Dr Mohsen Mohammadzadeh

Member of the Future Cities Research Hub | Lecturer


Mohsen is an urban planner and designer with 12 years professional experience. He worked in both public and private sectors in Iran and then New Zealand. He has qualifications in Urban and Regional Planning and Design, and Civil Engineering.

He specialises in critical urban theory, planning in late capitalism, planning and urban conflicts, globalisation and the emerging global cities, smart city and ethics of big data, transportation and infrastructure planning.

Research interests:


  • Critical Urban Theory
  • Globalisation and Planning in the Emerging Global Cities
  • Planning and Urban Conflicts
  • Smart City, Cybernetic Technology and Ethics of Big Data
  • Transportation and Infrastructure Planning

Research projects:

National Science Challenge 11 – Shaping Places: Future Neighbourhoods