Mediating Form and Matter: From Control to Uncertainty and Back
Benay Gursoy, Assistant Professor, Penn State, Founder, ForMAT
Introduced by Prof. Josh Bard
The talk is about the on-going research efforts at ForMat (Form and Matter) Lab at Penn State University, directed by Benay Gürsoy. Benay and her team explore the relationship between matter and form mediated through the use of digital technologies. Current research in the lab includes work on adaptive digital fabrication, and the design and production of mycelium-based building parts and structures.