Nasim Ildiri is pursuing her Ph.D. degree in Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her doctoral dissertation focuses on human-building interactions and improving ventilation systems in large buildings. She attained her M.S. degree in Energy Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Milan with a concentration in power production from renewables, where she designed and implemented Computational Fluid Dynamics analysis of a new wind turbine rotor. She holds a B.S. degree in Aerospace Engineering and has professional experience in commercial aircraft maintenance industry.