Achintya Bhat is a computational designer at Stantec who works within the Innovative Technology Development team. She has a background in engineering and master’s in Project and Construction Management from the University of British Columbia. Achintya specializes in using Business Intelligence(BI) tools, and visual scripting tools to automate workflows for architects, engineers and project managers. Recently, building upon her engineering background, she has been working towards increasing the efficiency in structural engineering by using visual programming and algorithmic thinking to automate structural design calculations. Achintya strives to advance data-driven design across AEC with automation of profession’s mundane chores to allow more time for creativity.