Dr. Mirna Saad

Assistant Professor, College of Education


Dr. Mirna Saad is an Assistant Professor of Human Geography at American University in the Emirates. Covering various fields of sub-disciplines of Geography, including Sociology, Social Sciences, Urban, Cultural and Social Studies in Geography. She is a practice-oriented academic with extensive experience in areas of urban and master planning design, with the engineering consultancy firm of GEO “Global Engineering Office”.

She holds a PhD in Human Geography, with specialization in urban planning, and a master degree in economic and geographic development of cities from the Lebanese University- Beirut.

Research interests of Dr. Mirna, are related to the possibility of achieving sustainable development goals, implementation of eco-innovation, smart city technology, and the investment and development of renewable energy sources, principles of circular economy, as important factors taken into account when planning / designing urban areas.

In addition to teaching, research and business experience, Dr. Mirna is a member of the Emirates Geographical Society (Lecturer and Executive Director of Projects), participated in many conferences with the League of Arab States, the Arab Organization for Administrative Development, and the Industrial Development and Mining Organization, where its main topic was on the importance of investments in renewable energy especially the geothermal energy.

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