Valentina Nisi, PhD

Valentina Nisi, PhD
Assistant Professor, Vice President of M-ITI
Location Aware Narrative, Service Design, Embodiment, Sustainability, Digital Culture and Media
Phone: 
+351 291 70 5191
Room: 
2.58 at UMa
Teaching activities: 
  • Comunicação Visual (undergraduate)
  • Multimedia Animation (undergraduate)
  • Embodied Interaction (MHCI)
  • Designing Interactive Narratives ( MHCI, MET)
  • Interface and Interaction Design (MHCI)
  • Service Design (MHCI, MET)
  • Capstone project I and II (MHCI, MET)

MSc in Multimedia, Trinity College, Dublin

PhD in Interactive Location Based Narrative, Trinity College, Dublin

Formerly: Researcher at Media Lab Europe (MIT European Research Partner), Dublin;

Founder, Art Director, Interaction Designer at Fattoriamediale, Amsterdam

Publications: 
2017
Colley, A., J. Thebault-Spieker, A. Y. Lin, D. Degraen, B. Fischman, J. Häkkilä, K. Kuehl, V. Nisi, N. J. Nunes, N. Wenig, et al., "The Geography of PokéMon GO: Beneficial and Problematic Effects on Places and Movement", Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, New York, NY, USA, ACM, pp. 1179–1192, 2017.
2016
Nisi, V., M. Dionisio, C. Silva, D. Castro, D. Dionisio, M. Radeta, P. Bala, and N. J. Nunes, ""Echoes of Nature”: a transmedia project to foster dialogue about the natural capital of Madeira island", Workshop on Exploring New Approaches to Narrative Modeling and Authoring, ICIDS 2016, Los Angeles, CA, USA, November 15–18, 2016, Proceedings: Springer International Publishing, pp. 3–11, November, 2016. Abstract
Bala, P., M. Dionisio, V. Nisi, and N. J. Nunes, "IVRUX: A Tool for Analyzing Immersive Narratives in Virtual Reality", Interactive Storytelling: 9th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, ICIDS 2016, Los Angeles, CA, USA, November 15–18, 2016, Proceedings: Springer International Publishing, pp. 3–11, November, 2016. Abstract
Dionisio, M., V. Nisi, N. J. Nunes, and P. Bala, "Transmedia Storytelling for Exposing Natural Capital and Promoting Ecotourism", Interactive Storytelling: 9th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, ICIDS 2016, Los Angeles, CA, USA, November 15–18, 2016, Proceedings: Springer International Publishing, pp. 351–362, November, 2016. Abstract
Quintal, F., C. Jorge, V. Nisi, and N. J. Nunes, "Watt-I-See: A Tangible Visualization of Energy", Proceedings of the International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces, New York, NY, USA, ACM, pp. 120–127, June, 2016. Abstract
Prandi, C., P. Salomoni, M. Roccetti, V. Nisi, and N. J. Nunes, "Walking with Geo-Zombie: A pervasive game to engage people in urban crowdsourcing", 2016 International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC), pp. 1-5, February, 2016. Abstract
Nunes, N. J., V. Nisi, and K. Rennert, "beEco: Co-designing a Game with Children to Promote Environmental Awareness - A Case Study", Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, New York, NY, USA, ACM, pp. 718–727, April, 2016. Abstract
2015
Prandi, C., V. Nisi, P. Salomoni, N. J. Nunes, and M. Roccetti, "Mapping urban accessibility: gamifying the citizens’ experience", EAI Endorsed Transactions on Ambient Systems, vol. 2, issue 6, no. 8: EAI, 11/2015.
Nunes, N. J., L. Pereira, and V. Nisi, "Towards using Low-Cost Opportunistic Energy Sensing for Promoting Energy Conservation", Fostering Smart Energy Applications Workshop (FSEA 2015) [position paper], Bamberg, Germany, University of Bamberg Press, 09/2015.
Quintal, F., L. Pereira, N. J. Nunes, and V. Nisi, "What-a-Watt: Exploring Electricity Production Literacy Through a Long Term Eco-Feedback Study", IFIP Conference on Sustainable Internet and ICT for Sustainability (SustainIT ’15) [short paper], Madrid, Spain, IEEE Explore, 04/2015. Abstract
Salomoni, P., C. Prandi, M. Roccetti, V. Nisi, and N. J. Nunes, "Crowdsourcing Urban Accessibility:: Some Preliminary Experiences with Results [Short Paper]", Proceedings of the 11th Biannual Conference on Italian SIGCHI Chapter, New York, NY, USA, ACM, pp. 130–133, 2015. Abstract
Dionisio, M., P. Bala, R. Trindade, V. Nisi, and N. J. Nunes, "DreamScope Catcher: A Touch Sensitive Interface to Catch Dreams", Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Interactive Tabletops & Surfaces, New York, NY, USA, ACM, pp. 417–420, 2015. Abstract
Prandi, C., V. Nisi, P. Salomoni, and N. J. Nunes, "From Gamification to Pervasive Game in Mapping Urban Accessibility", Proceedings of the 11th Biannual Conference on Italian SIGCHI Chapter, New York, NY, USA, ACM, pp. 126–129, 2015. Abstract
Jorge, C., V. Nisi, J. Hanna, N. J. Nunes, M. Caldeira, and A. Marinho, "MStoryG: Exploring Serendipitous Storytelling Within High Anxiety Public Spaces", Human-Computer Interaction – INTERACT 2015 [Acceptance Rate: 29,6%], vol. 9299: Springer International Publishing, pp. 335-353, 2015. Abstract
Jorge, C., F. Quintal, N. J. Nunes, and V. Nisi, "Watt-I-See: Probing Future Distributed Energy Scenarios", Workshop: Fostering Smart Energy Applications, Interact 2015, Bamberg, Germany, pp. 605, 2015.