Roy is Stanford University’s David Jacks Professor of Education and Learning Sciences, Director of the H-STAR Institute, founder and Director of Stanford’s PhD program in Learning Sciences and Technology Design. Roy has published widely on K-12 learning and education, especially in science, math and technology fostered by advanced technologies including scientific visualization, on-line communities, digital video collaborations and mobile computers. He is co-author of the 2010 National Education Technology Plan for the US Department of Education, co-editor of Video Research in the Learning Sciences (2007), and co-author of the National Academy of Sciences book: How People Learn (2000). He served as Director from 1996-2001 of the NSF-funded Center for Innovative Learning Technologies (CILT). He is a Fellow of the National Academy of Education, Association for Psychological Science, the American Educational Research Association, and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. In 2004-2005, Roy was President of the International Society for the Learning Sciences, and in 2017 was appointed ISLS Inaugural Fellow. Roy holds five patents creating innovations in interactive and panoramic video, with several other patents pending. Roy served from 1999-2009 as a Co-Founder and Director for Teachscape, a teacher professional development services company.