Franco Lodato  is an American industrial designer, best known for his work in biomimicry. Lodato has served as an associate professor at the University of Montreal School of Design, designer in residence at the University of South Florida, and as a visiting lecturer at the MIT Media Laboratory. He is the vice president of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), Florida Chapter.[1] Lodato has an honorary doctorate from Universidad Nueva Esparta.

Photography courtesy of Franco Lodato.