Hollee Hitchcock Becker is an Associate Professor at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. where she teaches Structures and Environmental Design. With a BSCE in engineering and a Masters of Architecture, as well as a 30 year career in engineering, business and education, she understands the differences in learning styles between architects and engineers.
Hollee’s research is driven by a desire to improve the human condition, especially as it applies to housing. Her current research analyzes the structural possibilities of laminated veneer bamboo as replacement structures for at-risk or destroyed housing. She invites collaboration on this topic and on structural design for resiliency.