Anber Rana is a postdoctoral researcher affiliated with the Carbon Leadership Forum at the University of Washington. Her academic journey has been marked by a commitment to advancing sustainable and climate-resilient construction practices. Prior to her current role, Anber served as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of British Columbia (Okanagan), where she delved into research in this very domain. Anber’s academic background is rooted in Civil Engineering, with her earning a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia (Okanagan). During her doctoral studies, her research was centered on techno-economic evaluation of energy-efficient technologies imperative for realizing green buildings. She also embarked on a critical examination of building energy codes, assessed the efficacy of financial incentives, conducted comprehensive data monitoring and analysis, and harnessed the power of life cycle thinking methodologies (life cycle assessment, life cycle cost analysis, and social life cycle analysis) and decision-making processes in her work. She is passionate about conducting interdisciplinary through evaluation of climate mitigation techniques for built environment.