Jagoda Cupać is a researcher and lecturer at the Institute of Sustainable Building Construction at the Faculty of Civil Engineering at TU Dresden. She’s been working in the field of glass and façade engineering, in practice and research, for the past 13 years. She earned her PhD degree at EPFL on the topic of Post-tensioned glass beams. In recent years, her focus in research has been glass circularity and reuse of end-of-life components. Meanwhile, in education of civil engineering students, she’s been exploring innovative practices, with emphasis on interdisciplinarity, creative thinking, active learning and open education. This year she co-organised Circular Design Challenge, an international student competition in reuse of end-of-life components. Presently, she leads the Open GLASSroom project.