Dr Mohsen Mohammadzadeh

BSc, MA, PhD

Research | Current

Critical Urban Theory - Society of Control 

Urban Discontent and Planning

Smart City and the Ethics of Big Data

Driverless Cars and their impacts on the built environment   

Teaching | Current

URBPLAN103 -  Introduction to Visual Literacy and Research Skills

URBPLAN201 - Urban Policy Analysis

URBPLAN705 - Sustainable Infrastructure Planning

URBPLAN734 -  E-Governance, Smart City and the Ethics of Big Data


Areas of expertise

Critical Urban Theory


Planning in the Emerging Global Cities

Planning and Urban Conflicts

Smart City, Cybernetic Technology and Ethics of Big Data

Transportation and Infrastructure Planning

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Mohammadzadeh, M. (2020). Exploring tertiary students’ travel mode choices in Auckland: Insights and policy implications. Journal of Transport Geography, 87 Related URL.
  • Mohammadzadeh, M. (2019). The Disruptive Mobility and The Potential for Land Reclamation: the case of Auckland’s CBD and other Metropolitan Centres. Auckland: MBIE. Related URL.
  • Bahmanteymouri, E., & Mohammadzadeh, M. (2018). Claiming the right to the city: Informal urbanisation in the holy city of Mashhad. In R. Rocco, J. van Ballegooijen (Eds.) The Routledge handbook on informal urbanization. New York, NY, USA: Routledge. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Elham Bahmanteymouri
  • Mohammadzadeh, M. (2018). The Disruptive Mobility and the Future of our Neighbourhoods. Wellington, New Zealand: MBIE. Related URL.
  • Mohammadzadeh, M. (2017). City-marketing policy as a generator of urban discontent. Paper presented at AESOP Lisbon 2017: AESOP Annual Congress, Lisbon, Portugal. 11 July - 14 July 2017. Lisbon AESOP Annual Congress '17: Abstracts Book.
  • Mohammadzadeh, M., & Bahmanteymouri, E. (2015). The exigency of making Auckland the world’s most liveable city and its detrimental consequences. In P. Burton, H. Shearer (Eds.) State of Australian Cities Conference 2015: Refereed Proceedings Gold Coast, Australia: Urban Research Program at Griffith University on behalf of the Australian Cities Research Network.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/39164
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Elham Bahmanteymouri
  • Khan, A., Mohammadzadeh, M., & Syam, A. (2014). A travel plan as a tool for modifying university staff and students’ travel behaviour towards sustainable practices. In C. Brebbia (Ed.) Urban transport XX, 63-73. Southhampton, UK: WIT Press.
  • Mohammadzadeh, M. (2014). The neoliberalised city fantasy: The place of desire and discontent The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.

Contact details

Primary office location

Level 6, Room 615
New Zealand