Rui Alves, MSc

Rui Alves, MSc
Research Assistant at Logica Service Design Lab
service design, user experience
MT, 1st floor
Teaching activities: 

Research projects: 

Integration of service design methods and techniques in the software development process.

Rui Jorge Araújo Alves holds a MSc in Software Engineering, his thesis was on Organizational Engineering and he is Research Assistant at Logica Service Design Lab at M-ITI, Portugal. He worked in several Industries. Rui was Project Manager at GMVIS Skysoft, in Lisbon, managing projects in the field of Security and Defense. For 4 years Rui held NATO and Portuguese security clearences. Rui was a Military Mission Systems Engineer and a Test Enginner at Airbus Military, in Madrid, Spain, for 3 years. He worked for OMIP, an Energy Stocks Market, as Project Manager. In the retail industry Rui worked as Technology Leader in Grupo Sá, in Funchal, Madeira Island. Upon graduating, Rui worked as software Engineer at the software development department at University of Madeira, Portugal.
Rui is passionate about teaching. He his an e-learning tutor and worked as a teacher for one year.

Alves, R., and N. J. Nunes, "Ceiling and Threshold of PaaS Tools: The Role of Learnability in Tool Adoption", HCSE 2016, and 8th International Conference on Human Error, Safety, and System Development, HESSD 2016, Stockholm, Sweden, Springer International Publishing, pp. 335–347, August, 2016. Abstract
Alves, R., C. Teixeira, M. Nascimento, A. Marinho, and N. J. Nunes, "Towards a Measurement Framework for Tools' Ceiling and Threshold", Proceedings of the 2014 ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, New York, NY, USA, ACM, pp. 283–288, 2014.
Alves, R., P. Valente, and N. J. Nunes, "Improving Software Effort Estimation with Human-Centric Models: a comparison of UCP and iUCP accuracy", Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, EICS 2013, [Acceptance Rate: 23%], London, UK, 06/2013. Abstract
Niforatos, E., E. Karapanos, R. Alves, M. C. Martins, M. C. Chen, and N. J. Nunes, "Enwildering the Lab: Merging Field Evaluation with In-Lab Experience Sampling", CHI’13 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems, [Acceptance Rate: 32%], Paris, France, 2013. Abstract
Alves, R., and N. J. Nunes, "Towards a Taxonomy of Service Design Methods and Tools", 4th International Conferences on Exploring Service Science, [Acceptance Rate: 28%], vol. 143: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 215-229, 2013.