Dr. Rezai is an engineer, a design visionary and an educator. One of the initiators of the concept of “fusion engineering,” he is the first and only engineer to receive the coveted title of “Designer of the Year” from the President of Singapore. He is very passionate about the process of advanced computational design, and a holistic approach to architecture + structure + environment. Dr Rezai’s high-profile contributions to industry discourse include his involvement on the 13th cycle Aga Khan Award for Architecture’s Master Jury in 2016, as a jury member for the Singapore President’s Design Award (2017 - 2018) and as Vice Chair (2019-2020). Dr Rezai is Founding Director of Web Structures and Web Earth. His latest initiative, on Advanced Computational Design, aims to redefine the collaborative nature of designers working with machines to overcome the compound challenges faced by the building industries, and the environments within which they are deployed.
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