Mehdi Farahbakhsh

Assistant Teaching Professor

Mehdi Farahbakhsh


Mehdi Farahbakhsh is an architect, educator, and researcher in the College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Arlington. He graduated with a Ph.D. in architecture from Texas A&M University, and since 2010, he has been actively involved in architectural practice.

Dr. Farahbakhsh is an interdisciplinary researcher focusing on robotic-assisted additive manufacturing and human-robot collaboration. His work reflects a deep engagement with the evolving intersection of architecture and technology. His contributions to the field are documented through publications in prestigious journals such as Automation in Construction, and he has presented his findings at prominent conferences like CAAD Futures and ACADIA.

At the core of Dr. Farahbakhsh's research and pedagogy is a focus on how technological advancements can enhance social justice through architectural design and construction innovations. He seeks to understand and improve the ways in which these tools can be integrated into practice, ultimately aiming to enrich both the field of architecture and the quality of human-environment interactions.


Reu Projects
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Clay 3D Printing
Hybrid Workflows Track