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.


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

  • DeKalb School District, Curriculum & Instruction Department enthusiastically joined as our partner.

  • Dr. Yanghee Kim held a Workshop on Child/Robot Interaction Design at the Annual Conference of Robot-human (RO-MAN 2018) in Nanjing China.

  • Create Center will receive a generous donation of equipment from an international partner, Yalong Intelligent Equipment Group Co., LTD.

  • Create Center approved by NIU Board of Trustees.