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Research interests

My research focuses on two main areas: energy efficiency at both building and urban scales, and infrastructure and urban generation within informal contexts. I am particularly interested in exploring the intersection of technical and humanistic methods. During my doctoral research, I applied this interest to develop urban upgrade strategies for refugee settlements. Drawing from my combined educational and industrial experiences in engineering and architectural design, I have had the privilege of working as a consultant for international architectural practices and serving as an architectural engineer. Currently, my role as a lecturer in Architectural Technologies at the University of Brighton allows me to further explore and contribute to these research interests.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Refugee Urbanism in Jordan- An investigation into refugee settlements’ typologies and their implications on the host urban area: toward a multi-level urban upgrade strategy., University of Portsmouth

Award Date: 1 Oct 2023

Master, The Impact of Urban Design Elements on Microclimate in Hot Arid Climatic Conditions- the Case Study of Al Ain- UAE

Award Date: 10 Sept 2018

Bachelor, Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering, United Arab Emirates University

Award Date: 15 Jun 2017


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