Eric Peterson

College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts

Office: PCA-383B

Phone: 305-348-3886


Eric Peterson is a fabrication specialist, architecture and design educator, and digital fabrication technology curriculum developer. With a focus on experiential learning in non-traditional settings including fabrication labs, design/build courses, and study abroad programs, he coordinates and teaches architectural design at all levels of the studio sequence. He writes curriculum and teaches workshops on robotics and fabrication, participates in education research, curriculum development, and fabrication projects supported by the National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Energy, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. He designs academic programs and curriculum for travel/study courses, receives grants to support study abroad programs, and lectures and exhibits internationally about study abroad curriculum and pedagogy. His research on robotic additive manufacturing, immersive virtual learning environments, and study abroad pedagogy has been published in academic journals and conference proceedings. A Ph.D. candidate in Design at the University of Genoa, he researches marine applications for additive manufacturing.