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The content on this website would not be possible without the contributions and energy of a host of external advisors, subject matter experts, and contributors.

 

External Content Contributors

 

 Jamie Billing BA, MA (CSM) - Programme Leader in Design at  Plymouth College of Art &  Technical Director – Co-oproduct CIC

Jamie is a multi-disciplinary designer, researcher and academic with a varied portfolio of design and research spanning almost 20 years. During this period Jamie has worked with many well-known brands, including Nestle’, Wrigley, The British Museum, Taylors of Harrogate and Paul Smith. He is a very active design practitioner and has successfully managed his own design consultancy since 2000.  Currently, he is Co-founder/Technical Director of Co-oproduct CIC; an Award-Winning global and Open Design - led Community Interest Company, championing the design for reuse, repair and longer life, products and packaging (www.co-oproduct.org). 

 

  Jer Faludi - Sustainable Design Strategist & Educator

Jeremy Faludi is a sustainable design strategist and educator.  He has taught at Stanford, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and elsewhere, and he co-authored the Autodesk Sustainability Workshop and Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Institute's online learning.  Jeremy has contributed to six books on sustainability, including Worldchanging: A User's Guide To The 21st Century, in addition to his academic journal articles and technical reports.  He designed the first version of AskNature.org for the Biomimicry Institute, and a bicycle he helped design appeared in the Cooper Hewitt museum's exhibit "Design for the Other 90%".  He is currently pursuing a PhD at UC Berkeley, measuring the environmental impacts of 3D printing and studying how sustainable design methods provide product innovation.  He has lectured and led design workshops at over 60 businesses, conferences, and schools around the world.

 

 Alex Lobos - Associate Professor, Industrial Design, Rochester  Institute of Technology

Alex Lobos was born in Guatemala, where he started his career as industrial designer. He moved to the United States in 2002 and since then he has focused on sustainability, emotional attachment and user-centered design as a means to elevate quality of life. Lobos is an associate professor of industrial design, Miller Professor for International Education, and extended program faculty at Golisano Institute for Sustainability at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He frequently lectures and teaches throughout the United States, Canada, México, Guatemala, Panamá, Perú, Colombia and Taiwan. His research and academic work has been sponsored by companies such as Autodesk, AT&T, Colgate-Palmolive, General Electric, Kraft, Staples, Sun Products, Unilever and Wegmans. Alex is a Fulbright Scholar and holds a MFA from the University of Notre Dame and a BID from Universidad Rafael Landivar.  Prior to RIT, Lobos served on the faculty of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Universidad Rafael Landivar. He also worked an industrial designer for General Electric and Whirlpool.  

 

   Daniel Nielsen - Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of
   Architecture.

The Danish architect Daniel Nielsen works on projects at various scales - from buildings to planning - with the aim of creating high architectural quality designs that take comfort, climate conditions, and resources into account. He integrates Green BIM into his work – using digital 3D modeling and simulation tools to visualize and validate his designs. He is involved in various research projects and education programs at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture. Besides this he also consults about architectural design. Previously he was involved in projects at the Danish Technological Institute, helping implement GreenBIM digital tools and workflows.

Autodesk Contributors

 

  Asbjørn Levring - Customer Experience Manager, Autodesk

Whilst working at Danish Institute of Technology in collaboration with NewBIM, Asbjørn has worked with development and implementation of BIM—especially the deep understanding of concepts, interoperability, and technical solutions for early design phases, detailed design, construction projects, and processes. He served as task coordinator for several Danish research projects on BIM, and as project manager for numerous practice-oriented research and development projects supported by the research and innovation directorate. The projects are carried out in close collaboration with participating companies and research institutions. In the last few years, he has worked on projects ranging from developing infrastructure advice for governmental, private organizations, and technology-based businesses—to training tasks with clients, advisory and executive parties, producers, and other actors    within the building sector.

 

  Ian Molloy - Senior Product Manager Building Performance Analysis  Group, Autodesk

Ian has almost 20 years of experience in the development and application of Building Performance   Analysis software to the design, construction and operation of higher performing, more sustainable buildings. He has a 1st class honors degree in Building Science and Mechanical Engineering as well as a degree in Mathematics. He is based in the Waltham office where he works closely with the Revit team on the expanding the Revit platforms ability to support BPA tools and workflows, especially Green Building Studio for whole building energy simulation.

 

David Scheer Autodesk

  David Scheer - Building Performance Analysis (BPA) Team, Autodesk

David is a registered architect, energy modeling expert and software engineer.  David spent the last     12 years as a professional architect and land planner, GIS researcher, and energy modeling consultant in California and Alaska.  As a domain expert at Autodesk since 2011, he is involved in advanced research in new modeling and analysis techniques, as well as the day-to-day improvements to the BPA platforms and Green Building Studio, the engine that provides energy analysis capabilities to a number of Autodesk tools.  David also teaches a course on zero energy building design at UC Berkeley in San Francisco. Before returning to UC Berkeley for his Master of Architecture, David studied Aerospace Engineering, literature, history and art at the U of Michigan.
 
 

Jon Den Hartog - Product Manager, Product Design, Autodesk

Shakeel Mirza - Customer Success Manager, Autodesk

Len Whitehead - Principal Learning Experience Designer, Autodesk

 

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