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Bob Martens is Professor for Spatial Simulation and (Computer Aided) Architectural Design at Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien). Next to a significant focus on design studio teaching, he has been responsible for the establishment of a full-scale experimental laboratory. Since 2005 he has also been acting as (vice-) dean for continuing education at TU Wien.
Born and raised in the Netherlands, he gained his building science diploma from TU Eindhoven and his doctoral degree from TU Wien. In addition a venia docendi was awarded in 1994. Before TU Wien he was affiliated to TU Eindhoven and acted as guest professor at TU Graz.
Bob has a wide range of experience in the area of simulation and conducts research activities in the field of virtual reconstruction (predominantly of destroyed Viennese synagogues). Together with Ziga Turk he initiated the Cumulative Index on CAD (CumInCAD) in 1998. Within the eCAADe-association he is acting as council member, following his presidency from 1997 to 2001.
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