Russell Gentry is an Associate Professor of Architecture with a courtesy appointment in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He teaches courses in building structures and materials, fabrication technologies, and design and construction process. He is the faculty mentor for the 2013 class of the Georgia Tech Presidential Scholars.
His current research focuses on the representation of fabrication logics and processes within BIM environments. His current projects, funded by the Department of Energy, include the design of innovative PV systems and the design of modular components for nuclear reactors. Dr. Gentry is also the project lead for the Building Information Modeling for Masonry or BIM-M Initiative at Georgia Tech. The BIM-M initiative is developing masonry product and BIM modeling schemas, and workflows to implement BIM tools in masonry design, construction and supply chains.
- 1992 - Ph.D. Civil Engineering (Structures), University of Michigan
- 1986 - M.S. (Civil Engineering), Georgia Institute of Technology
- 1985 - B.S. (Civil Engineering), Georgia Institute of Technology