The team

Core members

Soumyen Bandyopadhyay

Director

Soumyen Bandyopadhyay is the Stirling Chair of Architecture and currently serves as Head of School of Architecture at the University of Liverpool. He is the founder and director of the ArCHIAM research center.

Giamila Quattrone

Project Coordinator

Dr Giamila Quattrone is a Lecturer in Architecture, at Liverpool School of Architecture and Project Coordinator of ArCHIAM.

Ataa Alsalloum

Heritage Specialist

Dr Ataa Alsalloum is a Lecturer in Architecture at Liverpool School of Architecture and Heritage Specialist for ArCHIAM.

Claudia Briguglio

Research Assistant
Claudia Briguglio is a registered Architect, working as a Research Assistant at Liverpool School of Architecture.

Konstantina Georgiadou

Research Assistant
Konstantina Georgiadou is a Part 2 Architecture graduate and PhD Candidate, working as a Research Assistant at Liverpool School of Architecture.

Mary Shepperson

Research Associate
Mary Shepperson is an archaeologist currently working as a Research Associate at the University of Liverpool for ArCHIAM.

Matina Vrettou

Research Assistant
Matina Vrettou is a registered Architect,  working as a Research Assistant at Liverpool School of Architecture.

Preetam S.P.

Research Assistant

Preetam S.P.  is a registered Architect, working as a Research Assistant at the Mysore School of Architecture.

Shreya.V.Pai

Research Assistant

Shreya.V.Pai is a registered Architect, working as a Research Assistant at the Mysore School of Architecture.

Honorary Members

Haitham Al-Abri

Honorary Fellow

Haitham Al-Abri is an architect and architectural researcher in the traditional built environment of Oman.

Martin Goffriller

Honorary Fellow

Dr Martin S. Goffriller is an Archaeologist and Architectural Historian, working as a Honorary Fellow at Liverpool School of Architecture.

Associate Members

John Harrison

Architect & Expert in Vernacular Architecture

Dr Birgit Mershen

Ethnoarchaeologist

Dr Harriet Nash

Hydrogeologist

Dr Mohammad Habib Reza

Architect and Architectural Historian

Musallam Mahad Said Al Mashan

Restoration Specialist

PhD Students

Ghazy Albaqawy

PhD Title: Cultural Heritage in Saudi Arabia: Gaps, Policies and Implementation
Expected completion 2018 University of Liverpool

Konstantina Georgiadou

PhD Title: Palimpsestic Cities: Political effects on Urban Landscapes
Expected completion 2018 University of Liverpool

Said Al Mashrafi

PhD Title: Community Empowerment For Sustainable Tourism Development In Omani Oasis
Expected completion 2020 University of Liverpool

Khaled Alhamad

PhD Title: Failaka island’s lost cultural heritage: An analysis of the meanings, causes and orientations of cultural values in a contemporary Arab society
Expected completion 2021 University of Liverpool

Past Members

Paul MacMahon

Research Assistant 

Jonathan Wren

Research Assistant 

Désirée Campolo

Research Assistant

Christos Papadopoulos

IT Consultant
Lead PHP Developer

Aida Hernández

Research Assistant

External Contributors

Ioulia Barmpouti

Architect

Paul Colfer

Architect

Smaranda Ghinita

Architect

Manwinder Lall

Architect

Interns & Trainees

Charles Adams

Scholarship Projects for Undergraduate Researchers (SPUR)
Nottingham Trent University

Ragad Badri

Summer Internship
Dar Al-Hekma University

Keyla Caldeira

Scholarship Projects for Undergraduate Researchers (SPUR)
Nottingham Trent University

Manuela Demurtas

Erasmus+ Traineeship
Università degli Studi di Sassari

Pasquale Larosa

Erasmus+ Traineeship
Universita’ Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria

Elisabetta Palagruti

Erasmus+ Traineeship
Universita’ Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria

Awarded PhD Students

Christina Pieri

PhD Title: The divided city of Nicosia, Cyprus.
Nottingham Trent University 2018

Nishan Wijetunge

PhD Title: Domestic Architecture of the Sinhalese Elite in the Age of Nationalism.
Nottingham Trent University 2012

Haitham Al-Abri

PhD Title: Omani Oasis Settlement morphology and dwelling types.
Nottingham Trent University 2015

Farah Al-Hashimi

PhD Title: Kurdish Cities (Erbil) and Urban Form.
Nottingham Trent University 2016

Mohammad Habib Reza

PhD Title: Early Buddhist Architecture of Bengal: Morphological study on the vihāras of c.3rd to 8th centuries.
Nottingham Trent University 2012