Researchers and Staff

  • Andrew Nolan

    Master of Philosophy (MPhil), Infrastructure Engineering
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    Mr Andrew Nolan is a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) student in the Department of Infrastructure Engineering. Andrew is a member of the Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety (CDMPS) and the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) research group and The University of Melbourne. His special interests are in UAV remote sensing for precision agriculture and […]

  • Alireza Kashian

    PhD Candidate
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    Alireza graduated with Bachelors degree from Isfahan University of Technology in field of Electrical & Computer Engineering. He has a Master of Engineering from Nanyang Technological University working at Singapore Institute of Information and Communication. He is now a PhD student and member of the Centre for Spatial Data Infrastructures and Land Administration (CSDILA) at […]

  • Roozbeh Hasanzadeh Nafari

    PhD Candidate
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    Roozbeh commenced his PhD at the department of infrastructure of the University of Melbourne in July 2014 and currently he is working in the Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety (CDMPS). Roozbeh’s research will focus on quantifying the flood risks and performing a flood damage assessment for a case study area within Australia. With this knowledge, […]

  • Kuo-Chih Hung (James)

    PhD Candidate
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    Kuo-Chih completed the Master’s Program in the Graduate Institute of Building and Planning and Bachelor’s Degree in Department of Geography both at National Taiwan University (NTU).Now, he is a PhD student in the Department of Infrastructure Engineering, the University of Melbourne. His research interest is about application of GIS and mobile device in data sharing, decision support, and model […]

  • Sam Amirebrahimi

    PhD Candidate
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    Sam received his bachelor’s degree in computer science (software engineering) from IAU University and completed his Masters in Business Administration (specialized in IT) at MMU, Malaysia. During his bachelor’s, he was involved in number of IT projects (Mainly web-based platforms). In the meantime, he worked for number of companies in the IT industry as consultant, […]

  • Farzad Alamdar

    PhD candidate
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    Farzad commenced his PhD at the University of Melbourne in March 2012 and currently working in the Centre of SDIs and Land Administration (CSDILA). His research focus in on urban natural disaster management utilizing realtime information obtained form in situ sensors. The aim of his research is to integrate the multi-sourced sensory and spatial information […]

  • Hosna Tashakkori Hashemi

    PhD Candidate
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    Hosna received both her BSc (2005-2009) and MSc (2009-2001) in Information Technology Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT). She worked on Peer to Peer Networks during her bachelor’s project and was awarded the best BSc project in the Department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology in 2009. She specialised in Computer Networks during her […]

  • Dr Benny (Yiqun) Chen

    Research Fellow
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    Dr Benny Chen is a Research Fellow in the Centre for Spatial Data Infrastructures & Land Administration(CSDILA) and the Centre for Disaster Management & Public Safety (CDMPS) at the University of Melbourne. He completed his PhD in Geomatics at the University of Melbourne in 2013 and obtained both Master and Bachelor degrees in Computer Science […]

  • Dr. Katie Potts

    Research Fellow
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    Dr Katie Potts is a Research Fellow in the Centre for Disaster Management & Public Safety (CDMPS) at the University of Melbourne. She completed her PhD in Engineering at the University of Melbourne in 2014 and obtained a Bachelor degree in Geomatic Engineering at the University of Melbourne in 2009. Dr Potts has a broad research interests including disaster management, […]

  • Farhad Laylavi

    PhD Candidate
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    Farhad received his bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning from Tehran Art University in Sep 2004 and his masters’ degree in Urban and Regional Planning from University of Tehran on the topic of “Assessment of Seismic Vulnerability of Residential Areas using Cluster Analysis” in Jun 2007. During his studies his interest in computational urban modelling led […]

  • Arash Kaviani

    PhD Candidate
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    Arash is a PhD candidate in the Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety (CDMPS) and Transport Engineering Group. His research is focused on transportation resilience. Arash is a member of the team working on an ARC linkage project on “PLANNING AND MANAGING TRANSPORT SYSTEMS FOR EXTREME EVENTS THROUGH SPATIAL ENABLEMENT“.  In addition to pursuing his PhD, Arash is […]