Mojtaba NavvabAssociate Professor of Architecture
MOJTABA (Moji) NAVVAB, is an Associate Professor of Architecture and the Chairman of the Certificate Program in Simulation and Gaming. He has been a member of the University of Michigan (UM) faculty since 1985. He holds Ph.D. from UM, bachelors and masters degrees in Architecture from the University of California Berkeley. His teaching and research specialties include Daylight, Electric Light, Acoustics, Environmental Technology, Energy Efficiency and LEED certification, Environmental Control Systems, Plants Growth, Research Methods, Simulation and Gaming in Planning, Photovotaic System, Integrated Resource Planning. He is member of the doctoral program and a fellow of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA). He has been a recipient of five IESNA's International Illumination Design Awards (IIDA) and the latter with several awards for daylighting research and for his input on some of the most prestigious architectural commissions of the 20th century. He has been also a recipient American Institute of Architecture (AIA) distinguished teaching award. He is the chair of the Certificate Program in Simulation and Gaming Studies within Rackham school of graduate studies. He also serves as Chair of the Technical Committee of the International Commission on Illumination (CIE).