Please join the department of Human Centered Design & Engineering and the department of Architecture Design Machine Group for a special guest lecture by John S. Gero, Research Professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study.
Lecture, 2-3 p.m.; Wine and cheese reception, 3-4 p.m.
This talk presents:
- foundational concepts of creative processes
- concepts of situated cognition as basis for designing computational agents
- results from a study of creative behavior in a social setting, and
- results from a study of innovation through consumer social behavior.
John S. Gero is Research Professor at UNCC and at the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study. He has edited/authored over 50 books and published over 650 research papers. He has been a professor of computer science, cognitive science, architecture, civil engineering, and mechanical engineering at MIT, UC-Berkeley, UCLA, Columbia and CMU in the USA, at Strathclyde and Loughborough in the UK, at INSA-Lyon and Provence in France and at EPFL in Switzerland. His recent research has been funded by NSF, NASA and DARPA.