Mahya Sam

PhD Student
Construction Management
Graduation Date: Spring 2023 (Expected)

Office: 341 Rinker Hall


Mahya Sam is a current Ph.D. student in the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management.  She began working with Dr. Franz as a Research Assistant in his CPD Lab in Summer 2020. Her research interests include human-robot collaboration, advanced manufactured housing, and sustainable and energy-efficient construction.


  • Ph.D. student in Design, Construction and Planning, University of Florida (In Progress)
  • M.Sc. in Architectural Engineering, Art University of Isfahan, Iran (2019)
  • B.S. in Architectural Engineering, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran (2015)