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  • Phone:

    +966-13-849-9338

  • Email:

    zalkassim@pmu.edu.sa

  • Office No:

    S-067

  • Zulfat S. Al Kassim

  • Job Title :

    Lecturer

  • College :

    College of Engineering


  • Department :

    Interior Design


Zulfat Al Kassim is an artist, interior designer and architect at heart. She was amongst PMU’s first graduating class in 2011 graduating summa cum laude with a BSc in Interior Design. After working as a TA at PMU for 2 years, Al-Kassim enrolled in UAEU to pursue a MSc in Architectural Engineering in 2014. She graduated with honours in 2016 and published a thesis titled “The impact of Dubai’s architectural wonders on the daily indigenous performance in light of cultural modernity: A comparative case study between Burj Khalifa and Burj Al-Arab”. Since 2016, Al-Kassim has been working as a Lecturer in PMU. She plans on enriching her academic experience through teaching for the time being and pursuing a PhD in the near future.


Publication:

Al Kassim, Zulfat S., "The impact of Dubai’s architectural wonders on the daily indigenous performance in light of cultural modernity: A comparative case study between Burj Khalifa and Burj Al-Arab" (2016).Thes is paper 339. UAEU Publication.*
 

Journal paper in progress*

Workshops:

  • Attended a presentation titled General Workshop - Core Curriculum conducted by Dr. Desmond Rice and Dr. Yousef Suleiman on the 10th of September 2017 in PMU’s Auditorium.
  • Attended NCAAA training workshop planned by the DQA on the 16th of May, 2012, PMU.
  • Attended the ‘Basic Leadership and Management Skills’ Workshop conducted on the 5th, 6th and 7th of May, 2012, PMU.
  • Attended the ‘How Good are your Leadership Skills’ Workshop conducted by Dr. Neva Alexander on the 11th of April, 2012, PMU.


  • Architectural Symbolism
  • Cultural Identity
  • Historical Preservation (of Architectural and Cultural Symbols)
  • Ethnography
  • Psychological effect of design on human beings


  • Saudi Council of Engineers