Department of Infrastructure Engineering The Centre for Spatial Data Infrastructures & Land Administration

Visiting Scholars

  • Prof Adam Iwaniak (the Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Institute of Geodesy and Geoinformatics, Poland), 10 September
  • Dr. Arzu Çöltekin (senior researcher and lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Zurich, Switzerland), 3 September
  • Professor Thomas H. Kolbe (Director of the Institute for Geodesy and Geoinformation Sciencey,Technische Universität Berlin, Germany), 30 August
  • A/Professor Nakagawa Masafum (Geoinformatics Lab, Shibaura Institute of Technology section, Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering) , Tokyo, Japan, 27 August 2012
  • Centre received visits by delegates from: US, Candada, India, Japan, Poland, South Africa, Malaysia, Iran and Germany (Due to the ISPRS Congress held in Melbourne), 27 August 2012
  • Professor Ayman Habib (Head of the Department of Geomatics Engineering at the University of Calgary, Canada), 20 August
  • Dr Daniel Paez (Transport planner, Colombia), 4 June
  • Dr. Abolghasem Sadeghi-Niaraki (Department of Geoinformatic Eng., INHA University South Korea), 2 June
  • Mr. Patrick Meehan (Director of Land Surveying for East Coast operations, VEKTA, Victoria, Australia), 24 May
  • Mr. Jim Curnow and Mr. Michael Burdett (Manager Directors of Alexander Symonds, SA, Australia), 18 April
  • Professor Stéphane Roche (Department of Geomatics Sciences, Université Laval, Québec, Canada), 3 April
  • Mr. Eric Mwaikambo (A PhD candidate from Ardhi University, Tanzania), 3 April
  • Mr. Majid Kiavarz (A PhD candidate from Tehran University, Iran), 2 April
  • Mr. Jim Curnow (Manager Director of Alexander Symonds, SA, Australia), 15 March
  • Mr. Sudarshan Ramachandran (VPAC, Victoria, Australia), 8 March
  • Dr. Richard Simpson ( nextspace, New Zealand), 8 March
  • Mr. Kevin Tasker (Infrastructure Solution Sales, Bentley Systems, Australia), Mr. John Taylor (Industry Solutions Director, Bentley Systems, Australia), and Mr. Dionnald Beh Boonheng (Geospatial Senior Application Engineer, Bentley Systems, Malaysia, "via Skype"), 2 Feb
  • The Honourable Mathew Guy (Minister of Planning, Victoria, Australia), 7 Sep
  • Mr. Mohammad Reza Namazi Rad (SMART Infrastructure Facility, University of Wollongong), 29 Aug
  • Associate Professor Kevin McDougall (Associate Dean of Faculty of Engineering and Surveying, The University of Southern Queensland), 19 Aug
  • Ms. Liz Marchant (Executive Director in the ANZLIC National Office), 19 Aug
  • Dr. Temenoujka Bandrova (University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Sofia, Bulgaria), 18 Aug
  • Prof. Dr. Milan Konecny (Masaryk University, Czech Repoblic, past-president of ICA, and vice-president of International Society for Digital Earth), 18 Aug
  • Land Administration and Development undergraduate and postgraduate students UNIVERSITI TECHNOLOGI MALAYSIA (UTM), 21-24 March
  • Prof. David J. Cowen (Department of Geography, University of South Carolina), 24-25 Jan
  • Prof. Zorica Nedovic'-Budic' (Planning and Environmental Policy at University College, Dublin), 18 Nov
  • Dr. Daniel Steudler (Swiss Federal Directorate for Cadastral Surveying , Switzerland), 29 April
  • Prof. BAS kok (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands), 20-27 April
  • Dr. Abolghasem Sadeghi-Niaraki (INHA University, Korea),15 Jan -15 Feb
  • Associate Prof Joep Crompvoets( the Public Management Institute of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium) and lecturer at the Centre for Geo-Information of Wageningen University (The Netherlands)), 4-17 Oct
  • Mr.Mark Reichardt (President and CEO, Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc., USA), 27 Aug
  • Mr. Masanori Muto (Mitstibushi Research Institute inc, Space and intelligence Gro), 30 June
  • Mr.Nasrollah Jahangard  (Member of Iran Telecommunication Research Center (ITRC) and Especial Advisor in ICT affairs, Iran's Juridical Power and Deeds and Land, Registration Organization, Tehran, Iran ) 2nd-20 April
  • Prof. David J. Coleman (Dean of Engineering, University of New Brunswick, Canada), 3rd-23rd March
  • Prof. Harlan Onsrud (Executive Director of GSDI),1 Feb -21 March.
  • Prof. BAS kok (president of GSDI), 30 Jan-9 Feb.
  • Dr. Chukwudozie Ezigbalike (chief Geoinformation Systems section, UN Economic Commission for Africa), Oct-Nov.
  • Mr. Greg Scott (President of PCGIAP and Group Leader National Mapping & Information Gp, Geospatial & Earth Monitoring Div.) , Oct.
  • Mr. Peter Holland (former president of PCGIAP), Sept.
  • Professor. Milan Konecny former president of ICA ,Masaryk University(Czech Republic), Sept.
  • Ms Frederika M wella Donkev , Delft university of Technology,(The Netherlands), Sept.
  • Dr Abdul Rashid Mohamed Shariff,Associate Professor, Institute of Advanced Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia.
  • Professor Stig Enemark, Aalborg University, (Denmark)(President of FIG),July.
  • Hamed Olfat , Science & Technology University (Iran) Feb-Mar.(Msc.student).
  • Professor Stig Enemark, Aalborg University, (Denmark),Nov.
  • Dr.Chukwudozie Ezigbalike ,chief.Geoinformation Systems section,UN Economic Commission for Africa (Africa),July.
  • Lukasz Grus ,Wageningen University (The Netherlands),July-Nov.(Phd.student)
  • Dr Abdul Rashid Mohamed Shariff,Associate Professor, Institute of Advanced Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia.
  • Christine Najar ,ETH (Switzerland)
  • Christian Clausen ,Aalborg University (Denmark)
  • Professor Michael Elfick, (ESRI Australia), Apr
  • Proessor Ian Masser, GSDI (UK), Feb-Mar
  • Ali Mansourian, SDI Disaster Management, PhD Candidate(Iran) , Jan - June.
  • Professor Stig Enemark, Aalborg University Denmark(Denmark) , 23 Feb -26 Mar.
  • Professor Michael Batty, University College London,(UK)
  • Professor Terry Moore, University of Nottingham,(UK) , 5-16 Apr - Land Victoria Visiting Fellow
  • Floris De Bree,Wageningen University (Netherland)
  • Mr Crompvoets, Joep , Wageningen University, Centre Geo-Information, Wageningen, (The Netherlands )(Phd.student/Lecturer)
  • Professor Arnold Bregt Wageningen University, (The Netherlands)
  • Dr. Francisco Escobar , Nov 2003 - Jan 2004 (senior research fellow)
  • Mr. Paul Kelly, the Executive Director of ANZLIC, (5-11 Nov 2003) - Special events: Public lecture titled "Lining up Ducks and Herding Cats - Implementing the Australian Spatial Data Infrastructure"
  • Professor Holger Magel (President of FIG)
  • Professor Kate Beard (University of Maine, USA)
  • Professor Michael Worboys (University of Maine, USA)
  • Professor Paul Cross, Head, Department of Geomatic Engineering, University College London, U.K.
  • Professor Richard Groot, Professor in Geoinformation and Infrastructures, International Institute for Aerospace Survey and Earth Sciences, (The Netherlands).
  • Professor Ian Masser, Head, Social Sciences and Urban Planning and Management, International Institute for Aerospace Survey and Earth Sciences, The Netherlands/President, European Umbrella Organisation for Geographic Information (Department of Geomatics Seminar 2001 November.ppt)
  • Professor Peter Burrough, Director, Utrecht Centre for Environment and Landscape Dynamics, Faculty of Geographical Sciences, Utrecht University, (The Netherlands).2000.
  • Dr. James Riddell, Food and Agriculture Organisation, United Nations.1999.
  • Associate Professor George Benwell, University of Otago, (New Zealand) 1999.
  • Dr. Brian Lees, Australian National University 1999.
  • Ms. Adrijana Carr, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, (U.K).1999.
  • Professor Stig Enemark, Aalborg University, (Denmark)1998.
  • Professor John McLaughlin, University of New Brunswick, (Canada)1998.
  • Professor Peter Dale, University College London, (U.K)1997.
  • Professor Dieter Fritsch, University of Stuttgart, (Germany) 1997.
  • Dr. Clarissa Fourie, University of Natal, (South Africa )1996.
  • Dr. Peter Fisher, University of Leicester, (U.K)1996.


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