AKM Zahidul "Zahid" Islam
Interior Design Graduate Program Coordinator
AKM Zahidul "Zahid" Islam, Ph.D., LEED Green Associate joined the faculty of the College of Visual Arts & Design at the University of North Texas in Fall 2016. He received his Ph.D. and M.S. Arch.S degrees from the Department of Architectural Studies at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He graduated with his B.Arch from the Department of Architecture at Khulna University, Bangladesh. Before joining UNT, he worked as an Independent Graduate Instructor at the University of Missouri-Columbia and as Assistant Professor at the Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.
Dr. Zahid's teaching and research interests are in the Sustainable—Evidence-Based—Informed digital design process, design visualization, communication and perception through Building Information Modeling, Performance Analysis, Virtual and Augmented Reality and various computational technologies that offer multifaceted research opportunities in built environment and design pedagogy.