In-Class Lecture | Masoud Azbarzadeh
Monday, February 3, 2020, 2 - 3pm
Add to Calendar
Masoud Akbarzadeh is a designer with a unique academic background and experience in architectural design, computation, and structural engineering. He is an Assistant Professor of Architecture in Structures and Advanced Technologies and the Director of the Polyhedral Structures Laboratory (PSL). He holds a D.Sc. from the Institute of Technology in Architecture, ETH Zurich, where he was a Research Assistant in the Block Research Group. He holds two degrees from MIT: a Master of Science in Architecture Studies (Computation) and a MArch, the thesis for which earned him the renowned SOM award. He also has a degree in Earthquake Engineering and Dynamics of Structures from the Iran University of Science and Technology and a BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering. His main research topic is Three-Dimensional Graphical Statics, which is a novel geometric method of structural design in three dimensions.
The lecture is part of Thorsten Helbig and Florian Meier's ARCH 132B Structures II class.
This event is open to current Cooper Union students, faculty, and staff. Room 504CS.
View the full Spring 2020 Lectures and Events List.
Located at 41 Cooper Square, on Third Avenue between 6th and 7th Streets.