Researcher

Dr Balamurugan Soundararaj

Fields of Research (FoR)

Urban and regional planning, Geoscience data visualisation, Geospatial information systems and geospatial data modelling, Spatial data and applications, Spatial statistics, Cartography and digital mapping, Human geography, Information visualisation

Biography

Dr Balamurugan Soundararaj is a post-doctoral researcher at City Futures Research Centre, University of New South Wales working in the “Value Australia” project building large-scale automated valuation models for the Australian property market. Prior to this he has worked in both academia at University College London and real estate industry - Jones Lang Lasalle. He received his PhD form Department of Geography UCL, Masters from Centre for...view more

Dr Balamurugan Soundararaj is a post-doctoral researcher at City Futures Research Centre, University of New South Wales working in the “Value Australia” project building large-scale automated valuation models for the Australian property market. Prior to this he has worked in both academia at University College London and real estate industry - Jones Lang Lasalle. He received his PhD form Department of Geography UCL, Masters from Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis UCL and bachelor's in planning, School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi. His core research interest is in the collection, analysis, modelling and visualisation of large-scale spatial data.


My Grants

  • 2021 - API Australian Property Research and Education Fund Research Grant for research on 'Towards understanding the dynamics of the regional property markets of Australia: Spatio-temporal analysis, predictive modelling, and visualising of sales in regional SA and NSW'
  • 2021 - ADA Faculty Research Partnership Scheme for research on ‘Supporting system building in non-government schools: Steiner and Montessori
  • 2018 - UCL Yusuf Ali Travel Grant for attending Conference on Complex Systems presenting 'Trends in urban flows: An information theory approach

My Awards

  • 2019, Best Paper, Early Career Researcher, GIS Research UK, New Castle 
  • 2015, Best Paper, Construction Track, RICS Annual Conference, Sydney 
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