Studied at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Nastaran is an architect (M. Arch, MSc Engineering, BSc) lighting specialist, and sustainability expert who specializes in sustainable design and energy efficient buildings. She has both researched and worked on sustainable architecture and green buildings to encourage industries and societies to save energy. Her mission is to present a greener world which is healthier and happier. She is also the founder and president of “SustainGlobe” organization registered at the University of Illinois.