Neil Leach is Gao Feng Professor at Tongji University. He has also taught at the AA, Harvard GSD, Columbia GSAPP, Cornell, SCI-Arc, EGS, FIU and USC. He is a member of the Academia Europaea.
He has worked on two NASA funded research projects to develop 3D print technologies for the Moon and Mars. He has also published over 30 books on digital practice and architectural and cultural theory.
His books on digital practice include: Designing for a Digital World (Wiley, 2002), Digital Tectonics (Wiley, 2004), Digital Cities (Wiley, 2009), Machinic Processes (CABP, 2010), Fabricating the Future (Tongji UP, 2012), Scripting the Future (Tongji UP, 2012), Robotic Futures (Tongji UP, 2015), Swarm Intelligence: Architectures of Multi-Agent Systems (Tongji UP, 2017), Computational Design (Tongji UP, 2017), Digital Fabrication (Tongji UP, 2017) and 3D Printed Body Architecture (Wiley, 2017).
His books on architectural and cultural theory include: Rethinking Architecture: A Reader in Cultural Theory (Routledge, 1997), Architecture and Revolution: Contemporary Perspectives on Central and Eastern Europe (Routledge, 1999), The Anaesthetics of Architecture (MIT Press, 1999), China (Map Office, 2004) and Camouflage (MIT Press, 2006).