Mehdi Alidadi

Mehdi Alidadi is an urban planner with 7 years of experience in research and practice in Iran, Japan, and Australia

Mehdi is conducting a PhD project investigating the impact of densification on public transport in Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane. His research focuses on the influence of various factors related to high-density apartment housing (built environment, attitudes and socio-economic factors) on public transport use and crowding. The project is supported by the Australian Research Council (ARC) DECRA project and supervised by Chris De Gruyter, Sarah Foster, and Afshin Jafari. Mehdi is also an experienced urban planner specializing in urban development policies and has published extensively on densification’s effects on urban resilience, urban form, housing development, and health (COVID-19). He possesses skills in spatial analysis, qualitative research, regression and econometric models, and systematic literature review.