Herminia Machry, PhD, MSc, EDAC

Herminia Machry is an internationally-licensed architect with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture and Urban Planning, a Master’s degree in Architecture, and a PhD in Planning, Design and the Built Environment. She has 15 years of experience that spans work in architecture firms, universities, and research centers. She has worked as a design practitioner on healthcare facility projects, while also teaching in architecture and healthcare hospitality undergraduate courses. Herminia has also worked on several research projects mostly focused around healthcare design. At Clemson University she completed a dissertation research about the design of Neonatal Intensive Care Units and worked at the Center for Health Facilities Design & Testing in a large multidisciplinary study about operating room design. Herminia recently joined the Georgia Institute of Technology as a postdoctoral fellow at the SimTigrate Design Lab, where she will continue working on research related to healthcare design and evidence-based design.