Biography: Samaneh Niazkhani was born in Tehran, Iran. Her first degree was a BSc degree in Electrical Engineering. She later changed her research field of interest to Urban and Regional Planning due to her concerns about socio-economic issues and their impact on the environment.
Samaneh got her master’s degree in Regional Development Planning from Allameh Tabatabai University, and she is currently considering pursuing a PhD at Tehran University.
She cooperates with the Plan & Budget Organisation (PBO) as a planning and budgeting expert and main collaborator and regularly applies her knowledge in her work. She has passed 18 units so far and now wants to develop her PhD thesis proposal to accommodate her knowledge and career experience.
Furthermore, she has cooperated with UNESCO in completing the annual questionnaires of education expenditure and change in ISCED in Iran between 2015 and 2017.
Research Topic: The Sustainable settlements achievement Framework through the Spatial Inequalities Reduction in Less Developed Regions.