Upali Nanda, Assoc. AIA

Principal/ Director of Research

HKS Inc


Dr. Upali Nanda is Director of Research for HKS inc.and the Executive Director for the non-profit Center for Advanced Design Research and Evaluation. Her doctoral work on “Sensthetics” has been published as a book and she has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and main stream media. In 2015, Dr. Nanda was recognized as one of the top 10 most influential people in Healthcare Design. In 2018 she was honored by Architectural Record with the 2018 Women in Architecture Innovator Award.