Pooya received the Dean’s scholarship for his M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan in a research group with over 20 years of focus on innovative HVAC solutions supervised by Professor Carey Simonson. He holds a second M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from K. N. Toosi University of Technology with specialization in Energy Systems. Since his B.Sc. thesis in HVAC systems design in 2008, he has been an active HVAC society member with over 6 years work experience in energy sector. He has been involved in designing and selecting components based on heating, cooling, and power demand by considering energy analysis and cost estimates as a part of engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) projects. His academic and industrial background allows him to understand thermal problems in buildings and offer efficient solutions. Besides his professional life, he enjoys his family life, camping, and reading books.