Josh is the Veinott Professor of Computer Science at the University of Vermont. He runs the Morphology, Evolution & Cognition Laboratory and is the director of UVM’s high performance computing facility. His lab researches evolutionary robotics and the crowdsourcing of AI. He received a research award from Barack Obama at a ceremony at the White House in 2011 and appeared in an episode of Morgan Freeman’s science program ‘Through the Wormhole’. He is the author of the book “How The Body Shapes the Way we Think” and runs the Ludobots online course through reddit.com.