Past Member

Andrew Begel

Lifelong Kindergarten
  • Alumnus, Lifelong Kindergarten

 MEng 1994
Senior Researcher

Andrew worked as a UROP and M.Eng student for Mitch Resnick on StarLogo and educational psychology. After graduation, he continued his education at UC Berkeley, where he earned a PhD in Computer Science in 2005. His PhD studies focused on a voice-based programming environment.


Since 2006, Andrew has been working at Microsoft Research, Redmond. He studies software developers at Microsoft to see how they communicate, collaborate, and cooperate in teams to build software products.

Gain perspective after the Media Lab by seeking out new mentors and collaborators. There are many interesting projects in the world; the more people you work with, the more creative ideas you'll get for your own projects.

 MEng 1994
Senior Researcher

Andrew worked as a UROP and M.Eng student for Mitch Resnick on StarLogo and educational psychology. After graduation, he continued his education at UC Berkeley, where he earned a PhD in Computer Science in 2005. His PhD studies focused on a voice-based programming environment.


Since 2006, Andrew has been working at Microsoft Research, Redmond. He studies software developers at Microsoft to see how they communicate, collaborate, and cooperate in teams to build software products.

Gain perspective after the Media Lab by seeking out new mentors and collaborators. There are many interesting projects in the world; the more people you work with, the more creative ideas you'll get for your own projects.