United Arab Emirates
Ghena W. Alhanaee is a PhD Candidate and Research Assistant in the University of Southern California’s Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Her research focuses on environmental sustainability, energy resources, water and food security. She has been fortunate to present her work internationally, from North America to Europe to the Middle East. Ghena received her MSc in Energy Resources Engineering from Stanford University, and her BSc in Mechanical Engineering from The Petroleum Institute in her hometown of Abu Dhabi, UAE. Prior to her graduate work at Stanford University, Ghena served as a research fellow at NASA in Mountain View, California, where she worked on bringing hands-on space exploration experiences to students and scientists.