Pierre Dillenbourg

Prof. of Learning TechnologiesSchool of Computer and Communication Sciences (EPFL)

Pierre Dillenbourg is the Academic Director of the Center for Digital Education and Full Professor of Learning Technologies in the School of Computer & Communication Sciences at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), where he heads the CHILI Lab: "Computer-Human Interaction for Learning & Instruction".
Dr. Dillenbourg is also the Director of the leading house DUAL-T, which develops technologies for dual vocational education systems. With EPFL colleagues, he launched the Swiss EdTech Collider in 2017, an incubator with 80 start-ups in learning technologies. He (co-)founded 4 start-ups, does consulting missions in the corporate world and joined the board of several companies or institutions. In 2018, he co-founded LEARN, the EPFL Center of Learning Sciences that brings together the local initiatives in educational innovation. Dr. Dillenbourg is a fellow of the International Society for Learning Sciences.
Former elementary school teacher, Pierre Dillenbourg, holds a degree in Educational Science from the University of Mons, Belgium, and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Lancaster, UK, in the domain of artificial intelligence applications for education.