"Don't wait for accidents to happen"



Year of birth:  1980


  • D in Highway Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran (2009-2014)
  • Dissertation Title: A Method for Smart Messaging on Variable Message Signs based on Behavioral Theory
  • Master of Science in Highway Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, September 2003-January 2006, Tehran, Iran
  • Bachelor in Civil Engineering, 1998- 2002, Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran.

Professional activities

  • Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Kharazmi University (2014-Present)
  • Technical advisor at Traffic Engineering and Road Safety Bureau, Tehran Traffic & Transportation Organization, Municipality of Tehran, (2007-Part time employer at present)
  • Lecturer, Civil Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Kharazmi University (2011-2014)

Main areas of interest

  • Traffic Safety and Human Factors,
  • Social Cognition in Traffic Safety


  • International Cooperation on Theories and Concepts in traffic Safety (ICTCT), Member of General Assembly, 2014-Present
  • Road traffic Injuries Research Network (RTIRN), 2012-Present
  • The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, Overseas member, UK


  • A Monte-Carlo simulation of chain reaction rear end potential collisions on freeways, International journal of traffic and transportation engineering (In Press)
  • A Comparative Analysis of Safety Performance Indicators Based on Inductive Loop Detector Data, PROMET-Traffic&Transportation, Vol 26. Issue 2, pp 139-150, 2014
  • Road traffic culture and personality traits related to traffic safety in Turkish and Iranian samples, Safety Science, Vol 66, pp 36-46,
  • Risk perceptions, fatalism and driver behaviors in Turkey and Iran, Vol 59, pp. 187-192, 2013
  • Aberrant Driving Behavior of Iranian Drivers: An Internet-Based Survey, Modares Civil Engineering Journal (M.C.E.J), Vol. 14, No. 1, Spring 2014

Contact details

Civil Engineering Department, Kharazmi University, Beheshti Blvd, Hesarak, Karaj, Iran

Phone: +98-912-519-0552

E-Mail: m.fallah@khu.ac.irfallah2005@gmail.com