Associate Professor Liton Kamruzzaman

Associate Professor Liton Kamruzzaman

Associate Professor Liton Kamruzzaman

Associate Professor, Urban Planning & Design

Department of Architecture

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Dr Liton Kamruzzaman is a leading researcher in transport and land use planning with measurable impacts on the field, on policy and practices, and on society.

Liton possesses unique skillset in data analysis and visualisation including transport modelling, statistics, econometrics, GIS, and Remote Sensing. His research interest spans over three key areas of urban/transport planning:

  1. Effectiveness of strategic urban policies e.g. transit oriented development (TOD), innovation precincts, urban form and structure
  2. Socio-economic and travel behavioural impacts of transport infrastructure e.g. bicycle sharing schemes, light rail, airports
  3. Envisioning the future of cities e.g. smart cities, autonomous vehicle, climate vulnerability such as the urban heat island effect

Liton has a vast experience of teaching transport and land use planning, GIS, and Remote Sensing. He has supervised many PhD and honours students to completion. Prior to joining Monash University, Litonhas taught across three universities: Queensland University of Technology, Australia; University of Ulster, UK; and Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh. He has a PhD in transport planning from the University of Ulster, a Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice from Queensland University of Technology, an MSc in Geoinformation Science and Earth Observation (with Distinction) from the University of Twente, and a Bachelor degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology.

Liton is a Section Editor of Sustainability journal and maintains close collaboration with numerous professional and research bodies including World Conference on Transport Research Society (WCTRS), World Society for Transport and Land Use Research (WSTLUR), Planning Institute of Australia (PIA), Bangladesh Institute of Planners, and The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK).

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20-Minute Neighbourhoods: Living Locally Research Project

Creating 20-minute resilient neighbourhoods and building community connectedness in Melbourne’s outersuburban growth areas.

Navigating Economic Uncertainty in Post-Covid Cities

Assisting policymakers in assessing the risk of employment vulnerability as the impacts of Covid-19 evolve.

Infrastructure Governance Incubator: From Strategic Planning to Project Delivery

Developing a governance model to build connections between infrastructure planning and strategic urban planning.

JIBE: Joining Impact models of transport with spatial measures of the Built Environment

Reducing non-communicable diseases and health inequities for English city regions and Melbourne.

Net zero precincts: Citizen data commons and technological sovereignty

Engaging users of Net Zero Precincts to have a say on the privacy of their data.

Reformulating the Movement and Place framework

Making the urban environment safer and more liveable.

The long-term effects of autonomous cars on land use, access and travel

Modelling autonomous vehicle-induced urban growth and inform land use based policy measures to minimise their effects on transportation.

Benchmarking data for housing research

Sourcing a new ‘big dataset’ to identify, visualise, and monitor informal housing practices in Australia.

20-minute neighbourhoods post-Covid: Impacts of ‘Remote working’ in Sunshine West

Exploring how an increased work from home population changes the impacts, needs, and opportunities for 20-Minute Neighbourhoods.

Evaluating Neighbourhood Sentiment during Melbourne’s Covid-19 lockdowns

Assessing Melbournian’s neighbourhood sentiment through social media and the influence of the built environment on this satisfaction during Melbourne’s Covid-19 lockdowns.