Arminda Guerra e Lopes, PhD

Arminda Guerra e Lopes, PhD
Affilliate Assistant Professor
Information Systems; Human Computer Interaction; Research Methodologies
Teaching activities: 

Currently Adjunct Professor, Escola Superior de Tecnologia, Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco Courses (Presently): Human Computer Interaction, Cognitive Models, Design Interactive Systems, Interactive Environments, Multimodal Interfaces, Usability and Ergonomics, Research Methodologies and Methods. Courses (Past): Systems Analysis, Introduction to Informatics, Natural Language Processing, Speech Processing.

Research projects: 

Researcher in the Leonardo-Network: Culture, Creativity and Interaction Design, an international, interdisciplinary research network led by the UK, from 2005 to 2007 (EPSRC funded network).

Researcher in the White Rose Network for Affective Communication in Consumer Product and Exhibition Design led by UK, from 2005 to 2007 (EPSRC funded network).

Arminda is currently a professor at Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco and her main research area is Human Computer Interaction and Research Methods and Methodologies. Other Research Interests include: Social Informatics, Interaction Design, Human Work Interaction Design, Usability, Cultural Usability, Creativity and Innovation, Collaborative Work, and Universal Design. Arminda has a PhD from Leeds Metropolitan University, U.K, supervised by Professors: Janet Finlay and Anthony Bryant, in Human Computer Interaction: “Design as Dialogue - a Grounded Theory for Interdisciplinary Collaboration”.

Publications: 
2016
Lopes, A., P. Campos, B. R. Barricelli, T. Clemmensen, J. Abdelnour-Nocera, and V. Fuchsberger, "Human Work Interaction Design Guidelines for Industry 4.0", International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (forthcoming), Bari, Italy, 06/2016.
Lopes, A., "Quality of Life Technologies, Facilitors and Barriers", IX International Conference on Digital Exclusion in the Information and Knowledge Society, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana, Lisboa, 01/2016.
Cabrero, D. G., A. Lopes, and B. Rita Barricelli, "HCI Within Cross-Cultural Discourses of Globally Situated Rhetorical and Etymological Interactions", Cross-Cultural Design: 8th International Conference, CCD 2016, Held as Part of HCI International 2016, Toronto, ON, Canada, July 17-22, 2016, Proceedings, Cham, Springer International Publishing, pp. 16–25, 2016.
Lopes, A., "Wheelchair Controlled by Hands Gestures Recognition: A Natural User Interface", Handbook of Research on Innovation in Information Retrieval, Analysis, and Management: Hershey, PA: IGI Global, pp. 377-400, 2016.
2015
Lopes, A., "Using Research Methods to Design Technology for Resilience", 23rd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2015) - Workshop on Resilience and Information Systems, Münster, Germany, May/2015.
Lopes, A., "Criatividade no ensino de HCI", Poster Presentation at LARSyS (Laboratory of Robotics and Engineering Systems), Anual Meeting, Fundaçao Portuguesa das Comunicaçoes, Lisbon, 07/2015.
Lopes, A., "The Work and Workplace Analysis in Social Solidarity Institutions to Address Organization Agility and Innovation ", Proceedings of Human Work Interaction Design Working Conference (HWID), West London University, UK, 06/2015.
Lopes, A., and E. Lopes, "How easy it is to perceive, understand, navigate, and interact with the Web?", IX International Conference on Digital Exclusion in the Information and Knowledge Society, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana, Lisboa, 01/2015.
Lopes, A., "The Work and Workplace Analysis in an Elderly Centre for Agility Improvement", Human Work Interaction Design. Work Analysis and Interaction Design Methods for Pervasive and Smart Workplaces, no. 468: Springer International Publishing, pp. 192-211, 2015. Abstract
2014
Martins, S., A. Lopes, and L. Gouveia, "A Proposal of a Digital Platform to Support Drugs Usage Management", HCIST 2014 International Conference on Health and Social Care Information Systems and Technologies, Troia, Portugal, 10/2014.
Mesquita, A., and A. Lopes, "Resilience and Information Systems", HCIST 2014 International Conference on Health and Social Care Information Systems and Technologies , Troia, Portugal, 10/2014.
Lopes, A., "Ageing and Social Informatics – A Case Study. ", 2nd IPLeiria International Health Congress: Challenges & Innovation in Health (Health@IPLeiria 2014)., Leiria, Portugal, 05/2014.
Martins, S., A. Lopes, and L. Gouveia, "Issues and specifications on a prescription system for controlling patient takes and drugs usage", Revista de Saúde Pública. Special Issue: 2nd IPLeiria International Health Congress: Challenges & Innovation in Health, vol. 48, 05/2014.
Martins, S., A. Lopes, and L. Gouveia, "Issues and specifications on a prescription system for controlling patient takes and drugs usage", 2nd IPLeiria International Health Congress: Challenges & Innovation in Health (Health@IPLeiria 2014), Leiria, Portugal, 05/2014. Abstract
Lopes, E., B. Aleluia, H. Santos, and A. Lopes, "DeafLearn – Aplicação para Inclusão Digital", IX International Conference on Digital Exclusion in the Information and Knowledge Society, Lisboa, Portugal, 02/2014.
Lopes, A., "Ageing and Social Informatics – A Case Study", Revista de Saúde Pública, Special Issue: 2nd IPLeiria International Health Congress: Challenges & Innovation in Health, vol. 48, 2014.