Fatemeh Khozaei

Fatemeh Khozaei
Dhofar University · College of Engineering (CE)

Doctor of Philosophy
Dhofar University, Salalah, Sultanate of Oman

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Introduction
Dr. Fatemeh Khozaei is an Professor (Assistant) at the School of Art Architecture and Planning, Islamic Azad University, Kerman Branch. She received her PhD in architecture from Universiti Sains Malaysia. She has published more than 50 papers in international journals and conferences. Her area of interest lies mainly in the area of energy and the impact of the environment on the human being. She received best researcher award in Islamic Azad University of Kerman and the whole province in 2015.
Additional affiliations
January 2008 - January 2011
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Position
  • Research Associate
Education
February 2008 - February 2013
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Field of study
  • Architecture

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Since the COVID-19 crisis has caused the cancellation of a great number of travel plans in the last two years, this study examines the prospects of the post-COVID-19 era, during which we expect tourism will return strongly. The impact of the epidemic on people’s attitudes toward tourism, particularly their tourist choices, appears to be a major cha...
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Background While neighborhood safety and stranger danger have been mostly canonized to play a part in parents’ physical activity (PA) avoidance, less is known about the impact of parental stress and perceived risk on children’s PA avoidance and consequently on children’s level of PA and wellbeing. Understanding the contributors to children’s wellbe...
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Purpose The study's main objective is to evaluate the morphological developments in the characteristics of the spatial configurations of the residential layouts in Kerman, Iran, in examining the impact on the level of visual privacy through the spectrum of permeability and wayfinding in space syntax analysis. Design/methodology/approach In this pa...
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During the past year, health care environments have struggled to cope with the various impacts of COVID-19 around the world. Health care facilities need to help strengthen resistance to pathogen threats and provide care for patients and health workers in the safest possible way. Architectural design strategies can play a significant role in infecti...
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Scheffler solar reflector has been used internationally more than two decades. invented by Wolfgang Scheffler. This collector harvests the solar energy and has a fixed focal point and sun tracking system. the current study aims to conduct a exhaustive review on Scheffler solar collectors and its implications. Scheffler fixed focus concentrators, Pa...
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Purpose Developing graduate students' academic writing has been a major concern for many scholars over the past few years. Existing literature on the challenges of thesis writing has not focused on master's students in English language teaching (ELT). Data on the challenges have been mainly gathered from the theses and focused on the structure and...
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The purpose of this research was to identify “threshold” concepts in introductory statistics courses by surveying engineering students. Threshold concepts are those ideas that bind a subject together and are fundamental to the thinking and practice within a discipline. In this exploratory study, the aim was to answer the following questions: What a...
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Purpose Afghan migrants are at an increased risk of mental disorders due to various political, economic and security-associated stressors. COVID-19 has brought extra concerns for this group of migrants around the world. Few studies have examined how the perception of the host society and perceived stress are associated with the mental health of mig...
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This paper challenges the fact that the absolute freedom for residents to locate themselves wherever they want can lead to sustainable cities. Urban sprawl is the corollary to this freedom. Urban sprawl has become a controversial issue. Lines of thought among academics, practitioners, and local authorities have been diverse. Some academics advocate...
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University students deserve proper outdoor learning centers to accelerate their academic development. However, dealing with dynamic physical outdoor elements, especially the existing tree species, is challenging in the design phase. Failing to understand their character and conditions will lead to design failures that involve losses of ecosystem be...
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ABS TRACT: The impetus behind this s tudy is to discover the aes thetic and semantic patterns of the cypress tree and show how this element has been employed by Iranian artis ts. The ques tion of this research is how a cons tant element (the cypress tree) has been transfigured in different Iranian arts. Four categories of miniature, carpet, textile...
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Purpose COVID 19 has had a profound effect on peoples’ activities and the use of public spaces. Before the COVID 19 pandemic urban parks, as healthy places, were of the most favorable places for urban citizens, but nowadays no vitality is found in urban parks due to the absence of people. The perceived risk seems to affect peoples’ decision-making...
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Problem statement: Several typological qualitative studies are reflecting stylistic similarity between Mughal architecture and Malaysian mosques based on the occurrence of Mughal features. However, these features were distorted in their forms and materials during their adaptation in Malaysian mosques being a different region, climate, and period th...
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چکیده بیان مسئله: تاکنون چندین پژوهش به لحاظ گونهشناسی به مسئلۀ شباهت میان سبک معماری دورۀ گورکانی و مساجد مالزی از طریق مشخصههای این دوره پرداخته ّ اند. اگرچه این مشخصهها از لحاظ شکل و مصالح در انطباق با مساجد مالزی به لحاظ اقلیم، منطقه و دوره زمانی متفاوت دچار تغییر شدهاند، اما همچنان بخشهایی از آن قابل تشخیص است. هدف پژوهش: این مقاله با رویکردی...
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As a source of green energy, solar energy provides a clean way for the production of heat and electricity. PV solar panels, in particular, have extensively applied for the production of electricity with reasonable operating costs and fewer environmental in comparison to fossil fuels. Previous studies suggest that the PV panel’s temperature decrease...
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Purpose Since the appearance of COVID-19 social distancing and staying home have been recommended repeatedly by the governments for disease prevention. As the challenge continues to remain the current study seeks to examine the factors affecting social distancing through space planning and management. More specifically the current study aims to exa...
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Presented paper MATLAB-Based Modelling and Simulations for the low and high-temperature module power generation of PV panels in Kuala Lumpur and Genting High-lands, Malaysia. in “International Conference on Renewable Power-2020” jointly organized by the Electrical Engineering Department, SoET, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, Rajouri, J&K & Ele...
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Students' residence halls have been studied repeatedly during the last decades from various perspectives (eg satisfaction). However, our knowledge is very limited in terms of students' emotions towards various residence hall interior and exterior spaces. Besides, very little study exists on the impact of homelike furniture on students' emotions. Th...
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English for Architects Session 1 Spring 2020
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سالانه تعداد زیادی از دانشجویان محل زندگی خود را برای تحصیل در شهری دیگر ترک می کنند و به اجبار در خوابگاهها مستقر می شوند. تجربه زندگی در خوابگاه برای خیلی از این دانشجویان تجربه موفق نیست. تنش های روانی، زندگی در محیطی دور از استاندارهای اولیه زندگی، شلوغی، عدم نترل بر فضای شخصی، استرس برخی از مشکلاتی ست که اغلب دانشجویان با آن مواجه می شوند . هد...
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ABS TRACT: The impetus behind this study is to discover the aesthetic and semantic patterns of the cypress tree and show how this element has been employed by Iranian artists. The question of this research is how a constant element (the cypress tree) has been transfigured in different Iranian arts. Four categories of miniature, carpet, textile and...
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This study aims to measure the sunlight shading performance on the two front apartment façades with different design of the architectural styles in Malaysia. Two case studies of high-rise apartments in Penang were selected for a comparative study of the results of sunlight shading performance. The first case study is Halaman Kristal apartment, a th...
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Scheffler solar reflector has been used internationally more than two decades. invented by Wolfgang Scheffler. This collector harvests the solar energy and has a fixed focal point and sun tracking system. the current study aims to conduct a comprehensive review on Scheffler solar collectors and its implications. Scheffler fixed focus concentrators,...
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Shophouse is a famous building type in cities of Malaysia with its commercial usage on the ground floor and residence on the upper floor. The earliest shophouses were influenced by the indigenous Malay house style. Later, the styles were popular with the western influences due to the application of brick and plaster, construction technique and regu...
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Gestaltism or Gestalt psychology is the name of a school of thought based in the 20 th century and developed the foundation for a new study of perception. This psychology seeks to define the laws behind elements of an apparently chaotic world by means of the human ability to develop and maintain meaningful perceptions. The word Gestalt does not hav...
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خانه-مغــازه یکــی از انــواع معــروف ســازههای ســاختمانی در شــهرهای مالــزی اســت کــه در آن بهصــورت همزمــان از طبقــۀ همکــف اســتفاده تجــاری و از طبقــۀ بــاالی آن اســتفاده مســکونی میشــود. نخسـتین خانه-مغازههـا تحتتأثیـر سـبک خانههـای بومـی ماالیـی قـرار گرفتنـد. بعـد از آن، سـبکهایی کـه بـه تأثیـر از غـرب از آجـر، گـچ و تکنیکهـا و قواعـ...
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This study analyses the thermal performance of apartment facades designed based on vernacular architecture in Malaysia. The focus of this study on solar radiation This study attempts to measure the level of solar radiation and shading performance of the apartment facade designs equipped with shading devices (for passive cooling) in response to trop...
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Links between dormitory satisfaction and academic achievement, happiness, sense of belonging to space, academic progress, physical and mental well-being have been well-established. However, the relationship between greenery and degree of satisfaction among university students is poorly understood. This study was an attempt to understand whether acc...
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There are various perceptions about the impacts of design precedents on students' education. While some do believe that design precedents enhance the students' creativity some others believe that design precedents facilitate copying the ideas and do not increase the possibility of creation of new ideas. There have been several studies on the effect...
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This post occupancy research is an attempt to analyze the design of an architecture school using a cognitive map tool. Fifty male and female architecture students purposively recruited from Kerman Islamic Azad University to participate in this study. Participants were asked to draw a sketch map depict all places they recall in their faculty and ide...
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Scholars have reached a consensus that students' perceptions of learning environments have an important effect on their learning. The influence of physical attributes of educational space on students' satisfaction has been studied extensively. However, our knowledge about students' preferences for an ideal school is very limited. The current study...
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Despite the great number of tourists that attracted each year, there are only a limited number of studies that have looked at customers' satisfaction of hotels in the Asian region. This study, hence, is an attempt to fill a part of this gap. The study examines factors that affect the satisfaction of hotel guests of 1800 hotels in 40 Asian countries...
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This study aims at comparing the degree of students' satisfaction in relationship with traditional and suite style residence halls. A sample population of 209 students residing in four traditional and suite style residence halls participated in the survey from April to June 2015. The questionnaire consisted of 15 items. The Statistical Package for...
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این تحقیق به بررسی و تحلیل چهار خوابگاه دانشجویی دخترانه، به لحاظ معماری، طراحی و نحوه دسترسی به فضاهای مختلف و به طور کلی نحوه ساماندهی عناصر مختلف در پلان این ساختمان ها می پردازد. بدین منظور این چهار خوابگاه دخترانه با استفاده از مشاهده و بررسی میدانی، عکس برداری و جمع آوری اطلاعات لازم و استفاده از نقشه های ساختمانی آن ها مورد تحلیل و بررسی قرا...
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Purpose – Despite the critical issues involving Middle East countries such as war and a drop in currency exchange rates, a large number of students leave their country to pursue a higher education abroad, every year. The purpose of this paper is to understand the difficulties that these students face while conducting their research in a foreign cou...
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For years and years design precedents have been used as sources of inspiration for designers. Beside the positive aspects of design precedents, they could be considered as examples of architects' mistakes in design. The current study attempts to analyze design of three female residence halls, from a university in southern part of Iran in order to s...
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Purpose – The aim of this paper is to identify the university student’s preferences for some important attributes of residence hall design. The study also attempts to highlight the differences and similarities in student’s preferences. Design/methodology/approach – The survey was distributed among students who were living in residence halls of a p...
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Purpose This study aims to examine the possibility that housing satisfaction mediates the relationship between fulfilled preference and a sense of attachment to place. Design/methodology/approach A 15‐item questionnaire was administrated to 751 students residing in residence halls at a public university in Malaysia. The respondents were asked to c...
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1 fatemeh.rd08@student.usm.my, 2 sanusi@usm.my and 3 fuziah@usm.my ABSTRACT Purpose: The main objective of this study was to assess the students' security preferences in a university residence hall located in northern Malaysia. It also examined whether the security preferences were related to the demographic backgrounds of the students. Approach: A...
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The main purpose of this study was to explore the degree of university residence hall students' preferences for some facilities and amenities. With a case study of a developing country, this paper also aimed to determine whether the mean score of these preferences differed significantly with regard to students' gender, nationality, race and study l...
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This study believes that one of the most ignored areas in studies pertaining to issues involving college and university students is their preferences toward their accommodation. The lack of scholarly works in this area of study might be due to paucity of theoretical foundation, relevant research instruments, as well as the unidentified underlying f...
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Purpose The main objective of this study was to assess the students' security preferences in a university residence hall located in northern Malaysia. It also examined whether the security preferences were related to the demographic backgrounds of the students. Design/methodology/approach A total of 763 students were given questionnaires for the pu...
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University students’ housing has received a good deal of emphasis in previous research. Much of this early research focused on the relationship between the environment, facilities, residence hall layout and students’ satisfaction. The current study tried to view students’ housing from a different perspective. It hypothesized that when students perc...
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Unlike numerous studies have explored residents' satisfaction in public and private housing setting little discussion exists in this area addressing the student housing satisfaction. Relatively little is known about the influence of ethnics on student housing satisfaction. To fill such a gap, this article is an attempt to investigate undergraduate...
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This study was administrated to undergraduate students living in the various hostels of Universiti Sains Malaysia. The primary purpose of this study was to identify the most important factors that predict undergraduate students’ level of satisfaction with the student hostels they are living in. This paper also explored the difference in the satisfa...
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The main aim of this paper is to discuss about the main strategies that habitants of hot-arid region of Iran applied to survive in undesirable climatic conditions for centuries. It seeks to focus on architectural solutions that protected these habitants from very cold winters and extremely hot summers. In this region the main goal of the builders w...
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Problem statement: Unlike numerous studies have explored residents’ satisfaction and sense of attachment to housing, little discussion exists on this area addressing the relationship between sense of attachment to place and student housing satisfaction. To fill such a gap, this article was an attempt to investigate undergraduate students’ level of...
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In collaboration with two PhD students, we are examining the impact of various public spaces design features on the people's brain and emotion
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Currently I am conducting a research on the primary school students' perception of an ideal school.