Lucy Aboonour is leading scientific and architectural research with an emphasis on integrating design across scales and disciplines.

Lucy currently holds the esteemed positions of Associate Partner at ︎︎︎SLAAB, and North America Region Partner at ︎︎︎Makhno Studio.

Previously Lucy was a Co-Director at Columbia University CSI, where she led NASA's Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts (RASC-AL) project MEPSA - Mars Water-Based Propellant ISRU system. She is also an associate member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), as well as an associate member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA-NY) and a member of AIA Women in Architecture.

With her deep expertise in the field, Lucy is often invited as a design critic for academic project reviews at institutions across the United States and Ukraine. Her academic journey includes earning a Master of Arts in Sociocultural Anthropology from Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, where she collaborated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Department of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering on her dissertation. Prior to that, Lucy obtained a degree in Architecture [RIBA Part 2] with honors from Pratt Institute, accompanied by a concentration in Morphology, showcasing her dedication to excellence in her education and professional career.