Affiliated Faculty

Daragh Byrne

Associate Teaching Professor

School of Architecture, Carnegie Mellon University

Bio

Daragh Byrne is Associate Teaching Track faculty in the School of Architecture at Carnegie Mellon University. He is core faculty in the Computational Design graduate program in the School of Architecture, actively teaches in the IDeATe network, and holds courtesy appointments in the School of Design and Human-Computer Interaction Institute. Daragh's teaching and research focuses on topics including the internet of things, experiential media, and the maker movement. This work values human-centered, arts-integrative and multidisciplinary approaches as well as close collaborations with architects, designers and artists. Daragh is a founding member of the Ground Works initiative — a partnership between CMU and the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) — that recently launched an online platform to support new forms of arts-integrative scholarship and discourse. His current NSF-funded research with Marti Louw (PI) focuses on leveraging the internet of things to support documentation in maker-based learning (#1736189). Previous work has included the MakeSchools Alliance, an effort to catalog making in higher education, and the NSF-funded XSEAD project, a community platform for curating arts-integrative collaborations.