The Learning Futures Research Group reimagines learning in the knowledge society.

As an interdisciplinary research group at the University of Minnesota, we design technology-enhanced learning environments, develop learning analytics applications, and conduct empirical research in various educational settings.



K-12 Educators

Visiting Scholars

Graduate Students

  • Basel Hussein

    PhD student in LT

  • Robert Kreml

    PhD student in LT

  • Rukmini Manasa

    PhD student in LT

  • Shan Yu

    PhD candidate in Design

  • Hong Shui

    PhD student in LT

  • Xinran Zhu

    PhD student in LT

  • John Bartucz

    PhD student in LT



Former Members

  • William Batu M.S. student in CS
  • Ethan Brown PhD in EdPsy
  • Yu-Hui Chang PhD candidate in LT
  • Wenjing Chen MEd graduate in LT
  • Dipesh Reen MS graduate in CS
  • Craig Karlen SPPS Science Teacher
  • Daniel Weyandt SPPS Science Teacher
  • Jonathan Shoberg Computer Science
  • Huanqing Wu Visiting scholar from Qufu Normal University
  • Fan Ouyang Learning Technologies
  • Xing Liu Master's graduate in Financial Math
  • Wanying Zhou Undergrad in Psychology
  • Tianhui Huang Visiting scholar from Fudan U
  • Yizhou Fan Visiting scholar from Peking U


Our work is supported by the National Science Foundation, the Schmidt Futures, the Digital Learning for Development Network, and the University of Minnesota Foundation and OVPR Office.