Gray Garmon is a Clinical Professor of Design and Innovation in the Caruth Institute for Engineering Education at the Lyle School of Engineering at Southern Methodist University. He is also a designer with his father Gary Garmon, Architect.
Gray has a Bachelor of Science of Architectural Studies from the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture, and a Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania. Gray is an American Institute of Architects Henry Adams Medal Winner, and a University of Pennsylvania Social Impact Fellow.
From 2007-2009, Gray served in Peace Corps Ghana where he worked on various projects, including teaching, HIV/AIDS, empowering women, and building concrete latrines. After Peace Corps, he started a social venture called the Global Latrine Project to develop pre-fabricated composting latrines for the developing world.
Gray worked for architecture firm Herzog and de Meuron in Basel, Switzerland, and several firms in Texas.
Recently, Gray and other local designers founded Design Future Dallas as an initiative to empower local creative efforts to improve the city through visionary design projects.