Denise DeLuca is a licensed civil engineer and a LEED-AP currently working in the UK as Innovation Realization Project Lead for Swedish Biomimetics 3000. Denise is also co-founder of the emergent network BCI: Biomimicry Creative for Innovation. Before moving from the US to the UK, Denise was Outreach Director for The Biomimicry Institute. Denise's academic roots are in civil engineering with a Master's degree focusing on modeling landscape-scale surface and ground water interactions. Denise's joys include sea swimming, drawing and painting, and co-creatively developing, sharing, and implementing ideas and tools for innovation inspired by nature.