KIPP BRADFORD
KIPPKITTS

M 28 Jan | 5:00pm | Kresge Theatre (map)
Alan H Rider Distinguished Lecture

KIPP BRADFORD is an entrepreneur, technology consultant, educator, and innovator with a passion for making things. An interdisciplinary scientist and engineering researcher working at the boundaries of emerging technology and industries, he is the founder and cofounder of start-ups in the fields of HVAC+R, transportation, consumer products, and medical devices, and holds numerous patents for his inventions. Some of his more interesting projects have turned into kippkitts, an open source hardware manufacturer that makes an array of tools for engineers and designers. Kipp is founder of Revolution by Design, a non-profit education and research organization dedicated to empowerment through technology, and the Innovation Institute, an NSF-funded project teaching technology innovation to underserved youth in New York City. www.kippbradford.com