Ms. Iris Peitzmeier

Assistant Professor / Program Coordinator - BSc in Design - Fashion Design

ms-iris-peitzmeier_888df11a88dd9e1ad694a093d1327011Ms. Iris Peitzmeier is an Assistant Professor of Fashion Design at the College of Fine Arts and Design at the American University in The Emirates (AUE).

She holds a Terminal Degree in Fashion Design from Domus Academy, Milan, Italy.

Her experience comprises of 18 years of international fashion design and fashion education in 8 different countries. She was also appointed as Head of School for a Fashion Design Department, Director and Assistant Professor in different countries including Malaysia, Italy, Germany, Vietnam, Mauritius, Botswana, New Zealand and UAE.

She participated in many international fashion shows as well as art exhibitions with her fashion label Lila Lachs Fashion House.


  • 2014 Nominated as World Skill Expert by Emirates Skills for Fashion Design, UAE
  • 2014 Teaching Award of Excellence in Learning by doing by HCT Higher College of Technology, UAE
  • 2013 Community Award / Sharjah Art Museum for Design Projects with students
  • 2013 Golden Medal for young designer award UAE with fashion students

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Dr. Arafat Al Naim

Associate Professor / Dean

Prof. Ali Hussein Al Amaireh

Professor / Program Coordinator

Dr. Francisco Javier Longobardo Polanco

Assistant Professor / Program Coordinator

Ms. Iris Peitzmeier

Assistant Professor / Program Coordinator

Mr. Wameedh Jamil

Assistant Professor / Program Coordinator

Ms. Heather Shipman

Assistant Professor

Mr. Darren Herbert

Instructor / CDES Foundation Courses Coordinator

Mr. Arun Kumar


Mr. Neven Mihic


Ms. Romana Srncova