Susan Williams is currently an M.Arch candidate at MIT and holds a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in Textiles. Her interest lies in cross section between tactile/material/spatial practices through the lens of both textile and architectural design. Prior to beginning the Master’s, she worked as a Research Specialist for the MIT Media Lab's Mediated Matter Group with Neri Oxman. She has also worked as a Textile Designer for Maharam Design Studio in New York.
During her time in graduate school, she wrote a short column for the student run online platform, out of frame, titled "Interlaces and Interfaces." She has worked as a research assistant for Studio J Jih, teaching assistant for course 4.021 How to Design, and is currently a research assistant for the MIT Self-Assembly Lab. Susan is also the co-editor of the 52nd edition of Thresholds, MIT Architecture's annual peer-reviewed journal (MIT Press.) This editions thematic prompt is disappearance.