TIDAL Lab is a team of designers, artists, learning scientists, and computer scientists at Northwestern University. Our research creates innovative learning experiences using new forms of interactive technology. We take a cautious but optimistic stance towards technology that tightly couples learning research and design.
Our Life on Earth exhibits were featured in a PBS NOVA blog post
Zeina Leong's paper "Waiting for Learning" was awarded Best Paper at Interaction Design and Children (IDC'14)
Our Frog Pond Evolution paper won the Best Short Paper Award at Interaction Design and Children (IDC'14)
Our Green Home Games project just won the 2nd Place GLS Showcase Award at the Games+Learning+Society Conference in Madison, Wisconsin.
Mike's work on Tangible Programming in the DevTech group at Tufts University mentioned in the New York Times Science Section
Biomedical Computation Review writes about the DeepTree exhibit
Our Going Deep paper wins Best Design Paper Award at the CSCL'13 conference in Madison.
Our Life on Earth exhibits have launched at the California Academy of Sciences and the Field Museum