Dr Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

  • Room: Level: 04 Room: B407
  • Building: Engineering Block B
  • Campus: Parkville

Research interests

  • Spatial Metadata Systems, 3D Mapping and Modelling, Crowdsourced Geographic Information, Geosensor information infrastruture

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Dr Mohsen Kalantari is a Senior Lecturer in Geomatics and Associate Director at the Centre for Spatial Data Infrastructures and Land Administration (CSDILA) in the Dept of Infrastructure Engineering at The University of Melbourne. Mohsen teaches Land Administration Systems (LAS) and Spatial Analysis and has several publications.
Dr Kalantari is a spatial data engineer and in recognition of his research he has been awarded a prestigious Victoria Fellowship. The Victoria Fellowships recognise young researchers with leadership potential and aim to help them enhance their future careers, while developing new ideas which could offer commercial benefit to Victoria.
He has also worked at the Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE), Land Victoria and has an extensive knowledge of land administration systems of Australia. He completed his PhD in 2008.

Recent publications

  1. Rajabifard A, Atazadeh B, Kalantari Soltanieh S. A critical evaluation of 3D spatial information models for managing legal arrangements of multi-owned developments in Victoria, Australia. International Journal of Geographical Information Science. Taylor & Francis Ltd. 2018. DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2018.1484125
  2. Rahrnatizadeh S, Rajabifard A, Kalantari Soltanieh S, Ho S. A framework for selecting a fit-for-purpose data collection method in land administration. LAND USE POLICY. Elsevier Science. 2018, Vol. 70. DOI: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2017.10.034
  3. Aleksandrov M, Rajabifard A, Kalantari Soltanieh S, Lovreglio R, GonzÁlez VA. People Choice Modelling for Evacuation of Tall Buildings. Fire Technology. Springer. 2018. DOI: 10.1007/s10694-018-0731-1
  4. Kalantari Soltanieh S, Nechifor M. 3D Indoor Surveying–A Low Cost Approach. Survey Review. Commonwealth Association of Surveying and Land Economy. 2017, Vol. 49, Issue 353. DOI: 10.1080/00396265.2015.1122279
  5. Kalantari Soltanieh S, Rajabifard A, Williamson I, Atazadeh B. 3D Property Ownership Map Base for Smart Urban Land Administration. FIG Working Week 2017. FIG (International Federation of Surveyors). 2017.
  6. Atazadeh B, Rajabifard A, Kalantari Soltanieh S. Assessing Performance of Three BIM-Based Views of Buildings for Communication and Management of Vertically Stratified Legal Interests. ISPRS INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GEO-INFORMATION. MDPI AG. 2017, Vol. 6, Issue 7. DOI: 10.3390/ijgi6070198
  7. Kalantari Soltanieh S, Rajabifard A, Olfat H, Pettit C, Keshtiarast A. Automatic spatial metadata systems - the case of Australian urban research infrastructure network. CARTOGRAPHY AND GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SCIENCE. American Congress on Surveying and Mapping. 2017, Vol. 44, Issue 4. DOI: 10.1080/15230406.2016.1154805
  8. Kalantari Soltanieh S. BIM: The New GIS for the Industry. GIM INTERNATIONAL-THE WORLDWIDE MAGAZINE FOR GEOMATICS. GITC bv. 2017, Vol. 31, Issue 3.
  9. Atazadeh B, Kalantari Soltanieh S, Rajabifard A, Ho S, Ngo T. Building Information Modelling for High-rise Land Administration. TRANSACTIONS IN GIS. Blackwell. 2017, Vol. 21, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1111/tgis.12199
  10. Laylavi F, Rajabifard A, Kalantari Soltanieh S. Event relatedness assessment of Twitter messages for emergency response. INFORMATION PROCESSING & MANAGEMENT. Pergamon-Elsevier Science. 2017, Vol. 53, Issue 1. DOI: 10.1016/j.ipm.2016.09.002
  11. Atazadeh B, Kalantari Soltanieh S, Rajabifard A, Ho S, Champion T. Extending a BIM-based data model to support 3D digital management of complex ownership spaces. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SCIENCE. Taylor & Francis Ltd. 2017, Vol. 31, Issue 3. DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2016.1207775
  12. Shojaei D, Olfat H, Faundez SIQ, Kalantari Soltanieh S, Rajabifard A, Briffa M. Geometrical data validation in 3D digital cadastre - A case study for Victoria, Australia. LAND USE POLICY. Elsevier Science. 2017, Vol. 68. DOI: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2017.08.031
  13. Atazadeh B, Kalantari Soltanieh S, Rajabifard A, Ho S. Modelling building ownership boundaries within BIM environment: A case study in Victoria, Australia. COMPUTERS ENVIRONMENT AND URBAN SYSTEMS. Pergamon. 2017, Vol. 61. DOI: 10.1016/j.compenvurbsys.2016.09.001
  14. Kalantari Soltanieh S, Rajabifard A. Report on 3D Australia 2017 Conference. GIM INTERNATIONAL-THE WORLDWIDE MAGAZINE FOR GEOMATICS. GITC bv. 2017, Vol. 31, Issue 12.
  15. Aien A, Rajabifard A, Kalantari Soltanieh S, Williamson I. Review and Assessment of Current Cadastral Data Models for 3D Cadastral Applications. ADVANCES IN 3D GEOINFORMATION. Hindawi Publishing Corp. 2017, Issue 9783319256894. Editors: Abdulrahman A. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-25691-7_24

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