• B.I.D., University of Alberta (2009)
  • M.I.D., University of Manitoba (2016)

Professional memberships

  • Professional Member – Associate Non-Practicing, PIDIM (Manitoba)
  • Intern Member (Inactive), IDA (Alberta)
  • Intern Member, IDC (National)
  • Intern Interior Designer, AAA (Alberta)


Interests include design research, history of architecture, computational design and close-knit collaboration with different disciplines such as Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and various Engineering professions. His approach to teaching includes bringing his 10-year practice experience of working in multiple typologies into the classroom. He focuses on using building and software technology as it is typically practiced in the industry through workshops, group discussions and one-on-one coaching. One of his teaching goals is to raise awareness of practice in the classroom whether it be through lectures, storytelling or practical advice, and prepare students for successful careers.

Project list

Umid has worked on the following projects as a part of integrated teams:

  • Royal Alberta Museum 
  • Edson Regional Hospital 
  • Grand Prairie Hospital 
  • AIMCo Office 
  • Kennedale Parks Operations
  • NAIT T and L Buildings
  • TELUS World of Science Edmonton
  • S2 Edmonton and Calgary Studio Renovation
  • BOW 45 Professional Building
  • Nanaimo Fire Station
  • High River Fire Hall Expansion
  • Glamorgan Landing Estates