LEED Green Associate, and she is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Architecture- Building Technology at the University of Michigan
Alaa Algargoosh has always been fascinated by sound and its relation to shapes. As an architect, she had a special interest in the influence of the architectural design on sound, and this was the inspiration behind wanting to study architectural acoustics. Her previous work includes patented sound diffusers inspired by the cymatics phenomenon, and her current work is focused on advancing technologies that allow for analyzing the impact of the acoustic environments in human experience, emotions, and well-being. Alaa is a LEED Green Associate, and she is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Architecture- Building Technology at the University of Michigan. In addition to working as an architect with Zuhair Fayez Consultants and a project engineer in Saudi Aramco, she held teaching positions previously at the University of Dammam and recently at the University of Michigan in which she was also a Graduate Student Teaching Consultant. Besides, Alaa has received numerous prestigious awards and has been invited to present her work in international innovation exhibitions.