Hassan Azad
University of Florida

Hassan Azad, an assistant professor at the University of Florida’s School of Architecture, is a scholar known for his research, teaching, and practice in the areas of architectural science, building technology, and particularly architectural and environmental acoustics. He is the director of EAAR Lab where with his team they conduct research projects that encompass a variety of topics including Technology Integration with Architectural Design, Computer Programming and Simulation for Architectural and Acoustical Applications, and Smart and Connected Built Environments.
He holds an M.Sc. in low-energy architecture from the University of Tehran and a Ph.D. in design, construction, and planning from the University of Florida. Prior to his current appointment at UF, he worked as a senior acoustical consultant in San Francisco for a year. Hassan Azad serves as a committee member for several committees including the technical committee on Architectural Acoustics of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA). He has received many awards, scholarships, and grants and is a recipient of the Robert Bradford Newman Medal for Excellence in Architectural Acoustics.