Karuna Meda
LATEST POSTS BY Karuna Meda
How Can We Link Humans, Machines and Spaces Within the Built Environment?
Visualizing the critical relationship between physical space and health.
“Stop AAPI Hate” – A Plea from a Community in Grief
A faculty member shares how violence against Asian American and Pacific Islanders has impacted her as a Vietnamese-American, and actionable steps that we can all take to stand in solidarity.
Making Conversations About Mental Health Mainstream
A Jefferson medical student uses social media to create educational content about mental health and illness, breaking stigma and barriers to getting help.
How Do Our Perceptions of Animals Determine How We Write About Them?
Enhancing our understanding of animals at the intersection of multiple disciplines.
How Can Textiles Be Applied to Develop Novel Building Envelopes?
Bridging technology, textile design and architecture.
How Can We Improve Mental Health Care for Children and Families?
Combating stigma and fostering promotion and treatment for mental wellness
How Do Architects and Their Corporate Clients Influence Branding?
Researching the concept of “branded environments” to promote and market institutions.
Patients Get Essential Telehealth Support Through Student-Driven Program
Researchers team up with students on “Digital Onboarding Taskforce” to help patients get comfortable using technology for remote medical care.
How Are Architectural Structures and Their Surrounding Communities Connected?
Discovering the heart of an area by studying its architecture
To Sleep or Not to Sleep?
Neuroscience researchers study how fruit flies decide between sleep and other behaviors, like mating, and the factors that influence that decision.
How Can Researchers Contribute to Designing Cities That Will Be Efficient, Healthy and Resilient?
Designing the future of sustainable architecture today.