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Sanaz Chamanara
Sanaz Chamanara
Ph.D. Candidate, 2016-Present
Research interests: Green infrastructure, Food-Water-Energy Nexus, Rural-Urban Linkages, Urban Sustainability and resiliency.

Sanaz is a doctoral student at the School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She received her master’s degree in Landscape Architecture at the University of Michigan, with a thesis that looked at the Impact of Green Infrastructure on the perception of Safety in Detroit. She is the recipient of the American Association University Women (AAUW) International fellowship and Landscape Architecture Foundation Honor Scholarship in Memory of Joe Lalli, FASLA. Before coming to Michigan, Sanaz worked as a researcher on several research projects related to urban sustainability, rehabilitation of urban gardens and urban resiliency with Shiraz Municipality and University of Shiraz. Sanaz also has a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from Shahid Behehti University in Iran and a bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology.
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