Chris Hazel is a student at the Pennsylvania State University set to graduate with a professional Master of Architecture degree in May 2017. He has a B.A. in Architectural Studies and a Certificate in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. He currently works with professor Lisa Iulo at Penn State on energy efficient housing research specifically with regards to high-performing affordable homes. Chris also served as Penn State University’s student team leader for the Department of Energy’s Race to Zero design competition during the 2015-16 school year.