Biography

Name : Arezou Shafaghat (آرزو شفقت)
Position  : Moved to Faculty of Built Environment as Adj. Assoc. Professor
Co-attachment  :
Visiting Professor@KIA(South Korea)
Adj. Professor@IUST(Iran)
Edication  : Post-Doc. (Urban Computing), Ph.D (Transportation Planning), MSc. (Urban Design)
Email : arezou”at”utm.my, arezou.shafaghat”at”gmail.com
Mailing   :
Block B12, FAB, UTM, 81310 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia.
Telephone : NA
HP : +6 017-843-0730

  • Dr. Arezou Shafaghat is a senior scientist, experienced academician, R&D project manager, and consultant. She has more than ten years of experience in research and consultancy, and three years of teaching record. Her interest is in Urban and Transportation Planning, Urban Health, Urban Design, and Landscape Architecture. She has a Bachelor of Architecture (2005), received her Masters in Urban Design (2009), Ph.D. in Transportation Planning (2013) and Postdoctoral in Urban Computing (2014). Postgraduates level all from UTM, which is one of the top-3-ASEAN universities based on Times Higher Education University ranking in 2016. She has more than 50 international publications were 80% published in high ranked journals, and 50% served her contribution as 1st, 2nd or corresponding author. Dr. Arezou is serving as a reviewer for around ten high-ranked journals and experiencing more than 200 manuscripts reviewing. Dr. Arezou contributes as an Editor and reviewer in MIT-UTM Malaysia Sustainable Cities Program (MSCP) journal publication since August 2015. Furthermore, she has contributed as Associate Guest Editor of the Desalination and Water Treatment, and Jurnal Teknologi. She received numbers of awards for her research products, patents, and service. Her selected international awards are; Gold medals from SIIF (Seoul International Invention Fair) 2015, Gold medals from 9th MRC (Malaysia Road Conference) 2014, Gold medals by ITEX 2015 and ITEX 2016, Gold medals and KIA, AIA, WIA Special Awards 2016 from CIGIF (Korea Cyber International Genius Inventor Fair) 2016.
    As a young researcher, she has received the order of Merit for research in “Environmental design” by WIAF (World Inventor Award Fair) 2016, and World Material Science Grand Award from WSA (World Scientist Awards) 2016. Her international associated professional membership includes American Society of Civil Engineering- Construction Institute (ASCE)-USA, International Association for Travel Behavior Research (IATBR)-USA, and International Initiative for Sustainable Built Environment (iiSBE)-Canada, and International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA). She achieved sustained international acclaim in sustainable urban assessment (Policy tools), green transportation, eco-driver behavior, and non-motorized travel behavior. To date, she has secured total amounting to $1.3 Million by her research grants. Recently, She has received honorary visiting Professorship from Korea Invention Academy (KIA) to this achievement.

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