Alex Kuhn is a Senior Learning Architect at Minerva Project. He researches and develops new ways to use technology to design better systems for learning and conveying information. He has pursued these interests for over a decade in a variety of roles: professor, researcher, software developer, and content creator.
Alex previously worked at Apple developing Swift Playgrounds and creating educational curriculum, which teaches people to code. He also worked as a Computer Science professor at the State University of New York’s Korea campus (SUNY Korea) for several years, and he has run his own software development company focusing on consulting and building mobile apps.
He completed a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Michigan. There he was the lead developer and researcher on the Zydeco Project, which investigated how to use mobile technology to support students in collecting and sharing multimedia data for constructing evidence-based scientific explanations.
Alex has given talks and taught workshops and classes in both the academic and professional settings. These range from explaining how to localize content at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, to describing the Power of Persuasive Design at WebCamp Zagreb.
For consulting and speaking opportunities, Alex can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.