University Affiliation: Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
Position: Postdoctoral scholar
Arash Adel is an architect, educator, and a researcher investigating computational design techniques and large-scale robotic fabrication methods in architecture. He is finalizing his doctoral studies at the Chair of Architecture and Digital Fabrication at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. In October 2015, he was awarded one of ETH’s prestigious and highly competitive “Architecture & Technology” doctoral fellowships. Prior to joining ETH, he was a lecturer in Architecture at UC Berkeley and the recipient of the Weller Research Fellowship in Architecture at Washington State University (WSU). His work has been recognized with several awards and has been published in numerous publications. He has lectured at institutions including UC Berkeley, Rice University, University of Milwaukee, University of Idaho, Washington State University and the Moscow City Hall. His work has also been widely exhibited at various galleries, institutions and events including AIA National Design Week in Spokane, Museum of Arts at WSU, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Third Gallery Idaho and Middle East Technical University in Ankara. He holds a Master of Architecture from Harvard University.