Eleni is a professional architect, instructor and PhD candidate at Carnegie Mellon University. She has worked on community planning and visioning projects in Pittsburgh. Her interests include community planning, sharing and collaboration, urban sustainability, green infrastructure and closed loop systems. She is the co-curator of AUTONOMA conference (2016) and the co-founder of the Vacant Home Tour program, which was one of the four finalists for the National Fels Public Policy Challenge in 2015. Prior to her work in the US, she collaborated with several firms in Athens, Greece and worked independently as an architect. Her projects have taken part in exhibitions in Pittsburgh, Washington, Philadelphia, Barcelona, Puerto Rico and the Biennale for Young Greek Architects in Athens. Eleni is a Fulbright and Onassis scholar and a registered architect in Greece. She obtained her diploma in Architectural Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), her MS in Sustainable Design from Carnegie Mellon University and she has studied urban design in Barcelona.