Eldy Lázaro is a Peruvian designer with an MFA in design from University of California Davis and a B. Arch. from San Pedro University in Peru. Prior to joining CU Boulder, she was a resident at Autodesk Technology Center in San Francisco where she researched the use of mycelium bio-composites for applications in product design and wearable technology using digital fabrication techniques. She is currently a doctoral student at the ATLAS Institute in CU Boulder working across the Unstable Design Lab and Living Matter Lab. Eldy’s research interests include biodesign, Human-Computer Interaction and physical computing. She’s currently researching the use of compostable conductive materials for creating tangible interfaces and wearable technologies while addressing challenges in sustainability.