Jim Stoddart

Principal Research Scientist / Engineer



Jim Stoddart is a Principal Research Scientist in the AEC Industry Futures group within Autodesk Research and a core member of The Living, an Autodesk Studio. His work explores how new design, construction, and material technologies will lead to a better built environment for our planet and its inhabitants.

Jim has collaborated with a wide range of industry leaders to demonstrate the value of new design technologies—including bio-materials, machine learning, and generative design—on real-world applications and built projects. Jim has authored peer-reviewed research, holds patents for key generative design applications, and contributes articles to industry publications. His design projects have been widely published, won multiple industry design and innovation awards, and have been exhibited at international venues.

Projects (8)



Project Discover: Workflow for Generative Design in Architecture

This project involves the integration of a rule-based geometric…



Autodesk @ MaRS

Using generative design in architecture to work around work style,…



HIVE Exhibit

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