Mike Eisenberg
Professor and Director
Institute of Cognitive Sciences • Computer Science

Mike Eisenberg passed away on March 12, 2019. He was a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Institute of Cognitive Science at the University of Colorado Boulder, where he co-directed the Craft Technology Lab with his wife, Ann Eisenberg. The lab’s research blends the most fruitful traditions of children’s crafts with the affordances of new technologies. He co-edited (with Yasmin Kafai, Leah Buechley and Kylie Peppler) the book, Textile Messages: Dispatches From the World of E-Textiles and Education, and has authored both a programming textbook, Programming in Scheme, and a published play, Hackers. He was a member of the President’s Teaching Scholars at CU, and was the recipient of many teaching awards from the university. An obituary may be read on the Craft Technology website.



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