Melody Pak

330 North Orchard Street
Madison WI 53715
Preferred pronouns: she/her/hers
Joined WID: 2022


Melody Pak was born and reared in Tehran, Iran. In 2013, she moved to the US to pursue her master's degree in Architecture at Iowa State University. She has over 8 years of experience in the design and construction industry, working on private and public healthcare and educational projects. In 2021, she chose to pursue her Ph.D. and enrolled at UW Madison's School of Human Ecology. Design, virtual environments, and human comfort will be the focus of her research.


  • B.Sc. in Architectural Engineering, Shahid Beheshti University
  • M.Arch in Architecture, Iowa State University Since 2021
  • Ph.D. Student at School of Human Ecology - Design Studies, UW Madison