Robert J. Krawczyk, is an Assistant Professor in the College of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago focusing on digital craftsmanship. During his twenty-one years at IIT, he has developed and taught a series of CAD and digital design courses covering 2D and 3D CAD, image composition, animation, and form generation methods. In addition to teaching, he is an advisor in the PhD and Master’s programs on form generation and other related digital design methods.
Robert is a graduate of the University of Illinois Chicago, College of Architecture; prior to teaching at IIT; he pioneered digital graphic applications in the architectural office of Murphy/Jahn in Chicago for eight years, covering the 1970’s. After leaving Murphy/Jahn he started a computer consulting firm that continues today.
His research into digital methods and artwork covering science, mathematics, architecture, and technology continues to be published and presented internationally in the form of prints, web pieces, sculptural, and architectural studies.
A highlight of his digital artwork was being selected for the SIGGRAPH 2001 and 2003 Art Gallery, including the 2001 SIGGRAPH International Traveling Art Show.