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

Organization

OLPC, One Laptop Per Child Association

Title

Chief Education Officer

Areas of Interest

Education, Medicine, Public Health, Psychology
  • Antonio Battro

Program Year

1986

Program

Multi-Nation Program

Country of Origin

Argentina

Destination Country

United States