Researchers

Researchers
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Researchers

Maximino Bessa

Maximino Bessa is Assistant Professor, with Habilitation, of the Department of Engineering of the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal, Senior Researcher of INESC TEC since 2009 and Director of the Multisensory Virtual Reality Laboratory MASSIVE. He’s Member of the Eurographics Association since 2003 and Vice-President of the Portuguese Computer Graphics Chapter for the period 2016-2018.

Research Interests: Computer Graphics, Multisensory Virtual Reality, Human-Computer Interaction

José Vasconcelos-Raposo

José Vasconcelos-Raposo is Full Professor at the Department of Education and Psychology at UTAD, specializing in Performance Psychology. He is a member of INESC TEC and his research interests are in the use of technology to improve human performance applied in various fields of application, such as improving sports performance, integration in psychotherapeutic processes, health care or training and certification.

Research interests: Technology and Human Performance.

Miguel Melo

Miguel Melo is Assistant Researcher at INESC TEC, specialized in Computer Graphics. Currently he serves as project manager for the MASSIVE Virtual Reality Laboratory and he is a member of the Executive Committee of Eurographics. He has participated in several national and international research projects in the area of Virtual Reality and more than 20 articles published in international scientific journals in the area. His main research interests are computer graphics, HDR and multisensory virtual reality.

Research interests: Computer Graphics, Multisensory Virtual Reality.

Luís Barbosa

Luís Barbosa is Assistant Professor at the Department of Engineering of the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal and Researcher of the Center for Information Systems and Computer Graphics (CSIG) of INESC TEC since 2015. He’s the Course Director of the Informatics Engineering Degree at UTAD since 2017.

Research Interests: Information Systems Development, Multisensory Virtual Reality, Human-Computer Interaction

A. Augusto Sousa

Augusto Sousa got his PhD in 1996 in Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto, Portugal, in the area of Computer Graphics/Image Synthesis and Parallel Computing. He has been teaching in the same Faculty since 1983, in areas related to Computer Architectures and Computer Graphics. Currently, he is member of the Executive Board of FEUP, being the Vice-President of the Academic Affairs Council. Since 1985, he has been a researcher in INESC/INESC Porto, where he was the Coordinator of the Information Systems and Computer Graphics Unit. Augusto de Sousa has been the main researcher of several R&D projects related to Advanced/Intuitive Interaction, Image Synthesis, Virtual Reality and Multisensory Virtual Environments. As a member of the Executive Board of the Portuguese EUROGRAPHICS Chapter, he was, in two different periods of time, President, Vice-President and Treasurer, as well as a member of the Executive Committee of the EUROGRAPHICS Association itself.

Research Interests: Expeditious Modelling and Visualization of Urban Virtual Environments, Spatio-Temporal Data Processing and Visualization, Multisensory Virtual Reality.

 

 

António Coelho

António Fernando Coelho is an Associate Professor with Habilitation at the Department of Informatics Engineering of the Faculty of Engineering (FEUP), University of Porto (UP). He is Senior Researcher at the Center for Information Systems and Computer Graphics (CSIG) of INESC TEC and the coordinator of the Computer Graphics and Virtual Environments area. 

Research Interests: Computer Graphics, Serious Games, Geospatial Systems.

Carla M. Teixeira

Carla Maria Teixeira is Assistant Professor of the Universidady of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal. She holds a PhD on Psychology. Fulbright Scholar at the Pre-Academic Program at the University of New York and MS at Clemson University (USA) in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management with a specialization in Therapeutic Recreation. Degree in Physical Education and Sport with specialization in Sport Psychology. More recently, as a researcher at INESC TEC's MASSIVE Virtual Reality Laboratory, she has been developing studies in the area of relationships between healthy lifestyles, technologies and human behavior.

Research Interests: healthy lifestyles, technologies and human behavior 

Luciana Cabral

Luciana Cabral is invited lecturer of the department of Foreign Languages of the Higher School of Education of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança. Luciana is also a researcher of CITCEM - Transdisciplinary Research Centre «Culture, Space and Memory», devoted to research in the Humanities, Literary and Cultural Studies, and Information Science. 

Research Interests: English language teaching/learning, didactics/applied linguistics, didactics and technology

Rui Rodrigues

Rui Rodrigues worked in the industry in the field of interactive systems and games until 2009, when he joined the Department of Informatics Engineering (DEI) at the Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto (FEUP) in 2009, where he is now Assistant Professor. He is one of the responsibles for the GIG group at DEI/FEUP and its labs. He is also a senior researcher at INESC TEC.

Research Interests: Computer Graphics, Interaction and Game design

Vasco Amorim

PhD Students

David Narciso
Pedro Monteiro
Hugo Coelho
Guilherme Gonçalves
Anabela Marto
Mariana Magalhães

Research Fellows

Manuel Pinto
Rafael Pinto
Bruno Peixoto

Collaborators

Aliane Krassman

Interns

Samuel Pereira

Alumni

Fábio Correia
Ratnajit Mukherjee
César Meira
Eduardo Magalhães
Hélio Freire
Hugo Machado
Jorge Freitas
Luís Gonçalves
Sofia Sampaio