DR Benny Chen

DR Benny Chen




  • Dr Benny Chen is a Research Fellow in the Centre for Spatial Data Infrastructures & Land Administration(CSDILA) and the Centre for Disaster Management & Public Safety (CDMPS) at the University of Melbourne. He completed his PhD in Geomatics at the University of Melbourne in 2013 and obtained both Master and Bachelor degrees in Computer Science in China. Dr Chen has a broad research interests including GIS visualisation, spatial analysis, disaster management, traffic simulation, agent-based modeling and location-based services. He is also enthusiastic about programming with R, Python, Java, Objective-C and JavaScript.   


Selected publications


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2013
  • MA, Beijing University of Chemical Technology 2005
  • BCs, Beijing University of Chemical Technology 2002

Awards and honors

  • Designed and development the Intelligent Disaster Decision Support System (IDDSS) which won the Resilient Australia Award 2014, Department of Justice, 2014


Available for supervision

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