William J. Mitchell
Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. (1954) Professor

MIT Media Laboratory

 

Telephone:

617-253-5114

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Facsimile:

617-258-6264

77 Massachusetts Avenue, Room E15-405A

email:

wjm(at)mit.edu

Cambridge, MA 02139

WWW:

http://www.media.mit.edu/~wjm

Academic Positions

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

2002-2005/P>

 

Head, Program in Media Arts and Sciences

1998-2004

Architectural Advisor to MIT's President

1992-present

Professor of Architecture and Media Arts and Sciences

1992-2003

Dean, School of Architecture and Planning

Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

1989-92

 

G. Ware and Edythe M. Travelstead Professor of Architecture

1986-92

Director, Master in Design Studies Program

1986-89

Professor of Architecture

1985

Visiting Professor of Architecture

Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of California, Los Angeles

1980-86

 

Professor of Architecture/Urban Design; Head, Architecture/Urban Design Program

1974-80

Associate Professor of Architecture/Urban Design

1973-77

Head, Architecture/Urban Design Program

1970-74

Assistant Professor of Architecture/Urban Design

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

1978-80

 

Lecturer, Department of Architecture

Visiting Academic Positions

1997

 

Distinguished Visitor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

1991

Distinguished Visiting Scholar, The University of Adelaide, South Australia

1985

Visiting Professor, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

1979-83

Visiting Professor, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1982

Visiting Professor, University of California, Berkeley

1981

Visiting Critic, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana

1970-75

Visiting Critic, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Professional Positions

1978-91

 

Founding Partner, The Computer-Aided Design Group, Marina Del Rey, California

1973-74

President, The Urban Innovations Group, Los Angeles, California

1967-68

Architect, Yuncken-Freeman Architects, Melbourne, Australia

Education

1977

 

Master of Arts, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

1969

Master of Environmental Design, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

1967

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Honors and Awards

Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects

1997

Appreciation Prize, Architecture Institute of Japan

1997

Doctor of Architecture honoris causa, University of Melbourne

1992

Doctor of Humane Letters honoris causa, New Jersey Institute of Technology

1987

AM (Hon.), Harvard University

Books

Bibliography

Editorial Boards

The MIT Press; Automation in Construction, Elsevier Science, Amsterdam;
Design and Environment (Environment and Planning B), Pion Press, London;
Journal of Architectural and Planning Research;
Urban Systems, Pergamon Press, New York.