Athina Papadopoulou

Athina Papadopoulou is a PhD student at the MIT Design Computation Group and a researcher at the MIT Self-Assembly Lab, both in the department of architecture. Athina’s recent research includes the development of computational tools for the study of spatial sensory interactions as well as the development of sensory-active material environments. Her work has been published in Cognitive Processing, Nature Scientific Reports, 3DPrinting+ and design journals. She has co-organized and co-chaired the conference workshop Intelligent Environments For Creative Learning at IE 2013, the conference Active Matter Summit at MIT 2015, and the symposium Computing Embodied Architectures at ICSC 2015. Athina has taught design computing workshops at MIT and design computing research and studio at the Boston Architectural College. Athina holds a SMArchS in Design Computation from MIT, and a Diploma in Architectural Engineering and Masters of Science from the National Technical University of Athens. She is registered architect in the EU (Greece) where she holds her own practice.