Academia

Organizing Committee

SUI ’17, ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Spatial User Interaction
Publicity chair

DIS ’17, ACM SIGCHI Conference on Designing Interactive Systems
Workshop chair

TEI ’16, ACM International Conference on Tangible, Embodied and Embedded Interaction
Student Volunteers chair

Program Committee

CHI ’17, ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
Video showcase

BHCI ’17, British Human Computer Interaction Conference
Work in progress

ISS ’16, ACM SIGCHI International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces
Papers track

TEI ’14-15, ’17, ACM International Conference on Tangible, Embodied and Embedded Interaction
Papers track

UbiComp ’15, ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing
1st Workshop on Full-Body and Multisensory Experience in Ubiquitous Interaction

ACII ’15, International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction
Workshop on Affective Touch

Invited Talks and Seminars

Motion Matching: A New Interaction Paradigm for the IoT, 2017
Computer Science Department, Nova University of Lisbon (NOVA)
Industrial Design student conference, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) – Keynote
School of Design & Human Engineering, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)

Orbits: Gaze Interaction for Smart Watches Using Smooth-Pursuit Eye Movements, 2016
UIST Reprise, ACM SIGGRAPH 2016

Internal seminar, 2015
Healthcare Technology Center, Siemens Corporation

TouchCloud: An Exploratory Study in Physically Tagging the Cloud, 2014
Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, University of Madeira (UMa)

Creating physical interfaces to digital problems, 2013
School of Design & Human Engineering, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)

Graduate student seminar, 2012
User Centered Engineering group, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

Internal seminar, 2011
Telerobotics and Control Laboratory, Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Media

Controlling a smartwatch with your eyes
BBC One

See how eye-tracking may make your smartwatch easier to use in the future
Yahoo

Scientists create eye tracking software for smart watches
Wired UK

Orbits: Gaze Interaction for Smart Watches. interactions, 23(1)
interactions

Teaching

Creative Computing – BSc, Hons (2016~, Program Leader)
Edinburgh Napier University

Divergent Interaction – Postgraduate program (2017~, Lecturer)
Edinburgh Napier University

Ubiquitous Computing – Undergraduate program (2016~, Lecturer)
Edinburgh Napier University

Playful Interaction – Undergraduate program (2016~, Lecturer)
Edinburgh Napier University

Vector Graphics – Undergraduate program (2014, Teaching assistant)
Dr. Yoram Chisik, University of Madeira

IxD – Postgraduate program (2014, Teaching assistant)
Dr. Monchu Chen, University of Madeira

Honours

Excellent Reviewer Recognition
ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17)

Computing Reviews: Notable Computing Books and Articles of 2015
Association for Computing Machinery

Best paper award
ACM SIGCHI Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST ’15)

Postdoctoral Scholarship
Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher (2015)

PhD studentship
Portuguese Foundation of Science and Technology (FCT), 2010

First place in the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2010
MSc thesis, University of Madeira

Semi-finalist in the Mobile Design
Adobe Design Achievement Awards (2009)

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