Axel Kilian is a Visiting Assistant Professor at the MIT Department of Architecture. He previously was an Assistant Professor at Princeton University's School of Architecture and at the Delft University of Technology and a Postdoctoral Associate at the Department of Architecture. He holds a PhD in Design and Computation and a Master of Science in Architectural Studies from the Department of Architecture MIT. He was German-American Fulbright scholarship grantee and holds a professional degree in architecture from the University of the Arts Berlin.
His most recent work in architectural robotics has been exhibited at the Istanbul Design Biennale and the Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism. Axel Kilian publications include the book Architectural Geometry, contributions to various books in engineering, architecture and design, and papers in conferences in computation and design. Axel Kilian has lectured worldwide on his current research themes of embodied computation, architectural robotics.