Focus for Sponsor:
Prototype biomimetic solutions at sponsor project sites; prepare design guidelines, protocols and policy frameworks for biomimetic process integration; and design and lead workshops to interested private and public-sector groups in the Northeast Ohio region to integrate the biomimetic process and solutions in the areas of shoreline stabilization, coastal aquatic habitat enhancement, and urban stormwater management
Uses biomimicry to inform ecological design of coastal stabilization, restoration and urban stormwater management practices through prototyping, design and process integration
Having lived and worked throughout the Great Lakes area, Elena is passionate about this region’s continued economic development through its greatest asset – water – but understands the importance of holistically protecting that resource. She is also excited to share her learnings through her international professional networks in Engineers Without Borders and Global Shapers – an initiative of the World Economic Forum.