Teaching

Teaching

Teaching timeline

2023/2024

Cardiff University, United Kingdom

  • Module lead and lecturer in the MSc module “Agile Sotfware Development” 
  • PhD supervisor
  • Personal tutor
2022/2023

University of Lincoln, United Kingdom

  • Module coordinator and lecturer in the module “User Experience Design” 
  • Lecturer in the module “Concept Development”
  • Supervisor in the module “Team Software Development”
  • Supervisor in the module “Project” for final year undergraduate students
  • PhD supervisor
  • Personal tutor
2021/2022

University of Lincoln, United Kingdom

  • Lecturer in the module “User Experience Design”
  • MSc project supervisor
  • PhD supervisor
  • Personal tutor
2020/2021

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

  • Supervisor in the module “Research Project in Computer Science (MSc CS)”
2019/2020

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

  • Member of the supervisory team in the Nottingham Summer Engineering Research Programme (NSERP) for the projects “Should we talk to robots?”, “User interface for robots in manufacturing”, and “Computer mimic human strategy to learn how to find an object from a related object”
2018/2019

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

  • Statistics tutor and lecturer in the MSc/MEng module “Studying Human Performance”
  • Co-supervisor in the module “MEng Individual Project”, with Dr Sue Cobb as main supervisor
2017/2018

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

  • Tutor in the MSc module “Ergonomics Methods” 

  • Statistics tutor and lecturer in the MSc/MEng module “Studying Human Performance”

  • Literature Review tutor in the MEng module “Investigatory Methods for Innovation in Engineering and Management”

  • Co-supervisor in the module “MEng Individual Project”, with Dr David Branson III as main supervisor, for the Final Project “Children with Autism: An Interactive NAO Robot Mathematics Game”

  • Literature review tutor/supervisor with Dr Sue Cobb of a group of 8 students from the MEng module “Contemporary Issues in Human Factors and Interactive Systems”

2016/2017

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

  • Demonstrator in the course “Basic Statistics with SPSS (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)” 

  • Support tutor in the MEng module “Ergonomics Methods” 

Publications

Publications

Publications

I try to update this section regularly, but you can see an up-to-date publication record in my Google Scholar and ResearchGate profiles:

Clark, J. R., Large, D. R., Shaw, E., Nichele, E., Galvez Trigo, M. J., Fischer, J. E., Burnett, G., & Stanton, N. A. (2024). Identifying interaction types and functionality for automated vehicle virtual assistants: An exploratory study using speech acts cluster analysis. Applied Ergonomics, 114, 104152. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2023.104152

Galvez Trigo, M. J., Reyes-Cruz, G., Maior, H. A., Pepper, C., Price, D., Leonard, P., Tochia, C., Hyde, R., Watson, N., & Fischer, J. E. (2023). “They’re not going to do all the tasks we do”: Understanding Trust and Reassurance towards a UV-C Disinfection Robot. 2023 32nd IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), 2140–2147. https://doi.org/10.1109/RO-MAN57019.2023.10309364

🏆 [Honorable mention] 🏆

Cameron, H., Story, M., Reyes-Cruz, G., & Galvez Trigo, M. J. (2023). Co-creating Museum Robots With People That Are Autistic and/or Have Learning Disabilities. Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Trustworthy Autonomous Systems, 1–5. https://doi.org/10.1145/3597512.3597525

Reyes-Cruz, G., Phypers, I., Boudouraki, A., Price, D., Fischer, J., Reeves, S., Galvez Trigo, M., & Maior, H. (2023). Augmented Robotic Telepresence (ART): A Prototype for Enhancing Remote Interaction and Participation. Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Trustworthy Autonomous Systems, 1–6. https://doi.org/10.1145/3597512.3597532

Moncur, B., Galvez Trigo, M. J., & Mortara, L. (2023). Augmented Reality to Reduce Cognitive Load in Operational Decision-Making. In D. D. Schmorrow & C. M. Fidopiastis (Eds.), Augmented Cognition (pp. 328–346). Springer Nature Switzerland. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-35017-7_21

Förster, F., Romeo, M., Holthaus, P., Nesset, B., Galvez Trigo, M. J., Dondrup, C., & Fischer, J. E. (2023). Working with Troubles and Failures in Conversation Between Humans and Robots. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Conversational User Interfaces, 1–4. https://doi.org/10.1145/3571884.3597437

Parnell, K. J., Fischer, J. E., Clark, J. R., Bodenmann, A., Galvez Trigo, M. J., Brito, M. P., Divband Soorati, M., Plant, K. L., & Ramchurn, S. D. (2023). Trustworthy UAV Relationships: Applying the Schema Action World Taxonomy to UAVs and UAV Swarm Operations. International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction, 39(20), 4042–4058. https://doi.org/10.1080/10447318.2022.2108961

🏆 [Winner of the ‘Best Paper Award’] 🏆

Jestin, I., Fischer, J., Galvez Trigo, M. J., Large, D., & Burnett, G. (2022). Effects of Wording and Gendered Voices on Acceptability of Voice Assistants in Future Autonomous Vehicles. Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Conversational User Interfaces, 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1145/3543829.3543836

Clark, J. R., Naiseh, M., Fischer, J., Galvez Trigo, M., Parnell, K., Brito, M., Bodenmann, A., Ramchurn, S. D., & Soorati, M. D. (2022). Industry Led Use-Case Development for Human-Swarm Operations (arXiv:2207.09543). arXiv. https://doi.org/10.48550/arXiv.2207.09543

Galvez Trigo, M. J., Standen, P. J., & Cobb, S. V. G. (2022). Educational Robots and Their Control Interfaces: How Can We Make Them More Accessible for Special Education? In M. Antona & C. Stephanidis (Eds.), Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. User and Context Diversity (pp. 15–34). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-05039-8_2

Egede, J., Galvez Trigo, M. J., Hazzard, A., Porcheron, M., Bodiaj, E., Fischer, J. E., Greenhalgh, C., & Valstar, M. (2021). Designing an Adaptive Embodied Conversational Agent for Health Literacy: A User Study. Proceedings of the 21st ACM International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, 112–119. https://doi.org/10.1145/3472306.3478350

Egede, J.O., Jaiswal, S., Galvez Trigo, M.J., Price, D., Elliot, N., Nixon, N., Krishnan, D.B., Morriss, R., Liddle, P., Greenhalgh, C., & Valstar, M. (2021), Design and Evaluation of Virtual Human Mediated Tasks for Assessment of Depression and Anxiety. Proceedings of the 21st ACM International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents, 52–59. https://doi.org/10.1145/3472306.3478361

Galvez Trigo, M. J., Porcheron, M., Egede, J., Fischer, J. E., Hazzard, A., Greenhalgh, C., Bodiaj, E., & Valstar, M. (2021). ALTCAI: Enabling the Use of Embodied Conversational Agents to Deliver Informal Health Advice during Wizard of Oz Studies. Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Conversational User Interfaces, 1–5. https://doi.org/10.1145/3469595.3469621

Standen, P. J., Brown, D. J., Kwiatkowska, G. M., Belmonte, M. K., Galvez Trigo, M. J., Boulton, H., Burton, A., Hallewell, M. J., Shopland, N., Blanco Gonzalez, M. A., Milli, E., Cobello, S., Mazzucato, A., & Traversi, M. (2021). Teachers’ Perspectives on the Adoption of an Adaptive Learning System Based on Multimodal Affect Recognition for Students with Learning Disabilities and Autism. In R. A. Sottilare & J. Schwarz (Eds.), Adaptive Instructional Systems. Design and Evaluation (pp. 436–452). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-77857-6_31

Standen, P. J., Brown, D. J., Taheri, M., Galvez Trigo, M. J., Boulton, H., Burton, A., Hallewell, M. J., Lathe, J. G., Shopland, N., Blanco Gonzalez, M. A., Kwiatkowska, G. M., Milli, E., Cobello, S., Mazzucato, A., Traversi, M., & Hortal, E. (2020). An evaluation of an adaptive learning system based on multimodal affect recognition for learners with intellectual disabilities. British Journal of Educational Technology, 51(5), 1748–1765. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjet.13010

🏆 [Winner of the ‘Best Student Paper Award – Runner up’ at the Engineering Research Showcase at the University of Nottingham in 2019] 🏆

Galvez Trigo, M. J., Standen, P. J., & Cobb, S. V. G. (2019). Robots in special education: Reasons for low uptake. Journal of Enabling Technologies, 13(2), 59–69. https://doi.org/10.1108/JET-12-2018-0070

Galvez Trigo, M. J., Standen, P. J., & Cobb, S. V. G. (2018). Why are educational robots not being used in Special Education schools despite proof that they are beneficial for their students? 12th International Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies in Collaboration with Interactive Technologies and Games (ITAG) : Proceedings, 47–54.

Standen, P.J., Brown, D.J., Hedgecock, J., Roscoe, J., Galvez Trigo, M.J., & Elgajiji, E. (2016). Adapting a humanoid robot for use with children with profound and multiple disabilities. International Journal of Child Health and Human Development, Vol. 9 No. 3, pp. 399-406

Standen, P.J., Brown, D.J., Hedgecock, J., Roscoe, J., Galvez Trigo, M.J., & Elgajiji, E. (2015). Adapting a humanoid robot for use with children with profound and multiple disabilities. Technology, Rehabilitation and Empowerment of People with Special Needs. Pareto, L., Sharkey, P.M., Merrick, J. (eds.). ISBN: 978-1-63482-713-3

🏆 [Winner of the ‘Best Paper Award’] 🏆

Standen, P., Brown, D., Hedgecock, J., Roscoe, J., Galvez Trigo, M. J., & Elgajiji, E. (2014). Adapting a humanoid robot for use with children with profound and multiple disabilities. Proc. of the 10th Intl Conf. Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies. 10th Intl Conf. Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies, ICDVRAT 2014.

🏆 [Winner of the ‘Best Student Paper Award’] 🏆

Galvez Trigo, M. J., & Brown, D. J. (2014). Remote Operation of Robots via Mobile Devices to Help People with Intellectual Disabilities. 2014 International Conference on Interactive Technologies and Games, 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1109/iTAG.2014.10

Standen, P., Brown, D., Roscoe, J., Hedgecock, J., Stewart, D., Galvez Trigo, M. J., & Elgajiji, E. (2014). Engaging Students with Profound and Multiple Disabilities Using Humanoid Robots. In C. Stephanidis & M. Antona (Eds.), Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Universal Access to Information and Knowledge (Vol. 8514, pp. 419–430). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07440-5_39

🏆 [Finalist for the ‘Cátedra Indra Best Final Project Prize’ by Indra and the University of Castilla la Mancha] 🏆

Galvez Trigo, M.J. (2014). Remote Operation of Robots via Mobile Devices to Help People with Intellectual Disabilities, School of Computer Science, University of Castilla la Mancha, Spain

Work

Work

Work timeline

Apr 2023 - current

Lecturer (Assistant Professor)

Cardiff University,
United Kingdom

I am a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the School of Computer Science and Informatics, where I am member of the Human-Centred Computing research Section and its Subgroup in Computational and Human-centred Robotics.

I am part of the National Software Academy (NSA), where I am the module lead for Agile Software Development (MSc Software Engineering).

 

Feb 2022 - Apr 2023

Lecturer (Assistant Professor)

University of Lincoln,
United Kingdom

I was Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Computer Science – Computer Games and HCI within the Interactive Technologies Lab (IntLab).

I was also member of the Lincoln Centre for Autonomous Systems (L-CAS) and the Autism Research Innovation Centre (ARIC), as well as chair of the EDI Committee in the School of Computer Science.

I was part of the delivery team for the module Concept Development and Module Coordinator for User Experience Design.

 

Aug 2016 - Jan 2022

Researcher

The University of Nottingham,
United Kingdom

I worked as a researcher in the areas of robotics, Machine Learning, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), and Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) within the Trustworthy Autonomous Systems (TAS) Hub and part of the Mixed Reality Laboratory in the School of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham.

I was also involved in teaching and supervision activities, as well as on software development.

I was member of the Human Factors Research Group and, within the same role, I had been a researcher at the School of Medicine, division or Rehabilitation, Ageing and wellbeing, in the area of human-computer interaction.

Feb 2015 - July 2016

IT Consultant and Software Integrator

Edicom,
Spain

I worked on international projects involving global companies, from both the private and the public sectors, in order to introduce the Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between them.

Oct 2014 - Mar 2015

Games Producer

Freelance

I designed and developed a Serious Game for the Gateway to Birmingham Advice Services (GBAS) to be used to help people understand the tribunal process and be better prepared for a hearing.

Oct 2013 - Oct 2014

Research Associate

Nottingham Trent University,
United Kingdom

My research focussed on trying to find the more efficient way to engage and help students with learning disabilities using robotics as an educational tool.

Among other tasks, I was in charge of the development of an application for mobile devices to remotely control the humanoid robot NAO and worked side by side with students and educators, to better understand their requirements and get successful results.

Jul 2007 - Aug 2010

Accountant and responsible of Databases management

GALTRI Group,
Spain

I was responsible for the general maintenance and administration of the company’s databases, as well as being part of the accounting team.

Education

Education

Education timeline

Expected 2024 (awaiting Viva)

Multidisciplinary PhD in Rehabilitation & Health Care Research, and Human Factors

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

2014

BEng + MSc Computer Science & Engineering with Placement year

University of Castilla la Mancha, Spain

Technical University of Eindhoven, the Netherlands (ERASMUS year abroad)

Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain (SENECA exchange year)

Nottingham Trent University, UK (ERASMUS research placement year)