Ruth Wylie is the assistant director of the Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University and an assistant research professor for the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. Ruth earned her Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon University in 2011 and her bachelor’s degree at the University of California, Berkeley in Cognitive Science with minors in Computer Science and Education. Ruth concentrates on interdisciplinary, translational research that leverages knowledge and insights from theory and laboratory studies to answer real-world problems. Her previous research projects have been on the design, development, and implementation of educational technology for students and teachers in middle schools, high schools, and universities.