Hardware, Software & the Internet of Things
June 23–25, 2015 • San Francisco, CA
Peter Sand

Peter Sand
Founder, Modular Science


Peter has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from MIT. He is the founder of Manylabs, a nonprofit focused on tools for science. Peter also founded Modular Science, a company working on hardware and software tools for science labs. He has given talks at Science Hack Day, Launch Edu, and multiple academic conferences, including SIGGRAPH.


1:15pm–1:55pm Wednesday, 06/24/2015
Location: Generals Residence
Peter Sand (Modular Science)
Biology experiments are mainly carried out by human hands. Robotic machines can help with some parts of the process, but they are expensive, hard to use, and do not cover many daily lab activities. This talk will discuss new approaches to lab automation, building on ideas from DIY biology and DIY fabrication. Read more.