Eric Mazur

Balkanski Professor of Physics & Applied Physics, Harvard University Peer Instruction Inventor

Speaker Fee Range: $20,000 - $50,000 USD

Travels From: USA

Eric Mazur is available for virtual keynotes and webinars. Please complete the form or contact one of our agents to inquire about the fees for virtual engagements. Please note: the fee range listed above is for in-person engagements.

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    Eric Mazur

    Balkanski Professor of Physics & Applied Physics, Harvard University Peer Instruction Inventor

    Speaker Fee Range: $20,000 - $50,000 USD

    Travels From: USA

    Eric Mazur is available for virtual keynotes and webinars. Please complete the form or contact one of our agents to inquire about the fees for virtual engagements. Please note: the fee range listed above is for in-person engagements.

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    A renowned researcher and scientist who was the first to win the Minerva Prize for Advancements in Higher Education. Speaker Eric Mazur is a firm believer that science can only progress if education is available to all. Organizations book Eric Mazur to learn about educating the innovators of the 21st century, technology and the classroom, using clickers to turn lectures into learning, and more.

    Eric Mazur Speaker Biography

    Education speaker Eric Mazur teaches Applied Physics at Harvard University. He is a researcher and scientist who is famous worldwide and currently leads research in optical physics. His work has contributed significantly to light scattering, spectroscopy, nanophotonics, and the interaction of ultra-short laser pulses with materials. 

    In 2014, Eric Mazur was the first to win the Minerva Prize for Advancements in Higher Education. Furthermore, he is a Member of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities. He is also a Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences of the Netherlands. Moreover, he has been a Visiting Professor and an honorary professor at various universities. 

    Throughout his career, speaker Eric Mazur has established many companies. He also patented SiOnyx with the aim to improve the infrared sensitivity of silicon-based photonics. His company, Learning Catalytics, which develops a platform for interactive teaching, was bought out by Pearson. In addition, Eric works for Turning Technologies, which is creating interactive response systems for the purpose of education.

    Dr. Mazur is passionate about many aspects of science, including providing better science education for everyone. He is a firm believer that science can only progress if education is available to all. 

    Eric has written and co-written almost 300 scientific publications. He has also developed several patents and authored many books. One of his books, Peer Instruction: A User’s Manual, details the best ways to teach large classes in a completely interactive way. Moreover, he has written Principles and Practice of Physics, which illustrates a fresh and innovative way of explaining introductory calculus-based physics. Mazur is globally famous for his speeches on education and optics.