Management Board

The people responsible for the laboratory.

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.

José Vasconcelos-Raposo

José Vasconcelos-Raposo is a full-professor in the Department of Education and Psychology at UTAD, specialized in Performance Psychology. He is also Research Coordinator at INESC TEC. He has more than 100 scientific papers in peer-reviewed conferences and international journals. His work has been mainly devoted to the use of technology for improving human performance in different application fields such as sports, medical care or specialized training.

Miguel Melo
Miguel Melo is Assistant Researcher at INESC TEC, specialized in Computer Graphics. He performs the role of R&D Project Manager and he is also member of the executive committee of Eurographics. He has been participating in several international research projects in the field of Multisensory Virtual Reality applied to different areas such as specialized training or tourism.
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