Deepa Dhar brings over 20 years experience in the detailed programming, design and management of technically challenging projects for the hi-tech and bio-pharmaceutical industries.

Under her leadership, Folio architects has evolved into a dynamic practice that brings creative design and dedicated service to every project. Projects have included research labs, GMP spaces, H2, H3, H7 facilities and vivariums for universities as well as private corporations. Deepa's experience has included the full range of professional design services beginning with programming and detailed laboratory planning to construction documentation and administration.

Her ability to listen, grasp and identify the key essentials of good lab functionality and design enables her to produce simple, logical & appropriate solutions to seemingly complex requirements. A highly motivated professional, she inspires a team wide enthusiasm vital to realizing a project to its fullest potential. Her dynamic problem - solving capabilities coupled with proactive decision making abilities are key to a projects success. Her breadth of knowledge and personal commitment to technical precision contributes to an overall dedication to design excellence.

Deepa received a Masters in Architecture from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is a licensed architect in California and a member of the American Institute of Architects, Bay Area Bioscience Center and the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering.