Senior Lecturer, Department of Informatics
Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering
Dr. Francisco has worked in technology education for the last eighteen years with a focus on physical computing and 3D design, human-centered systems architecture, technology entrepreneurship, cultural aspects of technology, and innovation in computer modeling of social systems. Matthew spends his free time gardening, woodworking, and playing with kids.
Recent projects, research areas, and instructional materials in development.
Agent-based models of educational systems
Multiplayer virtual worlds of ecological systems and the built environment
3D Models and learning
Storytelling and computer simulation
Interaction research infrastructure design
Student programmable crafts