Noshin Khan

Noshin Khan

Dallas, TX, USA


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The International Exchange Office (IXO), American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, Student Advisor

Student Advisor for exchange and local students at the International Exchange Office (IXO), at the American University of Sharjah, UAE.

Work Included:
- Advisor for exchange programs with worldwide universities
- Collaborating with exchange organizations such as ISEP, CIEE, API, and IFSA BUTLER.
- Collaborating with Partner Universities
- Handling transcripts, visas and exchange student housing
- Organizing trips and events for exchange and local students, visiting scholars, visiting professors.
- Filing and Documentation of office files.

Jan 2013 - Jun 2014

Solar Decathlon 2012-2013, Charlotte, USA, Architect Student Designer

Designer and a valued member of the Walls, Floors and Roof Systems team at University of North Carolina, Charlotte while building the economically friendly, energy efficient single family house Urban Eden.

Worked alongside total eight student teams, Prof. Thomas Gentry and Prof. Mona Azerbaijan during the making of Urdan Eden.

- Individually Managed budget using RSMeans estimates online adding every component into the budgeting and keeping regular contact with all eight teams.
- Individual note taker throughout the Fall 2012 project development.
- Worked and developed wall sections.
- Developed individual pattern study and strength analysis on the Sustainable Geo-polymer Concrete used in Urban Eden.
- Enhancing contacts with Metromont Charlotte, while understanding concrete strengths and structural standards.
- Developed contacts with INTUS windows, later used in the project Urban Eden for energy efficient window systems and curtain wall systems.

Aug 2012 - Dec 2012

X- Architects, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Architect Intern

Student Architect Intern at X-Architects in Dubai, UAE.

Work Included:
- Designing architecture projects (under supervison of a senior architect)
- Building physical achitecture models
- Producing digital renderings using V-Ray and Photoshop
- Making Presentation Boards for meetings with clients

Jun 2012 - Jul 2012, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Architect Assistant

Part Time Architect Assistant at in Dubai, UAE.

Work Included:
- Digital Architectural Modeling on Rhino
- Building physical architecture models using mixed media

Sep 2011 - May 2012


American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, BArch, Architecture

Bachelors of Architecture (BArch) from the American University of Sharjah, UAE.

The architecture department of American University of Sharjah is NAAB accredited allowing students to further invest in NCARB to attain an Architecture License in the USA.

Jan 2009 - Jun 2014

University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, US, BArch, Architecture, Solar Decathlon 2013

Attended a semester at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte as an exchange student to participate in Solar Decathlon 2012 - 2013.
(Fall 2012, Study Abroad Program)

Aug 2012 - Dec 2012


ACSA Design Build Award, Award

American Collegiate of Schools Award for Design Build was awarded to the graduating Design Build project and Professor Emily Baker for leading the design build team for the Acoustic Wall project.


AIA Middle East Design Build Award 2014, Award

"Acoustic Wall" graduating design build project won the American institute of Architects (AIA) Middle East Design-Build Award in November 2014.


Dean's List Award, Scholarship

American University of Sharjah
Spring 2014


Chancellor's List Award, Honorable Mention

American University of Sharjah, UAE
Graduating Year 2013 - 2014


People's Choice Award, Award

The University of North Carolina, Charlotte team was awarded with the People's Choice Award for their project "Urban Eden", after being tied for third place at the 2013 Solar Decathlon, California, USA.

Solar Decathlon 2012-2013 - Charlotte, NC, USA
A Design Build project based on Designing an energy efficient and eco-friendly pre-fabricated house for a starting family of two to three within an area of 800 sf/ft. The competition demanded innovation from within students and the house to be built and completed within 3 days, on a new site in California, in order to participate in the competition.
Work included:
- Revit Digital 3D Modelling
- Construction Documents and specs
- RS Means Cost Estimate for the entire budget
- Full scale tests and studies of geo-polymer concrete, wood and metal

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Dean's List Award, Scholarship

American University of Sharjah
Fall 2013


Dean's List Award, Scholarship

University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA
Fall 2012 at University of North Carolina, Charlotte.
(Study Abroad Program)


Merit Scholarship, Scholarship

American University of Sharjah
June 2009 - Spring 2014.


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