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Jichen ZhuAssociate ProfessorDrexel University

Dr. Jichen Zhu is an Associate Professor of Digital Media at Drexel University, with a joint courtesy appointment in Computer Science. She directs the Procedural eXpression Lab (PXL) and co-directs the Games, Artificial Intelligence, and Media Systems (GAIMS) Research Center. 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 design goals. Her current interests include interactive narrative, adaptive games, computational creativity, and digital humanities. Jichen received a Ph.D. in Digital Media from Georgia Tech. 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.

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