Graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with Honors
Bachelor's of Architecture 2013
Domus - "Living Things"
Fast Company - Exist - "This Photosynthetic Furniture Can Grow Your Dinner"
Fast Company - Design - "The Future of Home Decor: Vats of Edible, Bioluminescent Algae?"
Vice- The Creator's Project - "Is Spirulina Furniture the Future of Interior Decor"
Wired - "In This Furniture Lives Edible Seaweed"
PSFK - Illuminate Your Future Room With Living Algae
Food and Wine - "New Furniture can Grow You a Snack in Your Living Room"
Trend Tablet - "Sensitive Science"
Tree Hugger - "Algal Infused, Living Furniture Generates Heat, Food, and Light"
Inhabitat - "These Living Algae Lamps Produce Light, Heat, and a Protein Packed Snack"
Woodworking Network - "Could a Furniture Farm Grow Your Next Meal?"
Upstarter Incubator - "Bio-Goop Mentoring"
Next Pittsburgh - "DigestOmat Eats Into Our 36 Million Ton Food Waste Problem"
Grants and Awards
National Science Foundation I-CORPs
Carnegie Mellon University
Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Spark Grant
Sprout Fund Catalytic Seed
Idea Foundry InterSector (Social Enterprise)
John Knox Shear Memorial Design Award
"On Biogenous Systems"
University of Vienna
European Meetings on Cybernetics and Systems Research
"System and Method for Synthesizing Biogas"
Provisional Patent Application
Application Number US 62/022.274
"Algal Architecture: Integrating Biological Symbiosis"
Published by Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture
in "[En]Coding Architecture"