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Dr. Maha Al-Bustani

Dr. Maha Al-Bustani B.Sc. M.Arch. Ph.D.Over 30 years of progressive experience as an Academic and ArchitectProficiency in Teaching Architectural and Interior Design ProgramsFocus on Teaching Design Studio and Design TheoriesExtensive involvement in Curriculum DevelopmentPublication on Design Strategies and participation in international. (B.Sc.) in Architectural Engineering, Baghdad University (1977).Master of Architecture with Honor, University of Texas at Austin (1979).Ph.D. in Architecture with Honor, University of Technology, Baghdad (1996).Academic experience covered many places, many programs (Architecture and Interior design) at different levels (Post and undergraduate):Started at the University of Technology, Baghdad (1980-1999), continued to Amman at the University of Applied Science (1999-2006), Toronto –Canada at Humber Institute of Technology (2006-2010) and culminated at the Canadian university of Dubai, visiting professor (2011-2017).Awarded a certificate of recognition for the outstanding contribution in the area of Teaching, Canadian University of Dubai, Dubai, 2015Delivered a Model Class Teaching to the Ministry of Higher Education delegation from Stanford University. Model Class was showcasing its portfolio of innovative teaching methodologies as part of the Ministry initiative to develop innovative teaching in higher education. Canadian University Dubai, 2015Awarded for high quality teaching from the Vice President of Academics, Humber institute of Technology, Toronto, Canada, 2009 Initiated an Interdisciplinary collaboration between the faculty of Art (Literary Criticism) and the Department of Architecture at the university of technology which greatly enriched the post graduate program as well as the undergraduate experience in design studios (1992-1996).Published research on Contemporary Design Strategies and participated in National & International Conferences.Designed varied projects and participated in National Competitions; National Library, Convention center (2nd Prize Winner), Border Complex (First Prize Winner).
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