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Sheila Pontis

Sheila Pontis, PhD, is Professor of Practice in Design and Graduate Program Leader in Information Design and Data Visualization (IDDV), as well as partner at the design consultancy Sense Information Design. With more than 20 years in higher education, her courses and research blend information design, cognitive science, and field research with creative thinking to … Continued

Nathalie Mathe

Dr. Nathalie Mathe is a Professor of the Practice, Master in Game Science and Design, at Northeastern University, Oakland. She previously taught XR/Immersive Media at Drexel University, Philadelphia, and at University of the Arts, San Francisco. Nathalie Mathe is an award-winning Virtual Reality creator. She is the founder of NativeVR, a VR studio crafting unique … Continued

Saurabh Mhatre

Innovative multi-disciplinary designer and researcher with 8 years of experience in creating user-centric designs that seamlessly blend form and function. As a creative professional with a passion for design and science, my work lies at the intersection of these fields, combining aesthetics with analytical thinking to drive innovation and solve complex problems. Research in Architecture … Continued

Ettore Santi

Ettore Santi is a Postdoctoral Research Associate and incoming Assistant Professor with a joined appointment in the School of Architecture and in the Department of Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies. Ettore's scholarship bridges design research with debates in rural geography, agrarian political ecology, and the environmental humanities. His current book project "Designing a Land Revolution: … Continued

W Gavin Robb

W Gavin Robb is an educator, activist, instigator, dreamer, architect, and advocate. His work centers advocacy policy, equity, and community organizing around the right to the city and the cultivation equitable social infrastructure. Spanning design disciplines, his work considers architecture, fabrication, urban design, urban planning, policy, and community engagement as overlapping components of holistic design … Continued

Zorana Matić Isautier

Dr. Zorana Matić is a Visiting Associate Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the School of Architecture at Northeastern University. Her work is multi-scalar and nested in intersections of design, human behavior, and health & well-being. She examines how people and built environment interrelate and aims to develop design solutions that support health, improved … Continued

Anthony Averbeck

Anthony Averbeck is an architect, urbanist, researcher, and educator. He holds a Master of Architecture in Urban Design with Distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Design; a Master of Architecture from the University of Virginia; and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture, with High Distinction, from the University of Minnesota. Anthony has taught and … Continued

Alejandro Saldarriaga Rubio

Alejandro Saldarriaga Rubio is a Colombian designer known for his work in architecture and ephemeral design. Born and raised in Bogota, Colombia, Alejandro has had an international professional trajectory, having lived, and worked in various countries including Denmark, Switzerland, and the United States. He holds a master's degree in architecture from the Harvard Graduate School … Continued

Emmanuel Osorno

Emmanuel Osorno is an architect, educator, and the founder of eoStudio. His work explores the role of images and objects in the perception of place, seeking to recalibrate long held notions of societal issues that intersect with architecture. He was the inaugural Architecture and Social Innovation Fellow at the Tulane University School of Architecture and … Continued