DR Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

DR Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh


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



  • 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.


Member of

  • 3D-Cadastre Working Group. Member 2011 -
  • International Geospatial Society. Founding member 2009 -
  • ePlan Working Group - Inter-governmental committee on Surveying and Mapping. Member 2008 -
  • Surveying and Spatial Science Institute. Member 2006 -


Selected publications


Investigator on


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2008
  • MSc, K.N. Toosi University of Technology 2004
  • BSc, K.N. Toosi University of Technology 2001

Awards and honors

  • Victoria Fellowship 2012, Business Victoria - Science Technology & Innovation, 2012
  • Australia-China Young Researchers Exchange Fellowship, Aust DIISRTE / Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), 2012
  • Special Postgraduate Studentship, The University of Melbourne, 2005
  • International Student Scholarship, The University of Melbourne, 2004
  • Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Iran, 2004



Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • Come and join me at the Centre for Spatial Data Infrastructures and Land Administration, I undertake research in 3D mapping and modeling, spatial metadata, crowdsourced geographic information and geosensor information infrastructures. I welcome students from different backgrounds relevant to my research interests.