School: University of Texas at Austin
Sponsor: Ghulum and Arifa Azad Family Scholarship in Architecture
Omar Salim attends the University of Texas at Austin, where he is currently pursuing the 5 Year Bachelors of Architecture Degree, in hopes to become an Architect. Omar is extremely interested in sustainable design and its affects on the environment. Additionally, Omar has has been a part of many projects that focus on using Architecture to create sustainable communities, such as Nueces Mosque, the first Mixed Use Student Mosque in the nation, that he is currently working on. Omar is also very involved with local Austin Muslim organizations such as MSA, which he currently serves as the President of.