Paulo Blikstein


Paulo Blikstein is Assistant Professor at Stanford University School of Education. He created the first global program for taking fabrication labs to K-12 schools, the FabLab@School project. His research focus on how new technologies can deeply transform the learning of science, engineering, and mathematics. He creates and researches construction kits, tangible interfaces, computer modeling, and rapid prototyping, creating learning environments in which children learn by building sophisticated projects and devices. A recipient of the NSF Early Career Award, Blikstein holds a PhD. from Northwestern University, an MSc. from the MIT Media Lab, and a B.S. in Engineering from the University of São Paulo, Brazil.

Paulo Blikstein’s keynote presentation