Belinda J Dunstan is a PhD research candidate at the University of New South Wales’ Creative Robotics Lab. She has an Honours degree in Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Art Education from UNSW Art & Design, Australia. She is the facilitator of the UNSW Art & Design Makerspace and lectures across the disciplines of Art, Design, Research Practices and Architecture. Her sculptural work has been exhibited across galleries in Sydney and Melbourne.
Her current research interests are in cultural robotics, social robotic morphology, maker-hacker culture, rapid prototyping technologies and undergraduate tertiary education innovation.
UNSW Built Environment Dean’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (2016)
Australian Postgraduate Award (2014 – Present)
UNSW Outstanding Teaching Performance Award (2014, 2015, 2016)
UNSW Isenburg Award for Excellence in Sculpture (2010)
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 (Book Chapter) Publisher URL
Cultural Robotics First International Workshop, CR 2015, Held as Part of IEEE RO-MAN 2015, Kobe, Japan, August 31, 2015. Editors: Koh JT, Dunstan BJ, Silvera-Tawil D, Velonaki M. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland 2016 (Edited Book) Publisher URL
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