Team

Core members

Soumyen Bandyopadhyay

Director

Prof Soumyen Bandyopadhyay is the Stirling Chair of Architecture and former Head of Liverpool School of Architecture. He is the founder and director of ArCHIAM and member of the University of Liverpool’s Heritage Steering Committee.

Giamila Quattrone

Project Coordinator

Dr Giamila Quattrone is Lecturer in Architecture at Liverpool School of Architecture, Project Coordinator of ArCHIAM. She is also the HSS Digital Heritage Sub-Theme Lead and School of the Arts Impact Lead.

Konstantina Georgiadou

Research Associate 
Dr Konstantina Georgiadou is a graduate Architect and Research Associate at Liverpool School of Architecture.

Mary Shepperson

Research Associate
Dr Mary Shepperson is an Archaeologist and Lecturer in Architectural and Urban Heritage at Liverpool School of Architecture.

Claudia Briguglio

Research Assistant
Claudia Briguglio is a registered Architect and Research Assistant at Liverpool School of Architecture, where she is also part-time PhD student.

Matina Vrettou

Research Assistant
Matina Vrettou is a registered Architect and Research Assistant at Liverpool School of Architecture, where she is also part-time PhD student.

Honorary Members

John Harrison

Honorary Research Fellow

John Harrison is an architect and expert in vernacular architecture, with an Honorary Research Fellow affiliation with Liverpool School of Architecture.

Dr Martin Goffriller

Honorary Research Fellow

Dr Martin Goffriller is an archaeologist and architectural historian, with an Honorary Research Fellow affiliation with Liverpool School of Architecture.

Dr James Onley

Honorary Research Fellow

Dr James Onley is a historian, with a Honorary Research Fellow affiliation with Liverpool School of Architecture.

Affiliate Members

Haitham Al-Abri

Architect and Architectural Researcher

Dr Birgit Mershen

Ethnoarchaeologist

Dr Harriet Nash

Hydrogeologist

Dr Mohammad Habib Reza

Architect and Architectural Historian

Prof Paul Alan Yule

Archaeologist

Monika Koeck

Architect and Filmmaker

PhD Students

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 2022 University of Liverpool

Samie. I. Kayani

PhD Title: The Formation of Early Mosque Architecture in Masjid Al Haram in Makkah; Focussing on the Ottoman Riwaqs
Expected completion 2022 University of Liverpool

Ali Jaffar Al Lawati

PhD Title: Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism: the study of Sur Al Lawati a preserved coastal settlement in port-city of Matrah – Oman
Expected completion 2023 University of Liverpool

Zainab Al-Majdi

PhD Title: Digitally aided documentation and analysis of historic vaulted structures in Iraq

Expected completion 2024 University of Liverpool

Past Members

Paul MacMahon

Research Assistant 

Jonathan Wren

Research Assistant 

Désirée Campolo

Research Assistant

Christos Papadopoulos

IT Consultant

Aida Hernández

Research Assistant

Pasquale Larosa

Research Technician

Hana Koubkova

Research Technician

Livia Lucilla Luciani

Research Technician

Serena Liguori

Research Technician

Ataa Alsalloum

Lecturer in Architecture and Urban Heritage

Shreya V.Pai

Architect

Preetam S.P.

Architect

External Contributors

Ioulia Barmpouti

Architect

Paul Colfer

Architect

Smaranda Ghinita

Architect

Manwinder Lall

Architect

Nithya Rajendran

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

Sara Ferrarotto

Erasmus+ Traineeship
Università di Pisa

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Abd Latif Siti Hajar Sufini

Kick-Start Intern
University of Liverpool

Livia Lucilla Luciani

Erasmus+ Traineeship
Universita’ Sapienza di Roma

Serena Liguori

Erasmus+ Traineeship
Universita’ Sapienza di Roma

Harshini Rajagopal

Graduate Research Internship Scheme (GRIS)

University of Liverpool

Zipeng Xiao

Graduate Research Internship Scheme (GRIS)

University of Liverpool

Horatio Byrne

Kickstart Digital Communications Assistant

University of Liverpool

Awarded PhD Students

Said Al Mashrafi

PhD Title: Effective Local Community Participation for Sustainable Tourism Development in Rural Destinations. A Case Study of Misfat Al-Abryeen and Muql Villages, Sultanate of Oman.
University of Liverpool 2022

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Paul Robinson

PhD Title: An exploration into the relationship between spirituality and urban design with specific reference to the city of Phnom Penh.
University of Liverpool 2020

Konstantina Georgiadou

PhD Title: Political effects on urban Landscapes: Urbanix in Drama, Greece.
University of Liverpool 2019

Ghazy Albaqawy

PhD Title: Cultural Heritage in Saudi Arabia: Gaps, Policies and Implementation.
University of Liverpool 2019

Christina Pieri

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

Farah Al-Hashimi

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

Haitham Al-Abri

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

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

Nishan Wijetunge

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