Olga is a Teaching Fellow at the Dyson School of Design Engineering. Teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. She is a Product Designer and a Computational Designer specialising in computational intelligence applications for product design. She holds a Master of Science in Emergent Technologies and Design from the Architectural Association School in London as well as works towards her Doctorate degree researching how evolutionary computing can assist environmental design.
Previous roles include a Lecturer in Design at UWE Bristol, Product Designer at Ron Arad Associates and Padwa Design. She worked on a range of products and projects from medical equipment, packaging solutions, wearable technology, bespoke fabrication with additive manufacturing and computational design, furniture, smart materials.
Olga is skilled in computational design, generative design, visual programming, design thinking and ideation, product development, CAD and visualisation.
Her research interests include: genetic programming and co-evolutionary computation for product design applications, digital automation of design processes, biomimetics, bespoke design and fabrication.