German W Aparicio Jr is Project Manager at Gehry Technologies Inc, a tech company which provides Web-based 3d project collaboration and building information modeling (BIM) technology as well as advanced project delivery services to leading owners, architects, engineers, builders, fabricators and industry professional worldwide. He has both research and professional experience in the field of computational design as a consultant for Ove Arup design engineering firm, consultant for AECOM, research associate at SENSEable CityLaboratory (MIT) and scholar in residence at the Autodesk IDEAS Studio. German Aparicio received a Bachelor of Architecture from Cal Poly Pomona where he was awarded a thesis design award by the department of architecture and a Masters of Science in Architectural Studies (SMArchS) Design and Computation from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). German Aparicio has taught architectural design at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), California College of Arts (CCA) in San Francisco, University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Los Angeles.and Cal Poly Pomona. His current research interests include building information modeling, city information modeling, geographic information systems, facilities management, home automation and the internet of things.