Aletheia Ida, PhD, is an Architect and Assistant Professor in the School of Architecture. She teaches courses in Design Studio, Research Methods, Environmentally Adaptive Systems, Emerging Materials, Building Enclosures, Environmental Building Technology Design Theory, as well as Independent Research and Thesis advising. Aletheia earned her accredited Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Oregon, post-professional Master of Architecture in Design and Energy Conservation from the University of Arizona, and Doctorate in Architectural Sciences from the Center for Architecture, Science and Ecology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She integrates design theory in her research for emergent environmental building technologies, incorporating aspects of material inventions with socio-environmental performance criteria through innovative digital and physical prototyping methods. She holds a provisional co-patent for Building Integrated Biopolymer Sorption Systems and a National Science Foundation EAGER award.

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