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Ryan Luke


Dr. Ryan Luke Johns


Ryan Luke Johns is an architectural designer and programmer focused on augmented materiality and context-aware fabrication. He has taught as a lecturer in the Princeton University School of Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and Vassar College, and as an adjunct assistant professor at Columbia GSAPP. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture with a concentration in Mathematics from Columbia University (2009) and a Master of Architecture from Princeton University (2013).
Ryan graduated with his PhD from ETH Zurich in 2023, and is a co-founder and CEO of Gravis Robotics.

Work Topic

Ryan's research is focused on developing planning algorithms for the autonomous robotic assembly of found objects.

Role in the NCCR Digital Fabrication

Alumni: PhD Researcher

Current position

CEO - Gravis Robotics

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