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published: April, 2002

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Robert Semper
Executive Associate Director
3601 Lyon St.
San Francisco CA
94123-1099 USA
Email: robs@exploratorium.edu

Robert J. Semper received a Ph.D. in physics from John Hopkins

University in 1973. Dr. Semper joined the Exploratorium in 1977, and in

1991 he was appointed Executive Associate Director with direct

responsibility for all program activities. In 1988, during a leave, he

was director of a creative collaboration between Apple Computer and

Lucasfilm Ltd. concerning the development of interactive multimedia

education projects combining computer graphics and film and video

technology. He was a Schumann Fellow and a lecturer on education in the

Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1988-89. At the Exploratorium,

Dr. Semper has served as director for exhibit development projects on

mathematics, perception, biology, and Einstein, and as project director

for teacher development programs at the middle and high school level.

He has been a consultant for a number of museums, television programs,

and educational institutions, including the Children’s Television

Workshop. He was the recipient of the 1994 National Science Teachers

Association's Informal Educator of the Year award.

Robert will demonstrate Live @ Exploratorium: Origins - A pilot study of Web-based links between museum audiences and remote scientific research
Robert will present The Electronic Guidebook: Using Portable Devices and a Wireless Web-based Network to Extend the Museum Experience