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EDUCATION

• Ph.D. Student
Planning, Governance and Globalization, School of Public and International Affairs, Virginia tech (Jan 2019)

• Ph.D. Student
Urban Studies, Tehran University of Art, School of Urban Planning, Iran. (2016-2019).

• M.Sc. in Urban Design
School of Urban & Regional Planning, College of Fine Arts, University of Tehran, Iran
(2011-2014).
Total GPA: 16.24 out of 20 (3.59 out of 4).
Thesis Title: Wind role in urban design for mitigating pollutants concentration in urban street canyons (Score: 18.5 out of 20).
Supervisors: Dr. H. Bahrainy – Dr. A. A. Bidokhti.
B.Sc. in Urban and Regional Planning, (with a concentration on both Planning and Design)
School of Urban & Regional Planning, College of Fine Arts, University of Tehran, Iran
(2007-2011).
Total GPA: 17.05 out of 20 (3.70 out of 4).
High School
School of National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents (NODET)
(2003–2007).
Total GPA of High School Diploma: 19.37 out of 20(A+)

PUBLICATIONS

• Conference Presentations
– Bahrainy. H., Bidokhti. A.A., Kianmehr. A., (2014) The effect of wind direction and speed on pollutants concentration in urban street canyons; simulating by three dimensional model of ENVI-met. Third conference of air and noise pollution, Tehran, Iran.(Presenter: Kianmehr. A.)
(Selected paper for publishing in the Journal of Environmental Sciences)
– Kianmehr. A., Bidokhti. A.A., (2017) Impact of urban design solutions on reducing air pollutants concentration in urban street canyons, Fifth conference of air and noise pollution, Tehran, Iran. (Presenter: Kianmehr. A.)
• Publication
– Kianmehr. A., Bahrainy. H, (2016) The effect of wind direction and speed on pollutants concentration in urban street canyons; simulating by three dimensional model of ENVI-met, Journal of Environmental Sciences (Full paper)14: 97-108
Online PDF access: (http://envs.sbu.ac.ir/article/view/14761/5612)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

• Sustainable Design
• Resilient cities
• Climate Mitigation and Adaptation
• Urban air pollution
• Energy Efficiency and green Cities
• Climate Change
• Microclimate Simulation

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

• Urban Designer and Planner:

 (Naqshe Jahan Pars Consulting Engineers, Tehran, Iran (2014 – 2015))
Projects
– Urban designer in the group of comprehensive planning and designing of Hendurabi Island.
– Urban designer and planner in the group of rehabilitation of Tehransar neighborhood project.
– Assessor of the effects of new constructed tall buildings on micro climate.
 (Circle Consulting Engineers, Tehran, Iran (2015 – 2017))
Projects
– Urban designer in the group of designing of Tabriz Metro Station Entrances.
– Urban designer in the group of Tejarat World Trade Center urban and architectural plan.

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

• Rank in top 0.5%
Among all 340,000 participants in national undergraduate entrance exam of universities (2007).
• 5th Rank
Among all 40 students of undergraduate program of Urban & Regional Planning for students GPA Award.
School of Urban & Regional Planning, College of Fine Arts, University of Tehran, Iran (2011).
• 4th Rank
Among all 2469 participants in national graduate entrance exam of universities for Urban Design program (2011).Accepted in University of Tehran.
• Invitation for studying in Urban Planning program for Master degree
From Iran University of Science & Technology, Tehran, Iran (2011).Without any entrance exam (GPA award)
• 16th Rank
Among all participants in national graduate entrance exam of universities for Ph.D. degree of Urban and Regional planning program (2016).
• Invitation for studying in Urban and Regional Planning program for Ph.D. degree
From Tehran University of Art, Tehran, Iran (2016).

SKILLS

• Computer Skills
GIS – Auto Cad (2d, 3d) – 3ds Max – Rhino – Google Sketch Up – Photoshop – Corel Draw
Climate tool: ENVI-met – Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) – Acrobat Reader.