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Research in Doctoral Studies

Core Faculty

Arash Adel
Assistant Professor, Dr. sc., ETH Zürich | M.Arch, Harvard University
Core Research Topics: Computational Design, Robotic Construction, Additive Manufacturing, Machine Learning, and Extended Reality

Mania Aghaei Meibodi
Assistant Professor of Architecture (Taubman)
Education: Post doctoral (ETH Zürich), Ph.D. (KTH Sweden), Lic Eng (LTU Sweden), M. Arch. (KTH Sweden), B. Arch (Curtin Australia).
Core Research Topics: Computational Design, Robotic Construction, Additive Manufacturing, Hybrid Construction, Machine Learning, and Extended Reality.

Sean Ahlquist
Associate Professor, M.Arch, Architectural Association School of Architecture, London, UK
Computational design frameworks which place materiality as an a priori agent in the organization of architectural systems and their spatial tectonics

Peter von Bülow
Professor, Dr.-Ing. University of Stuttgart
Structural optimization using genetic algorithms, digital design aids for form finding

Linda N. Groat
Professor, Ph.D., University of Surrey
Meaning in architecture, place theory, research design and methods, environmental psychology

Andrew Herscher
Professor, Ph.D., Harvard University
History and theory of 20th century architecture; architecture and media; heritage and cultural memory; architecture and social justice and human rights

El Hadi Jazairy
Associate Professor, D.Design, Harvard University
Contemporary patterns of urbanization investigating in particular after-sprawl conditions, extraterritorial zones, and shrinking cities.

Lars Junghans
Associate Professor, Ph.D., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Developing and optimization of high-performance buildings with a comprehensive view to all aspects of the building thermal behavior including passive and active strategies

Jong Jin Kim
Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Sustainable design, daylighting, indoor air quality, intelligent building

Joy Knoblauch
Associate Professor, Ph.D., Princeton University
Design and the human sciences, and the interaction between architecture, government, and population.

Malcolm McCullogh
Professor, M.Arch., University of California, Los Angeles
Digital form-giving, interaction design, pervasive computing

Wes McGee
Associate Professor, M.Industrial Design, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Computational Design, Construction Robotics, Additive Manufacturing, Digital Manufacturing

John McMorrough
Associate Professor, Ph.D., Harvard University
History and theory of 20th / 21st century architecture and urbanism, relation of disciplinarity and agency in contemporary design practices

Upali Nanda
Associate Professor of Practice in Architecture. Ph.D., Texas A&M University
“Sensethetics;” Healthcare design and research

Mojtaba Navvab
Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Michigan
Daylight, electric light, acoustics, building energy efficiency, LEED rating system applications, physical modeling

Ana Morcillo Pallarés
Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Escuela Técnica Superior de Madrid
Social, spatial, and material studies of urban design

Craig Wilkins
Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Collaborative and participatory design; public interest design; engaged public discourse

Claire Zimmerman
Associate Professor, Ph.D., City University of New York
20th century architecture and media studies, history of modernity; architecture and industrialization; economics of architecture

Affiliated Faculty

Matias del Campo
Associate Professor, Ph.D., Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, M.Arch, Universitat fur Angewandte Kunst, Wien
Design ecology; computation; philosophy of technology

Catherine Griffiths
Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Southern California, M.Arch, The Bartlett School of Architecture,
Design Research, Computation, Digital Technologies

Jonathan Massey
Dean & Professor. Ph.D., Princeton University

Achim Timmermann
Ph.D. University of London (Courtauld Insitute of Art)
Specialist in the medieval and Renaissance art and architecture of central Europe, the Alpine regions, and Provence.

Recent Doctoral Committee Members from other units

Tatjana Aleksic, Slavic Languages and Literatures

Frederick Amrine, Department of German Languages and Literatures. Ph.D., Harvard University

Yuen Yuen Ang, Political Science.

Paul Edwards, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University. Ph.D., University of California at Santa Cruz

Krisztina Fehérváry, Department of Anthropology. Ph.D., University of Chicago

William Glover, Department of History. Ph.D. University of California at Berkeley

Fatma Gocek, Department of Sociology. Ph.D., Princeton University

Matthew Hull, Department of Anthropology. Ph.D., Princeton University

MaryCarol Hunter, School for Environment and Sustainability

Valerie Kivelson, Department of History. Ph.D., Stanford University

Howard Lay, Department of the HIstory of Art. Ph.D., Harvard University

Johannes von Moltke, Department of German Languages and Literatures, Department of Screen Arts and Culture. Ph.D., Duke University

Sile O'Modhrain, School of Information, School of Music, Theatre, and Dance

Panos Papalambros, College of Engineering. Ph.D., Stanford University

Alexander Potts, Department of the History of Art. Ph.D., University of London

Lionel Robert, School of Information. Ph.D., Indiana University

Perrin Selcer, Department of History, Program in Science, Technology and Society. Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Tyler Whitney, Germanic Languages and Literatures

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