Glenn Goldman is a professor and founding director of the School of Art+Design at New Jersey Institute of Technology, where has garnered widespread recognition for innovation, especially with respect to incorporating technology into the training of architecture students. He is a leading figure in the design and implementation of innovative curricula for architecture and digital design, melding architecture and information technology.
Goldman was among the first to introduce CAD into architecture courses over 25 years ago and continues promoting educational innovation to this day. He has influenced architecture education nationally, was elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects in 2007, and has earned several other awards for educational excellence by organizations external to NJIT. Goldman has brought in over $10 million in educational hardware and software to the university for student use over the years and he has guided undergraduate students to numerous awards and publication of their work.
In 2011, Goldman was elected by the membership of the Association for Computer-Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) to serve a two-year term on the editorial board of the International Journal of Architectural Computing (IJAC). He previously served as an elected representative on the ACADIA Steering Committee and was the organization’s sixteenth president.
Goldman was named a master teacher at NJIT's 2011 university convocation ceremony. The designation is conferred by the NJIT Provost on tenured professors whose teaching has had a profound impact on NJIT students. He received NJIT's Excellence in Lower Division Undergraduate Instruction award in 2010.
He received his master in architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design at Harvard University and his bachelor of arts in architecture (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from Columbia University.
Topics: digital design, innovative curricula for architecture and digital design, architecture education, computer-aided design in architecture
Last update: December 13, 2011