ID: 190912713 - Play and Creativity in the Classroom - Keynote Address
Play and Creativity in the Classroom - Keynote Address
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By Barry Kudrowitz, University of Minnesota
Barry Kudrowitz is an assistant professor of product design at the University of Minnesota. He received his PhD from the Mechanical Engineering Department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), studying humor, creativity, and idea generation. Kudrowitz co-designed a Nerf toy, an elevator simulator that is in operation at the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., and a ketchup-dispensing robot that was featured on the Martha Stewart Show. Kudrowitz is the co-creator and course instructor of 2.00b Toy Product Design, in which he uses play as a means of getting students excited about engineering and product design.