EDUCATION

2014-current

Ph.D. University of New Mexico
Civil and Environmental Engineering: concentration in Transportation

Advisor: Gregory Rowangould, PhD

2011-2013

 Master of Science, Urban Planning
Department of Urban Planning and Design
Shahid Beheshti University (National University of Iran), Tehran, Iran
Thesis: Community-led Regeneration with Special Reference to Collaborative Planning (Districts 15 of Tehran)
Advisor: Zohreh A. Daneshpour, PhD

2007-2011

Bachelor of science, Urban Planning
Department of Urban Planning
Faculty of Art & Architecture
Yazd University, Yazd, Iran
Thesis: Improve Disadvantage Residential Communities with Applications of “Smart Growth” and “New Urbanism” Approaches.

Advisor: Najma Esmaeil poor, PhD



PUBLICATIONS

  1. Jafari, K. and Nadafian, R. Review in the Historical Urban Contexts for Extracting Local Sustainability Indicators in order to Re-use in New Urban Contexts. International conference of urban change in Iran, University College London (UCL), UK, 2012.
  2. Nadafian, R. and Seyedabrishami, S. Environmental impact assessment of transportation development projects in urban old areas based on the combined weight method (Case study: Shush highway, Region No. 15 of Tehran). The 11th International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Tehran, Iran, 2012.
  3. Nadafian, R. and Tayarani, M. Community-led Regeneration with Special Reference to Collaborative Planning: Case Study of District Fifteen of Tehran. Fifth International Conference on the Constructed Environment, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, 2014. http://constructedenvironment.com/the-conference/program-and-events/list-of-accepted-proposals
  4. Nadafian, R. and Shokati, S. Introduction to methods of impact analysis and assessment in urban planning with special reference to health impact assessment (HIA). 3rd International Conference on Environmental Planning & Management (ICEPM), Tehran, Iran, 2013.
  5. Nadafian, R. and Tayarani, M. Introduction to Transit Oriented Development (TOD) approach to address urban sprawl. National Conference of Geography, Urban planning and Sustainable Development, Tehran, Iran, 2013.
  6. Nadafian, R. and Tayarani, M. Modeling Urban Development with Cellular Automata Incorporating Fuzzy-set Approaches. National Conference of Geography, Urban planning and Sustainable Development, Tehran, Iran, 2013.


ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

2014

  • Winner of civil engineering scholarship 2014-2015

2013

  • Eligible of scholarship for PhD. granted by school of urban planning of “Shahid Beheshti University (SBU)”, “University of Tehran (UT)”, and “Tarbiat Modares University (TMU)”.

2011-2013

  • Highest GPA among all M.Sc. students in the Faculty of Architecture & Urban Planning, National University of Iran, Tehran, Iran.
  • Ranked the 1st position among all M.Sc. students in the Faculty of Architecture & Urban Planning in all 4 semesters.

2007-2011

  • Highest GPA among all B.Sc. students in the Department of Urban Planning and Design, Yazd University, Yazd, Iran.
  • Ranked the 1st position among all B.Sc. students in the Department of Urban Planning and Design in 5 semesters.

2011

  • Winner of scholarship for M.Sc. granted by school of urban planning of “Shahid Beheshti University(SBU)”, “University of Tehran (UT)”, “Tarbiat Modares University(TMU)”, “Yazd University”, “Shiraz University”, “Esfahan University of Art” and “Tehran University of Art”.
  • Ranked the 4th position among 3000 students in “National Wide Univ. Entrance Master Exam”.

2008-PRESENT

  • Member of the office of Talented Students of Iran Universities.


 

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