Yasser Ansari

Adjunct Faculty

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Yasser Ansari is a product designer and entrepreneur based in NYC. He co-founded Project Noah, an award-winning community for wildlife exploration and a joint venture with National Geographic. He studied biology at U.C. San Diego before moving into the wireless industry to build products for companies including Kyocera and Qualcomm. He earned his Master’s degree from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) where he is currently adjunct faculty. He holds several technology patents and likes frogs. 

Courses Taught:

Understanding Genomes: An Introduction to Bio-Hacking
A New Environmentalism
Design for Climate Change