He has been studying creativity and innovation principles through multi-agent social systems for the last twelve years and is also involved in the development of new methods and support systems for design. Currently, he studies the best facilitation practices for team ideation and for participatory decision making.
He has extensive teaching experience across disciplines from first year undergraduate to postgraduate research supervision. Ricardo partners with colleagues across disciplines including: robotics, social science, cognitive science, architecture, arts, engineering, business, public health, computer science, etc.
PhD Design Computing, University of Sydney, Australia, 2005 & Industrial Design BA (Hons), Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico, 1995.
Figuring with Algorithms
mapping n-disciplinary research collaborations, in collaboration with Prof Lisa Grocott
Multi-agent Based Simulation of Design Creativity and Innovation
Reconfigurable Jansen walking platform
in collaboration with Dr Mohan Rajesh Elara
in collaboration with Victoria Gerrard
visual divergence in humans and computers, in collaboration with J.S. Gero, N. Rojas, and Q. Xu
MADA’s teaching & research staff are creative professionals, leading practitioners and renowned researchers who are at the top of their game, nationally and internationally.