Renate Fruchter - Stanford Project Based Learning Laboratory, Department of Civil and
Environmental Engineering, Center for Integrated Facilities Engineering
Renate Fruchter is the founding director of the PBL Lab, lecturer in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and Senior Research Engineer thrust leader of “Collaboration Technologies” at the Center for Integrated Facilities Engineering (CIFE), at Stanford. She leads a research effort to develop collaboration technologies for multidisciplinary, geographically distributed teamwork, and e-Learning. Her interests focus on R&D and larger scale deployment of collaboration technologies that include Web-based team building, synchronous and asynchronous knowledge capture, sharing and re-use, project memory, corporate memory, and mobile solutions for global teamwork and e-Learning.