Dr. Amir Shakibamanesh is an Urban Designer with more than 12 years of professional experience. He currently works as an associate professor of urban design at the University of Art, Tehran, Iran. He is the author or coauthor of more than 25 scholarly articles and monographs, and author of 9 books and book chapters. He is also the director of Virtual Reality And Emerging Technologies Lab (In Urban Design And Architecture). Dr. Shakibamanesh’s research interests include smart cities, urban modeling and simulation, virtual & augmented reality, and urban scene analysis.