Daniel Cardoso Llach joined Penn State as an Assistant Professor in 2012. At the Stuckeman School of Architecture, Daniel leads the Design Ecologies Lab (DeLab), which critically engages technology to re-think the relationships between design, society and the built environment.

Before joining Penn State, Daniel was a Presidential Doctoral Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and worked as a consultant and researcher at Gehry Technologies. He studied at Universidad de los Andes (B.Arch) and MIT (SMArchS, PhD), and has practiced as an architect, researcher and computational designer in Latin America, the US and the Middle East.

Daniel recently co-chaired the editorial board of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics international conference (Sigradi), and is a member of the scientific committee of several academic bodies including Sigradi, the International Committee for Design History and Design Studies, and the Dearq journal. He has lectured and conducted numerous workshops internationally, and published several articles on peer-reviewed publications.