Alexandros Charidis

Alexandros Charidis is a PhD student in the Computation group in the Department of Architecture of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research interests lie in the theoretical aspects of computation in art and design, with emphasis on mathematics of shapes and shape grammars, models of description and evaluation of designs, machine intelligence and learning. He is the author of articles published in Environment and Planning B and Journal of Mathematics and the Arts. He has been awarded with multiple fellowships and grants, including the MIT Presidential Fellowship, the MIT Leon Hyzen Fellowship, the MIT Bill Mitchell Fund Award, and the Onassis Foundation Scholarship. Alexandros holds a Diploma of Architect Engineer from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece, a SMArchS in Design and Computation from MIT, and a MS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.