Ehsan Sharifi

Dr Ehsan Sharifi


School of Architecture and Built Environment

Faculty of the Professions

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.

Dr Ehsan Sharifi
PhD in Architecture – Applied Science (UniSA)
B. Architectural Engineering (UT); M. Architecture (UT); M. Sustainable Design (UniSA)

Ehsan is an advocate for the application of architectural sciences in place making practice. He joined the School of Architecture and Built Environment after completing post-doc positions at UniSA (Cooling Capacity of Green Infrastructures; School of ITMS), UNSW (Urban Cooling Guidelines; School of Built Environment) and the University of Adelaide (Urban Wind Engineering and Comfort; School of Mechanical Engineering).
Ehsan is a member of the Research Unit for Building and Environment with research interests including:
• Urban microclimates and the urban heat island effect
• Quality of public space and public life
• Outdoor thermal-wind comfort
• Cultural and historical responses to thermal discomfort
• Environmental assessment of buildings and urban precincts and passive design
• Low carbon urban living, urban greening and climate change adaptation

Urban Microclimates; The UHI effect; Outdoor Thermal Comfort; Resilience to Heat Stress in Cities; Urban Greening 



Urban Microclimates (2014 - seed funding CAC-SUD)

Thermal Photography of the City of Adelaide (2016 - industry fund ACC)

Cooling Capacity of Urban Greenery (2017 - industry supported fund ACC and Renewal SA)

Environment I (introduction)

Environment II (applications in architecture)

Environment III (applications in urban design)

Sustainable Urban Design




  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 Co-Supervisor Resource Efficiency in Built Environment Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Daniel Oteng
    2019 Co-Supervisor The Application of Phytoremediation in Green Rehabilitation of Brownfield Urban Forms in Australia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Jian Cui
    2018 Co-Supervisor Managing Flood Risks: Exploring Dynamics Between Green and Grey Infrastructure Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Alhassan Ibrahim
    2018 Co-Supervisor Sustainable Regeneration of Brownfield Sites: an Investigation into Iranian and Australian Cases Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Armin Mehdipour
    2017 Principal Supervisor Social-Spatial Strategies for Revitalisation of Transitional Urban Fabrics in Iran and Australia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Hamed Tavakoli
  • Position: Lecturer
  • Phone: 83130317
  • Email:
  • Fax: 8313 4377
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Horace Lamb, floor 4
  • Room: 4 75
  • Org Unit: School of Architecture & Built Environment

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