Abbas Shieh (B. Cvl. Eng., M. Plan. & Dsgn., PhD Blt. Env.)
Abbas Shieh is a City Strategist with over 15 years of professional experience in planning and managing urban projects. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Planning and Design in the Azad University of Tehran, serving different national and international initiatives as a Smart City and Urban Resilience consultant. Through his academic and professional experiences, Dr. Shieh has intellectually developed an interest in elaborating planning and design discussions around the relationship between urban form and technology phenomena. In particular, the evolution of urban spatial structure in the information age is an overarching issue in his recent research. More specifically, he has studied smart working/telework as a technological practice to contribute to the implications of the emergence of new working environments to the future shape of cities.