Dustyn Roberts

Dustyn Roberts is an engineering consultant, professor, author, and perpetual student. As a professor, she has developed two courses for NYU’s interactive telecommunications program: Mechanisms and Things That Move (which led to a book entitled Making Things Move: DIY Mechanisms for Inventors, Hobbyists, and Artists), and Biomechanics for Interactive Design. Dustyn holds a BS in mechanical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, an MS in biomechanics from the University of Delaware, and is currently a National Science Foundation graduate research fellow and PhD candidate in mechanical engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU. She is also the co-chair of the Open Hardware Summit and a member of the hackerspace NYC Resistor.