Mrinalini Verma is a graduate student at Weitzman School of Design pursuing master's degrees in environmental building design and landscape architecture. She has worked for PennPraxis, Ian McHarg Center, and Thermal Architecture lab in the past on research and design projects. She is currently interning at OJB Landscape Architecture. She also co-leads Penn Environmental Innovations Initiative for a GSI project in a K-12 school in West Philadelphia. She is a recipient of a Water Center Student Research Grant award for her research on water autonomy for net-zero floating structures. Mrinalini holds a BArch from the School of Planning and Architecture in New Delhi, India.