Associate Professor Mohsen Kalantari
Associate Professor

Associate Professor Mohsen Kalantari

  • Graduate Certificate in University Teaching, The University of Melbourne, Australia, 2014
  • PhD, Geomatics Eng. The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, 2008
  • Master GIS Eng. K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2004
  • Bachelor Surveying Eng. K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2001
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Mohsen Kalantari is an Associate Professor of Geospatial Engineering at the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and a Co-Founder at Faramoon. Previously, he has worked for the Department of Infrastructure Engineering at the University of Melbourne. Before his academic career, he worked with the surveying and spatial industry through his role in the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) as the Victorian coordinator of a nationwide land and survey information modernisation initiative, ePlan


  • The digitalisation of repairs and maintenance in residential and mixed-use apartment development (2021-2024), CRC Building 4.0, Lead Investigator
  • Improving digital engineering through computational methods (2019-2022), Shenzhen Bimernet Technology Co. Ltd, Lead Investigator
  • IoT and smart cities (2020), City of Melbourne, Lead Investigator
  • Laser scanning for strata titling (2019), Association of Surveyors Malaysia, Lead Investigator
  • Smart lighting system (2018), Networked Society Institute, Lead Investigator
  • Sensor-Enabled Campus (2017), Networked Society Institute, Lead Investigator
  • Smart Wearable System with Wireless Charging for Monitoring Staff Health and Productivity in Difficult Working Environments (2017 – 2019), Department Of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport & Resources
  • Upgrading ePlan systems (2017-2022), Land Victoria
  • 3D Malaysia (2017, 2018), Malaysia Mapping Agency (JUPEM)
  • ePlan Visualisation and Database Management System Upgrade (2016-2017), Land Victoria
  • Self-healing maps (2017-2020), Australian Research Council
  • Legal and physical validity of city models in the Future City Pilot – Phase 1 (FCP1), (2016) Open Geospatial Consortium, Lead Investigator
  • 3D property ownership map base for smart urban land administration (2017-2020), Australian Research Council
  • Spatial Data Infrastructure for Hong Kong
  • Urban Analytics Data Infrastructure, Australian Research Council 
  • Integrated Incident Management Utilizing Multi-Agency Sensors (2015), Open Geospatial Consortium, Lead Investigator
  • North West Metropolitan Region of Melbourne Data Access, Integration and Interrogation Demonstrators – Enhancement and Promotion (2015), Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network
  • Access to service Indicator (2015), City of Melbourne, Lead Investigator
  • Natural hazard exposure information modelling framework (2014-2016), CRC for Bush Fire and Natural Hazards,
  • Pre-disaster multi-hazard damage and economic loss estimation model (2014-2016), CRC for Bush Fire and Natural Hazards,
  • A Low-Cost Indoor Mapping Technique for Land Development Applications, (2014), Early Career Research Grant, The University of Melbourne, Lead Investigator
  • Can we rely on Online Maps? Victoria Fellowship, (2013), Lead Investigator
  • Spatially Enabled Water Information Infrastructure, Carlton Connect, (2012- 2013), Lead Investigator
  • An Intelligent Disaster Decision Support System, Australian Natural Disaster Resilience Grant, (2012-2013)
  • Housing Affordability and Land Administration, Australian National Data Network System, (2012-2013), Lead Investigator
  • Geospatial Metadata Tool, Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network, (2012), Lead Investigator


  • Highly Commended Educational Award (National), 2019, Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Australia
  • Educational Development Award (Victoria), 2018, Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Australia
  • Exceptional Service Award, 2018, Department of Infrastructure Engineering, The University of Melbourne
  • Victoria Fellowship, 2012, Department of Business and Innovation, Victoria, Australia
  • Australia- China Young Researcher Fellowship, 2012, Australian Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE) and the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)

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CVEN2101- Engineering Construction

CVEN3101- Engineering Operation and Control