Charles Xie has served as the Principal Investigator of eight NSF-funded projects at the Concord Consortium. His current research includes computational science, learning science, data mining, learning analytics, educational assessment, computer-aided design, mixed reality, natural user interface, solar energy engineering and infrared imaging. He has developed and co-developed Energy2D, Energy3D, Molecular Workbench and Quantum Workbench that have been used by countless students around the world. More recently, he is developing Visual Process Analytics for educational research and assessment of complex learning through scientific inquiry and engineering design. He has also invented the Frame, a technology that fuses sensors and simulations to create novel mixed reality and natural user interface applications for teaching science. He has authored more than ten peer-reviewed journal papers on education research and more than ten peer-reviewer journal papers on physics research.
Location: Concord, MA