31 Dec '14, 3pm

Hacking Education; Project-Based Learning Trumps the Ivory Tower

, is an advocate for project based learning, the author of Small and Short-Range Radar Systems , co-founder of Hyperfine Research Inc. , Butterfly Network Inc. (both of which are 4combinator companies), visiting research scientist at Camera Culture Group Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, editor of the Gregory L. Charvat Series on Practical Approaches to Electrical Engineering , and guest commentator on CNN, CBS, Sky News, and others. He was a technical staff member at MIT Lincoln Laboratory where his work on through-wall radar won best paper at the 2010 MSS Tri-Services Radar Symposium and is an MIT Office of the Provost 2011 research highlight. He has taught short radar courses at MIT where his Build a Small Radar course was the top-ranked MIT professional education course in 2011 and has become widely adopted by other universities, laboratories, and privat...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2014/12/31/hacking-education-project-...

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