Blacksburg, VA – April 26th, 2018 – BioBuild faculty and fellows hosted the first BioBuild symposium Building with Nature at the Holtzman alumni center at Virginia Tech. The event expanded on the main principles of BioBuild that are exploring building systems and biological systems synergistically to discover innovative connections between these two fields.



Blacksburg, VA – April 25th, 2018 – I was named Exemplary Building Construction Masters Student at the Spring 2018 Awards Banquet.



Blacksburg, VA – March 19th, 2018 – VT Office of Sustainability realized my Green proposal by upgrading the Scene Shop lights. The new LEDs will save $2000+ annually in VT electricity fees and pay back the investment in ~3 years. Other benefits include reduced cooling load, light pollution, and external costs (such as CO2 emissions) with enhanced control (dimming), durability, and light quality.



Blacksburg, VA – December 2nd, 2017 – Leadership class faculty and students hosted the annual event STEM Day of Play at Bishop Favrao Hall at Virginia Tech. During the one-day event we aimed to expand children’s understanding of the principles of construction engineering and management.