Özgüç Bertuğ Çapunaman is a PhD candidate at Penn State University in the Design Computing cluster. His research focuses on advanced robotic fabrication, machine perception, and computational tool-making. He holds a Master’s in Computational Design from Carnegie Mellon University, where he attended as a Fulbright scholar and a Bachelor’s in Industrial Design from Istanbul Bilgi University. His contributions to the field have been recognized by the Association for Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA) with the Young CAADRIA Award in 2020. His academic excellence is further acknowledged through the University Graduate Fellowship and the Alma Heinz and August Louis Pohland Graduate Fellowship at Penn State University.