Engaging Lived and Virtual Realities
Aditya Vishwanath is a Ph.D. student in Learning Sciences and Technology Design and a Knight-Hennessy scholar at Stanford University. He is the co-founder of Inspirit, a company that develops virtual reality learning content, and his research focuses on developing technologies that support universal access to immersive learning content. He graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), earning a bachelor’s degree in computer science. Previously, he worked with the Google Education team where he explored strategies to integrate low-cost virtual reality toolkits into curriculum, raised seed funding for OrchestrAI, a machine learning music startup, and was a three-time recipient of the President’s Undergraduate Research award at Georgia Tech. Before Inspirit, he co-founded MakerGhat, a research makerspace and incubator for youth from low-income communities in urban Mumbai.