Lars Hesselgren is the Director of PLP Research and a Senior Associate Partner at PLP since October 2009. He is a founder Director of the SmartGeometry Group. He is Visiting Professor to Chalmers, Gothenburg, Sweden.
In 2002 he received the Bentley Lifetime Achievement Award
He is head of the Computational Design Group at PLP which is developing novel tools and techniques within the parametric design paradigm. He is involved in the development of Generative Components and he is establishing new R&D programmes with University partners and other bodies.
He is a Strategic Board Member of the VeiV group at UCL London. He is on the Advisory Board of GMSV (Geometric Modelling and Scientific Visualisation) at KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
He was co-chair of Advances in Architectural Geometry in Vienna 2010 and Paris 2012.
Annual Conference, Presenter (London 2013)