Volker Mueller is Research Director for Computational Design and GenerativeComponents Product Manager. Prior to joining Bentley Systems in 2008 he was Design Technology Manager at the architectural firm NBBJ, guiding the technology switch toward use of integrated technology in support of moving to an integrated design practice and integrated project delivery. From 1993 to 1998 he was part of the formZ development team at auto.des.sys, Inc. He holds professional architectural degrees from the Technical University Berlin (Dipl.-Ing. der Architektur) and The Ohio State University (Master of Architecture) where he studied as a Fulbright grantee.