Professor Manu Kapur

Professor Kapur is a Professor of Learning Sciences and Higher Education at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, where he directs The Future Learning Initiative. Manu brings his interdisciplinary training in mechanical engineering, statistics, educational technology and the learning sciences to the study of human cognition and learning, and is known especially for his breakthrough research on Productive Failure.

He is a prolific keynote speaker at high-profile conferences and events around the world, including at the Royal Society UK and World Economic Forum. Manu has published widely in the most prestigious journals in the field of the learning and the cognitive science, with his research frequently attracting high-profile media interest as well, for example in TIME Magazine and TED Talks.