Charles Eastman

Contact Information
  • Job Title: Professor, School of Architecture
    AEC Integration, Digital Building Lab, Digital Design and Fabrication, Digital Fabrication Lab, Full, PhD, School of Architecture
  • Chuck Eastman_Preferred 2010

Professor Eastman's teaching and research is in the areas of Building Information Modeling, solids and parametric modeling, engineering databases, and product models and interoperability. He also is an active researcher in design cognition and cognitive science.

Educational Background

B. Arch, M. Arch, University of California, Berkeley


  • Building Information Modeling
  • Solids and parametric modeling
  • Engineering databases and product models
  • Interoperability


Previous Positions

  • Previously Creator and Director of the Georgia Tech School of Architecture Digital Building Laboratory, 2010-2016
  • Previously Director of the Georgia Tech Collge of Architecture PhD Program, 2000-2008
  • Professor of Architecture, Director of the Center for Design and Computation, UCLA, 1987-1995
  • Professor of Architecture and Computer Science, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1974-1982
  • Director of the Center for Building Science and of the Computer Graphics Lab, 1978-1982
  • Started the Ph.D. Program at Carnegie-Mellon, 1969
  • Founder and first President, Association for Computer-Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA)
  • Co-founder and President, Formative Technologies, Inc. Pittsburgh, PA. 1982-1987

Additional Information


College of Design, School of Architecture, DBL - Digital Building Lab

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  • Created On: May 12, 2010 - 10:17am
  • Last Updated: Oct 24, 2016 - 4:18pm