Motivational Environments: Strategies for Advanced Personalized Learning and Intelligent Creativity

September 24, 2014, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall

Winslow Burleson

Assistant Professor, School of Computing and Informatics, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering

Winslow Burleson

Winslow Burleson is a computer engineering scholar at Arizona State University and an MIT Media Lab graduate. He joined ASU’s Computer Systems Engineering and the Arts, Media, and Engineering graduate program in 2006. At MIT, he was involved with the Context-Aware Computing Group and the Entrepreneurial Management Unit at the Harvard Business School. He is a National Academies of Science Kavli Fellow and National Science Foundation Panelist. He was a Senior Research Scientist at Deutsche Telekom Laboratories and Research Staff Member at IBM’s Almaden Research Center, where he was awarded nine patents. Awarded a Master of Science degree at Stanford University’s Mechanical Engineering Product Design Program, he taught brainstorming, creativity, innovation and visual thinking within that department. Prior work included curriculum development at the SETI Institute, Co-Principal Investigator on the Hubble Space Telescope’s Investigation of Binary Asteroids, and consultant to UNICEF and the World Scout Bureau on Healthy Lifestyles for Youth. He holds a bachelor’s degree in biophysics from Rice University.