Demi Fang


Researcher working at the intersection of structural, architectural, and computational design; passionate about reducing the carbon footprint of the built environment.

Pronounced “DEE-mee”; pronouns she/her


  • PhD candidate in Building Technology, MIT Department of Architecture
  • SM candidate, MIT Computational Science & Engineering
  • Digital Structures research group


  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) summer program fellow, 2022 (hosted by Kawaguchi Laboratory at University of Tokyo, supported by MISTI Japan)
  • SM in Building Technology, MIT Department of Architecture, 2020
  • BSE in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Structural Track at Princeton University, highest honors, 2017
  • Intern at SOM Chicago (Structures, Blackbox), 2019
  • Intern at Silman New York, summer 2017
  • Intern at Guy Nordenson Associates, summer 2015

Influences and mentors: Caitlin Mueller, Bill Baker, Sigrid Adriaenssens, Axel Kilian, among many others

Community service: MIT Department of Architecture student cabinet representative (2020-2021); graduate residence Publicity Co-chair (2018-2020); MSRP Application Review Committee (2020)

Contact: dfang (at) mit (dot) edu

Digital Structures | Google Scholar | ResearchGate | LinkedIn | Music

Website base theme: Barber Jekyll; adaptations made with the help of Billy Fang.