Uses contemplative silence to focus her 350-person classroom and help beginning engineering students understand the meaning of their work.
Has been investigating physical aspects of landscape that enable healthy communities and foster mental, spiritual, and social well-being.
MLA thesis is using the Landscapes of Longevity research to cultivate design strategies for public places that can support healthy aging.
Especially interested in the use of meditation in medical facilities and the design of the spaces that accommodate it.
Encourages her students to consider the chorography of space in creating a sustainable future for the planet.