Assistant Professor of Architecture
Dr. Zahida Khan is a highly credentialed specialist in areas of architectural design, high-performance building design, sustainability, and advanced building systems. She earned a Ph.D. from Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)- Chicago. Her doctoral study developed (a) predictive models of human behavior in public spaces using research methodologies namely CFD simulation and longitudinal observation data; and (b) novel framework for the outdoor thermal comfort integrated Human Behavior SIMulation tool called "HuBeSIM". She was involved in high performance design studios (solar decathlon) at Ball State University.