Gregory Luhan

Gregory Luhan

The John Russell Groves Endowed Professor of Architecture

Dr. Gregory Luhan is the John Russell Groves Endowed Professor of Architecture in the UK College of Design and an affiliate professor with UK’s Lewis Honors College and the College of Engineering Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments. Luhan holds a University Research Professorship and is a nationally recognized architect, scholar, author, professor and academic leader whose work investigates how design, emerging digital technologies, critical theory, pedagogy, practice, and academic-industry partnerships intersect. Dr. Luhan teaches Architecture and Historic Preservation digital studios and seminars on design theory, systems thinking, and design computing.

In 2019, the University of Kentucky Alumni Association recognized Dr. Luhan with a Great Teacher Award in recognition of teaching excellence. In 2018, the Office of Undergraduate Research recognized Dr. Luhan with the Mentor of the Year Award, noting that his passion for discovery directly aligns with and informs his studio and classroom lesson plans, and the work that he conducts in his research lab.

Dr. Luhan earned his Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Tech, Master of Architecture from Princeton University, and doctorate at Texas A&M University. His professional practice includes award-winning, research-driven projects that enabled him to forge collaborative relationships with disciplines outside architecture, most notably engineering, education, business, physics, arts & sciences, and the fine arts. In 2019, the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture appointed Dr. Luhan to the Editorial Board of Technology | Architecture + Design (T|A+D) to help advance and transform current discourse on building-based technologies and its role for architecture and design.