R. Benjamin Shapiro

Registered user since Sun 6 Feb 2022

Name:R. Benjamin Shapiro
Bio:

Ben Shapiro leads the Learning Sciences team in Machine Intelligence at Apple.

He is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and, by courtesy, in the School of Education and the Department of Information Science at the University of Colorado Boulder. His research group, the Laboratory for Playful Computation, investigates how to enable kids from diverse backgrounds to learn computer science through collaborative, creative expression and through the design of networked technologies to solve problems in their homes and communities. He received his PhD in Learning Sciences from Northwestern University and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Wisconsin—Madison.

Country:United States
Affiliation:Apple, Inc. and University of Colorado, Boulder
Personal website:https://benshapi.ro
Research interests:Computing Education Research, ML Education, End User Programming, Learning Sciences

Contributions

ICER 2022 Committee Member in Program Committee within the Research Papers-track
Session Chair of Lightning Talks (part of Doctoral Consortium)
Doctoral Consortium Co-Chair in Organizing Committee
Session Chair of Posters (part of Doctoral Consortium)
Doctoral Consortium Co-Chair in Organizing Committee within the Doctoral Consortium-track
ICER 2021 Program Committee Member in Program Committee within the Research Papers-track
Session Chair of Tools (part of Research Papers)
ICER 2020 Program Committee Member in Program Committee within the Research Papers-track
VL/HCC 2020 Committee Member in Program Committee within the Research Papers-track
Convivial Computing Salon 2020 Committee Member in Program Committee within the Salon 2020-track
TyDe 2019 Author of Flexible Structure Editing of Well-Typed Expressions within the TyDe 2019-track
BLOCKS+ 2018 Author of Thinking Outside the Blocks within the BLOCKS+-track
SPLASH 2018 Committee Member in Program Committee within the SPLASH-E-track