Dr. Hoshiar Nooraddin holds a Ph.D. in Urban Design from the Department of Urban Design and Planning, Faculty of Architecture at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway.

In the present Dr. Nooraddin is Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture and Interior Design, Canadian University of Dubai.

Dr. Nooraddin has long and various international experiences in education, practice, and research. He has taught design studios and urban design studios along with theory courses. He is also an active faculty member in developing international collaborations and developing the School’s plans, syllabus and strategies. He has arranged and attended several International Conferences, Workshops, and Forums. He has written numerous published articles and books.

He has designed and directed various architectural design, urban design, Environmental Impact Assessment, and facilities along with conducting detailed architectural specifications and technical specifications related to these projects. His works are based on the multidisciplinary perspective, understanding local needs, and sustainability.

In Dubai, he has been involved in different engagements besides education including Leading Dubai Green Forum, Chairing several Dubai’s large international conferences. He is an active professional player in developing the local awareness towards sustainable urban design in Dubai.

Among his projects are various urban design and buildings’ projects including several streets in Oslo, Norway, the Master Plan for Orient University in Tripoli-Lebanon, the new Campus of Salahaddin University and the Master Plan for Arat Industrial City in Erbil, Iraq.