Roya Rezaee

EDUCATION
2011-2016
GT

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

Major: High Performance Building

Minor: Model Based System Engineering
School of Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology 
Atlanta, Georgia, GPA: 4.0/4.0

2009-2010
USC

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN BUILDING SCIENCE

University of Southern California, School of Architecture
Los Angeles, California

2003-2006
IUST

MASTERS OF ARCHITECTURE

Major in Architectural Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST)
Tehran, Iran

1999-2003
SU

BACHELOR OF ARCHITECTURE

School of Art and Architecture, Shiraz University 
Shiraz, Iran

EXPERIENCE
Jan 2016-Present
Perkins+Will
Boston, MA
Atlanta, GA

SENIOR RESEARCH SCIENTIST @ P+W

  • Building Performance Consultant

    • Energy and environmental assessment 

    • Daylight and glare analysis 

  • Building Performance Tool Developer

    • EUI Generator: Energy Use Intensity Target & Benchmark Generator

    • SPEED: Simulation Platform for Energy Efficient Design

    • WAVT: Water Analysis and Visualization Tool

  • Integrated Design Researcher

    • Design process workflow improvement

    • Design exploration and optimization

May 2014-Aug 2014
Arup
Chicago

INTERNSHIP IN SMART BUILDING @ Arup

  • Improve building integrated automation system

  • Increase space utilization and collaboration system

  • Smart solution to reduce plug loads and other miscellaneous equipment loads

May 2012-Aug 2012
Perkins+Will
New York

INTERNSHIP IN INTEGRATED DESIGN RESEARCH @ P+W

  • New approach to LEED-ND

  • Urban-scale sustainability

  • “Transparency”: Sustainable and healthy building material

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES
2016

CPHC: CERTIFIED PASSIVE HOUSE CONSULTANT

Passive House Institute, USA, 2016

2010

LEED ACCREDITED PROFESSIONAL

United States Green Building Council, 2010

2008

CERTIFIED IN“ENERGY SAVINGS IN BUILDINGS”

Iranian Organization for Engineers, Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, 2008

2008

CERTIFIED IN “THE IMPLICATION OF STRUCTURE IN ARCHITECTURE”

Iranian Organization for Engineers, Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, 2008

2008

CERTIFIED IN “SPACE FRAME STRUCTURES”

Iranian Organization for Engineers, Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, 2008

2008

CERTIFIED IN “THE DESIGN OF DETAILS IN CONSTRUCTION”

Iranian Organization for Engineers, Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, 2008

SKILLS

Performance Simulation Tools

EnergyPlus, eQuest, Ecotect, IES-VE, HEED, AGI, THERM, WINDOW, WUFI, DesignBuilder, OpenStudio, Design-Advisor, IDA, DIVA, Honeybee and Ladybug

Building Modeling

Tools

AutoCAD, 3ds  Max  (+ MAXScript),  Revit,  Rhino,  Sefaira,  

And parametric tools such as Grasshopper and Dynamo

Data Analysis

Tools

ModelCenter, R, SPSS, JMP, MagicDraw, LaTeX, and Asymptote

Familiarity 

with Programming

Java, C++, MATLAB, EXPRESS (Data modeling language for buildings), SysML, Modelica (modeling language)

Graphic Design

Tools

Tableau, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign