2016 - Present (almost 4 years)
I'm the product architect of all the construction technology being developed by the startup. I also manage the startup business efforts.
Biotectonica Research and Design Studio
2012 - 2016 (about 4 years)
Lead multiple undergraduate investigations on biomimicry, resilience, smart materials, smart growth-based fabrication, high-performance structures and sustainability. Ad-junct...more professor for undergraduate architecture students, teaching sustainability and vectorial mechanics.
Exploring active seismic control commercial opportunity
Principal Investigator and Technical Lead · Throughout the seven weeks the NSF-ICORPS program lasted, we interviewed 108 experts of the building… · More industry exploring the commercial opportunity of active seismic-controlling technology and all its features.
Lead Project Designer · The project is the initial phase of the development of the first advance structural system for dynamic architecture that… · More manages resilience by mimicking the fixed action patterns of the human body following an environmental perturbation. The project mainly classify as a cyber-physical system intended as an essential element in the cities of the future
I run my own construction technology startup ZERO Damage LLC, currently developing a steel-based product that allows untrained labor to easily install structural steelwork onsite. I also teach at the School of Architecture of the Catholic University of Puerto Rico on bio-inspired active resiliency.