Dr Heba Teamah is a postdoctoral fellow and sessional instructor at McMaster University. Her current research focus is on heat pump integration in thermal storage system for demand side management on community level. She received her PhD in 2017. Her PhD was in investigating compact energy storage techniques for multiresidential applications and small scale commercial applications. She has 7 years of mechanical engineering hands-on research experience, including: i) Solar thermal applications, ii) Geothermal heat pump integrated storage systems, iii) Numerical modelling of thermal applications, and iv) Air conditioning and clean room technologies.