About Us

TunePad was created by the Tangible Interaction Design and Learning (TIDAL) Lab at Northwestern University in collaboration with the EarSketch team at the Georgia Institute of Technology and with funding from the National Science Foundation (grants DRL-1612619 and DRL‐1451762).

Northwestern PIs: Michael Horn, Nichole Pinkard, and Amy Pratt
Georgia Tech PIs: Brian Magerko and Jason Freeman
TunePad Design: Michael Horn and the TunePad team
Software Leads: Michael Horn, Amartya Banerjee
Curriculum Lead: Melanie West
Graphic Design: Tom Knapp (https://99designs.com/profiles/celadon)

TunePad Software Engineering Interns: Victor Aung, Idrees Kamal, Rachael Tang

TunePad Alumni: TunePad has been lucky to have had fantastic contributors (curriculum, music, software) and facilitators. A huge thank you to — Arthur Mergner, Elham Beheshti, Emily Kang, Eunice Lee, Georgette Boateng, JaCoya Thompson, Jamie Gorson, Josh Kim, Kenneth Clair, Manav Trivedi, Michael Martinez, Mmachi Obiorah, Nayah Boucaud, Russell Gillespie, and Sachin Pradhan

Partner Organizations: Northwestern Office of Community Education Partnerships

  • Evanston Public Library
  • Evanston City of Learning
  • Lake View High School (Marshaun Brooks)
  • NAACP DuPage County
  • Y.O.U. Evanston
  • EvanSTEM
  • James R. Jordan Foundation
  • BBF Family Services

This project was made possible through generous funding from the National Science Foundation (grants DRL-1612619 and DRL‐1451762). Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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