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Upali Nanda

Principal and Firmwide Director of Research

Dr. Upali Nanda, Principal and Firmwide Director of Research for HKS. She is responsible for spearheading and implementing research projects globally and recognized as one of the top 10 most influential people in Healthcare Design by Healthcare Design Magazine. In 2018, she was honored by Architectural Record with the Women in Architecture Innovator Award. Her award-winning research around human health and wellbeing, neuroscience and architecture, and outcome-driven design has been widely published and cited in peer-reviewed journals and mainstream media.