Edward Keller is a designer, professor, writer, musician, artist, and Director of the Center for Transformative Media at The New School for Design. Prior to joining Parsons, he taught at Columbia University. With Carla Leitao, he co-founded AUM Studio, an architecture and new media firm that has produced residential projects, competitions, and new media installations in Europe and the US. His work and writing have appeared widely in venues including Punctum, Praxis, ANY, AD, Arquine, Leonardo Electronic Almanac, Architecture, Precis, Wired, Metropolis, Assemblage, Ottagono, and Progressive Architecture. He has spoken on architecture, film, technology, and ecology internationally. Current research seminars at Parsons include Post-Planetary Design and The Radical Future of Guitar. Ed has been an avid rock climber for over 30 years.