Elnaz is a senior lecturer in Urban Planning and Design at the Department of Urban Studies at Malmö University. She has a Ph.D. in Urban Studies focusing on Urban Planning. Her research background encompasses sustainable development, sustainable transport, and urban megaprojects (such as large-scale redevelopment projects and extensive transport projects). At K2, her research focuses on public perceptions of quality public transport, utilizing open-text survey data and social media data.
Elnaz is the manager of the K2 project Exploring Citizen Satisfaction with Public Transportation through Social Media and Open Text Surveys.