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Architecture doctoral student and SCDC director to present, exhibit at Autodesk University

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Naveen Muthumanickam, an architecture doctoral candidate, and José Duarte, director of the Stuckeman Center for Design Computing, will be presenting and displaying research at the upcoming Autodesk University conference in Las Vegas.

The duo’s presentation is titled “Incorporation of BIM in Autonomous Construction" and will describe the innovative use of BIM technology to support the multidiscilinary product and process development of a shelter using additive manufacturing technologies in the NASA 3D-Printed Mars Habitat Challenge.

Penn State will also have a booth showcasing the research of the Additive Construction Lab, including the work developed for the NASA challenge.

Autodesk University is a major event in the architecture, engineering and construction sector that is attended by more than 10,000 people. It will be held Nov. 18-21 at the Sands Convention Center.

Collage with portraits of Naveen Muthumanickam and José Duarte side by side up top and the 3D-printed Mars habitat below.