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An interview with Wayne Stambaugh, KiCad project leader

An interview with Wayne Stambaugh, KiCad project leader

KiCad, which started as a private project by Jean-Pierre Charras, an Academic at IUT de Grenoble in 1992 (just a couple of years after the Web was born!!!), is now the PCB design tool of choice for thousands of professional engineers and hobbyists.

Wayne, a self taught programmer, is the current leader for the KiCad project. He was one of the first contributors to the project when he joined in 2006. If fact, it was a team of three: Jean-Pierre Charras (the original creator), Dick Hollenbeck (the first project leader), and Wayne.

Stemiverse 0057 – Kavita Krishnaswamy discusses assistive robots

In this episode, Dr. Peter Dalmaris talks with Kavita Krishnaswamy. Kavita is a Ph.D. candidate in Computer Science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMBC) working with Dr. Tim Oates. Kavita is a Google Lime Scholar and Microsoft Research Fellow. She is both a Ford Foundation Predoctoral and National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. She’s […]

Stemiverse 0056 – Gil Poznanski discusses thinking like a maker, exploring ideas and peer-to-peer learning

In this episode, Peter talks with Gil Poznanski. Gil is all about engaging people with technology. As an international leader in the Maker community, inspiring speaker and teacher, Gil has spent the last eight years building a proven track record in developing STEM and Maker environments and is excited by the challenge of harnessing technology […]

Stemiverse 0054 – Doonie Benton discusses life-long learning, taking charge, motorcycles and golf

In this episode, Peter and Marcus talk with Doonie aka Geoffrey Benton. Geoffrey was born in Frankston in 1948 when they still shoed horses in the stables near the railway station. Geoffrey attended Tech school and became an apprentice as a plastic die-maker/toolmaker. He worked as a maintenance fitter and in later life he became […]

Stemiverse 0053 – Mark Roper discusses the Blockchain and how this technology can help save the world

In this episode, Dr. Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Mark Roper. Mark Roper is a strategic thinker, entrepreneur, and lecturer who enjoys working at the leading edge, envisioning solutions to real-world problems and taking action to make these solutions a reality. Mark is a co-founder of Royalti Blockchain Group Pty Ltd, an Australian-based blockchain […]

Stemiverse 0052 – Dr. Jillian Kenny discusses the power of engineering and making a real difference in the world

In this episode, Dr. Peter Dalmaris talks with Dr. Jillian Kenny. A creator at heart, Dr. Jillian Kenny is constantly on the lookout for opportunities to challenge traditional ways of thinking. As a result of her work she was named one of the first Superstars of STEM by Science and Technology Australia in 2017 and […]

Stemiverse 0051 – Christie Evans discusses learning through real-world problem-solving

In this episode, Dr. Peter Dalmaris talks with Christie Evans. Christie has a deep interest in STEM initiated by a science degree at Flinders University, then further developed by a strong classroom practice from her first days of teaching. Within the classroom, Christie engages students through problem-based learning with real-world applications using a cross-curricular inquiry […]

Stemiverse 0050 – Nurit Bar-Shai discusses the intersection of art, science and technology

In this episode, Dr. Peter Dalmaris and Marcus Schappi talk with Nurit Bar-Shai. Nurit is an interdisciplinary artist who works at the intersection of art, science, and technology. She is the co-founder of Genspace NYC, a community biotech lab in Brooklyn, NY, ranked by Fast Company among the top 10 most innovative education companies. As […]