Dennis Shelden is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture at Georgia Tech and Director of the Digital Building Laboratory. He was previously Associate Professor of Practice in Design Computation at MIT’s School of Architecture and Planning (2005-16). He is an expert in the application of digital technologies in building design and construction. He has lectured and written widely and is a frequent contributor to AD. He led the development of architect Frank Gehry’s digital practice as Director of R&D and Director of Computing. He then co-founded Gehry Technologies, serving as Chief Technology Officer on the development of several software products and Project Executive on numerous ground-breaking building projects.