Mon-Chu Chen

Departamento de Matemática e Engenharias
Universidade da Madeira

Campus Universitário da Penteada
9000-390 Funchal

Telefone: +351 291705257
Fax: +351 291705199
Email: monchu(at)
Office: Room 2.91

Actividade Profissional

  • Professor Auxiliar, Universidade da Madeira, desde 2007
  • Research Associate, ACT-R Group, Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, 1999-2001

Habilitações Académicas

  • PhD, Human-Computer Interaction, Carnegie Mellon University, 2007
  • Master, Human-Computer Interaction, Carnegie Mellon University, 2001
  • Master of Arts, Design, National Chiao-Tung University, 1996
  • BSc, Computer Science, National Chiao-Tung University, 1994

Áreas de Investigação

  • Visual attention in interaction design
  • Peripheral visual design
  • Information visualization


  • Chen, M.-C., Klatzky, R. L. (2007). Displays attentive to unattended regions: Presenting information in a peripheral-vision-friendly way. Paper presented at the 12th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction.
  • Chen, M.-C. (2006). Kinetic Pixels: Elements for Conveying Information Through Peripheral Visual Displays. Paper presented at the 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Computer-Human Interaction.
  • Sohn, M.-H., Douglass, S. A., Chen, M.-C. (2005). Characteristics of Fluent Skills in a Complex, Dynamic Problem-Solving Task. Human Factors, 47(4), 742-752.
  • Li, C.-S. R., Yang, Y.-Y., Chen, M.-C. (2003). Auditory discrimination in female adolescents varying in schizotypal features: Preliminary findings. Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 57(4), 391-397.
  • Chen, M.-C., Anderson, J. R., Sohn, M.-H. (2003). Eye-hand coordination during Web browsing. In J. Ratner (Ed.), Human factors and Web development (2nd ed., pp. 207-224). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers.
  • Li, C.-S. R., Chen, M.-C., Yang, Y.-Y. (2002). Altered performance of schizophrenia patients in an auditory detection and discrimination task: Exploring the "self-monitoring" model of hallucination. Schizophrenia Research, 55(1-2), 115-128.
  • Chen, M.-C., Fortes, F., Klatzky, R. L., Long, W. (2002). Change Detection on Periphery and Dual-Task Performance. Paper presented at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 46th Annual Meeting.
  • Chen, M.-C., Anderson, J. R., Sohn, M. H. (2001). What can a mouse cursor tell us more?: correlation of eye/mouse movements on web browsing. Paper presented at the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.
  • Sohn, M.-H., Douglass, S. A., Chen, M.-C., Anderson, J. R. (2000). Eye-movement during unit-task execution in a complex problem solving situation. Paper presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
  • Li, C.-S. R., Yang, Y., Shen, S., Lee, S., Chen, M.-C. (2000). Eye movements revealed perseveration in schizophrenic patients performing a modified version of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST). Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 26:1563.
  • Li, C.-S. R., Chen, M.-C., Yang, Y.-Y., Chang, H.-L., Liu, C.-Y., Shen, S., et al. (2000). Perceptual alternation in obsessive compulsive disorder--implications for a role of the cortico-striatal circuitry in mediating awareness. Behavioural Brain Research, 111(1-2), 61-69.
  • Li, C.-S. R., Chen, C.-C., Chen, M.-C., Yang, Y.-Y. (1999). Altered performance of schizophrenic patients in auditory and visual detection tasks. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 232:3.
  • Chen, M.-C., Li, C.-S. R., Yang, Y., Liu, C. Y., Chang, H. L., Shen, C., et al. (1999). Perceptual alternation in obsessive-compulsive disorder-implications for the functions of frontostriatal circuitry. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems.
  • Chen, M.-C., Liu, Y.-T. (1996). A symbolic/neural hybrid approach to multiple shape recognition. Paper presented at the Twenty-Eighth Southeastern Symposium on System Theory.
  • Chen, M.-C., Hou, J.-H., Liu, Y.-T. (1996). Virtual Design Studio at National Chiao-Tung University. Paper presented at the 10th Midwest Computer Conference.
  • Chen, M.-C. (1994). Toward a New Model of Performance. Paper presented at the International Computer Music Conference, International Computer Music Association.