Mehdi Aminipouri

Mehdi Aminipouri is a PhD student in the Department of Geography at Simon Fraser University. Using urban surface energy balance models, his research aims to assess the effectiveness of urban greening and reflective roofs in keeping Vancouver’s urban neighbourhoods cool and people safe during an extreme heat event.

Mehdi holds a master of science degree in environmental modelling and management from a joint European program consisting of Southampton University (UK), Lund University (Sweden), University of Warsaw (Poland) and University of Twente (The Netherlands).

For several years, Mehdi has worked as a spatial data analyst and GIS consultant in both the public and private sectors.