Cross-disciplinary Research
on Engaging Advanced Technology
for Education

At CREATE Center, cross-disciplinary researchers study the design and development of cutting-edge technology for education. The CREATE team seeks to tackle real world educational problems and experiments with innovative approaches. We work closely with teachers, schools, and organizational partners to understand the problems and disseminate our research-based solutions.


  • June 2019: The center is hiring. Post-doctoral scholar is invited.

  • The Center's submission to the '2019 STEM for All Video Showcase' is selected as a 'recognized presentation'.

  • The robot Skusie goes to Central Elementary School in Rochelle, IL and Cortland Elementary School in Cortland, IL.

  • Hononegah School District and DeKalb School District, Curriculum & Instruction Department enthusiastically joined as our partners.

  • Create Center approved by NIU Board of Trustees.