News and events
Spotlight on a student: Mohamed Zahlan Abdul Muthalif
I would like to continue my research by developing new ways to resolve subsurface utilities visualisation challenges using AR/MR techniques.
Spotlight on a student: Zahra Assarkhaniki
Zahra’s research interests include urban analytics, resilience and sustainability assessment, machine learning, and data science.
Scanning the campus
Creating a Digital Twin of the University of Melbourne’s iconic locations for virtual Open Day 2021.
Spotlight on a student: Atie Asadikia
My research is about developing a systematic and holistic prioritisation tool to identify synergetic Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at different scales.
Spotlight on a student: Maryam Barzegar
Maryam’s research is about spatial query and analysis for 3D urban land administration for which she developed a 3D spatial database for storing IFC data.
Dr Behnam Atazadeh receives ARC DECRA fellow funding
A new 3D data model to integrate underground land information in Australia
Spotlight on a student: Ali Asghari
As a geospatial engineer and researcher, PhD candidate Ali Asghari has been involved in several infrastructure development projects and actively researching geospatial issues.
Funding for Digital Twin visualisation lab
We are delighted to share that our Digital lab at Melbourne Connect has received funding from the Victorian Government.
Success in a new ARC Research Hub
We are delighted to announce the success of our joint Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Research Hub, in partnership with UNSW, Western Sydney University, and QUT, along with more than 20 top industries.
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.