Pirouz Nourian is an assistant professor of design informatics with expertise and interest in computational generative design, specifically by means of mathematical modelling, geometrical, topological, or graph-theoretical computing (also known as computational geometry, computational topology, and computational graph-theory). He has developed several computational tool-suites, most well-known among which are Space Syntax and Cheetah for Grasshopper 3D. Pirouz teaches mathematics and programming (Algorithms, Data Models, C#, Python) within MSc Architecture, MSc Building Technology and MSc Geomatics programs. He has a PhD in Design Informatics, an MSc in Architecture, and a BSc in Electrical Engineering with a major in Control Engineering. He is an architect with three years professional experience, a carpenter, and a research software engineer.