Erik Burdock, Senior Director of Exhibit Design and Development, ensures the continual evolution of the permanent exhibit base through short- and long-term planning. He has more than 10 years of exhibit development experience with both permanent and traveling exhibitions, and was integral in developing the permanent exhibit base for COSI Toledo and COSI Columbus. He supports COSI exhibit values and ensures those values are integrated into all new guest experiences. His responsibilities also include identifying strategies for project managers to use in the coordination of the internal design/development team with outside contractors, including researchers, designers, fabricators, engineers and artists. Mr. Burdock has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Industrial Design from Columbus College of Art & Design.