Amir is a PhD student in Architecture at the University of Oregon, advisory committee member of “Daylighting” and “Daylight Metrics” Committees in the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA), and student member of the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and Society of Building Science Educators (SBSE). Amir received his Master of Science in Integrated Architecture and Design with concentration on daylighting design and simulation from University of Idaho in 2015. He has experienced working in architectural firms and spent over three years consulting on energy efficiency and daylighting design analysis with the Integrated Design Lab in Boise at the University of Idaho. Amir joined Energy Studies in Buildings Lab (ESBL) as a graduate research fellow in 2016. His work at the lab was included daylighting design and analysis, occupants’ visual satisfaction, façade design performance, energy efficient buildings, passive design, integrated design, thermal comfort, and human behavior analysis as well as developing building simulations in Radiance, EnergyPlus, and OpenStudio.