Digital Twins and Asset Management: How do they go hand-in-hand?

By Nour Aljafari, University of Birmingham Doctoral Researcher Digital twins are reshaping many industries namely asset management and manufacturing. It offers new ways to monitor assets, reduce costs and carry out maintenance. To this end, the ongoing rise of Internet of Things (IOT) allows us to leverage the benefits of many digital technologies including; big … Continue reading “Digital Twins and Asset Management: How do they go hand-in-hand?”

Can robots help us to manage our cities?

By Dr Mehran Eskandari Torbaghan (School of Engineering) Urban population is growing at a record-breaking rate, and regardless of its various negative impacts, it puts huge pressure on the already over-aged, sometimes not fully functional, urban infrastructure. This urban infrastructure includes roads, utilities (most of them buried under the ground) and the ground itself. Which … Continue reading “Can robots help us to manage our cities?”