Awards, Honors & Professional Memberships


My team and I were the winners of the Social Innovation Windsor Essex Challenge 2017 to solve the problem of regional transport in Windsor

Semi-finalist Selected in the 1st round by the NextChallenge: Smart Cities 2017 to submit a full proposal, Sep 2017

2016 Highly Commended Award, Emerald, our paper “Talent and student private rented sector bottlenecks: a preliminary UK investigation.” published in Property Management 2015 Vol 33 3 E has been selected by the journal’s editorial team as a Highly Commended Paper in the 2016 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence, May 2016

Social Enterprise and Innovation Award (£5000 to test my innovative idea in a form of project on the relationship of workspaces and wellness, 7 case studies) funded by UnLtd., HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for England), and Royal Agricultural University, UK, Aug 2013

Publication Grant for publishing my second book “New Urban Design” was awarded by IAUK, 2011, it was recognized as an “Honourable Translated Book” in 17th Annual Festival of Book of the Year, Kerman Province, 2012

Chosen for the International Research Program of Bauhaus among 120 participants, Oct 2004 and received scholarship and two awards, Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, Dessau, Germany

Scholarship & fellowship for my PhD from IAU, Kerman branch, Kerman, Iran. Feb/2000- Feb/2003


  •   3rd among graduated students of Ph.D. of Urbanism
  •   2nd in National Entrance Exam for Ph.D. among 170 participants Sep 1999
  •   2nd among graduated students of master’s degree of Architectural Engineering
  •   13th in National Entrance Exam for Master of Architectural engineering among 1000 participants, Sep 1994


Chosen as An Academician of the Academy Of Urbanism, London, UK in July 2015

and was under the AOU’s spotlight

Chosen as:

  • Preeminent Researcher of Azad University of Kerman in 2009
  • Best Lecturer in Azad University of Kerman (top 6s) in 2006
  • Preeminent Researcher of Azad University of Kerman (top 5s) in 2006

Professional Membership

AOU/ July 2014-Present/An Academician of the Academy Of Urbanism, London, UK

ESSG-RAU/ November2012-November 2015/ Member of the Environmental Sustainability Strategy Group, Cirencester, UK

RAU/ November 2014- August 2015/ Member of the Women Leadership Forum at RAU, Cirencester, UK

ICEO/June 2002-Present/ Iranian Construction Engineers Organization

ISUP/ July 2002- Present/ Iranian Society of Urban Planners