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.

Matt with a wooden forest giant

Language models: Curriculum vita

Recent projects, research areas, and instructional materials in development.

Three dimensional graph paper

mouse doll furniture

prototype heart rate monitoring and calming station

Agent-based models of educational systems

Multiplayer virtual worlds of ecological systems and the built environment

Storytelling and computer simulation

Evaluations of educational electronics

Digital woodworking

San Juan Basin chess pieces

sage brush conceptual art

Interaction research infrastructure design

Student programmable crafts

Circuit layouts