Somnath Ray is the founder of TIMESCAPE and the architect of its geo-temporal navigation interface.
Ray leads the TIMESCAPE team at DPlay Labs, a design and technology lab he founded in 2011, that operates across the domains of interaction and architecture.
Ray holds an MSc in Design and Computation from MIT where he worked on the City Car Project as a part of Media Lab's Smart Cities group, under the direction of the late Prof. William Mitchell. Ray also holds a Master’s degree in Architecture from Columbia University.
Ray's works have been published and exhibited in New York, Boston and New Delhi. In 2012, he was awarded the Humanitarian Award for Design Innovation by the MIT Technology Review, and the project was covered by the BBC. Earlier, in 2007 Ray won first place in the eVolo International Skyscraper Competition.