Michelle Addington is the Hines Professor of Sustainable Architectural Design at the Yale University School of Architecture. Prior to teaching at Yale, Ms. Addington taught at Harvard University for ten years. Her background includes work at NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, where she developed structural data for composite materials and designed components for unmanned spacecraft, and a decade as a process design and power plant engineer and manufacturing supervisor at DuPont. She researches discrete systems and technology transfer, and she serves as an adviser on energy and sustainability for the US Department of Energy and the American Institute of Architects and other organizations. Her chapters and articles on energy, environmental systems, lighting, and materials have appeared in many books and journals and she recently co-authored Smart Materials and Technologies for the Architecture and Design Professions.