Neri Oxman is an award-winning designer who looks to nature for practical design solutions. In jaw-dropping discussions of her work, Oxman opens a vista onto a lush, wondrous, and sustainable future within reachâ€”one where technology and nature live in harmony.
Oxman is the Sony Corporation Career Development Professor and Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences at the MIT Media Lab, where she founded and directs the Mediated Matter design research group. She was named to ICONâ€™s list of the top 20 most influential architects to shape our future, and was selected as one of the 100 most creative people by Fast Company. She was named a â€śRevolutionary Mindâ€ť by SEED Magazine and was included in Esquireâ€™s Best and Brightest.
Neri Oxman received her PhD in design computation as a Presidential Fellow at MIT, where she coined the term Material Ecology to describe her research area. Prior to MIT she earned her diploma from the Architectural Association (RIBA 2 Hons) after attending the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology (Hons), and the Department of Medical Sciences at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.