Tangible interfaces for learning & virtual learning environments
BioLab Leveraging cloud computation to enable remote experimentation in a biology laboratory
LightUp A learning platform that combines tangible circuit building blocks with an augmented reality mobile app to teach kids about electronics & programming.
EarExplorer A tangible interface for exploring the human hearing system.
Bifocal Modeling Inquiry-driven learning that challenges students to experience a scientific phenomenon through two lenses in parallel – a real experiment and a model.
Hapkit An open-hardware haptic device designed to be very low-cost and easy to assemble.

Completed projects

BrainExplorer An augmented small scale brain to prepare students for future learning in neuroscience.
Combinatorix A tangible interface that supports students' collaborative learning of probabilities
Multimodal learning analytics
Multimodal Learning Analytics Combining multimodal computational tools with theoretically grounded research to study how students learn in complex, hands-on learning environments.
Low-cost STEM toolkits
BioLab Leveraging cloud computation to enable remote experimentation in a biology laboratory
DIY LEGOs An open-source and affordable LEGO alternative that allow students to realize simple machines of their imagination
LightUp A learning platform that combines tangible circuit building blocks with an augmented reality mobile app to teach kids about electronics & programming.
PiTopping The PiTopping turns a Raspberry Pi into an easy-to-program robotics platform.
Hapkit An open-hardware haptic device designed to be very low-cost and easy to assemble.
GoGo Board Low-cost, open-source educational robotics. Robotics and sensing for everyone, everywhere.
Massive Open Labs
BioLab Leveraging cloud computation to enable remote experimentation in a biology laboratory
PiTopping The PiTopping turns a Raspberry Pi into an easy-to-program robotics platform.
Hapkit An open-hardware haptic device designed to be very low-cost and easy to assemble.
Digital fabrication & makerspaces in education
DIY LEGOs An open-source and affordable LEGO alternative that allow students to realize simple machines of their imagination
FabLearn Conferences A venue for presenting, discussing and learning about digital fabrication in education, the “makers” culture, and hands-on learning.
FabLearn Fellows Program Supporting educators in transforming their experiences teaching in makerspaces into open-source educational materials and academic research.