Recent Selected Awards and Grants
Best Paper Award for "Touch:Communication of Emotion Through Computational Textile Expression". 6th International Conference on Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions. Human and Computing Interactions International Conference, July 2018.
Stuckeman Family Faculty Career Advancement Incentive Award for Softbuilt: Computational Textile Architectures, book forthcoming from Actar-Press 2019
H. Campbell and Eleanor Stuckeman Fund for Collaborative Research for " Woven Light: Manufacture of a Solar Fiber Tension Structure Shade Prototype Using Fiber Optic Strands". Interdisciplinary Research with Department of Architecture, Department of Landscape Architecture, the Department of Architectural Engineering, the Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Pennsylvania State University, Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. 2017-2018.
The Raymond A. Bowers Program for Excellence in Design and Construction in the Built Environment, for "Woven Light: Design of a Solar Fiber Tension Structure Shade Prototype using Fiber Optic Strands". Interdisciplinary Research with Department of Architecture, Department of Landscape Architecture and the Department of Architectural Engineering. Pennsylvania State University School of Engineering. 2018-2017.
Innovation Grant 2016, College of Arts and Architecture for "Couture Computing: Wearable Computing" to develop a new Stuckeman Center for Design Computing course for graduate students offered spring 2018.
College of Arts and Architecture Individual Faculty Grant for "Wearable Water Filters". Pennsylvania State University College of Arts and Architecture. 2015-2016.
Schlossman Research Fellow for “Sensing Emotion: Textile Wall.” Research award for the design and manufacture of responsive textile wall At the Swedish School of Textiles in Boras Sweden. 2013 MIT School of Architecture and Planning.
Harold Horowitz Research Award, for “Form Active Textile Structures: Interactive Heat Fused Panels a Collaborative Project.” Award given to students from MIT School of Architecture and Planning, The Media Lab and Art Culture and Technology Programs. 2012.
MIT Rosalia Ennis Research Award, for “Three Dimensional Printed Fabrics: Form, Force, Structure”, December 2011. Awarded to African American Women for Research in Architecture and Design.
Best Paper of Conference, for “Sensing Touch Curtain: Soft Architecture”, Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics (Sigradi) 2011, Augmented Culture, Santa Fe Argentina, November 2011.
Presidential Graduate Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge Mass. 2009-2010.
New York State Council of the Arts, Independent Artists Grant for the Digitally Knitted Table, 2009-2010.
The Suzanne Kolarik Underwood Prize 1993 . Awarded annually at Princeton University to the graduating student in the Master of Architecture Program who has demonstrated exceptional ability and talent throughout their studies in architectural design.