Dr Ricardo Sosa Medina

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Associate Professor

Email: ricardo.sosa@aut.ac.nz

ORCID: ORCID logo https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3678-0702

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Academic appointments:

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Monash University (2017 - ongoing)
  • Assistant Professor, SIngapore University of Technology and Design (2012 - 2014)
  • Profesor titular, Tecnologico de Monterrey (2005 - 2011)
  • Lecturer (Casual), University of Sydney (2003 - 2005)

Qualifications:

  • PhD, University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Design, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana
  • Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Overview:

Ricardo Sosa combines a creative background as an industrial designer with a passion for the systematic study of computational systems. 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 the fuzzy front-end of the design and innovation process. Currently, he is looking into 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 courses and research supervision. Ricardo partners with colleagues across disciplines including: robotics, social science, cognitive science, architecture, arts, engineering, business, public health, computer science, etc.

Research interests:

Computational Social Simulations
Participatory Creativity
Design Theory and Practice
Design Education
Sustainable Futures

Teaching summary:

Creativity for Business
Creative Technologies
Design Studios
Emerging Practices
Research Methods

Fields of research:

  • Simulation and Modelling
  • Computer-Human Interaction
  • Design Innovation
  • Design Management and Studio and Professional Practice
  • Digital and Interaction Design

Professional activities:

Featured professional activities

  • Teacher of the Year 2019, Nanyang Technological University (2019 - ongoing)
  • Head of Research and Postgraduate Programme Leader, Auckland University of Technology (2018 - ongoing)
  • Sistema Nacional de Investigadores SNI (Conacyt), Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia, Conacyt (Mexico) (2018 - ongoing)
  • Vice Chair DCC'16, International Conference on Design Computing and Cognition (2016 - ongoing)
  • MKT602, (2015 - ongoing)
  • Special Interest Group "Design Creativity", Design Society (2014 - ongoing)
  • PartE Research Grant MIT-SUTD IDC, MIT-SUTD International Design Centre (2013 - 2016)
  • INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DESIGN CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION, (2013 - ongoing)
  • RoboMods MIT-SUTD IDC Research Grant, MIT-SUTD International Design Centre (2012 - 2015)
  • SUTD Startup Research Grant, Singapore University of Technology and Design (MOE) (2012 - 2014)
  • Star Award (Teaching), Tecnologico de Monterrey (Mexico) (2009 - ongoing)

Appointment, affiliation, and membership

  • Member of the Systemic Design Association (SDA), Oslo School of Architectural and Design, OCAD University, Toronto, Politecnico di Torino (2019 - ongoing)

Award, prize, fellowship, and scholarship

  • Teacher of the Year 2019, Nanyang Technological University (2019 - ongoing)

Editorship, reviewing, examining, and judging

  • Editorial board member of the International Journal of Design Creativity and Innovation (IJDCI), the International Journal of Design Creativity and Innovation (IJDCI) (2019 - 2021)
  • Reviewer for Journal Innovations In Education & Teaching International (IETI), Journal Innovations In Education & Teaching International (IETI) (2019 - ongoing)
  • Reviewer for Technovation Journal, Technovation The International Journal of Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Technology (2019 - ongoing)

Research outputs:

Featured research outputs

  • Sosa Medina, R., & Connor, A. M. (2018). Innovation Teams and Organizational Creativity: Reasoning with Computational Simulations. She Ji: The Journal of Design, Economics and Innovation, 4(2). doi:10.1016/j.sheji.2018.03.004

  • Sosa Medina, R. (2018). Metrics to select design tasks in experimental creativity research. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science. doi:10.1177/0954406218778305

  • Sosa, R., Rojas, N., Gero, J. S., & Xu, Q. (2016). Visual divergence in humans and computers. Design Studies, 42. doi:10.1016/j.destud.2015.10.002

  • Sosa Medina, R. (2016). Computational modelling of teamwork in design. In P. Cash, T. Stanković, & M. Storga (Eds.), Experimental design research: Approaches, perspectives, applications (pp. 173-186). Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-33781-4_10

  • Telenko, C., Sosa Medina, R., & Wood, K. L. (2016). Changing conversations and perceptions: The research and practice of design science. In A. Chakrabarti, & U. Lindemann (Eds.), Impact of design research on industrial practice (pp. 281-310). Switzerland: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-19449-3

  • Tan, N., Rojas, N., Mohan, R. E., Kee, V., & Sosa, R. (2015). Nested reconfigurable robots: Theory, design, and realization. International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, 12(7). doi:10.5772/60507

  • Nansai, S., Rojas, N., Elara, M. R., Sosa, R., & Iwase, M. (2015). On a Jansen leg with multiple gait patterns for reconfigurable walking platforms. Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 7(3). doi:10.1177/1687814015573824

  • Sosa Medina, R., & Gero, J. S. (2015). Multi-dimensional creativity: A computational perspective. International Journal of Design Creativity and Innovation, 4(1). doi:10.1080/21650349.2015.1026941

  • Nansai, S., Rojas, N., Elara, M. R., & Sosa, R. (2013). Exploration of adaptive gait patterns with a reconfigurable linkage mechanism. In IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (pp. 4661-4668). . doi:10.1109/IROS.2013.6697027

  • Sosa, R., & Gero, J. S. (2005). A computational study of creativity in design: The role of society. Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing: AIEDAM, 19(4), 229-244. doi:10.1017/S089006040505016X

Journal articles

  • Sosa Medina, R., & Kayrouz, D. (2019). Creativity in graduate business education: Constitutive dimensions and connections. Innovations in Education and Teaching International. doi:10.1080/14703297.2019.1628799

  • Sosa Medina, R., & Connor, A. (2018). Innovation Teams and Organizational Creativity: Reasoning with Computational Simulations. She Ji: The Journal of Design, Economics, and Innovation, 4(2), 151-170. doi:10.1016/j.sheji.2018.03.004

  • Sosa Medina, R., & Connor, A. M. (2018). Innovation Teams and Organizational Creativity: Reasoning with Computational Simulations. She Ji: The Journal of Design, Economics and Innovation, 4(2). doi:10.1016/j.sheji.2018.03.004

  • Connor, A. M., & Sosa Medina, R. (2018). The A-Z of Creative Technologies. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Creative Technologies, 18(15). doi:10.4108/eai.10-4-2018.154460

  • Sosa Medina, R. (2018). Metrics to select design tasks in experimental creativity research. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science. doi:10.1177/0954406218778305

  • Sosa Medina, R., Rojas, N., Gero, J. S., & Xu, Q. (2016). Visual divergence in humans and computers. Design Studies.

  • Sosa, R., Rojas, N., Gero, J. S., & Xu, Q. (2016). Visual divergence in humans and computers. Design Studies, 42. doi:10.1016/j.destud.2015.10.002

  • Sosa Medina, R., Toan, D., Pomponiu, V., Zheng, H., Zhao, C., Cheung, N. M., . . . Swetter, S. (2015). Designing a mobile imaging system for early melanoma detection. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 72(5). doi:10.1016/j.jaad.2015.02.366

  • Nansai, S., Rojas, N., Elara, M. R., Sosa, R., & Iwase, M. (2015). A novel approach to gait synchronization and transition for reconfigurable walking platforms. Digital Communications and Networks, 1(2), 141-151. doi:10.1016/j.dcan.2015.04.003

  • Mohan, R. E., Tan, N., Tjoelsen, K., & Sosa Medina, R. (2015). Designing the robot inclusive space challenge. Digital Communications and Networks, 1(4). doi:10.1016/j.dcan.2015.09.005

  • Tan, N., Rojas, N., Mohan, R. E., Kee, V., & Sosa, R. (2015). Nested reconfigurable robots: Theory, design, and realization. International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, 12(7). doi:10.5772/60507

  • Nansai, S., Rojas, N., Elara, M. R., Sosa, R., & Iwase, M. (2015). On a Jansen leg with multiple gait patterns for reconfigurable walking platforms. Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 7(3). doi:10.1177/1687814015573824

  • Sosa Medina, R., & Gero, J. S. (2015). Multi-dimensional creativity: A computational perspective. International Journal of Design Creativity and Innovation, 4(1). doi:10.1080/21650349.2015.1026941

  • Sosa, R. (2011). Understanding the future of change agency in sustainability through cellular automata scenarios: The role of timing. Sustainability, 3(4), 578-595. doi:10.3390/su3040578

  • Cardenas, C., Sosa, R., Moysen, R., & Martinez, V. (2010). Sustaining sustainable design through systemic thinking. International Journal of Engineering Education, 26(2), 287-292.

  • Sosa, R., & Gero, J. S. (2008). Social structures that promote change in a complex world: The complementary roles of strangers and acquaintances in innovation. FUTURES, 40(6). doi:10.1016/j.futures.2007.11.006

  • Gero, J. S., & Sosa, R. (2008). Complexity measures as a basis for mass customization of novel designs. Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, 35(1). doi:10.1068/b32106

  • Sosa Medina, R. (2007). Tecnologías computacionales para el diseño en el siglo XXI. Cuestión de Diseño, 1(1). Retrieved from http://www.azc.uam.mx/cyad/posgrado/revista_todos.html

  • Sosa, R., & Gero, J. S. (2005). A computational study of creativity in design: The role of society. Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing: AIEDAM, 19(4), 229-244. doi:10.1017/S089006040505016X

  • Sosa Medina, R., & Gero, J. S. (2004). Diffusion of creative design: Gatekeeping effects. International Journal of Architectural Computing, 2(4). Retrieved from http://multi-science.atypon.com/doi/abs/10.1260/1478077042906258

Book chapters

  • Grocott, L., & Sosa Medina, R. (2018). The Contribution of Design in Interdisciplinary Collaborations: A framework for amplifying project-grounded research. In J. Oliver (Ed.), Associations: Creative Practice and Research. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press. Retrieved from https://www.mup.com.au/books/9780522869996-associations

  • Sosa Medina, R., Connor, A. M., & Corson, B. (2017). Framing creative problems. In C. Zhou (Ed.), Handbook of research on creative problem solving skills development in higher education (pp. 472-493). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-0643-0.ch021

  • Connor, A. M., Sosa, R., Karmokar, S., Marks, S., Buxton, M., Gribble, A. M., . . . Foottit, J. (2016). Exposing core competencies for future creative technologists. In A. M. Connor, & S. Marks (Eds.), Creative technologies for multidisciplinary applications (pp. 377-397). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-0016-2.ch015

  • Connor, A. M., Sosa, R., Marks, S., & Jackson, A. G. (2016). Problem solving at the edge of disciplines. In C. Zhou (Ed.), Handbook of research on creative problem-solving skill development in higher education (pp. 212-234). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-0643-0.ch010

  • Sosa Medina, R. (2016). Computational modelling of teamwork in design. In P. Cash, T. Stanković, & M. Storga (Eds.), Experimental design research: Approaches, perspectives, applications (pp. 173-186). Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-33781-4_10

  • Sosa Medina, R. (2016). Simulación social multi-agentes para “bombear intuiciones” en el diseño. In F. J. Gutiérrez Ruiz, & J. Rodríguez Martínez (Eds.), Afinar la mirada del diseñador ante los escenarios de cambio. Mexico City: Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana. Retrieved from http://www.evaluacion.azc.uam.mx/

  • Telenko, C., Sosa Medina, R., & Wood, K. L. (2016). Changing conversations and perceptions: The research and practice of design science. In A. Chakrabarti, & U. Lindemann (Eds.), Impact of design research on industrial practice (pp. 281-310). Switzerland: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-19449-3

  • Sosa Medina, R., Kiah Hwee, T., Mohan, R. E., & Tan, N. (2015). Analysing the innovation growth of robotic pets through patent data mining. In A. Chakrabarti (Ed.), ICoRD’15–Research into Design Across Boundaries Volume 2 (pp. 365-374). India: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-81-322-2229-3

  • Abbott, M. W. (2013). Foreword. In R. Scherman, C. Krageloh, & S. Nayar (Eds.), Walking the Talk: The 2012 Collection of Oral Presentations from the AUT School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies (pp. ix). Auckland, New Zealand: AUT University.

  • Sosa Medina, R., & Gero, J. S. (2012). Critical Mass of Ideas: A Model of Incubation in Brainstorming. In A. Duffy, Y. Nagai, & T. Taura (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Design Creativity Volume 1 (pp. 157-168). United Kingdom: The Design Society. Retrieved from https://www.designsociety.org/

  • Cardenas, C., Sosa Medina, R., Rivera, Y., & Olvera, O. (2011). TRIZ-based design of rapid 3D modelling techniques with formative manufacturing processes. In D. Coelho (Ed.), Industrial Design–New Frontiers (pp. 173-190). INTECH. doi:10.5772/849

  • Sosa Medina, R., & Acuna, A. (2010). The Complementary Role of Representations in Design Creativity: Sketches and Models. In T. Taura, & Y. Nagai (Eds.), Design Creativity 2010 (pp. 265-270). Springer Science & Business Media. doi:10.1007/978-0-85729-224-7_34

  • Sosa, R., & Gero, J. S. (2007). Computational explorations of compatibility and innovation. In Trends in Computer Aided Innovation (pp. 13-22). doi:10.1007/978-0-387-75456-7_2

  • Sosa, R., & Gero, J. S. (2004). A computational framework for the study of creativity and innovation in design: Effects of social ties. In Design Computing and Cognition ’04 (pp. 499-517). Retrieved from http://www.springer.com.ezproxy.aut.ac.nz/

  • Sosa, R., & Gero, J. S. (2004). Social change: Exploring design influence. In Multi-Agent-Based Simulation III (pp. 106-119). Retrieved from http://www.springer.com.ezproxy.aut.ac.nz/

Conference contributions

  • Esparza, A., Sosa Medina, R., & Connor, A. M. (2019). The shape of firms: Opportunities from rapid manufacturing. In A. Reyes-Munoz, P. Zheng, D. Crawford, & V. Callaghan (Eds.), EAI International Conference on Technology, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Education Vol. 532 (pp. 249-261). Canterbury: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-02242-6_19

  • Sosa Medina, R., Vasconcelos, L. A., & Cardoso, C. C. (2018). Design briefs in creativity studies. In The Fifth International Conference on Design Creativity (pp. 403-410). Bath: Design Society. Retrieved from https://www.designsociety.org/

  • Sosa Medina, R., Montiel, M., Sandoval, E. B., & Mohan, R. E. (2018). Robot ergonomics: Towards human-centred and robot-inclusive design. In Proceedings of International Design Conference, DESIGN Vol. 5 (pp. 2323-2334). Dubrovnik. doi:10.21278/idc.2018.0137

  • Sosa Medina, R., Gerrard, V., Esparza, A., Torres, R., & Napper, R. (2018). Data objects: Design principles for data physicalisation. In Proceedings of International Design Conference, DESIGN Vol. 4 (pp. 1685-1696). Dubrovnik. doi:10.21278/idc.2018.0125

  • Sandoval, E., Sosa Medina, R., & Montiel, M. (2018). Robot-Ergonomics: A Proposal for a Framework in HRI. In HRI '18 Companion of the 2018 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (pp. 233-234). Chicago, IL: Association for Computing Machinery. doi:10.1145/3173386.3177056

  • Sosa Medina, R. (2017). Conductividad creativa en el diseño. In 3er Coloquio “Las transformaciones del diseño desde sus evidencias”. Departamento de Teoría y Procesos del Diseño: Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Cuajimalpa. Retrieved from https://www.facebook.com/EDCUlab-463190087160872/

  • Sosa Medina, R., Torres, R., Cervera, F., & "O", R. (2016). Eliciting creative views of Tertiary Education through speculative future scenarios: Robot “O”. In TERNZ Conference 2016. Dunedin. Retrieved from http://www.herdsa.org.nz/ternz/2016/

  • Sosa Medina, R., & Chaszar, A. (2016). BAD IDEAS IN CREATIVE DESIGN SPACE EXPLORATION. In 2016 International Conference on Design Creativity Vol. 1. USA: The Design Society. Retrieved from http://icdc2016.gatech.edu/list-of-accepted-papers/

  • Sosa Medina, R., Rive, P., & Connor, A. M. (2016). 60 years of creativity in business organizations. In DRS2016 Proceedings (pp. 12 pages). Brighton. Retrieved from http://www.drs2016.org/286

  • Kruse, J., Sosa, R., & Connor, A. M. (2016). Procedural urban environments for FPS games. In ACSW '16 Proceedings of the Australasian Computer Science Week Multiconference. Canberra: ACM. doi:10.1145/2843043.2843479

  • Tan, N., Mohan, R. E., Wong, Y. Y., & Sosa, R. (2015). Robot ergonomics: A case study of chair design for Roomba. In Proceedings - IEEE International Workshop on Robot and Human Interactive Communication Vol. 2015-November (pp. 246-251). doi:10.1109/ROMAN.2015.7333566

  • Sosa, R., & Connor, A. M. (2015). !orthodoxies in multidisciplinary design-oriented degree programmes. In Interplay 2015. Brisbane. Retrieved from http://iasdr2015.com/

  • Sosa Medina, R., & Connor, A. M. (2015). A computational intuition pump to examine group creativity: building on the ideas of others. In Interplay 2015. . Retrieved from http://iasdr2015.com/

  • Sosa, R., Lee, J. B., Albarran, D., & Otto, K. (2015). From concept to specification maintaining early design intent. In Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies Vol. 35 (pp. 445-457). doi:10.1007/978-81-322-2229-3_38

  • Tan, N., Mohan, R. E., Wong, Y. Y., & Sosa Medina, R. (2015). Robot ergonomics: A case study of chair design for Roomba. In RO-MAN 2015: 24th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication: Symposium digest (pp. 246-251). Kobe: IEEE. doi:10.1109/ROMAN.2015.7333566

  • Sosa Medina, R. (2015). Creativity across Disciplines. In Tertiary Education Research in New Zealand. Auckland: HERDSA. Retrieved from https://www.openconf.org/

  • Sosa Medina, R. (2015). Analogies Drive Abduction: The Logic of Innovation. In Interplay 2015. . Retrieved from http://iasdr2015.com/the-congress/

  • Sosa Medina, R. (2015). Beyond “Design Thinking”. In International Association of Societies of Design Research 2015. . Retrieved from http://iasdr2015.com/the-congress/

  • Sosa Medina, R., Chen Zhao, J., Cheung, N. M., & Chin-Ing Koh, D. (2015). Design self-diagnosis applications for non-patients. In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1433-1438). : Association for Computing Machinery. doi:10.1145/2702613.2732865

  • Sosa Medina, R., Lee, J. B., Albarran, D., & Otto, K. (2015). From concept to specification maintaining early design intent. In ICoRD’15 – Research into Design Across Boundaries Volume 2 Vol. 35 (pp. 445-457). Bangalore: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-81-322-2229-3

  • Sosa Medina, R., Wood, K., & Mohan, R. E. (2014). Identifying Opportunities for the Design of Innovative Reconfigurable Robotics. In 26th International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology: Complexity and Sustainability Vol. 7. Buffalo, New York, USA, August 17–20: ASME. doi:10.1115/DETC2014-35568

  • Sosa, R., & Wang, P. K. (2014). Creativity awareness in engineering schools in Asia. In International Conference on Advanced Design Research and Education, ICADRE 2014 (pp. 140-143). doi:10.3850/978-981-09-1348-9-023

  • Sosa, R., & Wood, K. L. (2014). World design cities. In International Conference on Advanced Design Research and Education, ICADRE 2014 (pp. 137-139). Singapore.

  • Sosa, R., Wood, K. L., & Mohan, R. E. (2014). Identifying opportunities for the design of innovative reconfigurable robotics. In Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference Vol. 7. doi:10.1115/DETC201435568

  • Sosa, R., Xu, Q., & Mohan, R. E. (2014). THE HOUSE THAT ROOMBA BUILT Creative spatial and furniture designs by a cleaning robot. In PROCEEDINGS OF THE 19TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER-AIDED ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN RESEARCH IN ASIA (CAADRIA 2014) (pp. 647-656). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

  • Gerrard, V., & Sosa Medina, R. (2014). Examining participation. In PDC 2014, Reflecting connectedness: Proceedings of the 13th Participatory Design Conference, Volume 1: Research papers Vol. 1 (pp. 111-120). Windhoek: ACM. doi:10.1145/2661435.2661451

  • Nejati, H., Cheung, N. M., Sosa, R., & Koh, D. C. I. (2014). DeepCAPTCHA: An image CAPTCHA based on depth perception. In Proceedings of the 5th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference (MMSys '14) (pp. 81-90). Singapore: ACM. doi:10.1145/2557642.2557653

  • Sosa, R., Xu, Q., & Mohan, R. E. (2014). The House that Roomba built. In Rethinking Comprehensive Design: Speculative Counterculture - Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia, CAADRIA 2014 (pp. 647-656). : The Association for Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA).

  • Kee, V., Rojas, N., Elara, M. R., & Sosa, R. (2014). Hinged-Tetro: A self-reconfigurable module for nested reconfiguration. In IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM (pp. 1539-1546). : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. doi:10.1109/AIM.2014.6878302

  • Sosa, R., & Gero, J. S. (2013). The creative value of bad ideas. In Open Systems - Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia, CAADRIA 2013 (pp. 853-862).

  • Sosa Medina, R. (2013). The Creative Value of Distant Analogies. In Consilence and Innovation in Design Vol. 2 (pp. 5888-5898). Japan.

  • Sosa, R., Dong, A., & ACM. (2013). The Creative Assessment of Rich Ideas. In C&C'13: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 9TH ACM CONFERENCE ON CREATIVITY & COGNITION 2013 (pp. 328-331). Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

  • Toan, D., Zhou, Y., Nejati, H., Cheung, N. M., Koh, D., & Sosa Medina, R. (2013). Design of a mobile imaging system for early diagnosis of skin cancer. In Life Sciences Grand Challenges Conference 2013. . Retrieved from http://lsgcc.ieee.org/

  • Sosa Medina, R. (2013). The Creative Value of Distant Analogies. In Consilience and Innovation in Design (pp. 2337-2348). Japan: IASDR. Retrieved from http://www.iasdr.org/

  • Sosa Medina, R. (2013). The Creative Value of Distant Analogies. In Consilience and Innovation in Design (pp. 2337-2348). Japan: IASDR. Retrieved from http://www.iasdr.org/

  • Nansai, S., Rojas, N., Elara, M. R., & Sosa, R. (2013). Exploration of adaptive gait patterns with a reconfigurable linkage mechanism. In IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (pp. 4661-4668). . doi:10.1109/IROS.2013.6697027

  • Kuhr, R. S., Otto, K., Sosa, R., Raghunath, N., Holtta-Otto, K., & Wood, K. (2013). Design with the developing world: A model with seven challenges for the future. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Design, ICED Vol. 6 DS75-06 (pp. 179-188). .

  • Mohan, R. E., Rojas, N., Seah, S., & Sosa, R. (2013). Design principles for robot inclusive spaces. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Design, ICED Vol. 4 DS75-04 (pp. 239-248). .

  • Elara, M. R., Rojas, N., Sosa, R., & Kaisner, J. (2013). Robot inclusive space challenge: A design initiative. In IEEE Conference on Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics, RAM - Proceedings (pp. -78). doi:10.1109/RAM.2013.6758562

  • Sosa Medina, R., & Gero, J. S. (2012). Brainstorming in solitude and teams: A computational study of group influence. In Computational Creativity (pp. 188-194). . Retrieved from http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/

  • Sosa Medina, R., Dorantes, A., Cardenas, C., & Martinez, V. G. (2010). On the Impact of Systemic Thinking in Sustainable Design. In Design & Complexity (pp. 1371-1383). Canada: Design Research Society. Retrieved from http://www.drs2010.umontreal.ca/proceedings.php

  • Argotte, L., Mejía-Lavalle, M., & Sosa, R. (2009). Business intelligence and energy markets: A survey. In 2009 15th International Conference on Intelligent System Applications to Power Systems, ISAP '09. Curitiba. doi:10.1109/ISAP.2009.5352918

  • Sosa, R., Gero, J. S., & Jennings, K. (2009). Growing and destroying the worth of ideas. In C and C 2009 - Proceedings of the 2009 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Creativity and Cognition (pp. 295-304). doi:10.1145/1640233.1640278

  • Sosa, R., & Gero, J. S. (2008). Creative social systems. In AAAI Spring Symposium - Technical Report Vol. SS-08-03 (pp. 90-94). unknown.

  • Sosa Medina, R. (2008). Supporting idea generation in design teams. In PROCEEDINGS OF THE 10TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGINEERING AND PRODUCT DESIGN EDUCATION (pp. 61-66). Barcelona: The Design Society. Retrieved from https://www.designsociety.org/

  • Pérez y Pérez, R., Sosa, R., & Lemâitre, C. (2007). A computer model for visual-daydreaming. In AAAI Fall Symposium - Technical Report Vol. FS-07-05 (pp. 102-109). AAAI Fall symposium.

  • Gervás, P., Perez Y Pérez, R., Sosa, R., & Lemaitre, C. (2007). On the fly collaborative story-telling: Revising contributions to match a shared partial story line. In Proceedings of the 4th International Joint Workshop on Computational Creativity (pp. 13-20). London. Retrieved from http://computationalcreativity.net/ijwcc07/index.html

  • Jupp, J. R., Sosa, R., & Gero, J. S. (2005). Generating innovative designs using qualitative spatial reasoning. In CAADRIA 2005 - The Association for Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia: Digital Opportunities (pp. 300-311).

  • Sosa Medina, R., & Gero, J. S. (2005). Innovation and Design: Computational Simulations. In 15th International Conference on Engineering Design (pp. 250 (15 pages)). Australia. Retrieved from https://www.designsociety.org/

  • Sosa, R., & Gero, J. S. (2003). Social change: Exploring design influence. In Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (Subseries of Lecture Notes in Computer Science) Vol. 2927 (pp. 106-119).

  • Sosa Medina, R., & Gero, J. S. (2002). Creative individuals or creative situations?. In SIGraDi 2002 - Proceedings of the 6th Iberoamerican Congress of Digital Graphics. Venezuela. Retrieved from http://cumincad.architexturez.net/doc/oai-cumincadworks.id-826d

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Oral presentations

Other outputs

  • McMahon, C., Lindemann, U., Gero, J. S., Leifer, L., Steinert, M., Edmonds, E., . . . Howard, T. J. (2013). Perspectives on design creativity and innovation research. In International Journal of Design Creativity and Innovation (Iss. 1). doi:10.1080/21650349.2013.754657