Mitchel Resnick, Ph.D.

LEGO Professor of Learning Research and head of the Lifelong Kindergarten group
MIT Media Laboratory

Mitchel Resnick, Ph.D., is LEGO Professor of Learning Research and head of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Laboratory. Dr. Resnick explores how new technologies can engage people in creative learning experiences. Resnick’s research group developed the “programmable brick” technology that inspired the LEGO MindStorms robotics kit and the PicoCricket artistic-invention kit. He co-founded the Computer Clubhouse project, a worldwide network of after-school centers where youth from low-income communities learn to express themselves creatively with new technologies.