Arminda Da Conceição Dos Santos Guerra e LopesArminda Da Conceição Dos Santos Guerra eLopes
From 2015 to 2017
Assistant Professor (Professor Auxiliar) at Escola Superior de Tecnologia do Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco
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EMPLOYMENT HISTORYAdjunct Professor, Escola Superior de Tecnologia, Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, Feb 1999 - … Member of the General Council of Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, Jan 1998-2000 and Feb 2009 – April 2013President of the Scientific Board, Escola Superior de Tecnologia, Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, 16 July
2008 – Sept 2012Sub-director of Escola Superior de Tecnologia, Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, 1998 - 2003President of the Pedagogical Board, Escola Superior de Tecnologia, Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, 1998 - 2002My research activities during the last years encompass the design of interactive artefacts:• The technological designs that can satisfy the user’s need for comfort and pleasure in his or her residential environment, caring for them and independently in a creative way. This means the design of technology that offers solutions that are simple and easy to use. • The design in coherence with the need of development in the field of communication, health and entertainment.• Inexpensive technology, which is opening possibilities for common end users. Especially I have been concerned with the design of interfaces for elderly people living independently at home as long as possible with formal and informal support.• I also tackled the technology that stimulates the user to better use of senses: feelings and touch…And the Information System study of theories, methods, and systems of using information technology to operate and manage organizations – information systems and technology for organizational agility, intelligence and resilience.