Nashwa Shiqwarah
  • Nashwa Shiqwarah

  • Lecturer
  • Ext: 6192

Nashwa has a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies and Urban Design -with Honors- from the prestigious Arab Academy for Science & Technology & Maritime which is one of the top academic institutions in the Middle East , also being the only accredited by RIBA in the region . She holds a Bachelor degree in Architecture -with Honors- from Ajman University. In the academic field, Nashwa is teaching various of the architectural courses and Design Principles in Ajman University. Furthermore, Nashwa has practical experience working as a Senior Green Building Engineer in Dubai Municipality which developed a comprehensive understanding of the Green Building Regulations and Specifications that are used nationally and internationally, coupled with the ability to contribute in issuing the first Green Building Rating System in Dubai (Al Saafat).

Education
  • Masters in Architectural Engineering & Environmental Design (Hon.) – Arab Academy For Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Alexandria, Egypt (June, 2016), Accredited By RIBA Part 2
  • Bachelors of Architectural Engineering (Hon.) – Ajman University For Science and Technology, Ajman, UAE (June, 2003)
Experience
  • Lecturer, Architecture Department, College of Engineering, Ajman University,UAE, 2016- Present
  • Senior Green Building Architect , Research Section, Building Department, Dubai Municipality, UAE Nov 2014 –July 2016
  • Lecturer Assistant (Part-time) Feb 2010 – June 2013 Dept. of Architecture, Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport,Alexandria, Egypt
  • Visiting Teaching Assistant (Part-time) – Feb 2009 – Jun 2009 Dept. of Architecture, Ajman University of Science and Technology, Ajman, United Arab Emirates.
  • Teaching Assistant (Full-time) Sep 2003 – Jun 2007 Dept. of Architecture,Ajman University , Ajman, United Arab Emirates.
Teaching Area
  • Introduction to Design
  • Perspective shade & Shadows
  • Architectural Design I
  • Architectural Design III
  • Architectural Design IV
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Building Materials
  • Freehand Drawing
Research
  • Environmental and Sustainable Studies
  • Urban Design
  • Building Technology
  • Building Envelope
Publications
Conference Presentation
  • Improving Sustainability Concept in Developing Countries (ISCDC) held in Cairo, Egypt in December of 2015.
  • Participating in” 2nd World Congress on Pollution Control & Advances in Environmental Engineering Conference” in Bangkok, Thailand by being a speaker and a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of this conference
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • Certificate of Appreciation from Ajman Municipality for participating in Ajman Sports Center Competition as supervisor 2019
  • Honors of being a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of ” 2nd World Congress on Pollution Control & Advances in Environmental Engineering Conference” in Bangkok, Thailand 2017
  • Certificate of Appreciation from Dubai Carbon Center of Excellence for being the supervisor of achieving Dubai Municipality’s First Sustainable Report 2016
  • Certificate of Accomplishing “Association Project Management CAPM” from Society of Engineers, Dubai, 2015
  • Certificate of Appreciation for participating in “Hand in Hand towards Sustainability “ Initiative from Dubai Municipality, 2014