Andrew Sliwinski

Lifelong Kindergarten
  • Research Scientist

Andrew Sliwinski is a Research Scientist with the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. His research focuses on the intersection between learning, creativity, and technology.

Among his active research projects is Scratch where he serves as Director of Design and Engineering – an online community and tool for kids to explore their creativity through computing which reaches over one hundred million children every year. Prior to joining MIT, Andrew co-founded the learning community DIY.org and lead learning research at the Mozilla Foundation .

As a designer and engineer, Andrew has worked with various organizations during his career including: Google, LEGO, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Toyota, Ghostly International, The Aspen Institute, and Code for America. His work as a creative technologist has been displayed in The Museum of Science & Industry in Chicago, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, and Carnegie Hall. His work has been profiled by Wired, The New York Times, and Fast Company.

Andrew Sliwinski is a Research Scientist with the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. His research focuses on the intersection between learning, creativity, and technology.

Among his active research projects is Scratch where he serves as Director of Design and Engineering – an online community and tool for kids to explore their creativity through computing which reaches over one hundred million children every year. Prior to joining MIT, Andrew co-founded the learning community DIY.org and lead learning research at the Mozilla Foundation .

As a designer and engineer, Andrew has worked with various organizations during his career including: Google, LEGO, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Toyota, Ghostly International, The Aspen Institute, and Code for America. His work as a creative technologist has been displayed in The Museum of Science & Industry in Chicago, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, and Carnegie Hall. His work has been profiled by Wired, The New York Times, and Fast Company.