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ROBERTO MARTINEZ-MALDONADO

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Human Computer Interaction, Data Science, Interactive Surface Interfaces, Educational Data Mining, User Modelling, Interaction Visualisation and Classroom Orchestration.

EDUCATION

PhD in Natural User Interfaces and Artificial Intelligence for Collaboration, Grad: 2014. The University of Sydney, Australia

Master in Information Technologies Management, Grad: 2009. University TecMilenio, Mexico

Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems Engineering, Grad: 2006. Instituto Tecnologico de Merida, Mexico

GRANTS

UTS Early Career Research Grants Scheme, 2017. High Performance Teamwork Analytics in Physical Spaces. CI: Roberto Martinez-Maldonado. $20,000 AUD

Office of Learning and Teaching Grants (OLT), 2016-2018. Scaling the Provision of Personalised Learning Support Actions to Large Student Cohorts. Abelardo Pardo, Shane Dawson, Simon Buckingham Shum, George Siemens, Dragan Gasevic, Jurgen Schulte, Roberto Martinez-Maldonado, Negin Mirriahi, Lorenzo Vigentini, Kathryn Bartimore-Aufflick, $350,000 AUD

UTS VC’s Teaching and Learning Grants, 2016. “Course pathways: making informed choices”. Jurgen Schulte, Roberto Martinez-Maldonado, Simon Buckingham Shum. $7,000 AUD

UTS Learning.Futures funds, Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building, 2016. “Developing Blended Learning using Analytics Strategies with a Serious Game in the Classroom to contribute to the UTS Learning.Futures Model”. Shankar Sankaran, Jason Benedek, Pernille Christensen, Hera Antoniades, Nam Nguyen. $2,000 AUD

UTS Key Technology Partners (KTP) Inbound Mobility Grant, 2016-2017. Roberto Martinez-Maldonado, Mykola Pechenizkiy. TU/e Eindhoven, The Netherlands, $10,000 AUD

Erasmus +, Staff Mobility Grant, 2016. European union. Staff Mobility for Teaching and Training. Visiting Universtitat Pompeo Fabra, Barcelona. $2,500 EUR

AWARDS, PRIZES AND CERTIFICATIONS

2016-2019 National Researcher Level 1 Award, National Research System (Sistema Nacional de Investigadores – SNI),  CONACYT, Mexico: ~10k p/year

2016 Distinguished Engineering Alumni 2016, Technology Institute of Merida, Mexico

2015 Award for Excellence in Learning Analytics, Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education

2015 CHI’15 Local Heroes Program, SIGCHI/International

2013 Google Best Publication Prize in 2012, USYD/Google Australia

2012 Google Best Publication Prize in 2011, USYD/Google Australia

2011 EDM Best Student Paper Award, Netherlands

2011 Research Excellence Award, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, USYD, Australia

2011 Smart-Services CRC top-up Scholarship, Australia

2010 Sydney World Scholar Scholarship, USYD, Australia

2010 CONACYT, International Scholarship, Mexico

2009 OCP Oracle10g DBA Certified Professional, Oracle

2007 ANFEI Mexican National Recognition in Academic Excellence, Mexico

2007 MCTS Technology Specialist Microsoft .NET Windows Applications Certificate, Microsoft

PUBLICATIONS

Books/Volumes 

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Analysing, Visualising and Supporting Collaborative Learning using Interactive Tabletops. PhD Thesis. The University of Sydney, 2014

 Martinez-Maldonado, R. and Hernandez-Leo, D., Learning Analytics Across Physical and Digital Spaces 2016, CEUR-WS Vol-1601 urn:nbn:de:0074-1601-3 ISSN 1613-0073

Book chapters

 Pardo, A., Poquet, O.,  Martinez-Maldonado, R., and Dawson, S. (2017). Provision of Data-Driven Student Feedback in LA and EDM. In G. Siemens & C. Lang (Eds.), Handbook of Learning Analytics and Educational Data Mining. (to appear)

Journal articles  

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Kay, J., Buckingham-Shum, S., and Yacef, K. (2017). Collocated Collaboration Analytics: Principles and Dilemmas for Mining Multimodal Interaction Data. Human-Computer Interaction, HCI, (Forthcoming).

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Goodyear, P., Carvalho, L., Thompson, K., Hernandez-Leo, D., Dimitriadis, Y., Prieto, L. P., and Wardak, D. (2017). Supporting Collaborative Design Activity in a Multi-User Digital Design EcologyComputers in Human Behaviour, CHB, 71(June 2017): 327–342.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Buckingham-Shum, S., Schneider, B., Charleer, S., Klerkx, J., and Duval, E. (2017). Learning Analytics for Natural User InterfacesJournal of Learning Analytics and Knowledge, JLA, 4(1), (March 2017): 24-57.

 Clayphan, A., Martinez-Maldonado, R., Tomitsch, M., Atkinson, S., and Kay, J. (2016) An in-the-wild study of learning to brainstorm: comparing cards, tabletops and wall displays in the classroom. Interacting with Computers, IwC,28(6), (Feb. 2016): 788-810.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Pardo, A., Mirriahi, N., Yacef, K., Kay, J. and Clayphan, A. (2016) LATUX: an Iterative Workflow for Designing, Validating and Deploying Learning Analytics VisualisationsInternational Journal on Learning Analytics, JLA, 2(3), (Feb. 2016): 9-39.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Yacef, K., and Kay, J. (2015). TSCL: a Conceptual Model to Inform Understanding of Collaborative Learning Processes at Interactive TabletopsInternational Journal on Human-Computer Studies, JHCS, 83(Nov. 2015): 62-82.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Clayphan, A., and Kay, J (2015). Deploying and Visualising Teacher’s Scripts of Small Group Activities in a Multi-Surface Classroom Ecology: a study in-the-wild. International Journal on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, CSCW, 24(2): 177-221.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Clayphan, A., Yacef, K. and Kay, J. (2015) MTFeedback: providing notifications to enhance teacher awareness of small group work in the classroomIEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, TLT, 8(2): 187-200.

 Thompson, K., Carvalho, L., Aditomo, A., Dimitriadis, Y., Dyke, G., Evans, M. A., Khosronejad, M., Martinez-Maldonado, R., Reimann, P., Wardak, D., (2015) The synthesis approach to analysing educational design dataset: Application of three scaffolds to a learning by design task for postgraduate education studentsBritish Journal of Educational Technology, BJET, 46(5): 1020-1027.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Dimitriadis, Y., Martinez-Mones, A., Kay, J. and Yacef, K. (2013). Capturing and analysing verbal and physical collaborative learning interactions at an enriched interactive tabletopInternational Journal on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, ijCSCL, 8(4)455-485.

Conference Papers  (Peer Reviewed) 

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Pechenizkiy, M., Power, T., Buckingham-Shum, S., Hayes, C. and Axisa, C. (2017) Modelling Embodied Mobility Teamwork Strategies in a Simulation-Based Healthcare Classroom. International Conference on User Modelling, Adaptation and Personalization, UMAP 2017, (to appear).

Santos, A., Martinez-Maldonado, R., and Yacef, K. (2017) Let’s dance: how to build a user model for dance students using wearable technology. International Conference on User Modelling, Adaptation and Personalization, UMAP 2017, (to appear).

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Yacef, K., Santos, A., Buckingham-Shum, S., Echeverria, V., Santos, O. C., and Pechenizkiy, M. (2017) Bringing Physicality to Learning Analytics: Towards Proximity, Motion, and Location Tracking and Sensemaking. IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, ICALT 2017, (to appear).

 Gibson, A. and Martinez-Maldonado, R. (2017) That Dashboard Looks Nice, But What Does It All Mean? Towards Making Meaning Explicit in the Learning Analytics Design Process . IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, ICALT 2017, (to appear).

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Pechenizkiy, M., Power, T., Hayes, C., Abdipranoto, A., Vo, T., Axisa, C., and Buckingham-Shum, S. (2017) Analytics Meet Patient Manikins: Challenges in an Authentic Small-Group Healthcare Simulation Classroom. International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge, LAK 2017, 90-94.

 Knight, S., Martinez-Maldonado, R., Gibson, A. and Buckingham-Shum, S. (2017) Towards Mining Sequences and Dispersion of Rhetorical Moves in Student Written Texts. International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge, LAK 2017, 228-232.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Goodyear, P., J.Kay, Thompson, K., and Carvalho, L. (2016) An Actionable Approach to Understand Group Experience in Complex, Multi-surface SpacesSIGCHI Conference: Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2016, 2062-2074. (Acceptance Rate 23%).

 Martinez-Maldonado, R. and Goodyear, P. (2016) CoCoDeS: Multi-device Support for Collocated Collaborative Learning Design. Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference, OZCHI 2016, 185-194. (Acceptance Rate 45%).

 Santos, A., Martinez-Maldonado, R., and Yacef, K. (2016). Visualising Individual Profiles and Grouping Conditions in Collaborative Learning Activities. ASCILITE Conference: International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education, ASCILITE 2016, 545-554.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Schneider, B., Charleer, S., Buckingham-Shum, S., Klerkx, J., and Duval, E. (2016). Interactive Surfaces and Learning Analytics: Data, Orchestration Aspects, Pedagogical Uses and Challenges. International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge, LAK 2016, 124-133. (Acceptance Rate 30%).

 Pardo, A., Mirriahi, N., Martinez-Maldonado, R., Jovanovic, J., Dawson, S. and Gasevic, D. (2016). Generating Actionable Predictive Models of Academic PerformanceInternational Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge, LAK 2016, 474-478. (Acceptance Rate 30%). 

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Goodyear, P., Dimitriadis, Y., Thompson, K., Carvalho, L., Prieto, L.P. and Parisio, M. (2015) Learning about Collaborative Design for Learning in a Multi-Surface Design StudioInternational Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, CSCL 2015, 174-181. (Acceptance Rate 36%).

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Pardo, A., Mirriahi, N., Yacef, K., Kay, J. and Clayphan, A. (2015) The LATUX Workflow: Designing and Deploying Awareness Tools in Technology-Enabled Learning SettingsInternational Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge, LAK 2015, 1-10. (Acceptance Rate 27%). 

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Clayphan, A., Ackad, C. and Kay, J. (2014) Multi-touch Technology in a Higher Education Classroom: Lessons In-the-wild Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference, OZCHI 2014, 220-229. (Acceptance Rate 48%). 

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Clayphan, A., Kay, J. and Yacef, K. (2014) Towards Providing Notifications to Enhance Teacher’s Awareness in the Classroom.  International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, ITS 2014, 510-515. (Acceptance Rate 42%). 

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Kay, J., Yacef, K., Edbauer, M. and Dimitriadis, Y. (2013) MTClassroom and MTDashboard: Supporting Analysis of Teacher Attention in an Orchestrated Multi-tabletop Classroom. International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, CSCL 2013, pages 320-327 (Nominated to Best Student Paper Award). (Acceptance Rate 36%).

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Yacef, K. and Kay, J. (2013) Data Mining in the Classroom: Discovering Groups’ Strategies at a Multi-tabletop Environment. International Conference on Educational Data mining, EDM 2013, pages 121-128. (Acceptance Rate 45%).

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Kay, J. and Yacef, K. (2013) An automatic approach for mining patterns of collaboration around an interactive tabletop.  International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, AIED 2013, pages 101-110.

 Clayphan, A., Martinez-Maldonado, R. and Kay, J. (2013) Open learner models to support reflection on brainstorming at interactive tabletops. International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, AIED 2013, pages 683-686.

 Kharrufa, A., Martinez-Maldonado, R., Kay, J. and Olivier, P. (2013) Extending tabletop application design to the classroom. ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, ITS 2013, pages 115-124. (Acceptance Rate 29%). 

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Dimitriadis, Y., Clayphan, A., Muñoz-Cristóbal, J. A., Kay, J., Prieto, L. P., and Rodríguez-Triana, M. J. (2013) Integrating orchestration of ubiquitous and pervasive learning environments. Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference, OZCHI 2013, pages 189-192.

 Clayphan, A., Martinez-Maldonado, R., Ackad, C. and Kay, J. (2013) An approach for designing and evaluating a plug-in vision-based tabletop touch identification system. Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference, OZCHI 2013, pages 373-382.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Yacef, K., Kay, J., and Schwendimann, B. (2012) An interactive teacher’s dashboard for monitoring multiple groups in a multi-tabletop learning environment.  International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, pages 482-492. (Google Publication Prize 2012).

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Kay, J., Yacef, K., Edbauer, M. and Dimitriadis, Y. (2012) Orchestrating a Multi-tabletop Classroom: from design to enactment and reflection.  ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, ITS 2012, pages 119-128.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Kay, J., Yacef, K., and Schwendimann, B. (2012) Unpacking traces of collaboration from multimodal data of collaborative concept mapping at a tabletop.  International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS2012, pages 241-245, 2012.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Kay, J. and Yacef, K. (2012) Analysing knowledge creation and acquisition from individual and face-to-face collaborative concept mapping. (2012) International Conference on Concept Mapping, CMC2012, pages 17-24. 

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Yacef, K., Kay, J., Kharrufa, A., and Al-Qaraghuli, A. (2011) Analysing frequent sequential patterns of collaborative learning activity around an interactive tabletop4th International Conference on Educational Data Mining, EDM2011, pages 111-120, 2011. (Best Student Paper Award, Google Publication Prize 2011).

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Kay, J., and Yacef, K. (2011) Visualisations for longitudinal participation, contribution and progress of a collaborative task at the tabletop.  International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, CSCL 2011, pages 25-32.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Kay, J., Yacef, K., and Wallace, J. (2011) Modelling symmetry of activity as an indicator of collocated group collaboration. 19th International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization, UMAP 2011, pages 196-204.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Wallace, J., Kay, J., and Yacef, K. (2011) Modelling and identifying collaborative situations in a collocated multi-display groupware setting.  International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education, AIED 2011, pages 196-204.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Collins, A., Kay, J., and Yacef, K. (2011) Who did what? who said that? Collaid: an environment for capturing traces of collaborative learning at the tabletopACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, ITS 2011, pages 172-181. (Acceptance Rate 33%). 

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Kay, J., and Yacef, K. (2010) Collaborative concept mapping at the tabletopACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, ITS 2010, pages 207-210. (Acceptance Rate 28%). 

Workshop Papers  (Peer Reviewed) 

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Hernandez-Leo, D., and Pardo, A., Introduction to Cross LAK 2016: Learning Analytics Across Spaces (editor’s paper). In Workshop on Learning Analytics across Digital and Physical Spaces (Cross-LAK) – held at International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge, (LAK 2016), Edinburgh, UK. 2016, pages 1-4.

 Anderson, T. D., and Martinez-Maldonado, R., Building a ‘Qualified Self’ around Lifecycles of Experience and Thinking. In Workshop on Personal Information Management (PIM) – held at SIGCHI Conference: Human Factors in Computing Systems, (CHI 2016), San Jose, USA. 2016.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Anderson, T. D., Knight, S., and Buckingham Shum, S. Towards Supporting Awareness for Content Curation: The case of Food Literacy and Behavioural Change. In Workshop on Learning Analytics for Learners (LAL) – held at International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge, (LAK 2016), Edinburgh, UK. 2016.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Seeing Learning Analytics Tools as Orchestration Technologies for Learning Activities Across Physical and Digital Spaces. In Workshop on Learning Analytics across Digital and Physical Spaces (Cross-LAK) – held at International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge, (LAK 2016), Edinburgh, UK. 2016, pages 70-73.

 Thompson, K., Martinez-Maldonado, R., Wardak, D., Goodyear, P., and Carvalho, L. Analysing F2F Collaborative Design and Learning:Experiences in a Design Studio. In Workshop on The Orchestrated Collaborative Classroom: Designing and Making Sense of Heterogeneous Ecologies of Teaching and Learning Resources – held at International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2015), Gothenburg, Sweden. 2015.

 von Zadow, U., Martinez-Maldonado, R. and Dachselt, R.  Tabletop territoriality and social context: examining medical simulation. In Workshop on Collaboration Meets Interactive Surfaces: Walls, Tables, Tablets and Phones (CMIS) – held at International Conference on Interactive tabletops and Surfaces (ITS 2014), Dresden, Germany. 2014.

 Lemonnier, C., Martinez-Maldonado, R. and Yacef, K.  Tell me about the process”: Exploring Visual Analytics to unveil Collaboration and Concept Mapping Processes. In Workshop on Intelligent Support for Learning in Groups (ISLG 2014) – held at International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS 2014), Honolulu, Hawaii, US. 2014.

 Moreno-Sabido, M. R., Moreno-Vazquez, D., Cano-Barron, D.  & Martinez-Maldonado, R. Building an Orchestrable Tool to Help Teachers Design and Conduct Collaborative ER Diagramming Activities. In Workshop on Intelligent Support for Learning in Groups (ISLG 2014) – held at International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS 2014), Honolulu, Hawaii, US. 2014.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Clayphan, A. and Kay, J. Towards the Integration of Collaboration Analytics and Interactive Surfaces. In Workshop on Collaboration meets Interactive Surfaces – held at International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces (ITS 2013), St Andrews, Scotland, UK. 2013.

 Clayphan, A., Martinez-Maldonado, R. and Kay, J. Designing OLMs for Reflection about Group Brainstorming at Interactive Tabletops. In Workshop on Intelligent Support for Learning in Groups (ISLG 2013) – held at International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED 2013), Memphis, USA. 2013.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Clayphan, A., Kay, J., and Yacef, K. Designing tools for supporting teachers’ orchestration and awareness at a multi-tabletop classroom. In Workshop on Classroom Orchestration – held at International Conference on Learning Sciences (ICLS 2012), Sydney, Australia. 2012.

 Clayphan, A., Martinez-Maldonado, R., Kay, J. and Weinberger, A. Design for Negotiated Scripted Tabletop Collaboration. In Workshop on Digital Ecosystems for Collaborative Learning (DECL 2012) – held at International Conference on Learning Sciences (ICLS 2012), Sydney, Australia. 2012.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Yacef, K., and Kay, J. Towards providing intelligent support to enhance collaborative learning at the tabletop. In Workshop on Intelligent Support for Learning in Groups (ISLG 2012) – held at International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS 2012), Creete, Greece. 2012.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Clayphan, A., Yacef, K., Kay, J., and Ackad, C. Sensing, tracking and modelling with ignition – a framework for supporting classroom collaboration. In Workshop on Educational Interfaces, Software, and Technology 2012. held at CHI 2012, Austin, USA, 2012.

 Ackad, C., Clayphan, A., Martinez-Maldonado, R., and Kay, J. Seamless and continuous user identification for interactive tabletops using personal device handshaking and body tracking. In Work-In-Progress CHI ‘2012, Austin, USA, pages 1775-1780, 2012.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Ackad, C., Yacef, K., and Kay, J. Designing tabletop-based systems for user modelling of collaboration. In Workshop on Adaptive Support for Team Collaboration (ASTC2011) held at International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization,(UMAP2011), Girona, Spain. pages 47-51, 2011.

 Martinez-Maldonado, R., Yacef, K., and Kay, J. Learning modelling of collaborative concept mapping at a tabletop applying data mining. In Workshop on Natural User Interfaces: multi-touch and gestural interactions. MelbourneAustralia2010

Conference Posters (Peer Reviewed)

Schulte, J., Fernandez-de-Mendoca, P., Martinez-Maldonado, R. and Buckingham-Shum, S. (2017) Large Scale Predictive Process Mining and Analytics of University Degree Courses. International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge, LAK 2017, 538-539.

 

Martinez-Maldonado, R., Pinto, A. and Moreno-Sabido, M. Towards a Learning Ecology Using Modest Computing to Address the ‘Banking Model of Education’ In International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, ITS2014, 649-651, 2014

Clayphan, A., Martinez-Maldonado, R., Kay, J. and Bull, S. Scaffolding Reflection for Collaborative Brainstorming.  In International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, ITS2014,  615-616, 2014

Martinez-Maldonado, R., Yacef, K., and Kay, J. Speaking (and touching) to learn: a method for mining the digital footprints of face-to-face collaboration.  In 5th International Conference on Educational Data Mining, EDM2012, 2012

Selected Press:

Technology in Education magazine. A teacher, a classroom and four interactive tabletops.. term 3, 2012, page 39.

The Sydney Morning Herald. The classroom, but not as we know it: technology to revolutionise schools. July 16, 2012

Other papers:

Edited proceedings:

Rick, J., Horn, M. and Martinez-Maldonado, R.Human-Computer Interaction and the Learning Sciences– held at International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL 2013), Madison, USA. 2013.

Martinez-Maldonado, R., Slotta, J., Dillenbourg, P., Clayphan, A., Tissenbaum, M., Schwendimann, B. and  Ackad, C. Digital Ecosystems for Collaborative Learning: Embedding Personal and Collaborative Devices to Support Classrooms of the Future– held at International Conference on Learning Sciences (ICLS 2012), Sydney, Australia. 2012.

Publications in Spanish:

Moreno, M. and Martinez-Maldonado, R. Modelo clasificador para predecir el desempeño escolar terminal de un estudiante. In Conferencia Iberoamericana en Sistemas, Cibernética e Informática (CISCI 2011), pages 47-51, 2011.

Moreno, D., Cano, D., Hau, C., Martinez-Maldonado, R. and Moreno, M. Integración de un Tabletop utilizando Kinect como Herramienta Educativa. In Congreso Nacional de Ingenieria Electrica y Electronica del Mayab (CONIEEM2011), 2011.

Conference Symposia:

Thompson, K., Carvalho, L., Evans, M., Huang, L., Khosronejad, M., Reimann, P., Aditomo, A., Wardak, D., Goodyear, P., Dimitriadis, Y., Martinez-Maldonado, R., Dyke, G. A Multimodal Approach to the Analysis of Complex Collaborative Learning Environments: Using Complementary Methods of Analysis to Synthesize New Trends in Scaffolding Research. In International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, CSCL 2015, 623-630.  

Evans, M., Rick, J., Horn, M., Shen, C., Mercier, E., McNaughton, J., Higgins, S., Tissenbaum, M., Lui, M., Slotta, J., Clayphan, A. and Martinez-Maldonado, R. Interactive Surfaces and Spaces: A Learning Sciences Agenda. In International Conference of the Learning Sciences: The Future of learning, ICLS 2012, pages 78-85, 2012.

Martinez-Maldonado, R.Mining the collaborative learning process at the tabletop to offer adapted support. In ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, ITS 2011, 2011.

SUPERVISION

Vanessa Echeverria. PhD. University of Technology Sydney, Australia (1st year) Co-supervision with Simon Buckingham Shum

Carlos G. Prieto-Alvarez. PhD. University of Technology Sydney, Australia (1st year) Co-supervision with Theresa Anderson

Augusto Santos. PhD. The University of Sydney, Australia (TBC) (2nd year) Co-supervision with Kalina Yacef

Felicity Dick-Smith. Und. Honours. University of Technology Sydney, Australia Co-supervision with Tamara Power and Doug Elliot

Catherine Lemonnier. Master. UPMC Sorbonne, Paris, France (completed) Co-supervision with Kalina Yacef

Rishabh Chaudhry. Master. Arizona State University, ASU, USA (completed) Co-supervision with Erin Walker

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

Workshop/Tutorial organiser:

TUTORIAL: Designing Cross-Space Learning Analytics and Personalised Support in conjunction with UMAP 2017 (co-organiser with: Davinia Hernandez-Leo and Abelardo Pardo), Bratislava, Slovakia.

Second International Workshop on Learning Analytics Across Physical and Digital Spaces (Cross-LAK 2017) in conjunction with LAK 2017 (co-organiser with: Davinia Hernandez-Leo, Abelardo Pardo, Naif Radi Aljohani and Hiroaki Ogata), Vancouver, Slovakia.

International Workshop on Learning Analytics Across Physical and Digital Spaces (Cross-LAK 2016) in conjunction with LAK 2016 (co-organiser with: Davinia Hernandez-Leo, Abelardo Pardo, Dan Suthers, Kirsty Kitto, Sven Charleer, Naif Radi Aljohani and Hiroaki Ogata), Edinburgh, UK.

Orchestrating Learning Analytics Workshop (ORLA 2016) in conjunction with Learning Analytics Summer Institute (LASI) 2016, (co-organised with) Prieto, Luis Pablo, Maria Jesus Rodríguez-Triana, and Yannis Dimitriadis, Bilbao, Spain. 

Fifth International Workshop on Intelligent Support for Learning in Groups (ISLG 2016) in conjunction with ITS 2016 (co-organiser with: Jennifer Olsen, Erin Walker, Jihie Kim and Ilia Goldin), Zagreb, Croatia

Fourth International Workshop on Intelligent Support for Learning in Groups (ISLG 2015) in conjunction with AIED 2015 (co-organiser with: Rohit Kumar, Erin Walker, Jihie Kim and Ilia Goldin), Madrid, Spain.

Third International Workshop on Intelligent Support for Learning in Groups (ISLG 2014) in conjunction with ITS 2014 (co-organiser with: Cindy Hmelo-Silver, Erin Walker, Jihie Kim and Ilia Goldin), Hawaii, US.

International Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and the Learning Sciences (HCILS) in conjunction with CSCL 2013 (co-organiser with: Michael Horn and Jochen “Jeff” Rick) Madison, US.

International Workshop on Digital Ecosystems for Collaborative Learning (DECL) in conjunction with ICLS 2012 (co-organiser with: Pierre Dillenbourg, Jim Slotta, Mike Tissenbaum and Andrew Clayphan), Sydney, Australia.

Lectures:

Nov, 2016. Guest Lecturer at The University of Sydney (USYD) , Australia. Master of Learning Sciences and Technology. Subject: Innovations in Learning Technologies and Practice

Nov 2013, Tabletop technology for STEM activities, master session at  The Compass Inquiry (STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths), USYD, Sydney, Australia.

Oct 2012, Mesas Interactivas y Minería de Datos en Educación, Master Universitario de Investigación en TIC, University of Valladolid, Spain.

Invited talks:

Jan 2017 A journey towards transdisciplinary research, Autonomous University of Muna, Yucatan, Mexico

May 2016 Generating notifications to support teacher’s provision of feedback in the classroom, Stanford, CA, USA

May 2016 Learning analytics and multimodal data mining, Autonomous University of Campeche, Campeche, Mexico

May 2016 Multi-modal analytics of face-to-face collaborative learning, Autonomous University of Yucatan, Merida, Mexico

April 2016 Multi-modal sequence mining and analytics of face-to-face collaborative learning, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona Spain

Nov 2015 MTFeedback: providing notifications to enhance teacher awareness of small group work in the classroom, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

Jul 2015 From freelancing to researcher: a journey towards transdisciplinary research, Universidad Privada de la Peninsula, Merida, Mexico.

Oct 2014 Interactive surfaces for collaborative learning and collaborative design for learning, University of Melbourne, Australia.

Apr 2014, Quantitative and qualitative methods applied on the intersection between HCI and CSCL, USYD, Sydney, Australia

Mar 2014 Awareness tools for teachers using pervasive devices in the classroom, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

Mar 2013, Interactive Tabletops for learning: can they help teachers support face-to-face collaboration?, Faculty of Education, USYD, Sydney, Australia.

Nov 2012, Interactive Tabletops and Data Mining, Beuth University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, Germany.

Oct 2012, Del laboratorio al Salón de Clases, University of Valladolid, Spain.

Oct 2012, Interactive Tabletops for Learning, DKFI, Saarbrucken, Germany.

Oct 2012, From a controlled lab to the wild classroom: a pathway to mining and orchestrating a multi-touch classroom, EPFL, Switzerland.

Sep 2012, Collaid and Simmed: Cooperating to understand Medical Students’ Collaborative Actions, Hasso Plattner Institute, Postdam, Germany.

Jun 2011, Modelling and identifying collaborative situations in a collocated multi-display groupware setting, USYD, Sydney, Australia.

Feb 2011, Modelling the collaborative process at the tabletop, USYD, Sydney, Australia.

Sep 2010, Mining the collaborative process at the tabletop, USYD, Sydney, Australia.

Reviewer:

Australian Research Council (ARC) assessor

International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education (IJAIED)

Journal of Educational Data Mining (JEDM)

Journal: IEEE Transactions in Learning Technologies (TLT)

Journal of Learning Analytics (JLA)

International Journal of Smart Technology and Learning (IJSMARTTL)

International Journal of Collaborative Engineering (IJCE)

Journal: Research and Practice in Technology Enhanced Learning (RPTEL)

Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST)

SIGCHI Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI’ 16, CHI’ 17

Australian HCI Conference, OZCHI ’13, ’14, ’16, 1’7

ACM International Conference on User Modelling, Adaptation and Personalization, UMAP ’17

ACM Interactive Surface and Spaces (formerly ITS) ISS ’16, ISS ’17 (PC)

ACM Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, ITS ’12, ITS ’13, ITS ’14, ITS ’15 (PC)

Learning Analytics and Knowledge, LAK 12, LAK 16, LAK 17 (PC)

IEEE Ecuador Technical Chapters Meeting, ETCM 2016

International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS 2016

ACM User Interface, Software and Technology Symposium, UIST 2016

Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, CSCL 2015

IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, ICALT 2014

ACM Intelligent User Interfaces, IUI 2013

Educational Data Mining, EDM 2011, EDM 2012, EDM 2013

Designing Interactive Systems, DIS 2012

Computer Supported Education, CSEDU 2012

Conferencia Iberoamericana en Sistemas, Cibernética e Informática, CISCI 2012 

Australasian Document Computing Symposium, ACDS 2011

Australasian Society for Computers in learning in tertiary Education, ASCILITE 2016

Student volunteering:

Educational Data Mining, EDM 2012

International Conference in Learning Sciences, ICLS 2012

Artificial Intelligence in Education, AIED 2011

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015-to date Associate Researcher (Post-doctoral researcher). Supervisor: Prof. Simon Buckingham Shum. Connected Intelligence Centre (CIC), University of Technology, Sydney. Research on Learning Analytics, HCI and Data Science

2014-2015 Associate Researcher (Post-doctoral researcher, Laureate Team). Supervisor: Prof. Peter Goodyear. Centre for Research on Computer Supported Learning and Cognition (CoCo), Faculty of Education and Social Work, The University of Sydney. Research on Learning Design, HCI and Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning.

2013-2014 Associate Researcher (Post-doctoral researcher). Supervisor: Prof. Judy Kay. Computer-Human Adapted Interaction (CHAI), School of Information Technologies, The University of Sydney. Research on HCI, Educational Data Mining and Learning Sciences.

2009-2010 Consultant at University of Yucatan. Engineering and Computer Science Department. Software Development of government systems applying converging technologies.

2008-2009 Oracle Database administrator Merida Technology Institute. Computing Management Department. Working knowledge on provisioning technologies, system redundancy, backup and recovery, monitoring and performance measurement.

2007-2008 Software engineer Plenumsoft. .NET Design and development (C#, Visual Basic), software architecture design and databases.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2017, Spring. Subject Coordinator at University of Technology Sydney (UTS) , Australia. Master of Data Science and Innovation. Subject: Data Visualisation and Narratives

2016, Spring. Lecturer at University of Technology Sydney (UTS) , Australia. Master of Data Science and Innovation. Subject: Data Visualisation and Narratives

2010-2011, 2014 Instructor at The University of Sydney (USYD), Australia. School of Information Technologies. Subject: Systems Analysis and Modelling

2009-2010 Lecturer at University of Yucatan (UADY), Mexico. Computer Science Department. Subject: Management of Database Servers and SQL development

2009-2010 Lecturer at Centro Universitario Latino, Mexico. Master of Information Technologies. Subject: Object-oriented Analysis and Design

2008-2009 Lecturer at Merida Technology Institute, Mexico. Bachelor of Computer Engineering. Subject: Software Analysis and Design.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Australian Research Council (ARC) assessor

Society of Learning Analytics research (SOLAR)

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS)

International Educational Data Mining Society (IEDMS)

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

OTHER SKILLS

Bilingual. Fluent in Spanish and English. Intermediate Portuguese.