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Dr Belinda Dunstan

Interior Architecture

Doctor of Philosophy, UNSW Australia Art & Design, Creative Robotics Lab
Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours), UNSW Australia Art & Design
Bachelor of Art Education, UNSW Australia Art & Design

Kensington
Bio: 

Belinda Dunstan is a Lecturer in the UNSW Faculty of Built Environment. She received her PhD from UNSW Art & Design Creative Robotics Lab. Belinda is the Course Convenor for Interior Architecture: Critical Perspectives and Computational Design: Human-Machine Interaction.
Her current research interests are in social robotics, technology ethics, responsive environments, maker-hacker culture, rapid prototyping technologies and undergraduate tertiary education innovation.

Grants: 

CoBuild 4.0 in collaboration with Landom NSW (2018)
UNSW Faculty Travel Grant (2015)
UNSW Faculty Travel Grant (2014)
Australian Postgraduate Award (2014–2017)
UNSW Isenberg Award for Excellence in Sculpture (2013)

Awards: 

UNSW Faculty of the Built Environment Dean’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (Sessional Staff) (2015)
UNSW CATEI Award for Outstanding Teaching Performance (2016: S1)
UNSW CATEI Award for Outstanding Teaching Performance (2015: S1, S2)
UNSW CATEI Award for Outstanding Teaching Performance (2014: S1, S2)

 

 

Engagement: 

Belinda was an invited speaker at this year's UNSW TEDx conference: https://tedxunsw.com/conference/speaker/belinda-dunstan

A recent interview with Create Digital for Engineers Australia: https://www.createdigital.org.au/are-these-the-droids/

An interview with MWAH Make Work Absolutely Human: https://mwah.live/social-robots-collaboration-and-a-seal-named-paro/

Belinda runs community workshops on rapid prototyping technologies, such as this one for Rising Sun Motorcycle Workshop: https://www.risingsunworkshop.com/blog/2016/12/13/digital-fabrication-and-rapid-prototyping-with-belinda-dunstan-1

 

 

 

Publications:
Book Chapters

Dunstan B; Fabbri A; Haeusler M; Ramos Jaime C; Yu KD, 2019, 'The Centaur Pod Pavilion', in Computational Design. From Promise to Practice, pp. 80 - 95

Dunstan BJ; Silvera Tawil D; Koh JTKV, 2016, 'Cultural Robotics: Robots as Participants and Creators of Culture', in Dunstan BJ; Silvera Tawil D; Koh JT K V; Velonaki M (ed.), Cultural Robotics: First International Workshop, CR 2015, Held as Part of IEEE RO-MAN 2015, Kobe, Japan, August 31, 2015. Revised Selected Papers, Springer International Publishing, pp. 3 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-42945-8

Dunstan BJ; Koh JT, 2015, 'A Cognitive Model for Human WIllingness to Collaborate with Robots', in Samani H (ed.), Cognitive Robotics, CRC Press, Boca Raton, pp. 127 - 137, https://www.crcpress.com/Cognitive-Robotics/Samani/9781482244564

Journal articles

Fabbri A; Dunstan B; Haeusler M, 2018, 'HRI for the Construction Industry: Challenging Architectural Fabrication towards Collaborative Artisanal Choreographies', International Journal of Architectural Computing, vol. 16

Koh JTKV; Dunstan BJ; Silvera-Tawil D, 2016, 'Preface', Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 9549

Conference Papers

Dunstan BJ; Silvera-Tawil D; Koh JTKV; Velonaki M, 2015, 'Cultural robotics: Robots as participants and creators of culture', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), Kobe, Japan, pp. 3 - 13, presented at 2015 International Workshop in Cultural Robotics, Kobe, Japan, 31 August 2015 - 31 August 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-42945-8_1

Dunstan BJ; Koh JTKV, 2014, 'A cognitive model for human willingness in human-robot interaction development', in Zhu K (ed.), SA '14 SIGGRAPH Asia 2014, ACM, Shenzhen, China, presented at SIGGRAPH ASIA, Shenzhen, China, 03 November 2014 - 06 November 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2668947.2668952