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Research Assistant - Architecture And Industrial Materials

This ongoing research looks to further develop recent collaborative efforts between the Department of Architecture and a local manufacturing and fabrication company, Rigidized Metals. Under the guidance of the Research Directors, Research Assistants will take on responsibilities related to the design and development of self-structuring, surface active, and thin-gauge textured metals and their potential applications in building design and performance. Responsibilities include but may not be limited to: parametric digital modeling of complex structures, production of detailed drawing sets for fabrication, and on-site assembly.

Research Project Information

Student Skill-Set Needed: Proficiency with Rhinoceros 5.0, Grasshopper, the Adobe Suite, and AutoCAD. Experience with full-scale assembly and fabrication is a plus.
Compensation: Academic Credit, Salary / Stipend, Volunteer
Available: Fall, Spring, Summer


For further information on this opportunity, or to apply, contact:

Faculty Member: Nicholas Bruscia
Title: Researcher
Department: Architecture
Office: 323 Crosby
Phone: 829-5926