MARIA LAGUARDA-MALLO, Ph.D.
Dr. Laguarda-Mallo, is an Architect (licensed in Uruguay) and Engineer specialized in Innovation, Prefabrication, Mass Timber Construction and VDC Technologies. She has published over twenty-five peer-reviewed, industry articles. She has presented at national and international conferences such as the World Conference on Timber Engineering, International Mass Timber Conference, AECNext, Advancing Prefabrication 2020. From 2010 to 2012 she worked as an Architect and Associate Professor in Montevideo, Uruguay. From 2012 to 2017 she worked as a Doctoral Fellow at the University of Minnesota. She is currently working as a Project Director at VIATechnik, specializing in Prefabrication and VDC Technologies.