Mohamed Aly Etman
Founding Research Scientist / Lecturer
Mohamed Aly Etman is a building science researcher and Post-Doctoral Associate at the Yale Center for Ecosystems in Architecture (CEA) in New York City and New Haven. His research focuses on the development of SEVA, the Socio-Ecological Visual Analytics web tool, to incorporate built environment data, human health and wellbeing data, as well as building systems data and the use of computational tools into the design process at all scales.
Prior to joining CEA, he was a member of CASE, the Center for Architecture Science and Ecology, at RPI where his research was supported by a HASS fellowship, Skidmore Owings & Merril (SOM), and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. His interdisciplinary research approach developed in collaboration with industrial collaborators such as SHoP Architects, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), HeliOptix, FABS (Fresh Air Building Systems), Entertaining Health, AMBIS Tech. Inc, Method Design, FutureAir, and Gray Organschi Architecture. Mohamed has taught environmental modeling to architects and urban planners at the American University in Cairo (AUC), RPI, CUNY and Yale.
Mohamed holds an MSc from Cairo University (2013), a MArch II (2014) and a Ph.D. (2018) from RPI.