Speaker: Robert Stephenson
April 13-17, 2010
Denver, Colorado, USA

Speakers: Biography

Robert Stephenson

The Tech Museum
The Tech Virtual
145 W. San Carlos
San Jose CA
95113 USA

Rob Stephenson is a neuroscientist, e-learning designer and architect of virtual open source and open content collaborations. He is Curator of the Tech Virtual Museum Workshop at The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, CA, USA. A recovering academic, he has taught and conducted research at Purdue University, the Université Mohammed V in Rabat, Morocco and most recently Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. He founded the Harvey Project, an international collaboration to build free learning objects for physiology and OpenCourse.Org, a foundry for open courseware. Rob also served as Manager of the Education Community at java.net, Sun Microsystems' foundry for open source educational software and courseware. Rob holds an A.B. in physics from Princeton, an M.S. in physics from MIT and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from MIT. He also has Java programming certification from Sun Microsystems.

Robert will present Prototype an Interactive Exhibit in 90 Minutes. [Mini-Workshop]