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Fuzhan Nasiri, PhD, PEng

Professor & Associate Chair, Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering

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Fuzhan Nasiri, PhD, PEng
Office: S-EV 6207  
Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex,
1515 St. Catherine W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 4172
Website(s): Research Lab
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ORCID: 0000-0002-7423-0621

Dr. Fuzhan Nasiri is a professor at Department of Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering (BCEE) at Concordia University where he previously served as an associate professor (2019-2024) and an assistant professor (2014-2019).  Dr. Nasiri is also affiliated with Institut Nordique du Québec (INQ). Before joining Concordia, he worked at University College London (UCL) as a faculty member (2011-2014), at Yale University as a research scientist (2009-2011), and at GERAD research group as a postdoctoral fellow (2007-2009).

Dr. Nasiri holds a PhD in Environmental Systems Engineering from the University of Regina, and MSc and BSc in Industrial Systems Engineering from Sharif University of Technology.


  • Research & Innovation Fellowship, Gina Cody School of Engineering & Computer Science (GCS), Concordia University, 2024
  • Dean's Research Excellence Award, Gina Cody School of Engineering & Computer Science (GCS), Concordia University, 2023 
  • Dean's Teaching Excellence Award, Gina Cody School of Engineering & Computer Science (GCS), Concordia University, 2018 
  • Provost’s Teaching Award (Outstanding Contribution in Teaching & Learning), University College London (UCL), 2013



ENGR 301 - Engineering Management Principles & Economics

BLDG 6631 & 481 - Fundamentals of Facility Management

CIVI 6721 - Infrastructure Systems Modeling & Simulation


Research Interests

  • Facilities Management
  • Energy Systems Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Risk, Resilience & Reliability Analysis
  • Infrastructure Management
  • Sustainable Cities & Communities
  • Life Cycle Analysis

Research Summary

Dr. Nasiri is a systems engineer with deep interest in investigating the emerging challenges in design and operation of complex (physical) systems (such as facilities, infrastructure, and buildings) and their interactions with and impact on the environment and society from risk, resilience, and reliability (3Rs) perspectives. He has adopted an interdisciplinary approach in research that stems from his background in systems modeling and analysis and his research activities in various domains involving industry and public sector. 

For more information about Dr. Nasiri's research team, activities, publications, and funding please visit Sustainable Energy & Infrastructure Systems Engineering (SEISE) lab.

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