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Ebrahim Poustinchi

Ebrahim Poustinchi

Kent, OH, US

 

About 

Ebrahim Poustinchi, architect, artist, and inventor, is an Assistant Professor of Digital Design at the Kent State University. He has previously taught at the University of Kentucky, Washington State University, and UCLA. Poustinchi’s research is focused on the intersection of media and robotics, with an emphasis on post-digital discourse through UI/UX and physical computation. His research and creative work has been disseminated worldwide in various Journals, conferences, galleries, and exhibitions including The International Journal of Architectural Computing (IJAC), Journal of Engineering Technology (JET), CAADRIA, eCAADe, ASCA, The Museum of Moscow and The Meyerhold Theatre Center in Moscow Russia, Arab American National Museum in Michigan, Jan Koniarek Gallery in Trnava Slovakia, Fully Booked Art Book Fair in Dubai UAE, and Levantine Cultural Center, Perloff Gallery Architecture and Design (A+D) museum in Los Angles, to name a few. He was recently an invited scientific committee member for ACADIA 2018 and CAADRIA 2019 and the special issue of the Architectural Science Review journal on Robotic Assisted Design.

Ebrahim has been the author/editor and art-director for multiple books and is the inventor of two patents/inventions focusing on the intersection of creative and industrial robotics. His design work “Barmâyeh” is part of [Im]perminant collection of A+D museum in Los Angles.

Ebrahim has completed his post-graduate degree in Architecture, under Greg Lynn at UCLA, and holds a bachelor degree in Architecture from the University of Tehran.

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Ebrahim's Featured Articles on Archinect

Post-Screen: A Criticism of Digital Screens, Fri, Mar 22 '19

I was struggling for a while with how to label/title possible thoughts and ideas for this column on Archinect; a series of texts and visual materials developed around creative robotics, philosophy, interaction design, XR, etc. and all as part of a design-thinking towards post-digital discourse! I ...

Post-Screen: A Criticism of Digital Screens
 

Employment 

Kent State University, Kent, OH, US, Assistant Professor

Aug 2017 - current
 

Education 

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, Masters, M.Arch II Greg Lynn Studio

Aug 2013 - Jun 2014
 

University of Tehran (UT), Tehran, IR, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2006 - Jul 2012
 

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