Glenn Katz is an educator at Stanford University, focussing on courses integrating BIM, systems integration, parametric design optimization, and sustainable design principles, as well as leading the design team at Bearington Studios — a residential design firm in San Jose, CA.
Glenn has over 40 years of industry experience working at the intersection of AEC, education, and technology. He created the Autodesk BIM Curriculum for AEC and publishes extensively through his educational website at www.bimtopia.com and his YouTube channel – BIMtopia – which has over 13,000 subscribers and 2.5 million views.
Glenn graduated from MIT, where he focused on architecture and structural engineering, then completed the M.S. degree program in construction management at Stanford University.
Gabriel Lipkowitz is a PhD student in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University, focusing on 3D and 4D printing working with Professor Joseph DeSimone. His research involves designing and simulating new digital fabrication methods, with applications in deployable and self-assembling structures, soft robotics, and adaptive facades.
Before coming to Stanford, Gabriel was at Princeton University and Imperial College London.