Martha Bohm is an Assistant Professor teaching design, ecological practices, sustainability and environmental systems.
Her interests include finding ways to integrate analytical tools into design processes in order to better see the unseeable: energy, comfort, climate, air movement, and so on. Before coming to UB she was Sustainable Design Coordinator at William McDonough + Partners. Prior to that she taught at Cornell, and advised the Cornell Solar Decathlon team as well as CU Green, another interdisciplinary student design team. She was a Ginsberg Research Fellow at USGBC and authored the USGBC Research Committee’s National Green Building Research Agenda. She earned her M Arch at the University of Oregon, where she was director of the Ecological Design Center, and also co-founder of Design-Bridge, a community-oriented student design-build program. Before graduate school, she worked as a Natural Resource policy analyst at the National Governors’ Association Center for Best Practices. She got her BA in Earth and Planetary Sciences from Harvard.