Leon Yacoubian is Ph.D. Fellow in the Behavioral Science for Sustainable Systems program at the Convergent Behavioral Scientist Initiative at the University of Virginia. He is a UVA SEAS Dean’s Scholar. For the past four years he has been working on the Tuff Armenia Project which focuses on designing an earthquake resistant community with the community itself in Gyumri, Armenia. He received his BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering with minors in Urban and Environmental Planning as well as Global Sustainability from UVA in 2018.