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.


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

  • The robot Skusie goes to Cortland Elementary School in Cortland IL.

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

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

  • Create Center approved by NIU Board of Trustees.