Researcher biography

Dr. Dan Luo is an architect with strong computer science background. She has a Ph.D in digital design and fabrication from Tsinghua University ( 2019), a Master of Architecture from Columbia University (2014) and is currently upon completion of Master of Computer and Information Technology from University of Pennsylvania. Dr.Luo's expertise is in digital design and applied robotic construction. She has worked for pioneer design firm UNStudio. Her research combined advance fabrication technologies and design-build practice to explore the future of automated construction. Not only yield in publications on top journals and conferences, Dr.Luo has also developed robotic system applied during the on-site construction of built projects.

In the Past, her works have been featured in exhibitions such as Milan Triennial. She has worked on the exhibition designs in Architecture Centre NY and The China Millennium Monument. She was also the director of international collaboration for China Building Centre between 2014 - 2019, where the main responsibility is curating international competitions as well as education programs for institutions, developers and government agencies.