We are happy to welcome Keith Devlin back our network meeting arenas at the Future Learning Lab. In his capacity as Executive Director at Stanford University´s H-STAR Institute, Keith has reached out to the entire Nordic region for many years and is well known to many Nordic innovators and entrepreneurs in the education and technology area, among other things. He is a co-founder of the Stanford mediaX research network, and a Senior Researcher at CSLI. He is a World Economic Forum Fellow, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society.
His current research is focused on the use of different media to teach and communicate mathematics to diverse audiences. In this connection, he is a co-founder and President of an educational technology company, BrainQuake, that creates mathematics learning video games. He also works on the design of information/reasoning systems for intelligence analysis. Other research interests include: theory of information, models of reasoning, applications of mathematical techniques in the study of communication, and mathematical cognition. He has written 33 books and over 80 published research articles. Recipient of the Pythagoras Prize, the Peano Prize, the Carl Sagan Award, and the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics Communications Award. In 2003, he was recognized by the California State Assembly for his “innovative work and longtime service in the field of mathematics and its relation to logic and linguistics.” He is “the Math Guy” on National Public Radio.Dr. Keith Devlin has been part of our Future Learning Lab events for seven years, coming back every year to help shape the ongoing agenda we have to reflect on the uses and potentials of media-rich learning locally and globally. This year he will not only be a key voice on our one-day Oslo Roundtable on June 13th, but also a presence on stage at Open Innovation Lab of Norway´s invitation to speak at their June 12th Future Insight 2030 conference.