Gerhard Fischer (University of Colorado, USA)

Short bio. Gerhard Fischer ( is a Professor of Computer Science, a Fellow of the Institute of Cognitive Science, and the Director of the Center for Lifelong Learning and Design (L3D) at the University of Colorado at Boulder. His research is focused on new conceptual frameworks and new media for learning, working, and collaboration; human-computer interaction; cognitive science; distributed intelligence; social creativity; design; meta-design; domain-oriented design environments; and universal design (assistive technologies). Over the last twenty years, he has directed research projects and has published extensively in these areas. More information about the L3D Center can be found at: