News and events
In memoriam: Dr Malcolm Park
It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the recent passing of Dr Malcolm Park.
COVID-19 open access book
We have launched a new book, entitled COVID-19 Pandemic, Geospatial Information, and Community Resilience: Global Applications and Lessons.
Friday 2–5pmDigital Twins – To Twin or Not to Twin
Dr Sabri presents at Survey Ireland Conference
Dr Soheil Sabri represented CSDILA in the annual Survey Ireland conference in a presentation titled Better Data, Better Outcomes
Mapping the Future of Land Administration: CSDILA’s 20th anniversary events
Webinar: Building climate resilient infrastructure
View a webinar addressing the question ‘How is climate change affecting how we design, plan, build and manage resilient infrastructure?’.
CSDILA–Arup collaboration to develop ‘PedDesign’
The ‘PedDesign’ tool for Digital Twin simulates and analyses pedestrian movement with an aim to assist design with the consideration of physical distancing parameters.
Developing Digital Twins for Urban and Infrastructure Projects
View a webinar on Developing Digital Twins for Urban and Infrastructure Projects, presented on Thursday 18 March by the CSDILA team.
Member spotlight: Dr Ali Aien
Dr Ali Aien started with the HERE Technologies after completing his PhD at the Centre in 2013 and is now the Business and Solution Architect Manager in HERE.
8th Digital Earth Summit 2020
Prof Abbas Rajabifard delivered a presentation on Supporting SDGs: A Spatially Enabled Research Approach as part of a plenary session on the Relevance of Digital Earth to support UN SDGs by 2030 at the 8th Digital Earth Summit 2020.
The Summit was held online with a specific focus on a better understanding of both the meaning of the Digital Earth and its role in ensuring sustainable development and security on a global scale.
Dr Kesminas joins the Infrastructure platforms as Senior Enterprise Fellow
Bringing her valuable skills in designing and developing technical solutions to industry, government and community challenges, we welcome Dr Alice (O’Connor) Kesminas to the Infrastructure platform.
- Professor Abbas Rajabifard invited to speak at the SSSI NSW & WA Online Conference
The SSSI NSW & WA Online Conference will be held on Monday 30 November as part of the Climate Change and Disaster Management (CCDM2020) Week Event and will focus on case studies, technologies, and interactive engagement.
SSSI NSW & WA’s online conference will feature keynote speakers who are leaders in the industry and set the scene for current climate change science. Presenters will give a geospatial perspective on monitoring and analysis of climate change and disaster related events.
- Our new collaboration with the University’s Campus Planning and Design Team
We are delighted to announce our partnership with the University of Melbourne’s Campus Planning and Design team. The collaboration will leverage our Digital Twin for the design and development of an intelligent tool for generating an optimised building envelop based on planning controls. This tool will assist urban planners and designers to achieve good design outcomes that respond to character, microclimate, and heritage.
Digital Twin Campus to support 2020 Virtual Open Day
We are proud to extend our Melbourne University Digital Twin Campus by scanning and generating 3D models of a selected buildings and laboratories for the 2020 Virtual Open Day.