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Dr. Khosrow Bozorgi

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University of Pennsylvania
PhD, Architecture

University of Pennsylvania
MS, Architecture

National University of Iran
Master of Architecture

National University of Iran
Bachelor of Architecture



Dr. Bozorgi is the founder of the Ph.D. Program in Planning, Design, and Construction. He has also created the Center for Middle Eastern Architecture and Culture at the University of Oklahoma. He has 30 years of professional experience as a project designer working with large, international architectural firms in United States, Europe, and Middle East.

Dr. Bozorgi has been continuously visible at the national and international level in obtaining support for his scholarly work, as evidenced by funding from major external agencies, research/ publications, architectural consulting, public lectures and professional research projects.

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Professional Credentials

Association for the Study of Middle East and Africa. (2014- Present).

Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. (2014- Present).

Iranian Society of Architects and Planners. (2014- Present).

Research and Creative Activities in Progress

“Passive Ventilation and Temperature Control Systems for Free-Running Buildings: Implementation of Wind catchers in Contemporary Design” (2014- Present).

International research in collaboration with researchers from OU College of Engineering, Architectural Association London, Oslo University, Qatar Arab Engineering Bureau, and Office of Norman Foster.

Selected Publications

Bozorgi, K. (2018). Desert Utopia: The Hidden Unity of Iranian Architecture Conceptualization behind the Making of a Documentary Film. American International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 4(2), 15-30. (Published)

Featured Contracts, Grants, and Sponsored Research

Bozorgi, K., (PI), “Appropriate Architectural Representations for a U.S. Embassy of the Future using Parametric Digital Design,” Sponsored by the College of International Studies, The University of Oklahoma, $6,000. (August 20, 2018 – December 10, 2018).