Dr. Erik Weitnauer is now Chief Technology Officer at Crossroads Education.
He received his PhD in computer science in 2015 from University Bielefeld, Germany. In his thesis, he developed a cognitive process model of learning relational concepts through iterative perception of structured examples. For the last four years, Dr. Weitnauer has been researching and developing education technology at IUB. In his startup, Graspable Inc., he is working to make mathematics more intuitive to learn by developing an interactive algebra notation (https://graspablemath.com
). Dr. Weitnauer is also working on bringing the benefits of retrieval-based learning into elementary classrooms.