Embodied interaction Technologies for special populations Maker technologies for children
Creativity support systems (children, elderly, blind, etc.) Design-oriented research
Educational technologies Materiality, physicality & meaning methodology
Human perception and media
- Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Quek, F. (PI), Chu, S.(Co-PI),Larke, P. (Co‐PI), Schlegel, R. (Co‐PI) and Burlbaw, L. (Co‐PI). Making the
Maker: A Pathway to STEM for Elementary School Students. National Science Foundation, NSF‐DRL‐1433770, $1,083,211.00.
the research project. Awarded (1 Sept 2014–31 Aug 2017)
- Program to Enhance Scholarly and Creative Activities (PESCA)Quek, F. (PI), Burlbaw, L. (Co‐PI) and Smith, S. (Co‐PI). Nurturing Creativity in Children’s Storytelling through Digital Enactment. Texas A&M University, $24,999.73.
Role: Wrote the proposal (but as a student, was not eligible for PI‐ship at the time of writing). In-charge of all phases of the research project. Awarded (1 May 2014–30 June 2015)
as hallmarks of excellence, in HCI, publications in highly competitive peer‐reviewed conferences provide as much certification as publishing in a journal. This culture is
similar to that of the Computer Science field, where fast-paced advances in technology necessitates rapid dissemination of knowledge.
Children (IDC ’16). Boston, MA.