Brianna graduated with honors from the University of Dayton (UD) in 2020 with her Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, with a concentration in energy systems. Her undergraduate work focused on solar energy applications as well as modeling energy savings for the Dayton community. She was heavily involved in UD’s ETHOS program (Engineers in Technical Humanitarian Opportunities of Service Learning) where she worked with a nonprofit in Guatemala and conducted remote research on solar thermal technology with an organization in Peru. Brianna is an active member of ASME’s Engineering for Change, a strong advocate for women in STEM, and has co-led UD’s annual Women in Clean Energy Conference for the past two years. After graduating, Brianna worked with IGS Energy’s Labs Team in Columbus, Ohio on clean energy technology research and innovative product development. At UC Davis, she conducts research for both the Program for International Energy Technologies and Energy Conservations Office.