Quek, Francis individual record
Professor
overview

Dr. Quek's research area is human-computer interaction and computer vision, focusing on embodied interaction and cognition, support for human learning, and research in assistive technologies for individuals with disabilities. His research is highly relevant to K-12, STEM, and inclusive education.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles17
  • Thakare, K., Jerpseth, L., Pei, Z., Elwany, A., Quek, F., & Qin, H. (2021). Bioprinting of Organ-on-Chip Systems: A Literature Review from a Manufacturing Perspective. Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing. 5(3), 91-91.
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  • Chan, A., Quek, F., Panchal, H., Howell, J., Yamauchi, T., & Seo, J. H. (2020). The Effect of Co-Verbal Remote Touch on Electrodermal Activity and Emotional Response in Dyadic Discourse.. Sensors (Basel). 21(1), 168-168.
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  • Schlegel, R. J., Chu, S. L., Chen, K., Deuermeyer, E., Christy, A. G., & Quek, F. (2019). Making in the classroom: Longitudinal evidence of increases in self-efficacy and STEM possible selves over time. Computers & Education. 142, 103637-103637.
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  • Peng, C., Fang, B., Quek, F., Cao, Y., Park, S. I., & Xie, L. (2015). Upper Body Tracking and 3D Gesture Reconstruction Using Agent-Based Architecture. International Journal of Image and Graphics. 15(04), 1550016-1550016.
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  • Quek, F., & Oliveira, F. (2013). Enabling the blind to see gestures. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction. 20(1), 1-32.
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Chapters13
  • Zarei, N., Quek, F., Chu, S. L., & Brown, S. A. (2020). A Comparison of Children’s Narrative Expressions in Enactment and Writing. ALGORITHMS AND DATA STRUCTURES, PROCEEDINGS. Interactive Storytelling. 125-130. Springer International Publishing.
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  • Brown, S. A., Chu, S. L., Quek, F., Canaday, P., Li, Q., Loustau, T., Wu, S., & Zhang, L. (2019). Towards a Gesture-Based Story Authoring System: Design Implications from Feature Analysis of Iconic Gestures During Storytelling. ALGORITHMS AND DATA STRUCTURES, PROCEEDINGS. Interactive Storytelling. 364-373. Springer International Publishing.
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  • Berman, A., Gottumukkala, L., Huo, Z., Polsley, S., Quek, F., & Hammond, T. (2019). iCanTrace: Avatar Personalization Through Selfie Sketches. Hammond, T., Prasad, M., & Stepanova, A. (Eds.), Inspiring Students with Digital Ink: Impact of Pen and Touch on Education. 163-180. Springer International Publishing.
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  • Quek, F., El-glaly, Y., & Oliveira, F. (2016). Assistive Technology in Education. Handbook of Science and Technology Convergence. 973-983. Springer International Publishing.
  • Quek, F., El-glaly, Y., & Oliveira, F. (2015). Assistive Technology in Education. Handbook of Science and Technology Convergence. 1-8. Springer International Publishing.
Conference Papers147
  • Chan, A., Quek, F., Yamauchi, T., & Seo, J. H. (2021). Co-Verbal Touch: Enriching Video Telecommunications with Remote Touch Technology. Proceedings of the 2021 International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, ICMI '21: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MULTIMODAL INTERACTION. 186-194.
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  • Thakare, K., Okundaye, O., Li, Q., Natarajarathinam, M., Chu, S. L., Kuttolamadom, M., & Quek, F. (2021). Design and Development of a Horizontal CTE Curriculum to Prepare Students for the New Manufacturing Economy (Work in Progress). 2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access Proceedings, 2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access.
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  • Zarei, N., Quek, F., Chu, S. L., & Brown, S. A. (2021). Towards Designing Enactment-Scaffolded Narrative Authoring Tools for Elementary-School Children. Interaction Design and Children, IDC '21: Interaction Design and Children. 387-395.
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  • Berman, A., Thakare, K., Howell, J., Quek, F., & Kim, J. (2021). HowDIY: Towards Meta-Design Tools to Support Anyone to 3D Print Anywhere. 26th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, IUI '21: 26th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces. 491-503.
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  • Okundaye, O., Chu, S., Quek, F., Berman, A., Hordemann, G., Powell, L., & Yang, L. (2020). Telepresence Robotics for Hands-on Distance Instruction. Proceedings of the 11th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Shaping Experiences, Shaping Society, NordiCHI '20: Shaping Experiences, Shaping Society. 1-11.
chaired theses and dissertations
Email
quek@tamu.edu
First Name
Francis
Last Name
Quek
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Visualization; 3137 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3137
USA