Dr. Belinda J Dunstan

Belinda J Dunstan is a researcher and academic working with responsive technologies in social robotics and human-machine interaction. She completed her PhD at the UNSW Creative Robotics Lab, examining the design of social robot morphologies. Belinda is a Lecturer in the UNSW Faculty of Built Environment, teaching in Interior Architecture and Computational Design. Her current research interests are in responsive technologies, human-machine interaction, social robotic morphology and technology ethics.

UNSW Built Environment Dean’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (2016)
Australian Postgraduate Award (2014 – 2018)
UNSW Outstanding Teaching Performance Award (2014, 2015, 2016)
UNSW Isenburg Award for Excellence in Sculpture (2010)

Belinda J Dunstan, Doctoral Thesis: The Plastic Dynamism of the Human Aesthetic: Employing Futurist Methodologies in the Cross-Disciplinary Design of Social Robots, UNSW (2019)

Dunstan, B. J., Fabbri A., Haeusler, M. H., Ramos, C., Yu, K. D, The Centaur Pod Pavilion in Computational Design: From 
Promise to Practice, avedition, (2019)

Fabbri, A., Dunstan, B, J. & Hausler, H. HRI for the construction industry: Challenging architectural fabrication towards collaborative artisanal choreographies. International Journal of Architectural Computing, SAGE (2018) (forthcoming)

Belinda J Dunstan, A Guide to Ethical Conduct in Human Research for UNSW Art & Design Research Practitioners, as part of the Australian Government Department of Education and Training grant Developing new approaches to ethics and research integrity training through challenges posed by Creative Practice Research, (2017) [Technical Report]

Dunstan BJ, Silvera Tawil D, Koh JTKV. Cultural Robotics: Robots as Participants and Creators of Culture In Cultural Robotics: First International Workshop, CR 2015, Held as Part of IEEE RO-MAN 2015, Kobe, Japan, August 31, 2015. Revised Selected Papers. Editors: Dunstan BJ, Silvera Tawil D, Koh JTKV, Velonaki M. 3-13. Springer International Publishing (2016)

Dunstan BJ, Koh JT. A Cognitive Model for Human Willingness to Collaborate with Robots In Cognitive Robotics. Editors: Samani H. 127-137. CRC Press, Boca Raton 18 Sep 2015 (Book Chapter) Publisher URL

Dunstan BJ, Koh JTKV. A cognitive model for human willingness in human-robot interaction development SIGGRAPH ASIA, Shenzhen, China, 03 Nov 2014 – 06 Nov 2014. Proceedings editors: Zhu K. SA ’14 SIGGRAPH Asia 2014. ACM. 2014 (Conference Paper) Publisher URL