Neri Oxman, a visionary at the intersection of architecture, design, and biology, leads the groundbreaking Mediated Matter research group at MIT Media Lab. Renowned for her concept of "material ecology," Oxman seamlessly fuses design, biology, computing, and materials engineering to pioneer innovative solutions for the built environment. Her works, often biomimetic and inspired by nature, have been globally exhibited, including at MoMA and the Smithsonian. Beyond her academic contributions, Neri has received numerous awards, such as the Vilcek Prize and Cooper Hewitt Design Award. Through her multidisciplinary approach, Oxman continues to redefine the boundaries of design, urging a future where architecture harmoniously coexists with nature. Her work and insights are essential for anyone keen on the future of sustainable design and architecture.