Prem Chhetri is Professor at RMIT University in Australia. Prem obtained a Ph.D. in Geospatial Science from RMIT University in 2003. He holds a Master of Philosophy from Jawaharlal Nehru University and a Master Degree from Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University – the two most prestigious institutions in India.
Prem is known internationally for the research in spatially-integrated analytics and urban logistics. His recent research focused on port logistics, climate change, urban modelling, tourism potential mapping, emergency response, skills and training, and the application of GIS and GPS in transport, infrastructure and logistics planning.
Prem has received a number of Australian Research Council and federal and state government grants to study quality of urban life, spatial labour markets, urban fire and emergency planning, logistics clusters, innovation and growth, and climate change and port logistics. He has published over hundred refereed papers and numerous research reports for the government and industry.