Antonio Battro is both an MD and PhD who specializes in the development of basic cognitive and perceptual processes in children and adolescents. He has introduced computers and communication devices in schools in several countries in South America, as well as promoted the use of computers as digital prostheses for the disabled persons. He is considered a world leader in the new field of neuroeducation, the interaction between mind, brain, and education. Battro is an Argentine national and long-standing member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences


OLPC, One Laptop Per Child Association


Chief Education Officer

Areas of Interest

Education, Medicine, Public Health, Psychology
  • Antonio Battro

Program Year



Multi-Nation Program

Country of Origin


Destination Country

United States