Graduate Associate in Sustainable Built Environments
Areas of Expertise
- Urban planning
- Thermal comfort
- Climate change
- Urban climate and extreme heat
Ida Sami is a Ph.D. student in the Arid Lands Resource Sciences program. Ida holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree both in Architectural Engineering. Also, she is a graduate of the University of Georgia in Master of Environmental Planning + Design. Ida’s research focuses on climate change adaptation planning and environmental science. Her research explores how heat stress is affecting pedestrian mobility patterns and their comfort level in multimodel corridors in the hot and arid climate. Currently, Ida is teaching Sustainable Design and Planning (SBE 201), Sex in the City (PLG 211) and Professional Communication & Presentation (SBE 202 ).