Nicole is a design researcher, educator, and a Registered Architect (NSW ARB 7921) with over twelve years of industry experience in Australia and the United Kingdom. Her teaching and research in the School of Built Environment and computational design specialisation explores the history, theory, and design of architectural and urban technologies. She has published research articles on digital transformation in the architecture sector through the lenses of workplace and organisational learning, labour, and gender. She has co-authored 3 book publications, and over forty peer-reviewed journal articles and conference papers on digital technologies in design practice and is the sole-author of the forthcoming book Scaling the Smart City: The design and ethics of urban technology (Elsevier). She has won and led Commonwealth grants related to design technology innovation and digital heritage and was awarded an ADA Faculty Research Fellowship in 2021. Nicole is a chief investigator for the $9million (AUD) Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Next Generation Architectural Manufacturing awarded in 2022. She is a member of the Design Institute of Australia and the Computer Aided Design Research in Asia’s (CAADRIA) scientific committee. In 2022 she was the co-editor of the CAADRIA “Post-Carbon” conference proceedings. Nicole is committed to modes of research and teaching that connect theory and practice and researchers and industry.