Education, Research & Skills

Research Programs/ Projects

Post-Doctoral and Research Associate in Sustainable Urbanism and Transportation

School of Real Estate and Land Management, Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, UK, Nov 2012 – Aug 2015

National and Regional Research Projects:

1- Evaluating Enfield (London) Regeneration Project

2- Incubating Talent for the city of Herefordshire – An Evaluation of Regional Student Accommodation Provision for Herefordshire Council, Funded by Kildare

3- Longitudinal Study on the relationship of work spaces and well-being (case study of a university in UK)

4- Evaluation of the impacts of superfast broadband on rural areas of Counties of Gloucestershire and Herefordshire

5- Community planning in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, UK

6- Social Environmental Design of Dean and Administration Offices in the school of Real Estate and Land Management, RAU, Cirencester, UK, Nov2012 – Nov2013

Post-Graduate Research Program in Transnational Spaces FT

Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, Dessau, Germany, Oct 2004- Sep 2005

My Researches: Studying Transnationalism and Transnational Spaces in Calcutta Call Centers in India and Frankfurt Airport in Germany


Education

Masters of Science in Environmental Psychology, FT

University of Surrey, Guildford, UK, Oct 2011- Sep 2012

Dissertation: Reflections of Ethnic Backgrounds, GPS and Transportation Mode on Cognitive Maps of Londoners


PhD. in Urbanism (Urban Planning and design), FT

IAU, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran, Feb2000 – Sep2004

The Effect of Globalization (Information Technology and Telecommunication) on Physical and Conceptual Aspects of Cities (Case Study of London), effects including emergence of new types of virtual and physical spaces and changes in shapes and land uses


(MArch.) Master of Architectural Engineering, FT

IAUK, Kerman, Iran, Sep1994 – Feb2000

Designing an Echo-Tech Research Center of Science and Technology of Alternative Energies including a power plant of wind towers and solar cells. The building is self-sufficient in terms of energy


Diploma in Mathematics and Physics, FT

The National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents (NODET)

Kerman, Iran, http://www.nodet.org, Sep1987-Jun1994

 


Computer Skills and Languages

Software

– SPSS (quantitative data analysis)

– NVivo (qualitative data analysis)

– Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Visio)

– Adobe (Acrobat reader-writer, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator (mapping data or data visualization))

Online Platforms and Social Media

– Designing websites and weblogs on digital platforms (One.com / WordPress)

– Creating pages and profiles on social media such as LinkedIn, Academia.edu, ResearchGate, ORCID, FaceBook, Pinterest, Flickr, Instagram

Languages

Persian: Fluent (mother tongue)

English: (IELTS AC 2010 = 7), Have studies and worked in English since 2011

French: Intermediate, (TEF 2010= A2)

Arabic: (7 years studying at school), good ability of reading and understanding texts

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