Joel Sadler

Teaching Faculty
Stanford University

Dr. Joel Sadler, teaching faculty at Stanford University, and educational VR/AR/XR specialist using XR to teach hands-on skills. He is the co-founder of several edtech startups, including Piper (playpiper.com) teaches K-12 students to explore engineering subjects through virtual 3D worlds and hands-on building. TIME magazine recognized Dr. Sadler as a top inventor for his work on developing the $20 JaipurKnee prosthetic. He is a former Stanford Bio-X Fellow, and lecturer at the Stanford Design School where he lectured on design thinking and rapid prototyping. Currently he is focused on developing more accessible VR technology to enable the next generation of remote STEM learners. He holds ME/CS degrees from MIT/Stanford and has over 20 publications on the theme of technology to amplify human ability to build, play, and learn.

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