Ms. Bahareh Reza received her B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from Tehran Polytechnic in 2004. Prior to her graduate studies, she has worked for over four years as a Civil Engineer on several construction and civil infrastructure projects in Tehran. Ms. Reza completed her M.Sc. in Civil Engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran in 2008. During her Masters she conducted distinguished research to find a compromise between construction management techniques and sustainable development objectives. Ms Bahareh successfully completed her PhD in May 2013. Her research program aimed to develop innovative sustainability assessment framework based on Emergy accounting and Life cycle Assessment (LCA). This research aims to provide improved understanding to meet the challenges of measuring long- term sustainability and informed decision making on the basis of sustainable building and infrastructure projects.