Flávio Craveiro is a Ph.D. candidate in Design and Computation Applied to Architecture at the Lisbon School of Architecture, University of Lisbon (UL). His Ph.D. work, "Automated Multi-material Fabrication of Buildings," is being developed with several Institutions: CIAUD - UL, Penn State, and the University of Manchester under a doctoral grant funded by the Portuguese Science Foundation. As visiting Ph.D. student at Penn State, he contributes to the project “Additive Manufacturing of Architectural Structures,” founded by the Raymond A. Bowers Program, Autodesk, and NASA.
Craveiro holds a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering and a M.Sc. in Engineering Design and Product Development from the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, where he was engaged in several projects in the architecture/construction and manufacturing fields as a Researcher and Assistant Lecturer. These projects were funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, the Portuguese Agency for Innovation, the Portuguese Institute for SMEs and Innovation, and the European Commission. He also served on the organizing committee of several international conferences, namely the International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing, International Conferences on Sustainable Intelligent Manufacturing, and the International Conferences on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping.