Dennis Shelden, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Gehry Technologies

Dennis Shelden, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Gehry Technologies

Dennis R. Shelden is co-teaching with Frank Gehry for the 2013-14 Gehry/ Gehry Technologies SUPRASTUDIO at UCLA A.UD. Shelden is founder and chief technology officer of Gehry Technologies, a building industry technology company formed in 2001 by the research and development team of Frank Gehry Partners. He joined Gehry Partners in 1997 and became Director of Computing in 2000. Prior to joining Gehry Partners, he performed structural engineering, energy systems and technology development work at firms including Arup, Consultants’ Computation Bureau and Cyra Systems. He is Associate Professor of the Practice in Computation and Design at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and part of the PowerPack team at UCLA’s IDEAS program. He lectures and conducts research in building industry process advancement, parametric building information modeling, computational geometry, and design cognition. He holds a B.S. in Architectural Design, an M.S in Civil and Environmental Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Computation and Design from MIT. He is a licensed Architect in the State of California.

Monday, February 24, 2014. Introduction by Greg Lynn.

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