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Armin Akhavan

Armin has a BA in Urban Planning from Tehran University, Iran, and an MS in Urban and Regional Policy from Northeastern University. Since 2013, he has been working in the Data Services Department at the Metropolitan Area Planning Council in Boston on a variety of data-related projects. These projects range from scenario modeling, land-use planning, and data mining/predictive analysis to data visualization, web development and design. He is interested in working on web-based application projects aimed at perpetuating civic good. His other interests include interactive front-end design, web-mapping, and database development for web.


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  • PhD, Interdisciplinary Engineering, Northeastern University
  • MFA, Information Design and Data Visualization, Northeastern University
  • MS, Urban and Regional Policy, Northeastern University
  • BFA, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Tehran