Mohammad Hadi Ataei

Mohammad Hadi Ataei

Saint Louis, MO, US




CannonDesign, St. Louis, Structural Engineering Intern

Helping senior engineers and architects with various projects

May 2014 - Aug 2014

Department of Architecture, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, US, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Course: Principles of Modern Architecture
Core skills: Leadership, Management, Teaching, Theoretical Knowledge, Leading the discussion session. Divided the class in groups of two and helped them lead the a discussion session every week. Prepared materials related to the coursework and brought to to class and helped the class to discussit amongst themselves. Designed an architectural drawing/analyzing assignment. Summarized each lecture and uploaded it online for students’ access. Grades exams and homeworks.

Jan 2013 - May 2013

Aedas, Beijing, CN, Architectural Intern

Core technologies: Rhino 3D, Grasshopper, AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, 3dsMax, MS Excel, MS Office.
Designing the winning proposal for the 300-meter Zhouhai Financial Center in a team of 5, under the head architect Yue Feng, submitted proposal for the schematic design and design development of the project, designed the plan layout for the different floors. Assisting the senior architect of Taipei Nangang office tower; used Grasshopper in optimizing the facade of the offcie tower to minimize structure and maximize daylight and ventilization as well as
optimizing the green facade. Working on a SoHo retail center project; helped with site design.

Aug 2012 - Dec 2012

Daily Kansan, Lawrence, KS, US, Cartoonist

Core skills: Ink Drawing, Wit, Humor, Writing, Communication
Drawing cartoons for editorial published in the daily: Read the editorial, discussed it with the writed and drew a cartoon that would carry the point across when printed along with the article.

Aug 2011 - May 2012


The University of Kansas, Lawrence, MArch, Architecture

5-year Master of Architecture Program

Aug 2008 - May 2013

Areas of Specialization