scupelli

Peter Scupelli is an Assistant Professor in Interaction Design, Chair of the Environments track, and Director of the Learning Environments Lab. Peter’s current research focus is on learning environments. He teaches both undergraduate and graduate level courses. Peter’s training and career path link architecture, interaction design, and human-computer interaction research.

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction  (2009)
Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, PA.

Dissertation title Designing information hotspots for surgical suites: How architecture, artifacts, and people’s behavior converge to support coordination. Committee Susan Fussell & Sara Kielser (co-chairs), Jodi Forlizzi, Mark D. Gross, & Yan Xiao

M.S. in Human-Computer Interaction (2006)
Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, PA.

M.Des. in Interaction Design (2002)
School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University | Pittsburgh, PA.
• Thesis essay title The effect of affordances in communities of practice. Advisor Richard Buchanan
Thesis project title Making process work visible to nomadic teams. Advisor Jodi Forlizzi

Laurea in Architettura [5 year architecture degree with thesis project] (1998)
School of Architecture, University of Genoa |
Genoa, Italy.
Thesis title Stranieri tra i residui della citta’ contemporanea: Un percorso di ricerca attraverso Land Art, Terrain Vague, ed Unheimliche.  [Strangers in the residual spaces of the contemporary city: an inquiry through Land Art, Terrain Vague, and the Uncanny.] Committee Stefano Boeri (chair), Anna Costantini (art critic), Fabrizio Paone (urban planner), & Brunetto DeBattè (architecture researcher). 

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

EDAC [Evidence-Based Design Accreditation Certification] (2010)
Center for Health Design |
Concord, CA.
• Evidence-based design is an emerging design area in healthcare architecture that links design decisions to the best available research; I apply similar methods for interaction design and design studio environments. 


PUBLICATIONS BY PROJECT


DESIGN PATTERNS FOR ONLINE LEARNING SYSTEMS

Inventado, P.S. & Scupelli, P., (in press 2016) Design patterns to help students represent math problems within online learning systems.  2016 Conference Proceedings of  the European Pattern Languages of Programs. (Euro-PLoP 2016) ACM, New York, NY, USA.

Inventado, P.S. & Scupelli, P. (in press 2016). Design Patterns for Math Problems and Feedback in Online Learning Systems. In Proceedings of the 11th Viking Conference on Pattern Languages of Programs (VikingPLoP 2016). ACM, New York, NY, USA.

Slater, S., Ocumpaugh, J., Baker, R., Scupelli, P., Inventado, P.S., and Heffernan, N.  (in press 2016) Semantic Features of Math Problems: Relationships to Student Learning and Engagement The 9th International Conference on Educational Data Mining EDM 2016 Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, June 29, 2016 – July 2, 2016.
[27.5% acceptance rate, (30 accepted, 109 submitted)]

Inventado, P.S., Scupelli, P., Van Inwegen, E., Ostrow, K. Heffernan, N. , Baker, R.,  Slater, S., and Ocumpaugh, J.  (in press 2016) Hint availability slows completion times in summer work. The 9th International Conference on Educational Data Mining EDM 2016 Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, June 29, 2016 – July 2, 2016.
[52% acceptance rate,(51 accepted, 98 submitted)]

Inventado, P.S. & Scupelli, P. (2015) Towards an open, collaborative repository for online learning system design patterns. eLearning Papers, 42(Design Patterns for Open Online Teaching), 14-27.  

Inventado, P.S. & Scupelli, P. (2015) Data Driven Design Pattern Development to Improve Online Learning Systems.  2015 Conference Proceedings of  the European Pattern Languages of Programs. (Euro-PLoP 2015) ACM, New York.

Inventado, P.S. & Scupelli, P. (2015). A Data-driven Methodology for Producing Online Learning System Design Patterns. In Proceedings of the 22nd Conference on Pattern Languages of Programs (PLoP 2015). ACM, New York.


DESIGN STUDIO ENVIRONMENTS


Scupelli, P., & Hanington, B. (2016) Design Studio Desk and Shared Place Attachments: A Study on Ownership, Personalization, and Agency. 2016 Conference of the Design Research Society (DRS2016), 27-30 June, Brighton, United Kingdom.

[41% acceptance rate,(199 accepted, 478 submitted)]

Scupelli, P. (2016) Design Studio Individual Workspaces and Collaboration Hotspots. in Dalton, N., Schnädelbach, H., Wiberg, M., Varoudis, T. (Eds.) Architecture and Interaction: Human Computer Interaction in Space and Place. Springer International Publishing Switzerland. Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-30026-9

Scupelli, P., & Hanington, B. (2014) An Evidence-Based Design approach for function, usability, emotion, and pleasure in studio redesign.  Proceedings of the Design Research Society. June 16-19 Umea, Sweden.  [51% acceptance rate (134 accepted, 260 submitted)]


DEXIGN FUTURES


Scupelli, P., Brooks, J. & Wasserman, A. (in press 2016) Making Dexign Futures learning happen: A case study for a flipped, Open-Learning Initiative course. Design Educators IDSA International Conference 2016: Making Things Happen. August 17-20, Detroit, MI, USA.  [25% acceptance rate (10 accepted, 41 submitted)]

Scupelli, P., Wasserman, A. & Brooks, J. (2016) Dexign Futures: A Pedagogy for Long-Horizon Design Scenarios. 2016 Conference of the Design Research Society (DRS2016), 27-30 June, Brighton, United Kingdom.
[11% accepted with revisions,(53 accepted with revisions, 478 submitted)]

Wasserman, A., Scupelli, P., & Brooks, J. (2015) Learning to Dexign the Future. Design Educators Asia Conference 2015. December 1-2, Jockey Club Innovation Tower, Hong Kong, China. [30% acceptance rate,(31 accepted, 105 submitted)]

Wasserman, A., Scupelli, P., & Brooks, J. (2015) Learn!2050 and Design Futures: Lessons learned teaching design futures.  Design Educators IDSA International Conference 2015: Future of the Future. August 19-22, Seattle, WA. 
[50% acceptance rate,(21 accepted, 42 submitted)]

Scupelli, P. & Wasserman, A. (2014). Dexign the future: lessons learned from teaching a design studio course on human-centered innovation for exponential times. Oxford Futures Forum, OFF2014, Saïd Business School, Oxford University, May 30-31, 2014.

Scupelli, P.,& Rohrbach, S.  (2013) Speak Lab: Using social change storytelling to teach design agility.  Proceedings of the AIGA BLUNT conference.
[25.9% acceptance rate (21 published, 81 submitted)]


SUSTAINABLE FUTURES


Scupelli, P.  (2016) Designed transitions and what kind of design is Transition Design? Design Philosophy Papers, 13(1), 75–84.  [cited 2 times]

Yun, R., Aziz, A., Scupelli, P., Lasternas, B., Zhang, C., & Loftness, V. (2015). Beyond Eco-Feedback: Adding Online Manual and Automated Controls to Promote Workplace Sustainability. In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1989–1992).
[23% acceptance rate; (486 accepted, 2120 submitted) cited 3 times]

Yun, R.,  Scupelli, P.,  Aziz, A., Lasternas, B., Loftness, V. & Wilberforce, N. (2014) Investigating sustainability stages in the workplace.  Proceedings of the HCI International Conference.  [50% acceptance rate, cited  2 times]

Yun, R.,  Aziz, A., Lasternas, B., Zhang, C., Loftness, V., Scupelli, P., Mo, Y., Zhao, J., & Wilberforce, N. (2014) The design and evaluation of intelligent energy dashboard for sustainability in the workplace. Proceedings of the HCI International Conference.
[50% acceptance rate]

Yun, R.,  Lasternas, B.,  Aziz, A., Loftness, V., Scupelli, P., Rowe, A., Kothari, R., Marion, F., & Zhao, J. (2013) Toward the Design of a Dashboard to Promote Environmentally Sustainable Behavior among Office Workers. Proceedings of the Persuasive Technology Conference 2013.
[22.5% acceptance rate; (12 accepted, 53 submited) cited 17 times]

Yun, R., Scupelli, P., Aziz, A., & Loftness, V., (2013) Sustainability in the workplace: Nine intervention techniques for behavior change. Proceedings of the Persuasive Technology Conference 2013.
[34% acceptance rate (16 accepted, 47 submitted) cited 24 times]


FITWITS


Hughes, K., Scupelli, P.,  Fidler, S., & McGaffey, A. (2010) Think, Make, Evaluate, (Evolve): Designing participatory tools to better understand how to help physicians communicate with families about obesity. A case study in sustainable co-design. Challenges and Opportunities for Design Research, Education and Practice in the XXI Century. LeNS Conference, Bangalore, 29th September to 1st October 2010.

Refereed Presentation

Scupelli, P.  & Hughes, K., (2011). Socio-Ecological Service Design: Integrated services for indivuduals, families, organizations, and communities. Service Design Global Conference. San Francisco, CA, USA, October 20-21, 2011.

Unpublished Manuscripts

Scupelli, P. (2011) Get Fit with the Fitwits: A Six-Week Community Game Evaluated.Heinz Endowments evaluation report.

Scupelli, P. (2011) I AM Fitwits: an evaluation of a school-based obesity prevention game. Heinz Endowments evaluation report.

Hughes, K., & Scupelli, P., (2011) Emerge, disseminate, evolve: Three phases to sustainable co-design.

Scupelli, P. & Hughes, K. (2010) Get Fit with the Fitwits: Co-design linked to increased participation in health literacy game.

 


INFORMATION HOTSPOTS


Scupelli, P., Fussell, S. R., & Kiesler, S., (2010) Architecture and Information Technology as Factors in Surgical Suite Information Sharing and Coordination. Proceedings of the 1st ACM International Health Informatics Symposium.
[22% acceptance rate (157 accepted, 714 submitted), cited 2 times]

Scupelli, P., Xiao, Y., Fussell, S.R., Kiesler, S., & Gross, M.D., (2010). Supporting Coordination in Surgical Suites: Physical Aspects of Common Information Spaces. CHI 2010, Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. NY: ACM Press. (pp. 1777-1787).

[22% acceptance rate (302 accepted, 1346 submitted) cited 22 times]

Scupelli, P., Kiesler, S., & Fussell, S. R., (2007). Using isovist views to study placement of large displays in natural settings. CHI ‘07 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 2645-2650). NY: ACM Press.
[36% acceptance rate; (212 accepted, 582 submited) cited  12 times]

Ren, Y., Kiesler, S., Fussell, S.R., & Scupelli, P. (2007). Supporting large-scale collaboration in critical environments. Proceedings of the [40th] Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Computer Society Press.
[40% acceptance rate (451 accepted, 1125 submitted) cited 10 times]


PROJECT-VIEW INSTANT MESSENGER


Scupelli, P., Fussell, S. R. & Kiesler, S. (2007). Juggling work among multiple projects and partners. Proceedings of the [40th] Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Computer Society Press.
[40% acceptance rate (451 accepted, 1125 submitted) cited 11 times]

Scupelli, P., Kiesler, S., Fussell, S. R., & Chen, C. (2005). Project View IM: A tool for juggling multiple projects and teams. CHI ‘05 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1773-1776). NY: ACM Press.
[cited 40 times]

Fussell, S. R., Kiesler, S., Setlock, L. D., Scupelli, P., & Weisband, S. (2004). Effects of instant messaging on the management of multiple projects. Proceedings of CHI 2004 (pp. 191-198). NY: ACM Press.
[16% acceptance rate (93 accepted, 578 submitted) cited 46 times]


LARGE DISPLAYS


 Almeda, V.A., Scupelli, P., Baker, R.S., Weber, M. & Fisher, A. (2014) Clustering of design decisions in classroom visual displays. Learning at Scale. (LAK 2014) p. 44-48
[29% acceptance rate (13 accepted, 44 submitted) cited  2 times]

Tan, D.S., Gergle, D., Scupelli, P.,& Pausch, R. (2006). Physically large displays improved performance on spatial tasks.  ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 13(1), 71-99.
[Impact Factor: 1.833 (2010); cited 154 times]

Tan, D.S., Gergle, D., Scupelli, P., Pausch, R. (2004). Physically large displays improve path integration in 3D virtual navigation tasks. Proceedings of CHI 2004 (pp. 439-446).NY: ACM Press.
[16% acceptance rate (93 accepted, 578 submitted) cited 106 times]

Tan, D.S., Gergle, D., Scupelli, P., & Pausch, R. (2003). With similar visual angles, larger displays improve performance on spatial tasks. Proceedings of CHI 2003 (pp. 217-224).NY: ACM Press.
[16% acceptance rate (75 accepted, 468 submitted) cited 170 times]


invited articles in books and magazines [in Italian]


Scupelli, P. (2002). Silence in the landscape. in C. Bonicco & R. Garelli (eds), Nomadismi: 10 Contributi Provinciali e 5 Tracce Trasversali su Architettura e Paesaggio, [Nomadisms: 10 Contributions from the province and 5 transversal traces on
architecture and landscape] (pp. 90-95).

Scupelli, P. (1999, May). Stranieri tra i residui della città contemporanea [Strangers among the residuals of the contemporary city]. Gomorra, 2, 96-98.

Scupelli, P. (1998, November/December). Esplorazioni attorno a Genova [Explorations around Genoa]. in Giuseppe. Bimestrale di Architettura, 3(6), 10.


PRESS


Commisso, D. (2015) Designing the Future. October 5, 2015. Carnegie Mellon Today. http://cmtoday.cmu.edu/engineering_technology/sustainable-urban-industrial-design

Ward, L. (2013)Energy Dashboards Enter the Office Cubicle: Studies Give Workers Tools to Monitor and Reduce Their Individual Energy Use Wall Street Journal retrieved September 22, 2013 http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324886704579052883651889864.html

Imperfect Health – Carnegie Mellon University | CMU. (n.d.). Retrieved March 28, 2013, from https://www.cmu.edu/homepage/health/2013/winter/imperfect-health.shtml

Boeri, S. (2000, June). Tre posti caldi: A12, Cliostraat, Stalker [Three hot spots: A12, Cliostraat, Stalker]. in Abitare, 396, 150-163.

Molinari, L. (1999, September/October). Sguardo nomade [Wandering eyes].
in
Ottagono: Design and Designers, 134, 46-51.


EXHIBIT CATALOGS


Feldman, H.P., & Obrist, H.U. (2002). Interarchive, Lünenberg: Kunstraum der
Universität Lünenberg.

La Biennale di Venezia. 7. Mostra internazionale di architettura: Less aesthetics more
ethics.
(2000). Venice: Marsilio.

Salvadeo, P. (ed.). (1997). Paesaggi di architettura: Infrastrutture, territorio, e progetto [The landscape of architecture: Infrastructure, territory and design]. Milan: Skira.

Secchi, B. (ed.). (1996). Un progetto per Prato: Il nuovo piano regolatore [A project for Prato: The new urban plan]. Florence, Italy: Alinea.

Cadorna – Bovisa. (1995). Milan: La Triennale di Milano & Electa.

De Carlo, G. (1995). Reading and Design of the Territory 1. San Marino, International Laboratory of Architecture and Urban Design. Milan: I.L.A.U.D.


REFEREED TALKS


Scupelli, P.  (2016). Teaching Interaction Design in  Physical, Digital, and Hybrid
Environments.
2016 IXDA Educators Conference. Helsinki, Finland. February 28-29.

Scupelli, P.  (2012). Four Evidence-Based Design Guidedlines for Coordination in Surgical Suites. 10th Annual Medical Humanities Consortium Conference. Under Construction: Hospitals, Healthcare, and the Medical Humanities. Pittsburgh, PA, USA, May 21, 2012.

Scupelli, P.  & Hughes, K., (2011). Socio-Ecological Service Design: Integrated services for individuals, families, organizations, and communities. Service Design Global Conference. San Francisco, CA, USA, October 20-21, 2011.

Scupelli, P.  (2011). Assessing Practical Impact of Surgical Suite Research. iConference 2011,  Seattle, WA, USA, February 8-11, 2011.


INVITED TALKS


Scupelli, P.  (2016). Improving Online Learning Experiences with Big Data, Design Patterns, Randomized Control Trials, and Online Repositories. HAN University of Applied Sciences. Arnhem, Netherlands, April 16, 2016.

Scupelli, P.  (2016). Post-HCI worlds: Exploring design spaces with environments, values, narratives, and time horizons. Virginia Tech University. Blacksburg, VA. March 18, 2016.

Scupelli, P.  (2014). Collaborative spaces and individual workspaces in design studios: a study on ownership, personalization, agency, emotion, and pleasure. Indiana University. Bloomington, IN, October 24, 2014.

Scupelli, P.  (2014). An Inquiry Into Design Studio Story Making. NTNU,  [Norwegian University of Science and Technology] Trondheim, Norway, March 11, 2014.

Scupelli, P.  (2011). Behavior Change Through Interaction Design. Maya Design. Pittsburgh, PA, April 14, 2011.

Scupelli, P.  (2011). Design in the context of complex problems. Division of Design, School of Art, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, March 7, 2011.

Scupelli, P.  (2010). Supporting coordination in surgical suites with architecture, information artifacts, and people’s behavior. Grand rounds Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, January 27, 2010.

Scupelli, P.  (2009). Using architecture, artifacts, and people’s behavior to support coordination. Industrial Design Institute Science and Technology, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, October 8, 2009.

Scupelli, P.  (2007). Does the location of surgical suite schedule whiteboards matter?

Scupelli, P.  (2005). Juggling multiple tasks and partners. In-Group Graduate Research Symposium, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, September 16, 2005.

Scupelli, P.  (2004). Project View Instant Messenger: Managing multiple tasks and partners online. HCII Graduate Research Presentations. Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, August 21, 2004.

Scupelli, P.  (2000). How does the physical environment effect experience design?  Experience Design Roundtable, Blattner Brunner, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA. December 10, 2000

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