Please welcome Donna Kacmar, Associate Professor in the Gerald D. Hines School of Architecture at University of Houston. Donna is Coordinator of Technology for the school and is a registered architect with LEED 2.1 accreditation. She has a Bachelor of Environmental Design from Texas A&M University and a Master of Architecture from Texas A&M University. Her areas of expertise include residential architecture, materials, and technology integration. Most recently she is also Director of the Materials Research Collaborative, a unique and innovative facility that serves students and architects and designers in the Houston area. Donna will help build content on this blog through her experiences with that resource. Welcome, Donna!