Shahnaz Aly, OAA, LEED AP, M. Arch. is a Licensed Architect with the Ontario Association of Architects, Ontario, Registered Architect in India and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architectural and Manufacturing Sciences at Western Kentucky University. She has ten years of professional experience in the architecture and construction industry in residential, commercial and mixed-use facilities. She has five years of experience in teaching and research in areas of architectural design, sustainable design, construction documentation, BIM, historic preservation and service-learning.