Kristof directs the Design and Build Lab, a rapid prototyping space where students, staff, and faculty create things to solve problems. He serves as the Technology Manager for the Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building, and also teaches in both the Physics and Computer Science programs, focusing on courses which involve practical problem solving.
Prior to working full-time at American University, Kristof was an electrical and firmware engineer and educator in the San Francisco Bay area: he realized prototypes for tech startups, helped students to understand and utilize engineering, and built exhibits for science museums.
Kristof teaches in the PHYS, CSC, and ISCI programs.
ISCI-396 Selected Topics: Non-Recurring: Intro to Rapid Prototyping
ISCI-496 Selected Topics: Non-Recurring: Interactive Device Design