Roland Snooks is the director of the architecture practice Studio Roland Snooks and research lab Kokkugia. He is a senior lecturer at RMIT University having previously taught widely in the US, including at Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, SCI-Arc and the Pratt Institute. Roland received a PhD from RMIT University, focused on behavioral processes of formation that draw from the logic of swarm intelligence. He holds a master in advanced architectural design from Columbia University where he studied on a Fulbright scholarship. In addition to his work with algorithmic design Roland directs the Architectural Robotics Lab at RMIT University.