Mohammadmehdi Danesh

Mohammadmehdi Danesh headshot

Assistant Professor


College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture
860.768.5074 HJG W2050

PhD, Texas A&M University

Master of Architectural Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology

BArch, Zabol University

Dr. Mohammadmehdi Danesh is an Assistant Professor at the University of Hartford, College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture. He specializes in Sustainable Design, Building Science, and Resilient Buildings. Prior to joining the University of Hartford, he was an Assistant Professor at South Dakota State University and Keene State College.

Dr. Danesh has taught various courses in Sustainable Design and High-Performance Building, and his research focuses on optimizing the energy performance of Double Skin Façade in High-rise Buildings using Building Information Modeling by a Parametric-based Plugin. This was also the topic of his Ph.D. dissertation. He has published one book chapter and eight Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Conference Proceedings in Sustainable Design and Building Science, which have been cited by different researchers and scientists, indicating his contributions to the field.

Dr. Danesh has worked with various Energy Simulation and Sustainable Design assessment software, including DesignBuilder, Sefra, ClimateStudio, Flow Design, and Therm, as well as open-source Sustainable Design applications like OPAQUE, Dynamic Daylighting, and Dynamic Overshadowing. His expertise in Sustainable Design and Building Science is demonstrated by his research and presentations at various conferences in South Dakota, Colorado, Virginia, Massachusetts, and Texas.

Interest Areas
  • High-Performance Building
  • Energy simulation
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)