Mahsa Nikoufar
MaCT Faculty Assistant

Mahsa Nikoufar is an Urban Technologist and System Designer with a background in Urban Development Engineering & Planning from Art University of Tehran and is an IAAC alumni from the Master in City & Technology 02 (class of 2020). Her research lies at the intersection of Creative, Smart, and Circular Cities. She has experience with ICT companies related to smart cities and is the winner of the IAAC Award in 2019 for the Internet of People project “Capitalism in a Sharing City” and in 2020 for her thesis project “Circular Collective Nexus”. Mahsa was a selected member for the first round of Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s “From Linear to Circular” London workshop and then joined IAAC as a researcher for H2020 projects where she collaborates with the POP-MACHINA research project about circular economy. She is currently focused on innovation in urban systems and digital twin technologies.