Dr Mehdi Amirkhani
Online Lecturer and Accredited Thermal Performance Assessor
Dr Mehdi Amirkhani has significant experience teaching environmental technology. These include units centred around lighting, energy estimation, thermal comfort, acoustics (speech privacy and speech intelligibility) and computational simulation programs. In particular, Mehdi's expertise includes strategies for applying environmental technologies in sustainable design and building retrofitting that facilitate occupants' health and well-being.
Mehdi is an active researcher in building environmental technologies, building systems and services, building retrofitting, sustainable design, net-zero energy buildings and indoor environmental quality. His PhD thesis established an innovative approach to lighting design in office buildings that optimised the visual comfort (electric and daylight) and energy consumption performance of commercial façades.
Dr Mehdi Amirkhani is a Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS) Accredited Assessors. He also has more than twelve years of practical experience as an Architect in Australia and overseas. He is an Editor and Reviewer of several scientific journals and international conferences. Mehdi is a Co-director of the Zero Energy Mass Custom Home (ZEMCH) Network, an Associate Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) and a member of the Architectural Science Association (ASA).