“Bioresponsive Material Systems: Adaptive Eotechnic Futures,” Guest Lecture, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. May 6, 2019.
“Data Integrated Design Processes for Emerging Environmental Building Technologies,” Women in Data Science (WiDS) 2019 Regional Conference, UA ENR2, Tucson, AZ. April 5, 2019.
“Materials” Course Exhibit, Sundt Gallery, CAPLA, Tucson, AZ. March 11 - 15, 2019.
“Material Metabolism: Dynamic Material Systems for Environmental Adaptation in Buildings,” presentation and workshop for UA MS.Arch EBT and UPenn MSD. EBD studio programs, Tucson, AZ. February 11, 2019.
“Water in the Built Environment,” Guest Lecture, Yale School of Architecture, New Haven, CT. Nov. 5, 2018
“Building-Integrated Cooling Strategies with Circular Economy Material Systems,” TenWest Sonoran Cloud City: Cloud Infrastructure. Tucson, AZ. October 17, 2018.
“Machine-learning for Gel-based Evaporative-cooling Membrane System (GEMS),” Session B5: Responsive and Adaptive Building Skins, Advanced Building Skins (ABS) Conference. Bern, Switzerland. October 2, 2018.
“Dynamic Regenerative Integrated Polymeric Skins (DRIPS) Prototype Designs,” Session D7: Architectural Membranes for High-performance Building Skins, Advanced Building Skins (ABS) Conference. Bern, Switzerland. October 2, 2018.
“Generative Design for Adaptive Datacenter Building Typologies,” CIRC Research Team, Microsoft Industry Partnership Presentation. Redmond, WA. September 4, 2018.
“From Molecules to Environment,” AIA Collaborative Research Summit, Co-Presenter with E. Sternberg and A. Engineer. Minneapolis, MN. July 24, 2018.
“Multivalent Analysis of Double-Skin Envelope Hygrothermal Louver System for Dehumidification Cooling, Daylighting, and Water Recuperation,” Building Envelopes and New Materials Session, Simulation in Architecture and Urban Design (SimAUD) Conference. Delft, Netherlands. June 5, 2018.
“Viable Potable Water Capture from Humid Air Streams in Buildings,” Transforming the DNA of the Built Environment: Linking the Grand Challenges of Energy, Water, Air, Food and Materials Through the Mission of Emergency Housing. Yale Center for Ecosystems and Architecture (CEA), New Lab, Brooklyn, NY. May 14, 2018.
“Multivalent Hygrothermal System for Double-Skin Envelope Dehumidification Cooling and Daylighting,” Looking Back - Moving Forward: Where History Inspires Innovation. Building Enclosure Science and Technology (BEST5) Conference. Philadelphia, PA. April 17, 2018.
Women in Architecture Panel Discussion. Panel speaker, UA School of Architecture. Tucson, AZ. March 21, 2018.
Interdisciplinary and interscalar frameworks for advancing societal processes to challenges around water issues. Panel moderator, UA School of Architecture. Tucson, AZ. March 20, 2018.
Judith Chafee’s Feminist Impact in Architecture. Panel speaker, UA Special Collections Library. Tucson, AZ. March 13, 2018.
Renewable Energy and Energy Storage, Arizona Student Energy Conference. Panel moderator, Arizona State University. Phoenix, AZ. October 19, 2017.
“Superporous Intelligent Hydrogels for Environmentally Adaptive Building Skins,” SM4.10: A Soft Future – From Electronic Skins to Robotics and Energy Harvesting. Materials Research Society Spring Symposium. Phoenix, AZ. April 21, 2017.
“SWAMP Building Technologies for Solar, Water And Metabolic Processes,” UA Water and Energy Sustainable Technologies (WEST) Center, Industry Partner Annual Meeting. Tucson, AZ. December 13, 2016.
“Architecture’s Fiction of (r)Evolutionary Science,” UA Lunar Lab Hard-Science Science Fiction Writer’s Group, Guest Talk. Arizona Inn, Tucson, AZ. November 5, 2016.
“Machine Learning for Adaptive Building Envelopes: An Experimental Framework for Intelligent Adaptive Control,” Posthuman Frontiers: Data, Designers and Cognitive Machines. Association for Computer Aided Design In Architecture (ACADIA) Conference 2016. Ann Arbor, MI. October 28, 2016.
“Emerging Environmental Building Technology Design for Regional Adaptation,” Guest Lecture. UA School of Architecture B.Arch Foundation Program History/Theory Series. Tucson, AZ. October 6, 2016.
School of Architecture Slide Slam, Guest Talk. Salon-Salon, Tucson, AZ. September 22, 2016.
“Emerging Environmental Building Technology Design for Adaptive Energy Futures,” AzSEC 2016, 5th Annual Conference on Renewable Energy Science, Technology, and Policy. Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ. September 15, 2016.
“Petals to Pedagogy: Integrating Living Building and Community Concepts into Architectural Education,” Living Future unConference workshop, Co-Presenter with C. Crosson and S. Trumble. Seattle, WA. May 13, 2016.
“Emerging Environmental Building Technologies for Water and Energy Metabolization,” UA Water and Energy Sustainable Technologies (WEST) Center, Grand Opening. Tucson, AZ. November 20, 2015.
“Materials + Organ Pipe Cactus,” ARC 601, Guest Lecture. UA School of Architecture. Tucson, AZ. November 6, 2015.
“Interscalar Entropy of Dynamic Medium Flows for Metabolic Building System Design Efficacy” Energy and Systems. Building Technology Educator’s Society (BTES) 2015 Conference. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. June 25, 2015.
“Interscalar Design and Health Research Partnership: Research Integration Into Curriculum and Practice,” Intersections Between the Academy and Practice. ACSA-AIA Intersections Conference at AIA Convention 2015. Co-Presenter with E. Sternberg, C. Nelson, and M. Hardin. Atlanta, GA. May 13, 2015.
Adaptive Architecture and Programmable Matter – Next Generation Building Skins and Systems from Nano to Macro. Materials Research Society Spring Symposium. San Francisco, CA. April 8, 2015.
AIA Design + Health Research Consortium 2015 Retreat, Co-Presenter with E. Sternberg. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), Princeton, NJ. March 5, 2015.
“Building Envelopes: Considerations of Thermodynamic Behaviors,” Workshop coordinator and co-chair. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. October 2013.
“Medium, Matter, Form, and Process: Dynamic Hygrothermal Polymeric Membranes” University of Calgary, Faculty of Environmental Design, Invited Speaker. Calgary, Canada. May 2013.
How can we better facilitate transdisciplinary research for a transformative impact on the built environment? Resiliency and the Built Environment Colloquium, closing discussion panel speaker. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. April 2013.
“Medium, Matter, Form, and Process,” University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Invited Speaker. Milwaukee, WI. February 2013.