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Dr. Gerhard SCHMITT Professor for Information Architecture, Founding Director of the Singapore-ETH Centre, Lead Principal Investigator of the Responsive Cities Scenario at the Future Cities Laboratory in Singapore and Senior Vice President ETH Global, ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich


1979 Diploma, Dipl. Ing., Technische Universität München
1981 Master of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley
1983 Dissertation, Architecture and Energy, Technische Universität München
1984-1988 Assistant / Associate Professor, Computer Aided Architectural Design, Carnegie Mellon University
1988-1992 Associate Professor for CAAD, ETH Zurich
1992-1998 Full Professor for Architecture and CAAD, ETH Zurich
1993.1994 Guest Professor, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design
1994-1996 Dean, Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich
1998-2008 Vice President for Planning and Logistics, ETH Zurich
2000 Initiation of the Virtual Campus ETH World
2003 Initiation and Concept for the ETH Science City Campus, Zurich
2006 Initiation of a CO2-neutral Science City ETH Hönggerberg until 2020
2004-2007 Chairman, Visiting Committee, Graduate Design School, Harvard University
2008 Senior Vice President ETH Global
2010-2013 Founding Director of the Singapore-ETH Centre in Singapore
2014 First Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in Future Cities
2015 Lead PI in Responsive Cities, Singapore-ETH Centre


Member, Swiss Academy of Technical Sciences
President, Scientific Advisory Board, Universitäre Fernstudien Schweiz
President of the Swiss Computer Graphics Association, 1997-1998


Microcomputer Aided Architectural Design, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1988
Architectura et Machina, Vieweg, Wiesbaden, 1993
Information Architecture-Basics and Future of CAAD, Birkhäuser, Basel, 1999
Information Cities, e-Book, 2014


European Culture of Science Award 2010 for the Science City Project