Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA

2013 - 2015

Master in Design Technology, Thesis: Material Analytics: Knowledge from Mechanical Behaviour Data, Coursework includes Computational Design, Data Science, Computational Solid Mechanics

American University of Sharjah, Sharjah

2004 - 2009

Bachelor of Architecture - 5 year professional NAAB accredited, Sheikh Khalifa Scholarship


Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

09.2016 -

Machine Learning researcher - Computational Imaging and Bioinformatics Laboratory - Radiation Oncology

Mediated Matter Group, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA

06.2016 - 04-2017

Research Affiliate - 3d printing material characterization, Developing multi-material bitmap 3d printing workflows

Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

08.2014 - 09.2016

Research Fellow - Studying geometry-function relationships in biological composites and fabricating their synthetic analogs, Fabricating patient-specific medical devices from biomedical imaging data, Utlizing image processing in geometry description

Surgical Planning Laboratory, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

10.2015 - 07.2016

Independent Contractor - Developing Image guided surgery hardware

Work Experience

Foster + Partners, Beijing

03.2011 - 07.2013

Assistant Architect for Datong Art Museum, Datong, Shanxi - In charge of both 36000m2 Cladding (roof & courtyard weathering steel /glass) and 4000 ton steel roof space truss packages, Developed roof panelization system and associated details with Cladding sub-contractor and suppliers, Resolved design issues with Local Design Institute, On-site liaison with engineers/contractors

Playze, Shanghai

01.2010 - 01.2011

Senior Project Architect for Tony’s farm hotel/offices, Pudong, Shanghai - Assigned tasks and led project team, Responsible for day-to-day running of the project, Reviewed structural, mechanical and electrical drawings

Misc. Internships

2006 - 2014

2014: Case-Inc, New York, NY 2009: James Toomey Architects, Abudhabi 2008: Aedas, Dubai 2007: Besix construct + Road and Transport Authority – RTA, Dubai 2007: Burthill, Dubai 2006: Naga Architects, Dubai