Three more educational specialists have confirmed their participation in this year’s Reimagine Education Conference (Philadelphia, December 4th-5th).
Together, they represent the world’s third-best university for Computer Science, an innovative, award-winning AI startup, and China’s top-ranked international business school. Find out more about them below…
Kenneth R. Koedinger is a professor of human–computer interaction and psychology at Carnegie Mellon University. He is founder and current director of the Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center. He is widely known for his role in the development of the Cognitive Tutor software. He is widely published in cognitive psychology, intelligent tutoring systems, and educational data mining, and his research group has repeatedly won “Best Paper” awards at scientific conferences in those areas, such as the EDM2008 Best Paper, ITS2006 Best Paper, ITS2004 Best Paper, and ITS2000 Best Paper.
Koedinger studied Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, working with Richard Lehrer, and obtained a doctorate in Psychology from Carnegie Mellon University. His doctoral advisor was John Robert Anderson. He then worked as a Research Scientist, Associate Professor, and finally full Professor at Carnegie Mellon University. He has had many prestigious graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, in particular Neil Heffernan and Vincent Aleven.
Pedro Nueno is Professor in the Department of Entrepreneurship, IESE and Professor and President, CEIBS (Shanghai, Beijing). He also holds the Chengwei Ventures Chair on Entrepreneurship at CEIBS.
His areas of specialization include entrepreneurship; intrapreneurship and starting new ventures; management of technology and innovation: management of privatization and turnaround processes; industrial alliances; joint-ventures and acquisitions; industrial procurement, and supply-chain management.
He will be speaking on our ‘Digital Disruption in Business Education’ panel on the 5th December, accompanied by Nunzio Quacquarelli, CEO of QS Quacquarelli Symonds, and another speaker to be confirmed.