Tom Lauwers / photo: Ben Filio
Tom Lauwers / photo: Ben Filio

Roboticist designing tools for interactive education

Dr. Tom Lauwers is the founder of BirdBrain Technologies, maker of the Finch Robot and Hummingbird Robotics Kit. Tom received a Ph.D from the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute’s CREATE lab in 2010 for “Aligning Capabilities of Interactive Educational Tools to Learner Goals”, a work focused on the process of designing hardware and software to support learners and educational environments. Tom’s bachelor’s degree is in Electrical Engineering, and circuit design and embedded systems are his core engineering competencies.

Tom Lauwers was last modified: September 19th, 2014 by The Sprout Fund