Laura received her PhD in Computer Science and Engineering and has 10 years experience in leading social robotics and thermographic research at the University of South Carolina and Yale.
Who We Are
Vän means friend, and here at Vän Robotics we believe that quality educational support should be available to every child. We deliver robot-assisted tutoring that makes learning K-8 subjects fun and accessible.
Meet Abii, our Robot Study Buddy!
Abii isn’t just cute, Abii learns how to best engage each child on every lesson to steadily improve their comprehension.
Pilot Program Begins
Abii is now being tested in our pilot program in schools across the U.S. and will soon expand to more, let us know if yours wants to participate!
Marilena has 7+ years experience working on integrating technologies in the classroom for children with and without special needs and has extensive experience in educational psychology, educational technology and research design.
Chanute Elementary teachers who witnessed a desktop robot leading a multi-stepped math lesson say they can envision several ways a social robot could benefit student learning.
The school’s third to fifth grade students are being considered as possible participants in a pilot study for an educational robot in development by Vän Robotics.