Ibrahim Zakaria , Ph.D. Urban and Environmental Design
Was educated at the University of Khartoum (B.Sc. Hon. in Architecture in 2002), KU Leuven University (M.A in Human Settlements in 2003) and Waseda University-Tokyo Japan (Ph.D. Urban and Environmental Design in 2012). Besides his formal education, Dr. Bahreldin attended several international and regional training programs in urban planning, participatory planning and human settlements. Dr. Bahreldin is an educator and an urban planning professional with more than eleven years of teaching, research and practical experience in the field of urban planning and design. Currently he is Assistant Professor of urban planning and design at Faculty of Architecture, University of Khartoum, which he joined since 2002. Above that, he is an urban planning consultant to several private and public institutions in Sudan and Japan. Beyond his research success, which includes more than eleven published articles to date and others in preparation, Dr. Bahreldin’s professional experience and education have provided him with a range of skills and knowledge in the field of urban planning research and development. He had obtained many local academic and professional awards as well as several international scholarships and grants. His research interests focus on public engagement in urban planning in low-income communities, environmental aspects of planning, regional landscape management and colonial discourses in urban planning.