For many, “origami” tends to conjure visions of paper cranes and layers of delicately folded paper.

Uttam Grandhi, an artist and paper engineer who considers origami a key skill in his repertoire, shares about how origami can find application in everything from architecture to medicine to outer space.

Uttam Grandhi is a multi-disciplinary artist and a paper engineer who is passionate about bridging the worlds of Art, Science and Technology. He is a graduate of NYU Tisch’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP). Uttam also holds a dual degree in Physics and Mechanical Engineering from BITS-Pilani, India and a diploma in Digital Character Animation from Vancouver Film School. His original works in paper, metal and electronics were ... View Profile