Meng-Yen Lin is a research assistant at the Carbon Leadership Forum focusing on the development of LCA for building materials. She received a MS degree in civil engineering where she studied the cellular materials and the upcycling of waste materials. Now, she is studying in the Materials Science and Engineering PhD program at the University of Washington while conducting LCA research here. Combining her research background, Meng-Yen is interested in applying her knowledge of developing sustainable construction materials to the LCA of advanced building materials. Outside of work, she enjoys painting, cooking, and biking under the Seattle sunshine.