Biography

Dr. Sameh Monna has a PhD degree of architectural engineering from Polytechnic University of Milan in Italy, with a specialization in built environment, science and technology. Dr. Sameh is specialized in the area of sustainable architecture mainly in environmental design, energy efficiency in buildings, renewable energy use in buildings and green buildings.

Dr. Sameh is currently working at architectural engineering department at An Najah National University as an assistant professor.

Dr. Sameh worked for one year at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory – University of Calefornia Berkeley  in USA as a visiting researcher and for one year at EPFL - Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne - Switzerland as a post-doctoral researcher. He is fluent in English and Italian languages.

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Education
Institution
Politecnico di Milano
Country
Italy
Degree
PhD
Faculty
built environment science and technology
Department
ARCHITECTURE, BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING
Thesis
The performance of building envelope passive design strategies and technologies during the early design stage
Speciality
Sustainable Architecture
Sub speciality
building science and technologies: Energy efficiency, thermal performance
Duration
2008 - 2011
Institution
University of Salento
Country
Italy
Degree
MSc
Faculty
Architecture
Department
Architecture
Thesis
Technologies for diagonestic and monitoring of architectural heritage
Speciality
Architecture
Sub speciality
Architectural Technologies
Duration
2004 - 2006
Institution
An Najah National university
Country
Palestine
Degree
BSc
Faculty
Engineering
Department
Architecture engineering
Thesis
Architecture engineering
Speciality
Architecture engineering
Sub speciality
Architecture engineering
Duration
1996 - 2002
Employment History
Country
Palestine
Institution
An Najah National University
Position/Job Description
Academic staff / Assistant prof
Period
Feb. 5, 2006 - Until Now
Country
United States of America
Institution
LBNL - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Position/Job Description
Research visitor
Period
Oct. 1, 2009 - Oct. 1, 2010
Country
Switzerland
Institution
EPFL - Federal institute of technology in lausanne
Position/Job Description
post-doctoral
Period
Sept. 1, 2015 - Sept. 1, 2016
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