Our People
 
  • Dr. Haşim Altan
  • Chairman of the Architectural Engineering Department
  • Academic RankAssociate Professor
  • Email:haltan@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:+971 6 5050980 (Location: M8-108)
  • Specialization:PhD, The University of Sheffield, UK
  • Research Interests:Environmental Design, Sustainable Architecture, Building Performance & Evaluation, Sustainable Design of the Built Environment, Zero Energy Buildings, Retrofitting Existing Buildings, Energy Innovation for Deprived Communities, Sustainable Mega/Tall-Building Projects, User Behaviour and Occupational Sustainability, Building Information Modelling (BIM), Green Building Regulations, Sustainable Housing/Communities, Healthy Indoor Environments.
  • Dr. Abdelsalam Aldawoud
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:aaldawoud@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:+971 6 5050992 (Location: M8-114)
  • Specialization:Ph.D. in Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
  • Research Interests:My research interest focuses primarily on the investigation of cause-effect-relationships between buildings and the surrounding environment. Specifically, I am interested in low energy environmentally friendly designs, covering a broad range of subject areas, including energy performance, thermal comfort, ventilation, building materials, daylight, climate change, and design strategies. My research effort is directed towards the general aim of developing energy-effective solutions, design guidelines, and decision support tools to improve the buildings designs and enhance the quality and the performance of buildings.
  • Dr. Emad S.Mushtaha
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:emushtaha@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:+971 6 5050814 (Location: M8-120)
  • Specialization:Dr. Eng., Urban and Environmental Engineering, Hokkaido University, Japan, 2006.
  • Research Interests:Sustainable Architecture, Architectural Planning, and Urban Housing Design.
  • Dr. Salem B. Abdalla Salem
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:sabdalla@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:+971 6 5050813 (Location: M6-103B)
  • Specialization:Ph.D. Berlin University of Technology (TU Berlin), Berlin, Germany
  • Research Interests:Building Information Modeling BIM, Digital Architecture, Computer Aided Design CAD tools and techniques, Virtual Reality/Augmented reality and GIS, Interoperability and data sharing amongst the AEC industry.
  • Dr. Mamun Rashid
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:mrashid@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:+971 6 5050816 (Location: M8-118)
  • Specialization:Ph.D. in Built Environment/Architecture, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia
  • Research Interests:Housing &Urban studies, Geography, Planning & Development, Architectural Design & Construction, Vernacular Architecture & Tectonics, User Perception & Residential Satisfaction
  • Dr. Vittorino Belpoliti
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:vbelpoliti@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:+971 6 5050634 (Location: M6-103A)
  • Specialization:Ph.D. in Energy Technologies, University of Udine, Italy
  • Research Interests:Green Building Design and Energy Technologies
  • Dr. Majd Musa
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:m.musa@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:+971 6 5050809 (Location: M8-121)
  • Specialization:PhD in Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Research Interests:Contemporary architecture and urbanism, Globalization and the urban built environment of Middle Eastern cities, Identity and meanings in the urban built environment, Political and economic forces in architecture and urbanism, History, theory, and criticism of architecture and urban planning, Architectural education.
  • Dr. Iasef Md Rian
  • Academic RankAssisstant Professor
  • Email:mIasef@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:+971 6 5050995 (Location: M8-117)
  • Specialization:Specialization: Ph.D. in Architecture and Building Design, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • Research Interests:Parametric Design, Computational Morphogenesis, Mathematics and Architecture, Fractal Architecture, Geometry-Based Structural Form-Finding, Flexible Housing
  • Graham McKay
  • Academic RankLecturer
  • Email:gmckay@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:+971 6 5050998 (Location: M8-102)
  • Specialization:M.Arch, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan 1983
  • Research Interests:High-performance buildings, Aesthetics
  • Usha Rani
  • Academic RankLecturer
  • Email:udhenuvakonda@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:+971 6 5050995 (Location: M8-111)
  • Specialization:MLA, Master in Landscape Architecture, School of Planning and Architecture, N.Delhi, India
  • Research Interests:Architecture, Universal Design and Sustainable Landscape Architecture
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