PhD (USyd), MEngSc., B.E. (Industrial), PEng, PMP
Dr Mohammad Mojtahedi is a Senior Lecturer at UNSW Built Environment. He completed his Ph.D. in the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Sydney in 2014. He is establishing himself as an early career researcher in the disciplines of Urban and Regional Planning and Operations Research and specifically in the newly emerging field of Resilient Buildings, Infrastructure, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Evacuation Planning. He is one of the pioneers in Australia to combine city planning, operations research, climate change adaptation, and engineering to enhance the resilience of urban and rural buildings and infrastructure through disaster risk management. He has professional industry experience in project planning and management of large-scale and complex infrastructure projects. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute (PMI) and he is also a certified Professional Engineer from Engineers Australia. He has been awarded two research excellence awards from Engineers Australia in 2012 and 2013 for conducting research in flood risk management to analyse the vulnerability of rural and urban buildings and infrastructure across NSW.
Topic 1: Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilient Built Environment
Living in a changing environment is one of the most important challenges facing Australia. Mohammad has focused on climate change adaptation, disaster risk management and construction management research topics to identify strategies to develop sustainable and resilient built environments that can all thrive in a changing environment. His research interest covers the following topics:
Topic 2: Building Construction Management and Project Planning
Construction project management is a multidisciplinary area and his research has focused on the following topics:
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Dr. Mojtahedi is teaching or has taught the following courses: