinetic Energy Model of Two Vehicle Crash Injury Severity." Accident Analysis and Prevention, Volume 43, Issue 3, PP.741-754.
  • Amir Sobhani, William Young and David Logan. (2011) "Exploring the relationship of conflict characteristics and consequent crash severity". Proceedings of 34th Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF 2011), Adelaide, Australia, 28-30 September 2011.
  • Meeghat Habibian, Mahmoud Mesbah and Amir Sobhani.(2011) "Ranking of hazardous road locations in two-lane two-way rural roads with no crash record". Proceedings of 34th Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF 2011), Adelaide, Australia, 28-30 September 2011.
  • Amir Sobhani, William Young and Majid Sarvi. (2011) " A simulation based approach to assess the safety performance of road locations". Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Road Safety and Simulatoin (RSS 2011), Indianapolis, USA, 14-16 September 2011.
  • Amir Sobhani, William Young and David Logan. (2011) "SACH theory: A novel approach for safety evaluation". 10th National Conference of Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, Brisbane, Australia, 2-4 November 2011.
  • Amir Sobhani, David Logan, William Young and Sareh Bahrololoom. (2010) "Towards a microscopic approach for modeling the traffic safety of intersections". Proceedings of 22nd Australian Road Research Board Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 12-15 October 2010.
  • Amir Sobhani, William Young, David Logan, Jeffery Archer and Majid Sarvi. (2010) "Modeling the safety of intersections". Proceedings of 15th International Conference of Road Safety on Four Continents, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 28-30 March 2010.
  • Esmaeel Ayati, Amir Sobhani, H.R Attaran Kakhki and Hadi Jabbari Noghabi. (2008) " The role of HV drivers' fatigue and drowsiness in causation of traffic incidents in Iran". 13th International Conference of the Hong-Kong-Society-for-Transportation-Studies, DEC 13-15, 2008 Hong Kong, PEOPLES R CHINA Source: TRANSPORTATION AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCE Pages: 645-652 Published: 2008.
  • M. Saeedian Tabasi and Amir Sobhani. (2006) "GIS Based Analyses for Hazardous Materials Route Finding", Proceedings of 7th international congress of Civil Engineering, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, IRAN, 2006.
  • Amir Sobhani, Mohammad Reza Ahadi and Esmaeel Ayati. (2005) "Calulating Road Accident Costs in Developing Countries", Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of Traffic Safety, Tehran University, Tehran, IRAN, 2005.
  • M. Saeedian Tabasi and Amir Sobhani. (2004) "Using Genetic Algorithm and GIS for Hazardous Materials Route Finding", Presented at GIS and Geodesy Sciences Conference in National Cartography Center, Tehran, IRAN, 2004.

Editorial:

  • Reviewer:
  • Journals:
  • Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies
  • Transportmetrica A: Transport Science
  • Transportmetrica B: Transport Dynamics
  • Journal of Road and Transport Research
  • Modelling and Simulation in Engineering
  • Conferences:
  • 13th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • 3rd International Conference of Road Safety and Simulation (RSS 2011)
  • 4th International Conference of Road Safety and Simulation (RSS 2013)
  • 20th International Symposium on Transportation and Traffic Theory (ISTTT20)
  • 13th World Congress on Transport Research (WCTR 2013)

Research Interests:

  • Human Behaviour Modeling
  • Simulation of Safety
  • Transport Safety
  • Micro-Simulation
  • Transport Optimization