Ata Chokhachian

Founding Partner & Managing Director

Research associate at the Chair of Building Technology and Climate Responsive Design
Technical University of Munich

ata [-at-] climateflux [-dot-] com


Ata Chokhachian is a research scientist, educator, and advisor in the domains of building technology and urban climate, developing and employing computational decision-making processes, tools, and workflows for architects and urban planners. Since 2015, he has been appointed as a research associate at the chair of Building Technology and Climate Responsive Design, as well as chair for Architecture Informatics at the Technical University of Munich. In 2022, he defended with success his Ph.D. dissertation in developing experimental and simulation-based tools to quantify outdoor thermal comfort conditions in urban environments. In the summer of 2019, he was appointed as a visiting research fellow at the Sustainable Design Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In January 2020, he co-founded Climateflux, a company offering platforms for data-driven and computational workflows for acquiring climatic knowledge.