Job: Senior Lecturer
School/department: School of Computer Science and Informatics
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
T: +44 (0)116 250 6256
Dr Martin Stacey is a cognitive scientist with a training in psychology and artificial intelligence. This background informs his teaching activities, which focus on human computer interaction and information design, and his research into how designers design. Martin’s research is fundamentally interdisciplinary, combining approaches from psychology, sociology, AI and philosophy and looking at comparisons between design processes in a variety of different industries. Martin’s research collaborators have included Claudia Eckert and Chris Earl (Design, Open University), John Clarkson (Engineering, Cambridge), Alan Blackwell (CS, Cambridge), Louis Bucciarelli (Engineering, MIT), and Anja Maier (Design Management, Danish Technical University).
Click here to view a full listing of Dr Martin Stacey's publications and outputs.
M.K. Stacey & C.M. Eckert Reshaping the box: Creative designing as constraint management.International Journal of Product Development, volume 11 number 3/4, 241-255, 2010.
M.K. Stacey, C.M. Eckert & C.F. Earl From Ronchamp by sledge: On the pragmatics of object references.In J. McDonnell & P. Lloyd (eds.), About: Designing: Analysing Design Meetings, Leiden, Netherlands: CRC Press, 2009, pp 360-379.
M.K. Stacey Psychological Challenges for the Analysis of StyleArtificial Intelligence in Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing, volume 20 number 2, 167-184, 2006.
M.K. Stacey & C.M. EckertAgainst AmbiguityComputer Supported Cooperative Work, volume 12 number 2, 153-183, 2003.
C.M. Eckert & M.K. StaceySources of Inspiration: A Language of DesignDesign Studies, volume 21 number 5, 523-538, 2000.
Specific research topics
BA Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford
MS Psychology, Carnegie-Mellon University
PhD Artificial Intelligence, University of Aberdeen
Member of Advisory Board for Design Computing and Cognition’06, ’08, ’10, ’12, ’14.
Reviewer for Artificial Intelligence in Engineering Design Analysis and Manufacturing, Design Studies, International Journal of Design Engineering, International Journal of Human Computer Studies, Journal of Automated Software Engineering, Journal of Engineering Design, Psychological Methods, Research in Engineering Design, Software Practice and Experience.
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