Dr. Jichen Zhu is an Assistant Professor in the Digital Media Program of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design at Drexel University, with a joint appointment at the Department of Computer Science, College of Engineering.
Her research focuses on the intersection of artificial intelligence (AI), human-computer interaction, creative expression, and critical/media theory. Her particular emphasis is developing new forms of cultural artifacts afforded by intelligent systems as well as innovating new AI techniques informed by expressive goals. Her current interests include interactive narrative, serious games, computational creativity, and digital humanities.
Jichen received a Ph.D. in Digital Media from Georgia Tech, under the advisement of Dr. D. Fox Harrell. She also holds a MS in Computer Science from Georgia Tech, a Master of Entertainment Technology from Carnegie Mellon University, and a BS from McGill University.
- I recently presented our work on interactive performance and digital journalism at the Fourth International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling (ICIDS 2011), Vancouver, Canada.