Rumors are afloat that there is an interesting new lady in actor Brad Pitt’s life, and not only is she beautiful, but she’s also smart. Her name is Neri Oxman, and she is a professor at MIT. She met Pitt while working on an architectural project and Pitt has been spending time with her regularly. Is Neri Oxman dating Brad Pitt? Friends of Pitt are insisting that their relationship is purely a professional one but could there be more to it? Keep reading to find out more about this gorgeous lady!
The latest exciting news in actor Brad Pitt’s life is that he has been spending some quality time with his new friend, Neri Oxman. Who is Neri Oxman?
Oxman is an American-Israeli architect, designer, and professor at the MIT Media Lab where she is the leader of the Mediated Matter research group.
So what’s going on between the beautiful and super smart professor and the Hollywood heartthrob?
Nothing more than a friendship if you believe the sources who claim to know the inside story!
Pitt, who has a strong passion for architecture and design met Oxman through an MIT architecture project and has become good friends with her since then.
Brad Pitt and Neri Oxman’s Professional Friendship
A source told Page Six TV, “Brad and Neri instantly hit it off because they share the same passion for architecture, design, and art. This is best described as a professional friendship.”
“Their friendship has not turned into romance … as both are cautious … but Brad is very interested in spending more time with Neri, she is fascinating,” the source added.
Neri Oxman’s Early Life
Born in 1976, in Haifa, Israel, to her architect parents Rivka and Robert Oxman, Neri Oxman’s age is 41.
Oxman grew up getting good exposure to “nature and culture” as she spent time in her grandmother’s garden and her parent’s architectural studio.
Neri Oxman’s Education
In 1997, Oxman moved to Jerusalem to study at Hebrew University’s Hadassah Medical School. But she changed her field of study to architecture after two years and enrolled at the Technion.
Oxman continued her education at the London Architectural Association School of Architecture and graduated in 2004.
In 2005, Oxman joined the architecture Ph.D. program at MIT in Boston, Massachusetts. She became an associate professor there in 2010.
Neri Oxman’s husband is classical music composer Osvaldo Golijov. The couple got married in 2011, but not much else is known about their relationship.
Neri Oxman’s Career
Oxman’s projects combine design, biology, computers, and materials engineering. Her work has elements of environmental design and digital morphogenesis, where the shapes and properties are defined by their context.
The designer calls her work, “material ecology,” which is placing materials in context.
Inspired by Nature
Oxman’s projects are brightly colored and contain textured surfaces with a structure at many scales. And the color, shape, and hardness of composite materials vary over the objects.
Her work has been inspired by nature and biology.
Neri Oxman’s Projects
Many of Oxman’s projects utilize 3D printing and fabrication techniques, such as the Silk Pavilion, spun by silkworms released onto a nylon frame.
Meanwhile, Ocean Pavilion is a water-based fabrication platform that builds structures out of chitosan using G3DP (the first 3D printer for optically transparent glass), with a set of glasswork produced by it.
Exhibitions Draw Admirers
Oxman’s work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art and Boston’s Museum of Science.
They include sample surfaces, furniture, objects that could be worn or put on display, and temporary and interactive installations.
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A Prolific Academic Writer
The designer has also written several papers on her work and the experiments she has conducted while pursuing it.
Neri Oxman’s publication papers include Variable Property Rapid Prototyping, Gemini: Engaging Experiential and Feature Scales through Multi-Material Digital Design Fabrication, 3D Printed Multimaterial Microfluidic Valve, DNA Assembly in 3D Printed Fluidics, and Flow-based fabrication: An integrated computational workflow for design and digital additive manufacturing of multifunctional heterogeneously structured objects.
Neri Oxman’s Awards
Oxman has won many awards for her work over the years, like the Vilcek Prize in Design, the Carnegie “Pride of America” Award, an Innovation by Design Award – Fast Company, a MIT Collier Medal, the Earth Award for Future-Crucial Design, and the Holcim Foundation Next Generation Award.
The architect has been called “a person ahead of her time, not of her time.” Her work has been described as “shatteringly different from anything before.”
Admired and Respected by All
With so many achievements and accomplishments under her belt, Neri Oxman is one intelligent and interesting person who is admired and respected by all.
Pitt’s representative refused to comment on their friendship, but a friend of the actor said, “You are correct that they are just friends and she is very impressive.”
However, everyone is now wondering where things will go from here!
Brad Pitt is still working on his divorce from Angelina Jolie but seems to have found a gorgeous friend already!