Professor Igor Verner

Igor Verner

Igor M. Verner is Professor and Head of the Technion Center for Robotics and Digital Technology Education at the Faculty of Education in Science and Technology, and is also affiliated with the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management. He received the M.S. degree in mathematics, the Ph.D. in computer-aided design systems in manufacturing. His research is on learning in robotic and digital technology environments with emphasis on spatial training, learning with learning and communicating robots, learning-by-modeling, didactics of robot competitions, student engagement, cross-age mentoring, education 4.0, reverse engineering and making. Dr. Verner actively participates in the outreach program Beaver Works Summer Institute and in the student exchange program MISTI of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is Visiting Scholar of the Teachers College Columbia University and Visiting Faculty of the Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning

M.Sc., Department of Mathematics and Mechanics, Ural State University, Yekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk), Russia.

Ph.D., Computer Aided Design Systems in Manufacturing, Department of Computer Methods and Mathematical Physics, Ural State Technical University, Yekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk), Russia.

Docent Certificate in Higher Mathematics, Department of Higher Mathematics, Ural State Academy of Mining and Geology, Yekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk), Russia.

Teaching Certificate in Technology, Department of Education in Technology and Science,Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.