Dr. Yasha (Jacob) Grobman is an architect and associate dean for student affairs at the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. He is the head of the Technion’s Computer Oriented Design laboratory (T_CODE). His research focuses on design computation and performance oriented architectural design and fabrication.


Yasha graduated from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem and holds a Master of Architecture from the Design Research Laboratory in the Architectural Association (AA) London. He holds a PhD from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology and has been a postdoctoral fellow in Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD). He is the author of numerous papers in academic and professional journals and co-author of book on Performalism released by Routledge press in 2011.