Dr. Zohreh Pourzolfaghar is Assistant Professor in Management Information System, at School of Business, National University of Ireland (NUIM). She is member of Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software. Zohreh formerly has been Research Fellow at Innovation Value Institute (IVI) at NUIM.
She is a senior research member of the Business Informatics Group and the theme lead in a project investigating the application of Enterprise Architecture in Smart Cities, funded by Science Foundation Ireland. She has been Principal Investigator (PI) for an Industry Fellowship Programme, funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), and PI for two projects in collaboration with industry, funded by Enterprise Ireland.
Zohreh presented her work at international conferences and has published research in Journals and Conference Proceedings. She is also leading research within the Cost Action CA16222 (WISE-ACT), a European-wide network that explores the wider impacts of Autonomous and Connected Transport.
She has been thematic lead in a successful European Marie Skłodowska Curie (MSCA) proposal, i.e., PERFORM. She is a member of the supervisory board of the EU project PERFORM, that focuses on Digital Retail. She has been awarded the SFI industry fellowship (2018) working with industry on topics related to Smart Cities and Building Information Management. Zohreh is the Co-PI for two European MSCA ENTRUST Doctoral Network (funded on Aug. 2022), and MCSA Co Fund DIGI+ (funded in Jun 2022), and more submitted/ongoing proposals.
Digitalisation Information in construction industry
Digital Transformation in small/medium businesses
Interoperability issues between software environments generating building projects information