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:: Mehdizadeh,Fatemeh ::

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  Personal Details

  CURRICULUM VITAE
(12 October 2014)
Personal Details
Surname:  Mehdizadeh Saradj                       
Name: Fatemeh
E-mail: mehdizadeh@iust.ac.ir
 

Present Position:  professor in IUST
Department: School of Architecture and Environmental Design
Tel: +98-21-77240540-9 (ext. 8249); +98-21-73228249
Fax: +98-21-77240468


                       
Education and Qualifications
  1. University Degrees
     Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Architecture, School of Architecture, University of Sheffield, England, 2000-2005
    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Architecture, Fine Arts Faculty, University of Tehran, Iran, 1985-1993 
        
  2. Sellected Short Course Certificates
     “International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage, held by the United  Nations  Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Chair Programme, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto (Japan), November 2008
     “Building for success, held by the Sheffield Hallam University (SHU), Sheffield (England), May 2005
    English language profficiency”, held by the “English Language Teaching Centre” in Sheffield University, England, 1999-2000
     
    Employment
    Associate Professor, School of Architecture and Environmental Design, Iran University of Science and Technology, Since January 2013 to present
    Visiting Professor, Department of civil and structural engineering, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK. September 2014 –  June 2015
     
    Assistant Professor, School of Architecture and Environmental Design, Iran University of Science and Technology, September 2005 – January 2013
    University instructor, School of Architecture and Environmental Design, Iran University of Science and Technology, 1998-1999
    University instructor, Department of conservation, Higher education centre of cultural heritage organization, 1996-1998
    University instructor, Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, Imam Khomeini International University, 1994-1996
    Research & Design assistant, Tehran university architectural design and research consulting company of ‘Jahad Daneshgahi’, 1991-1994
     
    Teaching Experiences
    Evaluating the conservation experiences of historic buildings and cities (postgraduate course in the School of Architecture and Environmental Design, Iran University of Science and Technology; Department of Conservation)
    Risk management and reconstruction after disasters (postgraduate course in the School of Architecture and Environmental Design, Iran University of Science and Technology; Department of Conservation)
    Introduction to the conservation of historic buildings (undergraduate course in the School of Architecture and Environmental Design, Iran University of Science and Technology, Department of Architecture)
    Building Pathology (postgraduate and undergraduate courses in the School of Architecture and Environmental Design, Iran University of Science and Technology; Department of Conservation, Higher Education Centre of Cultural Heritage Organisation; Faculty of Historic Buildings Conservation)
    Conservation Technology (postgraduate course in the School of Architecture and Environmental Design, Iran University of Science and Technology; Department of Conservation)
    Introduction to the traditional construction systems of Iran (postgraduate course in the School of Architecture and Environmental Design, Iran University of Science and Technology, Department of Conservation; Department of Conservation, Higher Education Centre of Cultural Heritage Organisation; Faculty of Historic Buildings Conservation)
    Advanced Research Methods (PhD and postgraduate course in the School of Architecture and Environmental Design, Iran University of Science and Technology, Department of Conservation & Department of Architecture; Art University of Isfahan, Department of Conservation)
    Proffesional English (postgraduate course in the School of Architecture and Environmental Design, Iran University of Science and Technology, Department of Conservation & Department of Architecture)
    The Basics of Architectural Design (undergraduate course in the School of Architecture and Environmental Design, Iran University of Science and Technology, Department of Architecture)
    Architectural design Studio (Undergraduate courses in architectural design projects including first and third projects)
    Selected Written Works
  3. Published Books
    Pathology and technical assessment of historical buildings (in Farsi), IUST Press, Tehran, Iran, ISBN: 978-964-454-276-3, 2014/   pp
    Persian Architectural Heritage: Architecture, Structure and Conservation (co-authored Mehrdad Hejazi), WIT Press, England, eISBN: 978-1-78466-070-3, 2015 / 527 pp
    Persian Architectural Heritage: Architecture (co-authored Mehrdad Hejazi), WIT Press, England, ISBN: 978-1-84564-412-3, eISBN: 978-1-84564-413-0, 2014 / 171 pp
    Persian Architectural Heritage: Structure (co-authored Mehrdad Hejazi), WIT Press, England, ISBN: 978-1-84564-882-4, eISBN: 978-1-84564-883-1, 2014 / 188 pp
    Persian Architectural Heritage: Conservation (co-authored Mehrdad Hejazi), WIT Press, England, ISBN: 978-1-84564-884-8, eISBN: 978-1-84564-885-5, 2014 / 136 pp
    Translating into Persian language the book entitled: “Contemporary Theory of Conservation”, written by “Salvador Munoz-Vinas”, published in 2010; from English to Farsi, exhibiting in “The 24th Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) 2-14 May 2010.
    Translating into Persian language the book entitled: “The dissertation, an architecture students handbook”, written by “Iain Borden” & “Katerina Ruedi Ray” published in 2006; from English to Farsi, exhibiting in “The 22nd Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) 6-16 May 2009.
    Writing an Introduction and translating the book entitled: “100 of the world’s best houses”, written by “Catherine Slessor” published in 2009; from English to Farsi, exhibiting in “The 22nd Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) 6-16 May 2009.

     
  4. Published Papers
    63- Publishing a paper in the ISC Journal of “Quarterly Journal of the Studies of Human Settlement Planning (JSHSP)”, Print ISSN: 2535-5968, Online ISSN: 2538-595X, Vol. 12, Issue. 04, Winter 2018, Pages: 785-802, with the title of: “A new look at unique characteristics of Iran's rock-cut architecture settlements with (Case study: the world heritage site of Meymand village, Shahre Babak)” (in Farsi), Islamic Azad University, RashtBranch, Iran.
    62- Publishing a paper in the ISI Journal of “Urbanism, Architecture, Constructions”, ISSN: 2069-0509, eISSN: 2069-6469, Vol. 08, No. 01, January 2017, Pages: 57 – 80, with the title of: “Preventing Undesirable Seismic Behaviour Of Infill Walls In Design Process”, Inst Natl Cercetare-Dezvoltare Constructii /Romania.
    61- Publishing a paper in biannual Scientific – Research Journal of “Maremat & Me’mari-e Iran” (ISSN: 2345-3850); Vol. 07, No. 14, Fall & Winter 2017-2018, Pages , with the title of “ Evaluation the status of abilities of restoration graduates, from experts’ point of view, based on the components of knowledge, attitude, skill and competency”, Art University of Isfahan, Iran.
    60- Publishing a paper in the ISI Bimonthly Journal of “Computer Graphics Forum” (ISSN: 0167-7055, Online ISSN: 1467-8659, Impact Factor: 1.542), Vol. 36, No. 08, 18 October 2016, Pages: 80-94, with the title of: “Integrated Structural-Architectural Design for Interactive Planning” DOI: 10.1111/cgf.12996, Wiley-Blackwell, USA.
    59- Publishing a paper in the ISI Journal of Applied Engineering Sciences, ISSN: 2247-3769 / e-ISSN: 2284-7197, Vol. 07, No. 20, Summer 2017, Pages: 31-38, with the title of: “Integration Issues for Using Innovative Daylighting Strategies in Light Wells”, Poland.
    58- Publishing a paper in the ISI Journal of “Urbanism, Architecture, Constructions”, ISSN: 2069-0509, eISSN: 2069-6469, Vol. 08, No. 03, September 2017, Pages: 283-298, with the title of: “Prioritization of interventions for strengthening architectural heritage”, Inst Natl Cercetare-Dezvoltare Constructii /Romania.
    57- Publishing a paper in the Quarterly Journal of “Urban management”, ISSN: 1607-2227, Vol. 16, No. 46, Spring 2017, Pages: 375-392, with the title of: “Assessing the role people participation in analysing rural housing architectural desgin during the reconstruction after earthquakes” (in Farsi), Municipalities organization, Iran.
    56- Publishing a paper in biannual Scientific – Research Journal of “Maremat & Me’mari-e Iran” (ISSN: 2345-3850); Vol. 06, No. 12, Fall & Winter 2016-2017, Pages: 23-34, with the title of “Static Analysis and Verification of Secondary Cracks Formation Caused by Settlement in the Walls without Openings”, Art University of Isfahan, Iran.
    55- Publishing a paper in the ISC Quarterly Journal of “Naqshejahan- Basic studies and New Technologies of Architecture and Planning”, pISSN: 2322-4991, eISSN: 2538-2594, Vol. 06, Issue 03, Autumn 2016, Pages: 38-50, with the title of: “Conceptual assessment of seismic performance of nonstructural walls in conventional medium rise buildings according to the experiences of past earthquakes” (in Farsi), Tarbiat Modares University, Iran.
    54- Publishing a paper in the ISC journal of "International journal of architecture and urban planning (IJAUP)", ISSN: 2228-7337, Vol. 26, No. 02, December 2016, Pages: 105-114, with the title of: “The Investigation On The Influence Of Initial Spatial Layout On The Seismic Behavior Of Masonry Buildings With Curved Roofing Systems” (in Farsi), Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran.
    53- Publishing a paper in the journal of “The Scientific society of Architecture and Urbanism”, (ISSN:2228-589X), Vol. 07, No. 12, Autumn & Winter 2016, Page: 183-194; with the title of “The forming process of architectural conservation with historical-perception approach” (in Farsi), Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran.
    52- Publishing a paper in the ISI Journal of “Urbanism, Architecture, Constructions”, ISSN: 2069-0509, eISSN: 2069-6469, Vol. 07, No. 04, June 2016, Pages: 285 – 300, with the title of: “Compatible Development Solutions in the ‎Context of ‎Historical Settings in Iran”, Inst Natl Cercetare-Dezvoltare Constructii /Romania.
    51- Publishing a paper in the ISI Journal of “Journal of Fundamental and Applied Sciences”, ISSN: 1112-9867, (IF: 4.57), Vol. 08 (3S), May 2016, Pages: 1428-1447, with the title of: “Review of the innovative strategies to improve daylight penetration in building”, Research associations, Algeria.  
    50- Publishing a paper in the ISI Journal of “Architecture Civil Engineering Environment”, Vol. 09, No. 02, April 2016, Pages: 77 – 92, with the title of: “Preventing Irregularity effects of Infills through Modifying Architectural Drawings”, The Silesian University of Technology, Poland.
    49- Publishing a paper in the  “journal of Seismology and earthquake engineering” (ISC, ISSN: 1899-0142), Vol. 18, No. 04, Winter 2015, Pages: 55-67, with the title of: “Seismic damage due to ignorance of staircases in the design and construction of buildings” (in Farsi), International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology”, Tehran.
    48- Publishing a paper in the "International journal of architecture and urban planning (IJAUP)" (ISC), Vol. 25, No. 2, December 2015 (ISSN: 2228-7337), Page: 100-111, with the title of “Green envelopes classification: the comparative analysis of efficient factors on the thermal and energy performance of green envelopes”, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran.
    47- Publishing a paper in the “journal of Seismology and earthquake engineering” (ISC, ISSN: 1899-0142), Vol. 18, No. 03, Autumn 2015, Pages: 13-32, with the title of: “Seismic assessment of infill walls with current material based on seismic experiments” (in Farsi), International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology”, Tehran.
    46- Publishing a paper in the “Quarterly Journal of Ganjineh Asnad (Documents Treasury)”, Vol. 24, No. 4, January 2015, Page: 126-145; with the title of “Earthquake crisis management for the rescue of museum objects kept in historical buildings: a scenario” (in Farsi), Documents Organization and National Library of Islamic Republic of Iran, Tehran.
    45- Publishing a paper in the “Quarterly bulletin of Great Khorasan”, ISSN: 22516131; Vol. 05, No. 15, Summer 2014, Page: 121-131; with the title of “Architectural guidelines for the climatic adaptability for thermal comfort in Mashad” (in Farsi), Imam Reza International university, Mashad.
    44- Publishing a paper in the journal of  “Geografia, Malaysia Journal of Society and space”, (ISSN: 2180-2491), 11, Issue 1, Page: 1-12; with the title of “The role of place identity in the preservation of Iranian historical sites: A comparative study of Jolfa and Masjid Jami Districts in Isfahan”, National University of Malaysia.
    43- Publishing a paper in the journal of “The Scientific society of Architecture and Urbanism”, (ISSN:2228-589X), No.8, November 2014, Page: 1-9; with the title of “The effect of transition pre-entrance space on thermal behaviour of main spaces in hot-dry climates of Iran (evaluating the old houses of Yazd city)” (in Farsi), Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran.
    42- Publishing a paper in the “International Journal of Architecture and Urban Planning (IJAUP)”; (ISSN: 2228-7337), Vol. 24, No.02, 12-2014, Page:75-89; with the title of “Making balance between optimum daylight and maximum thermal comfort in hot-humid climates; Case study: Rashidy historic mansion in Bushehr city, Iran”, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran.
    41- Publishing a paper in Quarterly journal of “Environmental science and technology” (JEST); (Print ISSN: 1563-4809, Online ISSN: 2008-3516), Volume 16, issue 3, 2014, Page: 181-190, with the title of “The effect of inner and outer layers’ number in double skin façades on energy consumption in office and educational buildings (Case study: the building of pure science department in IUST)” (in Farsi), Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran.
    40- Publishing a paper in biannual Journal of “Soffeh” (ISSN: 1683-870x); Volume 23, No.63, 2014, Pages: - , with the title of “The Effect of mass and space arrangements in building blocks on the thermal behavior of indoor spaces” (in Farsi), Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran.
    39- Publishing a paper in ISI Journal of “Advances in Environmental Biology” (ISSN: 1995-0756, EISSN: 1998-1066); Volume Special (6)8, 2014, Pages: 3061-3071, with the title of “Chahar Soffe; Ancient Originator Pattern of Iranian Native Architecture the method of its Occurrence and Evolution in the Central Plateau of Iran”, AENSI Journals (American Euroasian Network for Scientific Information), USA.
    38- Publishing a paper in ISI Journal of “Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews” (ISSN: 1364-0321); Volume 38, 2014, Pages 551-560, with the title of “Review of the impact of urban block form on thermal performance, solar access and ventilation”, Science Direct, USA.
    37- Publishing a paper in Quarterly Scientific-Research Journal of “Pazhuheshaye Me’mari-e Eslami” (ISSN:); Volume 01, No.02, 2014, Pages 7-22, with the title of “Relation among Meaning, Aesthetics, Shape and Structure in Islamic Architecture of Iran” (in Farsi), Tehran, Iran.
    36- Publishing a paper in biannual Scientific – Research Journal of “Maremat & Me’mari-e Iran” (ISSN: 2345-3850); Volume 03, No. 06, Fall & Winter 2013-2014, Pages 99-110, with the title of “The Mechanism of Lighting Historical Monuments in the Urban Context case study Sheikhlotfollah mosque” (in Farsi), Isfahan, Iran.
    35- Publishing a paper in the Scientific – Research Journal of "Iranian scientific association of architecture & environmental design” quarterly journal (ISSN: 2228-589X); Vol.5, 2013, Pages 147-159, with the title of “Principles of passive cooling systems in vernacular architectural elements of Iran” (in Farsi), Tehran, Iran.
    34- Publishing a paper in biannual journal of “Pazhuhesh e Honar” (ISSN: 2345-3834); Volume 3, No. 6, 2014, Pages 47-65, with the title of “The design principles of education centres based on philosophical pedagogy” (in Farsi), Isfahan, Iran.
    33- Publishing a paper in the “journal of Climatic Research” (ISSN: 2228-5040); Vol. 03, No. 12, Pages 13-22, with the title of “New method for Climatic Classification of Iran Based on Natural Ventilation Potential (Case study: Yazd)” (in Farsi); Mashhad, Iran.
    32- Publishing a paper in “Journal of Social Issues & Humanities” (ISSN: 2345-2633); Volume 2, Issue 5, May 2014, Pages 68-77, with the title of “Consideration of the Influence of Building's Height to Passages' Width Coefficient on Heating & Cooling Loads, According To Shadow Stretch (Based on Genetic Algorithm technique, Case Study: ValiAsr Residential Complex, Isfahan)”, Tehran, Iran.
    31- Publishing a paper in “The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability” (ISSN: 1832-2077); Vol. 8, Issue 4, Pages 101-110, with the title of “SHANASHIL, A Sustainable element to balance light, view and thermal comfort”; USA.
    30- Publishing a paper in “Honar-ha-ye-ziba, Memari-va-shahrsazi” journal of Fine Arts, University of Tehran, (ISSN: 2228-6020); Vol. 17, No. 4, Winter 2013, Pages 61-70, with the title of “Adjusting the curriculum for teaching the basics of architectural design on the basis of future requirements of students in architectural design studios” (in Farsi); Tehran, Iran.
    29- Publishing a paper in “Journal of Civil Engineering and Urbanism” (ISSN: 2252-0430); Vol. 02, No. 03, 2012, with the title of: “The Application of Golden Proportion in the Façades & Ornaments of Quadruple Vaulted Porticos of Jami Mosque in Isfahan, Iran”; Delhi, India.
    28- Publishing a paper in "Armanshahr Architecture & Urban Development, Journal of Architecture, Urban Design & Urban Planning" (ISSN: 2008-5079); Vol. 5, No. 9, Autumn & Winter 2012-2013, Pages 151-164; with the title of "Accelerating the recovery process of hospitalized patients with the proper design of windows in hospital rooms, Case study: Mild and humid climate (orbit 36 to 38 degrees)" (in Farsi); Tehran, Iran.
    27- Publishing a paper in "International journal of architecture and urban planning (IJAUP)" (ISSN: 2228-7337); Vol. 22, No. 2, December 2012, Pages 100-107, with the title of "A historical experience of local seismic proof shelters in Quchan-northeast of Iran"; Tehran, Iran.
    26- Publishing a paper in the Quarterly Journal of "Miras e Melli (National Heritage)" (ISSN: 2252-0759); Vol. 5, No. 7 & 8, Autumn 2012; Pages 44-51, with the title of "Practical Geometry in the Construction of Iranian Brick Barrel Vaults" (in Farsi); The deputy office for cultural heritage, Iranian cultural heritage, tourism and handicrafts organization, Tehran, Iran.
    25- Publishing a paper in “Tarh o Namad” School of Architecture and Environment Design from IUST, (ISSN: 2228-5644); Vol. 4, No. 5, Spring & Summer 2012, Pages 73-82, with the title of “Improving architectural education by introducing live projects to architectural design courses” (in Farsi); Tehran, Iran.
    24- Publishing a paper in the Biannual journal of "Maremat-e Asar and Baft-haye Tarikhi-Farhangi" (ISSN: 2345-3850); Vol. 2, No. 3, spring and summer 2012, Pages 39-49 with the title of "The Geometrical and Mathematical  Analysis of Panjohaft Arches in Iranian Barrel Vaults" (in Farsi); Isfahan, Iran.
    23- Publishing a paper in an ISI journal of “International Journal of Architectural Heritage” (ISSN: 1558-3058 Print, 1558-3066 Online); Vol. 7, Issue 4, March 2013, Pages 434-460, with the title of “Learning from the past and planning for the future: conditions and proposals for stone conservation of the Mausoleum of Cyrus the Great in the World Heritage site of Pasargadae”; Taylor and Francis Group, Philadelphia, USA.
    22- Publishing a paper in the Biannual journal of "Maremat-e Asar and Baft-haye Tarikhi-Farhangi" (ISSN: 2345-3850); Vol. 1, No. 1, spring and summer 2011, Pages 15-27 with the title of "Applying the Hanjar triangles in the mathematical calculation, implementation and enforcement of traditional Iranian architecture" (in Farsi); Isfahan, Iran.
    21- Publishing a paper in the Scientific Journal of NAZAR Research Center for Art, Architecture & Urbanism Quarterly, "BAGH-I-NAZAR" (ISSN:1735-9635); Vol. 8, No. 17, Summer 2011, Pages 31-42 with the title of "A comparative study on approaches to achieve tranquility, calmness and meditation in traditional gardens of Iran and Japan" (in Farsi); Tehran, Iran.
    20- Publishing a paper in the "International journal of architecture and urban planning (IJAUP)" (ISSN: 2228-7337); Vol. 21, No.1, June 2011, Pages 17-26 with the title of "Prioritization of historic buildings based on their values"; Tehran, Iran.
    19- Publishing a paper in Scientific, Technical and Art Quarterly Journal of "ATHAR" (ISSN: 1024-2647); No. 51, Winter 2011, Pages 83-94; with the title of "The process of vulnerability evaluation, and proposing an improvement plan for historic buildings" (in Farsi); Tehran, Iran.
    18- Publishing a paper in the Scientific – Research Journal of "Iranian scientific association of architecture & environmental design” quarterly journal (ISSN: 2228-589X); Vol.1, No.1, Autumn 2010, Page 119-128 with the title of “Statistical analysis of exam hall on student psychological aspects” (in Farsi); Tehran, Iran.
    17- Publishing a paper in the “Tarh o Namad” quarterly journal of architecture, urbanism and art (ISSN: 2228-5644); Vol.2, No.2 , Autumn 2010, Page 103-112 with the title of “The state of Delineating Spaces and The Role of Senses in The Perception of Different Distances” (in Farsi); Tehran, Iran.
    16- Publishing a paper in the “Danesh-Nama” bi-monthly journal; Vol.19 , No.3 , March-April 2010, Page 95-103 with the title of “The Necessity of careful façade design of buildings adjacent to historic urban nuclei” (in Farsi); Isfahan, Iran.
    15- Publishing a paper in the “Journal of Technology of Education” quarterly journal; Vol.4, No. 4 , September-November 2010, Page 37-46, with the title of “Recognition of the Role of Nature in Educational Spaces” (in Farsi); Tehran, Iran.
    14- Publishing a paper in the “biannual journal Maremat & Pazhuhesh”; Vol. 04, No. 07, Autumn & Winter 2009, Page 43-49, with the title of “Seismic protection of historic object in museums located in historic buildings, using the base isolation” (in Farsi); Tehran, Iran.
    13- Publishing a paper in the “Abadi” Quarterly journal of Architecture and Urbanism, Special issue on Neo-cities, Vol.19, No. 65, Winter 2010, Page 84-87; with the title of “The foundations of Creating Identity for New Satellite Towns, The case study of Isfahan’s Sepahan Shahr” (in Farsi); Tehran, Iran.
    12- Publishing a paper in the “IUST International Journal of Engineering Science, Architect Engineering Special Issue; ISSN: 1018-7357; Vol. 19, No.6, 2008, Page 9-20 - with the title of “Seismic Issues in the Design Process the Role of Architect in Seismic Safety Issues in the Design Process”; Tehran, Iran.
    11- Publishing a paper in the “IUST International Journal of Engineering Science, Architect Engineering Special Issue Vol. 19, No.6, 2008, Page 41-52 - with the title of “A Comprehensive Approach towards the Classification of Cracks in Un-Reinforced Masonry Buildings”; Tehran, Iran.
    10- Publishing a paper in the “Haft-Shahr” quarterly journal of architecture and urbanism, Special issue on “The Concept of City”, No. 25-26/ Autumn-Winter 2009, Page 60-71, with the title of “Identity making elements in vernacular cities of Iran” (in Farsi); Tehran, Iran.
    9- Publishing a paper in the “Conference Proceeding book of the third conference on Architectural Education”, November 2009, Page 491-514, with the title of “Judgement Criteria in Architectural Design Projects” (in Farsi); Tehran, Iran.
    8- Publishing a paper in the “Honar-Pajoh” quarterly Journal of the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, Imam Khomeini International University; ISSN:1735-756X; Vol. 3, No. 4, 2007, Page 45-59 - with the title of “Evaluation the Changes in the Contemporary Iranian Architecture through Visual Comparisons in Form” (in Farsi); Qazvin, Iran.
    7- Publishing a paper in the journal of “APT Bulletin”; The Journal of Preservation Technology, Vol. XXXIX, No. 4, December 2008, with the title of “Using Natural Resources for Ventilation: The Application of Badgirs in Preservation”, pages 39-46, New York, USA.
    6- Publishing a paper in the journal of “Haft Shahr”; The journal of architecture and urbanism of Haft Shahr, Issue 21-22 / Autumn / Winter 2008, with the title of “Achieving the principles of urban sustainability through conformity with Iranian vernacular urbanism” (in Farsi), Pages 51-60, Tehran, Iran.
    5- Publishing a paper in the journal of “Abadi”; architecture and urbanism quarterly, Year 18, Number. 59 or number 24 from the new series, summer 2008, with the title of “Comfort for Citizens as a Result of the Improvement of Urban Pedestrian Movement Systems” (in Farsi), Tehran, Iran.
    4- Publishing a paper in the ISI journal of "Architectural Science Review" Volume 50, Number 2, June 2007, with the title of "Earthquake Intensity, Damage and Conservation of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings", pages 130-140, Sidney, Australia.
    3- Publishing a paper in the “Newest in Energy”; Year 1, No. 5, February 2009, with the title of “The traditional architecture and urbanism of Iran; the improved and ultimate usage of clean and renewable energy” (in Farsi), pages 65-69, Tehran, Iran.
    2- Publishing a paper in the “industry of buildings”, No. 70, 2008, Page 9, 10 - with the title of “Intimacy in Residential Spaces” (in Farsi); Tehran, Iran. 
    1- Publishing serial papers with the title of “The Alphabets of traditional cities of Iran, an investigation in the passageways of historic urban fabric of Bushehr” (in Farsi), in the weekly magazine of “Nasir Bushehr”, 11th year, in the numbers of 474, 475, 476 and 477, December 2008.
     
     
    Conference Attendance
  5. International Conferences
    - Participation in “International Conference on New Research in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Urban Management and Environment”, and presenting the paper titled: “Assessing thermal performance of the green wall in order to reducing energy consumption through the walls in residential buildings”, January 6, 2018, Karaj, Iran.
    - Participation in “Fifth International Congress on Civil Engineering, Architecture & Urban Development”, and presenting the paper titled: “Investigating the efficient factors on the vitality of public spaces”, 26-28 December 2017, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran.
    - Participating in “International Conference on Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Development of Contemporary Iran”, and presenting the paper titled: “The Influence of Architectural Body’s Features On Promoting Vitality of Public Spaces”, 16 August 2017, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran.
    - Participation in “Fifth International conference on railway engineering”, and present the paper titled: “Locating the access of metro stations through distressed urban areas, as an efficient step towards their upgrading the social security, revitalization and regeneration”, 14 May 2017, Tehran, Iran.
    - Participation in “1st international symposium on seismic rehabilitation of heritage structures”, and presenting the paper titled: “The challenges during seismic strengthening of historic buildings; authenticity, integrity and readability” 2nd and 3rd of January 2017, Tehran, Iran.
    - Participating in “International Conference of Contemporizing Islamic-Iranian Architecture Traditions” and presenting the paper titled: “Evaluating the status of public participation in the experiences of post-disaster reconstruction in Iranian rural areas”, 31 May 2016, Ardebil, Iran.
    - Participating in “2nd International conference on research in science and technology” and presenting the paper titled: “Review of the daylighting strategies to improve light well in deep plan building and high density city”, 14th March 2016, Istanbul, Turkey.
    - Participating in “8th International Policy Forum on Urban Growth and Conservation” and presenting the paper titled: “The role of hinge between the architectural monuments and their adjacent new development”, 3 October 2015, Tehran, Iran.
    - Participating in “International Conference on Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban infrastructure” and presenting the paper titled: “Social contact restoration in commercial centers with utilization of traditional Bazaars (Comparing Islamic Bazaar and Dabir Aazam commercial center in Kermanshah)”, 29-30 July 2015, Tabriz, Iran.
    - Participating in “1st International Conference on Human, Architecture, Civil Engineering and City” and presenting the paper titled: “Contemporary Iranian Architecture and Ordinary Audience: testing the validity of categories in intellectual movements”, June 2015, Tabriz, Iran.
    - Participating in “7th International conference on seismology and Earthquake engineering (SEE 7)” and presenting the paper titled: “Effect of infills on torsion and soft storey in a conventional residential building in Tehran – Iran” alongside Azadeh Nourifard, 12 May 2015, Tehran.
    - Participating in “9th Symposium on Advances in Science & Technology (9th SASTech 2014)” and presenting the paper titled: “Analysis of comfort criteria of Mashad in buildings” alongside Shiva Sabety, 20 November 2014, Mashad.
    - Participating in “9th Symposium on Advances in Science & Technology (9th SASTech 2014)” and presenting the paper titled: “Evaluating the various passive systems to improve thermal comfort in Mashad” alongside Shiva Sabety, 20 November 2014, Mashad.
    - Participating in “2nd International Congress on structures, Architecture & Urban Development” and presenting the paper titled: “The role of building envelopes in vernacular houses to increase thermal comfort (hot-dry climates)” alongside Shiva Sabety, 17 December 2014, Tabriz.
    - Participation in “The First National Conference of Modern Views on Sustainable Development of Architecture, Structure, Tourism, Energy and Rural or Urban Built Environment” and presenting the paper titled: “Preventive conservation and minimum intervention through understanding the sesimic behaviour of buildings (Case study: Masoudieh historic monument in Tehran)” alongside Ensieh Moazen, 31st July 2014,.
    - Participation in “The First National Conference of Modern Views on Sustainable Development of Architecture, Structure, Tourism, Energy and Rural or Urban Built Environment” and presenting the paper titled: “Evaluating the strategies of development for safeguarding cultural heritages against earthquakes in Tehran’s region 12, and introducing the seismic rehabilitation methods of masonry historic buildigns according to regulation No. 360” alongside Ensieh Moazen, 31st July 2014,.
    - Participation in “2nd Seminar on Structural Investigation of Non-Structural Elements” and presenting the paper titled: “Efficient procedures during the design of conventional buildings to prevent the undesirable seismic behaviour of partition walls” alongside Azadeh Nourifard, 16th April 2014,.
    - Participation in “International Symposium on “Revisiting Kathmandu. Safeguarding living urban heritage” and presenting the paper titled: “Preserving values by the application of aesthetic principles of historic urban sites during development” alongside Reihana Sajad, 28th November 2013, Kathmandu, Nepal.
    - Participation in “International Symposium on “Revisiting Kathmandu. Safeguarding living urban heritage” and presenting the paper titled: “A multilevel approach in planning risk management for built heritages located in high density urban areas – case study: Ali Qapu– a historical building in Naqsh-i-Janah World Cultural Heritage Site in Isfahan, Iran”, 28th November 2013, Kathmandu, Nepal.
    - Participation in “PLEA2013 - 29th Conference, Sustainable Architecture for a Renewable Future” with the paper titled: “Placement of semi-enclosed spaces and energy demand in contemporary buildings in Iran” alongside Hanieh Sanayeayan, 10-12 September 2013, Munich, Germany.
    - Participating in "Third International conference on Recent advances in railway engineering", with the paper titled: "Creating and wiping identity from cities; Assessing the impact of rapid railway transit construction on the cultural-historical aspects of cities" alongside Reza Japalaghi, April 30, May 1, 2013 – Tehran, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran.
    - Participation in “Terra 2012- XI International Conference on the study and conservation of earthen architecture heritage – Seismo adobe 2012” with the paper titled: “Iranian asbads (windmills), an adobe machinery system in the cultural landscape of southern and eastern parts of iran” alongside Atefeh Nikoogoftar, April 2012, Lima, Peru.
    - Participation in “Terra 2012- XI International Conference on the study and conservation of earthen architecture heritage – Seismo adobe 2012” with the paper titled: “The investigation on the influence of floor-plan shapes on the seismic behavior of local habitats of central southern khorasan-iran” alongside Elham Mousavian, April 2012, Lima, Peru.
    - Participating in “International conference: The city, Pedestrian life”, with the paper titled: “Revitalization of pedestrian life in the historic site – case study of Sorkhab pathroad in Tabriz” alongside Khansari, 5th March 2012, Milad Tower, Tehran, Iran.
    - Participating in “International conference of the traditional knowledge of managing water resources by The International Centre on Qanats and Historic Hydraulic Structures ”, with the paper titled: “The evaluation of restoring the Qanats of Mahan city and its influence on the revitalization of house-gardens”, 21st February 2012, Yazd, Iran.
    - Giving a seminar in the "Second international special session of the urban landscape aesthetics" as the chair person of the second session titled: "cultural landscape of cities" alongside with the speakers Professor De Georgio, the head of architecture department of Sapietza university of Rome and Professor Alsandra De Chezaris, teaching in the Sapietza university of Rome; the topic of speech given in the seminar "cultural landscape and the aesthetics of modern cities", 14th September 2011, Milad Tower, Tehran, Iran.
    - Participating in "The 5th International Symposium on Advances in Science and Technology- SASTech", with the paper titled: "The effect of sustainable urban infrastructures on the process of formation of historic cities in Iran", 12-14 May 2011, Mashad, Iran.
    - Participating in the International conference of "Youth in conservation of cultural heritage, YOCOCU 2010", with the paper titled: "Removal of Black Crusts on Historic Stoneworks  By the Use of Sulfate Reducing Bacteria", 25 May 2010 – Palermo, Rome, Italy.
    - Participating in the international conference of Islamic Arts & Architecture, with the paper titled: "The presentation of convex mirror works in the architectural decorations of the Shah Soleiman's Palace", 14-16th November 2008 - at the national college of arts (NCA), Lahore, Pakistan.
    - Participating in “8th International Congress on Civil Engineering”, presenting a paper titled: “The conservation of corners in Iranian historic domes as the symbol of reciprocal collaboration of architects and civil engineers”, 13 May 2009 –Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran.
    - Participating in “The first International conference on regeneration & revitalization of urban distressed areas”, presenting a paper titled: “The role of valuable historical elements of the city in the diagnosis of its historic distressed areas”, 10-11 December 2008 – Mashhad, Iran.
    - Participating in the "first international conference on seismic retrofitting", 20-22 October 2008 – Tabriz, Iranian national retrofitting centre, presenting a paper titled: "Evaluation, conservation and strengthening of unreinforced masonry arched bridges in Tabriz, case study Mansour Bridge".
    - Participating in the 2nd international conference of “Superior City, Superior Design”, 30th and 31st of July 2008 - Hamedan, Iran, with the title of “Façade design besides historic sites”.
    - Participating in “The first International Conference on Zagros Traditional Settlements(INTBAU), 30 April- 2 May 2008 - Sanandaj, Kurdistan, Iran; presenting a paper and poster titled: “Architectural design criteria in relation to new development of the historic sites of Zagros region”.
    - Speaker in the APT 2007 Conference titled "Old World Technologies Adapting in the New World", November 3-7, 2007 - San Juan, Puerto Rico; for presenting a paper titled: "Preservation by using natural resources - Detailed investigation towards the applicability of BADGIR in the preservation of internal material"
    - Attending in the workshop of Sheffield Development Foundation (SDF), Sheffield, UK., Summer 2007
    - Presenting a paper in the international conference of 'Seismic Retrofitting', 24-27th April 2006; with the title of 'Adjusting a Systematic Table to Predict the Damage and Strengthen Historical Buildings with Different Limits of Budget', this has published in the proceeding of the conference. Tehran, Iran.
    - Attending and presenting a poster in the APT 2004 Conference, 4-7th November 2004 “Raising the Grade for Preservation” in Texas, USA. Website: http://www.apti.org/galveston2004/scholarships.htm
    -12th Iranian Researchers Conference in Europe (IRCE), 3rd July 2004, Renold building, UMIST, Manchester, UK, “Cracks and pathology of masonry domes”, website: http://www.uisaeurope.com/PDFs/New%20Folder/Architecture_UrbanDesignAbstracts.pdf
    - Tenth Iranian students’ seminar in Europe, 28th June 2003, the university of Central England (UCE), Birmingham, England, “seismic issues in the design process”, website:
    http://www.iran-student.net/IRSE03/time%20table.doc
    - Ninth Iranian students’ seminar in Europe, 29th June 2002, the university of Central England (UCE), Birmingham, England, “fundamental ethics in conservation of historical buildings”, website: http://www.iran-student.net/seminar/ISS2002/welcome.htm
    - Eighth Iranian students’ seminar in Europe, 7th May 2001, UMIST, Manchester, England, “protection of historical buildings against earthquake”, website: http://www.iran-student.net/science/art/abstract2001.html
    - Seventh Iranian students’ seminar in Europe, 21st May 2000, UMIST, Manchester, England, “earthquake prediction and life safety

     
  6. National Conferences in Iran
    - Participating in “National conference of Brick and Brick laying” with the paper titled: “The Saljuqid minarets as the apex of Brick-work art”, 13 February 2017, Tehran, Iran.
    - Participating in “National conference of Brick and Brick laying” with the paper titled: “Comparing the Brick production process and current construction material based on sustainablity”, 13 February 2017, Tehran, Iran.
    - Participating in “First national seminar about new horizons on sustainable development of architecture, tourism, energy and built environment of cities and rural areas” with the paper titled: “Evaluating the development patterns for the district number 12 of Tehran for preserving cultural heritage against earthquakes and introducing seismic retrofitting methods for masonry historic buildings based on Iranian Code 360”, 31 July 2014, Hamedan, Iran.
    - Participating in “First national seminar about new horizons on sustainable development of architecture, tourism, energy and built environment of cities and rural areas” with the paper titled: “Preventive conservation and minimum intervention by the proper cognition of buildings seismic behaviour, case study: office building of Masoudieh historic Mansion”, 31 July 2014, Hamedan, Iran.
    - Participating in “Second seminar about Structural investigation of non-structural elements” with the paper titled: “Efficient measures in the conventional buildings design process to prevent unfavorable seismic function of walls”, 15-16 April 2014, Iranian society of building structural engineers, Tehran, Iran.
    - Participating in “First national conference of cultural anthropology” with the paper titled: “Comprehensive Recognition Of  Users in Designing Rural Houses, Effective in Promoting Their Efficiency & Acceptance Index”, 3-4 May 2012, Yazd, Iran.
    - Participating in "1st National Conference on Geography & Rural Development Planning" with the paper titled: "Durable rural structures, their patternability and stability", 14-15 December 2011, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Faculty of Letters and Humanities, Iran.
    - Participating in "The first national conference on cultural features of Kurdistan province", with the paper titled: "Historical bridges of Kurdistan, symbols of beauty, geometry and stability", 19 October 2011, Islamic Azad University of Kurdistan, Iran.  
    - Participating in "The first national Conference On Islamic architecture and urbanism", with the paper titled: "Vaqf, the supervision and appraisal pattern of interventions in urban spaces and urban sustainable conservation", 11-12 May 2011, Islamic art university of Tabriz, Iran.
    - Participating in "The National Conference On Civil Engineering And Sustainable Development", with the paper titled: "Sustainable urban conservation", 1st March 2011, Estahban, Islamic azad university, Iran.
    - Participating in the third national conference of "creativity, TRIZ, Iranian innovation management and engineering", with the paper titled: "The fundamentals of housing design based on upbringing childrens' creativeness", 27-28 October 2010, culture and art research centre of Jahad Daneshgahi, Tehran, Iran.
    - Participating in the "national conference of cityscape", with the paper titled: "Revitalization and regeneration of historic derelict urban textures through the change in townscape", 28-29 November 2010, culture and art research centre of Jahad Daneshgahi, Tehran, Iran.
    - Participating in the national conference of "qualitative upgrade of landscape and townscape of Isfahan", with the paper titled: "from the escape to the view of cities and identity challenges in the city of Isfahan", 23-24 June 2010 - at the Isfahan art university - Isfahan, Iran.
    - Participating in the first national conference on “Housing and rural development”, with the paper titled: “The morphology of vaulted roof systems in rural houses”, 27th September 2009 – Sistan & Baluchistan University, Zahidan, Iran.
    - Participating in “2nd national congress on Iranian vernacular skills”, presenting a paper titled: “Vernacular Architecture, Vernacular City - The influence of urban context in determining the structure of vernacular architecture”, 20 May 2009 – IUST, Tehran, Iran.
    - Participating in “2nd national congress on Iranian vernacular skills”, presenting a paper titled: “The geometry of design and energy use in vernacular architecture - The case study: public bath of Maymand historic village”, 20 May 2009 – IUST, Tehran, Iran.
    - Participating in “2nd national congress on Iranian vernacular skills”, presenting a paper titled: “The application of geometry in diagnosis of vernacular roofing of Iran”, 20 May 2009 – IUST, Tehran, Iran.
    - Participating in “The second conference on cinema and architecture”, presenting a paper titled: “The role of cinema in the architectural education, specifically the sense of space and place from minor to major scale”, 18 & 19 November 2008 –Tehran, Iran.
    - Participating in “The third conference on Architectural Education”, presenting a paper titled: “Judgement Criteria in Architectural Design Projects”, 9 November 2008 – Tehran University, Tehran, Iran.
    - Paticipating in the "Iranian rehabilitation national conference", 26-28 August 2008 – Yazd, University of Yazd, Presenting a paper titled: "Regeneration of integrity in rehabilitation and strengthening of historic sites against earthquake (case study: Kashaan Bazaar)".
- Participating in “Fuel, Energy and environment national congress”, 27-29 May, 2008 - Tehran, Materials and Energy Research Centre (MERC); presenting a paper titled: “Efficient and optimal usage of natural energy resources as the unique solution in preserving built environment
- Speaker in the national conference of "Student, Industry and Sustainable Development", December 3-5, 2007 – Tehran, IUST; presenting a paper titled: "Considering live projects related to industry in the curriculum of university education".
- Presenting a seminar in 'Cultural Heritage Higher Education Centre', with the title of 'Research in Conservation' in 19th December 2006, Tehran, Iran.
- Presenting a seminar in IUST, with the title of 'Protection of Historical Buildings against earthquakes' in 5th December 2005, Tehran, Iran.
 
 
Research Projects
- Researcher and author, “In seismic strengthening of historic buildings: Authenticity, Integrity, Legibility; Where to apply which one?”, Sponsored by “research deputy office of IUST”, 2018
- Researcher and author, “Contextual design of architecture in Iranian historic settings”, sponsored by “research deputy office of IUST”, 2016
- Researcher and author, “Planning and decision making for seismic retrofit of existing architectural heritage”, sponsored by “research deputy office of IUST”, 2015
- Researcher and author, “Using modern technology for seismic strengthening of historic buildings”, sponsored by “research deputy office of IUST”, 2014
- Researcher and author, “Seismic strengthening of historic buildings”, sponsored by “research deputy office of IUST”, 2013
- Team leader and lead author, “Documentation of interconnection between form, structure, geometry, aesthetic and meaning in Islamic architecture of Iran”, sponsored by “research centre of Isfahan traditional arts”, 2012
- Team leader and lead author, “The re-evaluation of teaching conservation in the architecture departments”, sponsored by "research deputy office of IUST", 2012
- Team leader and lead author, “The technical evaluation of Iranian Historic masonry buildings”, sponsored by "research deputy office of IUST", 2011
- Team leader and lead author, “Morphological studies of masonry Iranian vaults”, sponsored by "research deputy office of IUST", 2010
- Team leader and lead author, “The analysis of Bam urban landscape-before and after earthquake”, sponsored by "research deputy office of IUST", 2009
- Team leader and lead author, "Feasibility studies of existing conservation laboratories in Iran", sponsored by "research deputy office of IUST", 2008
- Team leader and lead author, "Diagnosis of cracks in un-reinforced masonry buildings", sponsored by "research deputy office of IUST", 2007
- Main author and researcher, PhD thesis with the title of ‘Un-reinforced masonry domed buildings in regions of high seismic risk of Iran: a procedure for selecting historic buildings for protection and repair’ which is the result of five years research in related subjects to the preservation of historical buildings. 1999- 2005
- Main author and researcher, “Iranian Villages” as a course handout, in order to teach the courses in Imam Khomeini International University, 1996
- Main researcher, Architectural Research and Feasibility studies of Minouhi detailed Plan (Employed by Dwelling Foundation of Islamic Revolution), 1993
- Main author and researcher, Master thesis in Architecture, “Housing pattern design in the satellite city of Ardahal”, 1992-1993
- A member of research team, Architectural research – the re-construction of Kirman City, Iran (Employed by Jahad Division of Tehran University), Tehran – Iran, 1991-1993
- Assistant Designer, Architectural Research - Reconstruction plan for the neighborhood of Jami Mosque in Kirman, Iran (Employed by the province governor of Kirman), 1988-1990
 
 
 
Awards and Scholarships
- Acknowledged as outstanding researcher from the Faculty of architecture and urbanism of Iran University of Science and Technology for the collection of research and activities in the previous academic year, 2012
 
- Winning the second position in the best researcher award in the Faculty of architecture and urbanism of Iran University of Science and Technology for the collection of research and activities in the previous academic year, 2010
 
- Winning the best researcher award in the art group of Iran for the collection of research and activities about the art and architecture, from the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 2010
 
- Winning the Anne de Fort-Menares award for the article that best demonstrates excellence in the application of historical research to preservation practice published in the APT Bulletin during 2008-2009; “Using Natural Resources for Ventilation: The Application of Badgirs in Preservation(Vol 39. No. 4, 2008). On 5th day of November, 2009. Los Angeles, California. Signed by Brian S. Robinson, President. 2008
- Supervising a Master student towards winning the student scholarship of Apt Conference 2008, to present the outcomes of an ongoing research programme about “removing stone black-crust by micro organisms”, 2008
- Winning the STIPEND award to participate in the APT 2004 Conference and Workshops in Texas, USA, and presenting the poster entitled “Overview of Damage and Strengthening of Earthquakes to Un-reinforced Masonry”. Winning the One year full membership in the Association for Preservation Technology (APTI) as part of the award, 2004
- Winning national scholarship from the ‘Iran Ministry of Science, Research and Technology’ in Higher Education’ for studying PhD in UK, 1999-2004
 
Assignments and Consultations
Member of judgment Advisory Board in the twentieth “Khwarizmi International Award”, 2014
Member of judgment Advisory Board in the twentieth “Khwarizmi Youth Award”, 2014
Member of Scientific Committee in the department of art and aesthetics researches in " the  seventh Farabi International Award", 2013 
Member of Scientific Committee in the department of art and aesthetics researches in " the  fifth Farabi International Award", 2011 
Member of judgment Advisory Board in the twentieth “Khwarizmi International Award”, 2006
Member of judgment Advisory Board in the twentieth “Khwarizmi Youth Award”, 2006
 
 
Attendance in International Official Meetings
- Member of the Iranian Delegation, in proposing the draft of “Tokyo Declaration for the Protection of World Cultural Heritage from Seismic Disasters”, Tokyo, Japan, November 2008
 
Registration of theory
- Defending the Theorization Chair entitled: "Meaning, Aesthetic, Form and Structure in Islamic Persian Architecture", with the collaboration of Dr Mehrdad Hejazi (Honarable faculty member of University of Isfahan), in the centre of Theorization, Critique, and Debate of University of Isfahan, 20 May 2013

 
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