Dec 5, 2019
Tony DeRose is currently an educational consultant. From 1996 to 2018, he was a Senior Scientist at Pixar, where he led Pixar’s Research Group. Previously, he was a professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. In recent years he has developed several initiatives to help make math, science, and engineering education more inspiring for middle and high school students with Pixar in a Box (pixarinabox.org). This is designed to show students how concepts they learn in class are used to solve creative challenges at Pixar.