Visiting Scholars | Mohammad Mehdi Azizi

Mohammad Mehdi Azizi

Dean, College of Fine Arts, University of Tehran
Email: mmazizi@ut.ac.ir
Faculty Host: Karen Chapple

Biography | CV

Mohammad Mehdi Azizi is a Professor in the School of Urban Planning, College of Fine Arts, University of Tehran, Iran. Presently, he is the Dean of the College of Fine Arts, University of Tehran. He received his Master in Urban Planning, University of Tehran in 1986, and completed his Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning in the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Sydney, Australia in 1995. He has published several international articles in ISI journals, including those in the journals of Urban Studies, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, and Habitat International, as well as several papers in International Conferences. Azizi has also published over 60 articles in Iranian journals and over 20 national conference papers. He has two books (in Persian) entitled “Density in Urban Planning” and “Urban Land Development in Iran”. “Study on Land Market” and “Action Plan for Land Market” (conducted for the World Bank and National Land and Housing Organization in 2002) are among his international research projects. Furthermore, he has conducted Over 15 Research Projects in Persian. He has been supervisor of over 70 master dissertations and 6 Ph.D. Theses. He is a core member of the “Center of Excellence” in “Urban Planning and Sustainable Urban Development”, University of Tehran. His areas of research are Housing, Neighborhood Planning, Land Development, Density, Land Use Planning, New Towns, Earthquake and Urban Planning;

Area of Research

Housing, Neighborhood Planning, Land Development, Density, Land Use Planning, New Towns, Earthquake and Urban Planning.

Resarch Proposal: Sustainable Neighborhood Criteria: Temporal and Spatial Changes