Anna Dyson

Anna Dyson teaches design, technology, and theory at Rensselaer’s School of Architecture. She is founding Director of CASE (2007-present), which hosts the Graduate Program in Architectural Sciences / Built Ecologies. CASE promotes a collaborative model that unites interdisciplinary academic research with the aesthetic, social, and conceptual aspirations of building and development. Anna is widely recognized for design and innovation, and her work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the World Future Energy Summit (WFES), the Center for Architecture, and the Postmasters Gallery. She also holds multiple international patents for building systems inventions, and currently directs research funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), and the New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR).