Born 1985, Iran
Master of Civil Engineering, NTU Singapore, 2010
Master of Civil Engineering, NUS Singapore, 2011
Master of Business Administration, ARU Oxford, UK, 2012
PhD student in the Chair of Architecture and Construction ETH Zurich/FCL Singapore 2012-present / Civil Engineer at ‘Beca Carter Hollings and Ferner’ Singapore, 2010-2012 / Researcher at NUS Singapore 2009-2010 / A*STAR Singapore scholarship recipient at NTU Singapore, 2007-2009
Alireza Javadian is currently working as a PhD student and senior researcher at the Chair of Architecture and Construction at the Future Cities Laboratory in Singapore, a collaboration of the ETH Zurich and the National Research Foundation Singapore. He received his Bachelor Degree from University of Tehran, Iran. Following his graduation, he worked for the Iranian Cement and Material Institute in Theran. In 2007 he was the recipient of a Singapore A*STAR (Agency for Science, Technology and Research) scholarship to pursue his Master in Engineering at Nanyang Technological University NTU and conduct research on ‘Effective High Temperature and Structural Reinforced Concrete Applications’. After completing his Master studies at NTU, he joined the National University of Singapore NUS as a research assistant and started to conduct studies in the Master Program of Science in Civil Engineering. Following the successful completion, he joined ‘Beca Carter Hollings and Ferner Engineers’. Prior to his work at ETH/FCL Future Cities Laboratory, he has received a Master of Business Administration from ARU Oxford, UK in marketing. He is a member of ACI (the American Concrete Institute) and ICI (the Iranian Concrete Institute). His PhD research focuses on alternative composite fiber materials as reinforcement systems in concrete applications. Lately, he won the SMART Innovation Grant Singapore, the SAWIRIS SCHOLORSHIP Grant of ETH Zürich, a Swiss KTI project fund, and an ZUMTOBEL GROUP Award together with the bamboo research team in Singapore and Zürich.