Jorge Duro-Royo, PhD Candidate

Jorge Duro-Royo


Research Assistant
E14-333C
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About

Jorge Duro-Royo is research assistant in the Mediated Matter research group. A doctoral candidate, he focuses on novel virtual-to-physical theoretical and applied digital design methods termed Fabrication Information Modeling (FIM). He is an Architect by the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, School of Architecture (UPC-ESTAV) and a Mechanical Engineer by the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering (UPC-ETSEIAT) where he graduated with honors with a focus on structural design and construction. Since 2010 he has taught introductory hands-on courses on Digital Visualization, Parametric Architecture, and Computational Design, and collaborated with diverse discipline groups at MIT and Harvard.

Publications

2015   Towards Fabrication Information Modeling (FIM)
2015   Designing the Ocean Pavilion
2015   Form Follows Flow
2015   Modeling Behavior for Distributed Additive Manufacturing
2015   Physical Feedback in Fabrication Information Modeling (FIM)
2015   Towards Fabrication Information Modeling (FIM)
2015   Flow-based Fabrication
2014   Water-based Robotic Fabrication
2014   MetaMesh: A Hierarchical Computational Model for Design and Fabrication of Biomimetic Armor Surfaces
2014   Towards Swarm Printing
2014   Hierarchical Computational Model for Digital Design and Fabrication of Biomimetic Armor Surfaces 2
2014   Silk Pavilion: A Case Study in Fiber-based Digital Fabrication
2013   Hierarchical Computational Model for Digital Design and Fabrication of Biomimetic Armor Surfaces 1
2013   Biological Computation for Digital Design & Fabrication

Patents

Title: Methods and Apparatus for Additive Manufacturing along User-Specified Toolpaths
U.S. Patent No: TBD
Filed: September 15, 2015
Inventors: Jorge Duro-Royo, Laia Mogas-Soldevila, and Neri Oxman

Awards

Mediated Matter Emerging Voices Award as team member, The Architectural League of NY (2015)
Design Award for Poster Presentation as team member (Ortiz Lab & Mediated Matter) - 1Prize (2014)
Content Award for Poster Presentation as team member (Ortiz Lab & Mediated Matter) - 3rd Prize (2014)
Howler+Yoon Audi Urban Future Award as team member for the Bos-Wash 2030 Project by Howler+Yoon (2012)
UPC  BarcelonaTech CODA Group Research Grant (2011)
ERASMUS Study Abroad Fellowship for Architecture Studies in Paris, France IAESTE (2005-2006)

Tools

Pneumatic Biomaterials Deposition
Mechanic Biomaterials Deposition
CableBots: Distributed Additive Manufacturing
Reaction-Difusion (RD) Bitmap Printing
CNSILK - CNC Fiber Deposition
Swarm Printing

Environments

Water-based Digital Fabrication Platform
Synthetic Apiary
WLA: Wet Lab Atelier
Silk Pavillion

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