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Catalin Bacalu

Team Lead and Research Assistant 2022-present

Catalin became a member of CSALT in Fall 2022 while in his final year of the Bachelors of Architecture Studies (BAS) in the design stream at Carleton and continues as one of the team leads for the 2023/24 year. Over the summer of 2023, Catalin also participated in the CSALT Robotics project under the guidance and expertise of Philippe Fleischmann from ETH-Zurich. Catalin has become the hardware and tooling lead for the robots while also working with COMPASS_RRC in DfMA workflows. With previous experience in the construction industry and in technical applications of fabrication software and hardware in architecture, Catalin is an essential member and contributor to the research at CSALT. In addition, his in-depth experience with 3D printing technology contributes to  the development of the many projects at the lab in both architecture and engineering.

Catalin Bacalu
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