Sara Torabi Moghadam

Ricercatrice a tempo determinato Legge 240/10 art.24-B
Dipartimento Interateneo di Scienze, Progetto e Politiche del Territorio (DIST)

  • Componente Centro Interdipartimentale R3C - Responsible Risk Resilience Centre


Interessi di ricerca

Circular economy in the built environment
Energy and green communities’ engagement
Esg farmework
Key performance indicators (kpis) impact assessment
Multi criteria spatial decision support system tool
Nature-based solution (nbs) socio-economic impacts
Participatory approaches and co-design thinking scenarios analysis for future communities, cities, and built environment
Smart, resilient, sustainable urban development and planning
Valutazione di piani e progetti

Linee di ricerca

  • Dr. Sara Torabi Moghadam (f) earned her Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Development (2018) at the Politecnico di Torino. She is an Assistant Professor at Politecnico di Torino (DIST) with a demonstrated history of +8 years in the field of “Sustainable and Smart Cities” being involved in several national and European projects, e.g., DIMMER-FP7-ICT; SCORE-H2020; MOLOC-INTERREG EUROPE, and CESABMED-INTERREG MED. In her career, she has supported both public administration and private sector entities aiding them in achieving SDGs. She carried out a “Meriton Fellowship” at the Western University of Sydney (WSU) and a research and teaching visit at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), University of Salford and University di Amsterdam (UvA). Her research deals with co-design thinking sustainable and circular urban planning, NBS socio-economic impacts, KPIs impact assessment, and evaluation through participatory approaches. Her expertise focuses on Multi-Criteria Spatial Decision Support System (MC-SDSS), which intends to facilitate the participatory decisional process for stakeholders who can ask “what-if” questions and visualize “if-then” scenarios in real time. She is the author of several international scientific articles.


Settori ERC

SH7_7 - Cities; urban, regional and rural studies
SH7_9 - Energy, transportation and mobility
SH7_6 - Environmental and climate change, societal impact and policy
SH7_10 - GIS, spatial analysis; big data in geographical studies
SH7_5 - Sustainability sciences, environment and resources


Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy
Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
Goal 13: Climate action


Collegi di Dottorato

  • URBAN AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT, 2022/2023 (39. ciclo)
    Politecnico di TORINO

Collegi dei Corsi di Studio


Dottorato di ricerca

MostraNascondi A.A. passati

Corso di laurea magistrale

MostraNascondi A.A. passati


Progetti di ricerca

Progetti finanziati da contratti commerciali


  • Belal Neazi. Corso in Urban And Regional Development (39o ciclo, 2023-in corso)
  • Virginia Pellerey. Corso in Urban And Regional Development (38o ciclo, 2022-in corso)
  • Maurizia Pignatelli. Corso in Urban And Regional Development (37o ciclo, 2021-in corso)
  • Daniela Santana Tovar. Corso in Urban And Regional Development (37o ciclo, 2022-in corso)
  • Jhon Ricardo Escorcia Hernandez. Corso in Urban And Regional Development (36o ciclo, 2020-in corso)
    Tesi: A Digital Spatial Assessment Framework for Sustainable Social Housing in the Post-Pandemic Era - A Case Study of Bogotá, Colombia


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