Mahsa Torabi is a Visiting Researcher at the Carbon Leadership Forum and a PhD candidate at University of Victoria (UVic). Her research utilizes Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for early-stage design and the formulation of low-carbon, high-performance design concepts. Mahsa is deeply enthused by the integration of innovative technologies such as machine learning and virtual reality to advance high-performance design, from development to evaluation and presentation. Mahsa previously held roles as a lecturer specializing in sustainability, building simulation, and high-performance architecture. She also brings to CLF her experience as a sustainability specialist. In 2016, Mahsa achieved her masters degree in energy and architecture, building upon the foundation of her bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering.