Cat Kutay
Research Engineer

Computer Science and Engineering

The University of New South Wales

ckutay at

Research Interest:

Simulation Games using Artificial Agents for Emergent Narratives

Web Services for online sharing and integration of multimedia-based knowledge using in cross-cultural training - Intertac system

Indigenous Technology - ICT for Knowledge Management and new approach for development of Engineering Solutions CITIES

Indigenous Knowledge online - language and story telling

Sustainable Engineering in management and technology

Group Learning Technologies - See InterNetEd system description and files 

Engineering and Design Process


Software Development


Tamogochi for Community learning of Renewable Energy see Information and Prototype

Language Learning from Dictionary database see Revolution System

2002 UNSW Engineering Faculty Grant for developing a Flexible Learning Environment
2004 Funding for Aboriginal language courses in schools
2006 Department of Aboriginal Affairs funding for language learning software development
2006 Federal Curriculum Unit funding for developing resources in Problem Based Learning for computing focusing on topics for Indigenous Students
2007-9 DCITA Grant to initiate Indigenous Language Institute in Sydney to develop IT resources and support teaching languages in schools
2008-9 DCITA and DAA grant to produce language learning games for schools
2009-10 AIATSIS Grant to produce oral history collection site and software tools.
2011 Community Service Grant to review Tacking Violence Program with Jumbunna, UTS
2009-11 Chief Investigator on ALTC Grant "Exploring Transformative Education in Indigenous Australian Studies".
2011-14 (extended) Project Officer and Software Developer on ALTC Grant "Indigenous online cultural teaching and sharing".
Sept 2012 Fellowship in Storytelling project in Portugal

Kutay, C (presented Dec 2014) One person's culture is another one's entertainment, Interactive Entertainment 2014, Newcastle
Kutay, C & Prada, R (accepted and to be resubmitted to International Journal of Serious Games) Language of Game Authoring, Games and Learning Alliance Conference, Bucharest, Romania, 2014
Cat Kutay, Moira Sim and Toni Wain (2013), Support ofr non IT savvy teachers to incorporate games, in Jhing-Fa Wang and Rynson Lau (Eds.) Advances in Web-Based Learning ICWL 2013, Kenting Taiwan. Springer, pp. 141-151.
Cat Kutay, Samuel Mascarenhas, Ana Paiva, Rui Prada (2013). Intercultural-role Plays for e-Learning using Emotive Agents. In Joaquim Filipe, Ana L. N. Fred, editors, ICAART 2013 - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, Volume 2, Barcelona, Spain, 15-18 February, 2013. pages 395-400, SciTePress, 2013.
Kutay, C, Mundine, K. Training for Inclusion. In Lyndon Ormond-Parker, Aaron Corn, Cressida Fforde, Kazuko Obata, and Sandy O'Sullivan (Eds) Information Technology and Indigenous Communities, AIATSIS Research Publications, 2013, pp 75-88.
Kutay, C and Green, R Culture Online. In Lyndon Ormond-Parker, Aaron Corn, Cressida Fforde, Kazuko Obata, and Sandy O'Sullivan (Eds) Information Technology and Indigenous Communities, AIATSIS Research Publications, 2013, pp 89-104.
Kutay,C, Riley, L, Mooney, J and Howard-Wagner, D (2012) Teaching Aboriginal Culture Online: sustaining traditions of knowledge sharing. Proceedings of Ascilite2012
Kutay, C. Cultural Education through Story Telling in Wolfgang Muller, Ido Iurgel (Eds.): Journal Transactions on Edutainment X Special Issue on Interactive Digital Storytelling. ISSN: 1867-7207. LNCS Series. Springer (2012).
Howard-Wagner, D, Kutay, C, Riley, L. \& Mooney, J. (2012). Decolonising Sociology Curriculum: using an online environment to deliver cross-cultural training. Presented at the School of Social Science and Institute for Social Science Research. The University of Queensland. 26th - 29th November 2012
Kutay, C, Howard-Wagner, D, Riley, L, Mooney, J. (2012) Teaching Culture as Social Constructivism. In Advances in Web-Based Learning - ICWL 2012 LNCS Vol 7558. pp 61-68.
Kutay, C Trust Online for Information Sharing, KMIS, Barcelona, October 4-7 2012
Kutay, C, Mooney, J, Riley, L Howard-Wagner, D (accepted April 2012) Teaching through story Mapping, Technology, Knowledge and Society Conference, Los Angeles, USA 16-18 January 2013
Kutay, C, Mooney, J, Riley, L Howard-Wagner, D. (accepted 10.4.2012) Experiencing Indigenous Knowledge On-line as a Community Narrative. Mackinlay, L and Nakata, M (eds) Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, Vol 40S (2012).
Kutay, C. Cultural Education Through Storytelling, Edutainment, 2011.
Kutay, C. HCI study for Culturally useful Knowledge Sharing, Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Knowledge Management & E-Learning (KMEL) Hong Kong, 2011.
Al-Kilidar, H., Davis, S., Kutay, C. & Killen, C.P. 'Towards Project Portfolio Management for Sustainable Outcomes in the Construction Industry', PMOZ 8th Annual Project Management Australia Conference, Sydney, Australia, August 2011 in Proceedings of the Annual Project Management Australia Conference (PMOz): Project Management at the Speed of Light, ed Project Management Australia, Project Management Australia, Sydney, Australia, pp. 1-7. 2011.
Kutay, C and Ho, P (2011) Story Telling for Cultural Knowledge Sharing, in X. Luo et al. (Eds.): New Horizons in Web-Based Learning ICWL 2010 Workshops, LNCS 6537, pp. 28-34, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
Kutay, C (2010) Issues for Australian Indigenous Culture Online, in E. Blanchard, D Allard (eds) Handbook of Research on Culturally-Aware Information Technology: Perspectives and Models. IGI Global.
Kutay, C, Fisher, G and Green R. (2010) Flexible IT resources for community language reclamation in culturally appropriate contexts, in J. Hobson and S. Poetsch (eds) Re-Awakening Languages, Sydney University Press.
Kutay, C and Ho, P (2009). Australian Aboriginal Protocol for Modelling Knowledge Sharing, in Proceedings of IADIS International Conference on Applied Computing 2009, Rome, Italy, 19 - 21 November, pp. 259-264.
Kutay, C and Ho, P (2009) Australian Aboriginal Grammar used in Knowledge sharing, in Proceedings of IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA 2009), Rome, Italy, 20 - 22 November.
Ignjatovic, A, Lee, CT, Compton, P, Kutay, C, Guo, H, (2009). Computing Marks from Multiple Assessors Using Adaptive Averaging, ICEE 09.
Kutay, C. and Mooney J. (2008). Problem Based Learning in Community Project for Indigenous Computing Courses , Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 37, Supplement, pp137-144.
Kutay C, Kirkbright C, Fisher G, and Riley C. (2008) Framework for Creatively Reclaiming Indigenous languages,In R. Amery & J. Nash (Eds.) Warra wiltaniappendi Strengthening languages: Proceedings of the inaugural Indigenous languages conference (ILC) 2007, University of Adelaide, South Australia, 25-27 September 2007. Adelaide: University of Adelaide
Kutay, C (2007). Knowledge Management as Enterprise, Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 36, Supplement for ISIK Conference Re-Contesting Indigenous Knowledge, Queensland, June, pp90-5.
Kutay, C and Aurum, A, (2007). Knowledge transformation for education in software engineering, in International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation, 1, (1), pp 58-80.
Raymond Lister, Anders Berglund, Ilona Box, Chris Cope, Arnold Pears, Chris Avram, Mat Bower, Angela Carbone, Bill Davey, Michael de Raadt, Bernard Doyle, Sue Fitzgerald, Linda Mannila, Cat Kutay, Mia Peltomä, Differing Ways that Computing Academics Understand Teaching In Proceedings of ACE, Hobart, 2007.
Kutay, C, Implementation Patterns for Supporting Group Learning and Interactions PhD Thesis 2006

Kutay, C and Aurum, A. Knowledge Transformation for Education in Software Engineering, International Journal of Mobile Learning and Organisation (IJMLO), 2006
Kutay, C and Ali Babar, M. Teaching Three Quality Assurance Techniques in Tandem - Lessons Learned In Proceeedings of the International Conference on Quality Software QSIC, 2005 pp. 307-312.
Kutay, C and Lister, R, Up Close and Pedagogical: Computing Academics Talk About Teaching , Proceedings of ACE, 2006. C. Kutay and P. Ho. Designing Agents for Feedback Using the Documents Produced in Learning, International Journal on E-Learning, 4(1), 21-38. Norfolk, VA: AACE, 2005.
Kutay, C. Teaching Sustainability, accepted at Humanities and Technology Annual Conference, accepted at Humanities and Technology Annual Conference, Utah, October 6-8, 2005.
Technical report (2005) : Formal Approach to Modelling Learning Patterns - FormalismPaper.pdf
Stalhane, T., Kutay, C., Al-Kilidar, H. Jeffery, R.; Teaching the Process of Code Review. in Australian Software Engineering Conference (ASWEC). 2004
C. Kutay. Education in Action - Practical Training in Ethics, Presented at AAPAE, 329 Sept - 1 Oct, Richmond, NSW, 2004. Available at website,
Technical report (2003) : Intertac Software Architecture, Technical Report No.~0318, Computer Science and Engineering, The University of New South Wales, 0318.pdf
C. Kutay and P. Ho, Using intelligent agents for the analysis of students' interaction and learning, Proceeding of AIED'03, Workshop on technologies for Electronic Documents for Supporting Learning, 2003.
C. Kutay and P. Ho, Assisting students by analysing their interactions and learning, Proceeding of AIED'03, Workshop on Learner Modelling for Reflection, 2003.
Al-Kilidar, H., Jeffery, R., Aurum A. Kutay, C.; Planning an Empirical Experiment To Evaluate The Effects Of Pair Work On The Design Phase Of The Software Lifecycle; Technical Report No.0335, School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia, 2003.
Pre 2000
C. Kutay, P. Ho and G. Whale, Internet Based Groups in Computer Science: Helping Groups Work. Proceedings of ENABLE '99, Helsinki: HIT, 1999, 56--68.
Kutay, C. and Ho, G. (Eds). (1992). Appropriate technology for remote communities: a selection of papers illustrating the effort carried out by the Remote Area Developments Group, Murdoch University.