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MIT Doctoral Hooding & Commencement

Incredibly honoured to have received by doctoral hood from my mentor Terry Knight and my PhD diploma from President Rafael Reif. I thank Terry, my advisor George Stiny, and everyone in my MIT family for the unforgettably creative, mind-expanding, and

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MIT Doctoral Hooding & Commencement

Incredibly honoured to have received by doctoral hood from my mentor Terry Knight and my PhD diploma from President Rafael Reif. I thank Terry, my advisor George Stiny, and everyone in my MIT family for the unforgettably creative, mind-expanding, and

Talk and conversation at Waterloo’s 50th Anniversary Lecture Series

Watch here my talk and conversation with Charles Walker (Zaha Hadid Architects) reacting to the probe: How can digital technology qualitatively engage the complex material, economic and social realities of the world? This was part of a 6-fold series of

Talk and conversation at Waterloo’s 50th Anniversary Lecture Series

Watch here my talk and conversation with Charles Walker (Zaha Hadid Architects) reacting to the probe: How can digital technology qualitatively engage the complex material, economic and social realities of the world? This was part of a 6-fold series of

Talk at CMU Symposium “Computational Design: Practices, Histories, Infrastructures”

I gave a talk on images of abstraction and abstractions of images in the two-day symposium “Computational Design: Practices, Histories, Infrastructures”, organized by Daniel Cardoso Llach at Carnegie Mellon University, 7-8 October 2017. The event brought together historians, designers, and

Talk at CMU Symposium “Computational Design: Practices, Histories, Infrastructures”

I gave a talk on images of abstraction and abstractions of images in the two-day symposium “Computational Design: Practices, Histories, Infrastructures”, organized by Daniel Cardoso Llach at Carnegie Mellon University, 7-8 October 2017. The event brought together historians, designers, and

“The Valency of Misplaced Concreteness in Design and the Mathematical Sciences” Session at 4S 2017, Boston

For the 4S Annual Meeting 2017, I am co-organizer, along with Clare Kim of MIT’s STS Program, of a closed panel that rethinks the abstract-concrete opposition in design and mathematics. The panel draws on A.N. Whitehead’s “fallacy of misplaced concreteness” as a provocation to

“The Valency of Misplaced Concreteness in Design and the Mathematical Sciences” Session at 4S 2017, Boston

For the 4S Annual Meeting 2017, I am co-organizer, along with Clare Kim of MIT’s STS Program, of a closed panel that rethinks the abstract-concrete opposition in design and mathematics. The panel draws on A.N. Whitehead’s “fallacy of misplaced concreteness” as a provocation to

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McGill University School of Architecture

Joined the faculty at the McGill University School of Architecture as tenure-track Assistant Professor. Thrilled to be amidst excellent new colleagues and a stellar academic home!

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McGill University School of Architecture

Joined the faculty at the McGill University School of Architecture as tenure-track Assistant Professor. Thrilled to be amidst excellent new colleagues and a stellar academic home!

“Graphing Theory” PhD Dissertation Defense, MIT

I defended my MIT dissertation Graphing Theory: New Mathematics, Design, and the Participatory Turn amidst mentors, advisors, colleagues, friends, family, and the wonderfully intricate murals of Frank Stella. I will post a link to my dissertation as soon as it

“Graphing Theory” PhD Dissertation Defense, MIT

I defended my MIT dissertation Graphing Theory: New Mathematics, Design, and the Participatory Turn amidst mentors, advisors, colleagues, friends, family, and the wonderfully intricate murals of Frank Stella. I will post a link to my dissertation as soon as it

“Disciplines in Transition” Session at the 3 Societies Meeting, Faculty of the Arts, University of Alberta

I co-organized the session Disciplines in Transition: Postwar Encounters Between Design, Mathematics and Engineering, in the 2016 BSHS, CSHPS, and HSS joint Meeting at the University of Alberta. The session interrogated disciplinary osmoses between design, engineering, and the mathematical sciences after the

“Disciplines in Transition” Session at the 3 Societies Meeting, Faculty of the Arts, University of Alberta

I co-organized the session Disciplines in Transition: Postwar Encounters Between Design, Mathematics and Engineering, in the 2016 BSHS, CSHPS, and HSS joint Meeting at the University of Alberta. The session interrogated disciplinary osmoses between design, engineering, and the mathematical sciences after the