Recent Papers

I regularly publish in HCI conferences and journals and sometimes in applied areas such as energy and sustainability. Check some of the most recent papers here and a full list on the publications section.

CHI 2019 Paper - Honourable mention

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Paulo Bala, Raul Masu, Valentina Nisi, and Nuno Jardim Nunes. 2019. When the Elephant Trumps": A Comparative Study on Spatial Audio for Orientation in 360º Videos. In Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper 695, 13 pages.

DIS 2019 Paper

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Steven Houben, Ben Bengler, Daniel Gavrilov, Sarah Gallacher, Valentina Nisi, Nuno Jardim Nunes, Licia Capra and Yvonne Rogers. 2019. Roam-IO: Engaging with People Tracking Data through an Interactive Physical Data Installation. In Proceedings of the 2019 DIS Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper 695, 13 pages.

DIS 2019 Pictorial - Honourable mention

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Claudia Silva, Catia Prandi, Marta Ferreira, Valentina Nisi, Nuno Jardim Nunes. 2019. See the World Through the Eyes of a Child: Learning from Children Cognitive Maps for the Design of Children-Targeted Locative Systems. In Proceedings of the 2019 DIS Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper 695, 13 pages.

C&C 2019 Pictorial - Best Pictorial Award

Interact 2019 Paper

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Sabrina Scuri, Gergana Tasheva, Luisa Barros, Nuno Jardim Nunes. 2019. An HCI Perspective on Distributed Ledger Technologies for Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading. In Proceedings of the 2019 17th IFIP TC.13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (Interact '19). IFIP, Springer-Verlag.

Interact 2019 Short Paper

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Marko Radeta, Miguel Ribeiro, Dinarte Vasconcelos, Jorge Lopes, Michael Sousa, Joao Monteiro, Nuno Jardim Nunes. 2019. SeaMote - Interactive Remotely Operated Apparatus for Aquatic Expeditionsg. In Proceedings of the 2019 17th IFIP TC.13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (Interact '19). IFIP, Springer-Verlag.

Research Team

I am currently (re)building my research team at Tecnico - U. Lisbon if you're interested in pursuing a PhD or Master thesis please contact me and I will forward potential ideas and research topics.

Current Post-Docs and Students

Post-Docs

PhD Students

Master Students

  • Fayaz Ahmed (with Lucas Pereira), Assessing the Value Proposition of Disaggregated Electricity Consumption Data through Real-World Deployments, MEGE Candidate, Tecnico - Lisbon.
  • Paulina Krukowska (with Sabrina Scuri), Peer-To-Peer Energy Trading: Representing the Dynamics of Energy Consumption, Production and Exchange, MEGE Candidate, Tecnico - Lisbon.
  • Rodrigo Rocha (with Marko Radeta), Bird Patrol - Using birds as sensing units, METR Candidate, Tecnico - Lisbon.
  • Diogo Dores, Bird Patrol - using birds and IoT for environmental monitoring, MEAr Candidate, Tecnico - Lisbon.
  • Jose Cordeiro (with Deborah Castro), Binge-Watching & Fandom. Exploring engagement and emotional states among TV fiction fans, MEIC Candidate, Tecnico - Lisbon.
  • Rafael Martins (with Valentina Nisi), Bats in Arco do Cego - gamifying ecoacoustic data from bats, MEIC Candidate, Tecnico - Lisbon.
  • Andre Mendes (with Claudia Antunes), Analysis of Tourist Flows, MEIC Candidate, Tecnico - Lisbon.
  • Miguel Ribeiro (with UnBabel), Rethinking Video Interfaces for Usability and Editors’ Performance, MEIC Candidate, Tecnico - Lisbon.
  • Ruben Martins (with Sabrina Scuri), SolarChain - a blockchain system for prosumers of solar energy, MEIC Candidate, Tecnico - Lisbon.
  • Henrique Lourenço (with Valentina Nisi), Location Based Game Powered by Google Maps, MEIC Candidate, Tecnico - Lisbon.

Capstone Projects

Alumni (incomplete)

Former Post-Docs

  • Catia Prandi (2017-18), Currently Assistant Professor at University of Bologna.
  • Bongkeum Jeong (2014-16), Currently Post-Doc at M-ITI
  • Javier Rubio (2013-14), Currently Assistant Professor at Universidad de Zaragoza
  • Olga Lyra (2014-15), Currently Assistant Professor at Hellenic Open University
  • Jesus Ibanez (2014-15), Currently Assistant Professor at Pompeu Fabra
  • Yoram Chisik (2008-09), Currently Assistant Professor at University of Madeira

Former PhD Students

PhD Students - on leave to industry

Former Master Students

Former Capstone Projects (dual MCHI and MET with Carnegie Mellon University)

  • Carlos André Dória, Nuno Laginha, Mary Barreto, Mariana Lopez, Mobile Services for Better Lifestyles, MHCI 2008, Sponsor: Critical Software, M-ITI, U. Madeira.
  • Denzil Ferreira, Frank Noz, Ana Rafaela Menezes, Antons Davis, Enterprise Communications Portal, MHCI 2009, Sponsor: Collab, M-ITI, U. Madeira.
  • Syp Vandy, John-Michael Flowers, Paulo Coelho, Clara Martins, Hitee Chandra, Tim Andrianoff, Retail Detail, MHCI 2010, Sponsor: Collab, M-ITI, U. Madeira.
  • Julia Silva, Salim Batlouni, Kara Rennert, Ana Alves, be-Eco, MHCI 2011, Sponsor: Parque Natural Madeira, M-ITI, U. Madeira.
  • Nelson Alves, Ben Nimmons, Marwa Nur, Aditya Gujaran, Promethean, MHCI 2011, Sponsor: EDP, M-ITI, U. Madeira.
  • Harper LaFave, Miguel Pinto, Boram Han, Inês Gonçalves, uniEcho, MHCI 2011, Sponsor: Novabase, M-ITI, U. Madeira.
  • Luís Ferreira, Ashley Wilson, Sheila Christian, Raunaq Gupta, Edesia, MHCI 2012, Sponsor: Eat&Travel, M-ITI, U. Madeira.
  • Sam Lavery, Cátia Sousa, Shailie Thakkar, Ray Liaw, PowerHouse, MHCI 2013, Sponsor: EEM, M-ITI, U. Madeira.
  • Susan Buenafe, Luiz Guzman, Namrata Kannan, Kristine Mendoza, Epic, MHCI 2013, Sponsor: WowSystems, M-ITI, U. Madeira.
  • Poan Shen, Mara Dionisio, Duarte Teixeira, Eat & Travel, MET 2013, Sponsor: WowSystems, M-ITI, U. Madeira.
  • Wein Chang, Alexander Goldman, Kushal Ponnam, Power Up Madeira, MET 2013, Sponsor: Casa da Luz, M-ITI, U. Madeira.
  • Marco Vieira, Sandra Olim, Rui Rela, Ingrid Ecker, wePlant – A Game with Real Impact in the Natural Environment of Madeira, MET 2014, Sponsor: Casa da Luz, M-ITI, U. Madeira.
  • Paulo Bala, Rui Trindade, Dome Pongmongkol, Luís Ferreira, FuseBox, MET 2014, U. Madeira.
  • Rui Rela, Sandra Câmara, Luís Ferreira, Rui Trindade, Paulo Bala, FireCrest, Sponsor: Proteção Civil Madeira, MET 2014, U. Madeira.
  • Maria Cabral, Som Chakravarty, Chrys Francisco, Frontier, Sponsor: Outsystems, MHCI 2014, U. Madeira.
  • 16. André Aguiar, Alejandro Machado, Rui Marçalo, Trixy Basu, Spark, Sponsor: Wow Systems, MET 2014, U. Madeira.