Center for Data Science Talk: Pengkai Pan

Data-Driven Learning
Date & Time: 
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 16:00 to 17:00
Dr. Pan Pengkai (Founder and CEO of ALO7)
NYU Shanghai, Room 1505

Dr. Pan Pengkai will discuss data-driven learning as an important component of creative learning in contemporary China.

Pan Pengkai is an internationally-renowned children's educational expert. After his graduation from Zhejiang University, he studied under Prof. Nicholas Negroponte, the famous digital master, and received his doctorate from the MIT Media Lab.

During his masters and PhD studies, Dr. Pan achieved groundbreaking results in the Media Lab. He has published dozens of papers on a variety of education and technology topics. In 2003, he was awarded an international student prize given by Chinese Ministry of Education and met with then Premier Wen Jiabao. In the summer of 2004, Dr. Pan established ALO7 (formerly Saybot), with the support of Harvard University.

Dr. Pan was invited to Harvard University, Stanford University, and Geneva educational conferences to deliver speeches regarding the future education of children.

Professor Yuxin Chen will introduce Dr. Pan.

This event is co-sponsored by NYUSH Center for Data Science and Analytics & Center for Business Education and Research


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