Dr. Mohammad Sharif Zami is working as an Associate Professor of Architecture at the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) in Saudi Arabia for the last 11 years. Previously he was lecturing at the Harare Polytechnic College, University of Zimbabwe, National University of Science and Technology (NUST) in Zimbabwe, University of Salford in England, and University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN) in South Africa for 14 years. During this period, he has also been working as a freelance and consultant architect. His research interests include university landscape and urban design, earth construction, architectural heritage, conservation, environmental sustainability and housing. He has published over 55 journal and conference papers in these fields including several book chapters. He has successfully supervised dozen of postgraduate (MArch, MSc & PhD) students and reviewed over 100 journal and conference manuscripts. At present, he is serving as editors and reviewers in more than dozen of international peer reviewed journals. Dr. Zami has earned a Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) degree from the Khulna University of Bangladesh, Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree from National University of Science and Technology (NUST) of Zimbabwe and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree from University of Salford of United Kingdom..