The Active Learning Labs is a team of staff engineers and scientists that supports engineering course labs and design projects at the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard. Our interdisciplinary project support often leads us to work with students that are building prototypes that explore the intersection of technology and […]
Michael Raspuzzi is a serial entrepreneur who focuses on innovating in digital health and the global food system. He is CEO + Co-founder of Culinairy Labs, an early stage startup building a personalized flavor and nutrition platform. As a design instructor and researcher for Harvard SEAS + GSD, Raspuzzi has helped form new pedagogical models in design engineering, such as E110, ES 26, STU 1231 and 1232. Alongside semesterly curricula, he helped build new summer programs within the Active Learning Labs for students of all backgrounds, including Introduction to Biotechnology and Global Environmental Engineering Design. He pioneered a new program at Harvard as part of the inaugural graduating class of 2018 for Master in Design Engineering across GSD and SEAS, and his thesis, Emma: A Maternal Health Coach, won the 2018 Harvard thesis prize. As an innovation fellow for the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching, he has built bridges across the different schools to support the One Harvard mission. Raspuzzi is recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Global Shaper in the Boston Community for his work.