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Dr. Sara Torabi Moghadam | Pianificazione sostenibile urbana | Best Researcher Award

Dr. Sara Torabi Moghadam,Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Dr. Sara Torabi Moghadam is an accomplished Assistant Professor at Polytechnic University of Turin, specializing in Smart and Sustainable Cities. With a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Development, she’s renowned for her pioneering work in Multi-Criteria Spatial Decision Support Systems (MC-SDSS). ๐Ÿ™๏ธ Her extensive expertise spans sustainable urban planning, GIS-based modeling, and interdisciplinary research. A dedicated educator, she supervises Ph.D. students, conducts impactful research, and actively contributes to international conferences. Dr. Torabi Moghadam’s commitment to fostering resilient, carbon-neutral cities underscores her passion for advancing urban sustainability. ๐ŸŒฑ


Publication Profile


Dr. Sara Torabi Moghadam embarked on her academic journey with a B.Sc. in Applied Physics from Imam Khomeini International University, Iran. She continued her pursuit at Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy, earning a B.Sc. in Architecture, followed by an M.Sc. in Sustainable Architecture, and culminating in a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Development. Her Ph.D. research focused on pioneering Multi-Criteria Spatial Decision Support Systems (MC-SDSS) for urban energy planning, earning her the prestigious “premio di qualitร ” award in 2018.

Honors and Award

Dr. Sara Torabi Moghadam’s journey is adorned with accolades that testify to her excellence and dedication. Her noteworthy accomplishments include the prestigious “Best PhD Award 2018” from Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy, recognizing her outstanding contributions to urban and regional development. Notably, she received her Ph.D. with honors, further underscoring her academic prowess. Prior to this, her academic pursuits were also marked by distinction, with honors bestowed upon her Master of Science in Sustainable Architecture and her Bachelor of Science degree from Polytechnic University of Turin. Additionally, her scholarly endeavors were acknowledged with the Best Paper Award at the International Conference Advancing Sustainable Futures ICASF 2023, held in Abu Dhabi. Each accolade serves as a testament to Dr. Moghadam’s relentless pursuit of excellence in academia. ๐ŸŽ“

Research Focus

๐Ÿ” Dr. Sara Torabi Moghadam’s research focus revolves around the intersection of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), statistical analysis, and sustainable urban development. Her pioneering work encompasses the development of GIS-based models and spatial decision support systems (SDSS) to address energy use, urban heat planning, and low-carbon cities. Through multidisciplinary approaches, she delves into assessing and retrofitting building stocks, selecting energy-efficient measures, and integrating renewable energy sources. Dr. Moghadam’s research not only contributes to understanding urban energy consumption patterns but also lays the groundwork for informed decision-making towards resilient and sustainable urban environments. ๐ŸŒ

Publication Top Notesย 

๐Ÿ“š A GIS-statistical approach for assessing built environment energy use at urban scaleby S. Torabi Moghadam et al. (2018) – Cited by 158* in 2018
๐Ÿ” Urban energy planning procedure for sustainable development in the built environment: A review of available spatial approaches by S. Torabi Moghadam et al. (2017) – Cited by 121 in 2017
๐ŸŒ “Multicriteria spatial decision support systems for future urban energy retrofitting scenarios” by P. Lombardi et al. (2017) – Cited by 50 in 2017
๐Ÿ™๏ธ “A new clustering and visualization method to evaluate urban heat energy planning scenarios” by S. Torabi Moghadam et al. (2019) – Cited by 49 in 2019
๐Ÿ—๏ธ “An interactive multi-criteria spatial decision support system for energy retrofitting of building stocks using CommuntiyVIZ to support urban energy planning” by S. Torabi Moghadam et al. (2019) – Cited by 45 in 2019
๐ŸŒฑ “Mainstreaming energy communities in the transition to a low-carbon future: A methodological approach” by S. Torabi Moghadam et al. (2020) – Cited by 30 in 2020
๐Ÿ  “A multi-criteria application to select energy retrofit measures at the building and district scale” by D. Dirutigliano et al. (2018) – Cited by 30 in 2018
๐Ÿ“Š “GIS-based energy consumption model at the urban scale for the building stock” by S. Torabi Moghadam et al. (2016) – Cited by 28 in 2016
๐Ÿ”ฌ “A mixed methodology for defining a new spatial decision analysis towards low carbon cities” by S. Torabi Moghadam et al. (2017) – Cited by 19 in 2017
๐Ÿ™๏ธ “Towards a new integrated spatial decision support system in urban context” by S. Torabi Moghadam et al. (2016) – Cited by 19 in 2016


Sara Torabi Moghadam | Pianificazione Sostenibile Urbana Award | Best Researcher Award

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