The Wonder Lab strives to support human wonderment
in authentic contexts of learning.

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




Graduate Students


Former Members

  • Xiping Jiang MSEd student
  • Keerthanya Rajesh MSEd student
  • Pingting Chen MSEd student
  • Zixi Chen Postdoc; now assistant professor at NYU Shanghai
  • Mengchen Su Postdoc; now Research Scientist at UMN
  • Yu-Hui Chang PhD in LT; now Assistant Professor at National Sun Yat-sen University
  • Rukmini Manasa PhD student in LT
  • Shan Yu PhD candidate in Design
  • Wenjing Chen MEd graduate in LT
  • William Batu M.S. student in CS
  • Ethan Brown PhD in EdPsy
  • 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
  • Jonathan Shoberg Computer Science
  • Mustafa Serkan Günbatar Associate Professor, Van Yüzüncü Yıl University


Our work is supported by the National Science Foundation, the Schmidt Futures, Carina Initiatives, and other funding agencies.