Aria Public Design

Sasan Ghannad, M. Sc., LEED AP

Mr. Ghannad is the CEO of the Aria Public Design. He has more than 17 years of experience in engineering, architecture, and management. He received a Master of Science Degree in Architectural Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology. His undergraduate degree is in structural engineering from Azad University in Semnan, Iran. He is a LEED Accredited Professional, and holds a “First class Supervision” license (equivalent to PE) from the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ministry of Road & Town Planning. Mr. Ghannad is a member of Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Working with IIT’s famed Professor Mohammed Shahidepour, Mr. Ghannad designed and built the unique Smart Home laboratory with support from the U.S. Department of Energy for the Robert W. Galvin Center for Electricity Innovation at IIT. Mr. Ghannad has managed many residential, commercial and hospitality design projects. He considers creativity as well as sustainability in his designs and management.