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Andrew Quitmeyer

Dr. Andrew Quitmeyer is a digital adventurer studying intersections between wild animals and computational devices. He’s a professor at the National University of Singapore resarching how to blend biological fieldwork and DIY digital crafting. This “Digital Naturalism” work has taken him through the wilds of places such as Panama, Madagascar, Philippines, and the Galapagos where he runs workshops with diverse groups of scientists, artists, designers, and engineers. He currently leads “Hiking Hacks” around the world where participants build technology entirely in the wild for interacting with nature. His research also inspired a spinoff television series he hosted for Discovery Networks called “Hacking the Wild.”

He is the winner of several design awards and his trans-disciplinary, multimedia projects have been featured in The Discovery Channel, Wired, PBS, NPR, Cartoon Network, Make Magazine, Fast Company, Gizmodo, along with other print and digital internet news and educational sources.


Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore

“Digital Survivalist” TV Host – Discovery Networks


Ph.D.  Digital MediaGeorgia Tech 2015

M.S. Digital MediaGeorgia Tech 2011 [Top Thesis Project Award]

B.S. Industrial EngineeringUniversity of Illinois Urbana-Champaign [Highest Honors]

B.A. Film Production and TheoryUniversity of Illinois Urbana-Champaign [Campus Honors]

Admitted, Illinois Math and Science Academy [Experimental Public Boarding High School]


Biology, Media, Engineering, Education, Design, and Adventure

Mastery of Adobe’s entire Creative Suite

Programming Languages
C++, Actionscript, Processing, Arduino, Java, Android, XHTML, Javascript, CSS, PHP, MySQL, and QBASIC

Most importantly he is a trained problem solver able to learn anything.

Previous Employment


Previous employers include:

Researcher, Multi-Agent Robotics and Systems lab , The Stupid Fun ClubCartoon Network’s [adultswim]China’s Board of EducationThe St. Louis City Museum, and the University of Illinois’s Family Resiliency Center.

He has also led volunteer workshops for underpriveledged children in the U.S.Ecuador, and China.