Doutor Carlos Dias Coelho
Doutor Fernando Moreira da Silva
Coordinators: Cristina Figueiredo
Coordinators: Gianni Montagna
Members of the Organizing Committee - Secretariat:
Alexandra Luís (CIAUD)
Filipa Nogueira Pires (CIAUD)
Sónia Rodrigues (Responsável do Núcleo de Mobilidades e Comunicação)
Miguel Rafael (Núcleo de Mobilidades e Comunicação)
Miguel Miranda (Núcleo de Mobilidades e Comunicação)
Luís Ricardo Coentreiras dos Santos (Responsável Imagem Corporativa)
Members of the Scientific Committee:
Lecturer at Minho University in Guimarães Portugal, teaching in the course of Fashion Design and Marketing and at the Masters degree in Textile Design and Marketing in the subjects of Shoes and Garment Design, Fashion Design, Multifunctional Clothing Design and Comfort and Clothing Physiology. Degree in Textile Engineering, Master Degree in Design & Marketing and PhD in Textiles Physics. Researcher of Textile Science and Technology Center at the University of Minho, in the area of Clothing and Footwear Comfort, Creativity and Sustainable Fashion Design.
Director of the master's degree course in fashion design and communication.
Member of various Scientific Committees of International Congress and Conferences on Design and Fashion. President of CIMODE: International Conference of Fashion and Design (editions: 2012; 2014, 2016, 2018).
With a PhD in Design she is an Adjunct Professor at the School of Arts in Castelo Branco and coordinator of the Master's Degree in Apparel and Textile Design, in partnership with the Faculty of Architecture of Lisbon.
She is Researcher in the area of Fashion and Textile Design.
Graduated in Chemical Engineering at the IST, University of Lisbon, and earned a PhD in Chemistry at UBI, where is now working as Associate Professor. Between 2009 and 2013 was the President of the Faculty of Sciences at UBI.
Has over 60 papers published in peer-refereed international journals, with over 1200 citations, h-index = 18 (WoS). Supervised 7 PhD students and several undergraduate and MSc students. Currently, supervises 1 Post-Doc researcher and 3 PhD students. Participated in 7 R&D and R&TD projects.
Is the vice-president of the Portuguese Electrochemical Society and between 2012 and 2017 was the Portuguese Delegate for the Division of Chemistry and the Environment of the EuCheMS.
PhD in Design, Professor in Architecture and Design courses at Lusíada University of Lisbon, Researcher at CIAUD – Centro de Investigação em Arquitectura, Urbanismo e Design of Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade de Lisboa and at CITAD – Centro de Investigação em Território, Arquitectura e Design of Universidade Lusíada, with several publications about Drawing, Architecture and Design.
Anne is currently the Course Leader for BA Textile Design at Central Saint Martins as well as Programme Director of the Jewellery Programme, both based at the University of the Arts London. From 2001-2008 she was appointed Professor for Textile Design in Hamburg, Germany and has worked as a textile designer and design consultant for a wide range of industry clients.
Anne’s research is based around the socio-cultural context of textiles. Recent projects such as “Threads and Yarns” and “Home and Belonging”, investigate the connection between materials and society in order to develop sustainable socio-responsive textiles promote local ownership and community wellbeing. In her work Anne aims to stimulate social innovation as well as pushing the boundaries of pattern and material design. In her latest collaboration with designer Rebecca Hoyes Anne is developing new hybrid material research – combining soft textile properties with hard ceramic qualities and new kiln based finishing techniques such as textile glazing.
From 1999 to 2003 was assistant Curator at the MNAA where she developed her work in the Textile collection, in the field of research, inventory and collection management.
From 2003 to 2014 she was a curator at the Quinta das Cruzes Museum, where she was responsible for the management and inventory of museum collections; and was responsible for the promotion of activities and for the construction and development of the museum's website and editions.
Since 2014 is responsible for the MNAA Textile Collection and more recently has coordinated the reopening of the museum's exhibition area dedicated to textiles and its programming.
Bernardo Providência graduated in Communication Ph.D. from the University of Girona, Spain, with the work " Methodology to design customized product based on the user-centered design", he is the author of several articles and scientific communications as well as Books and chapters of books in the fields of design, emotional design and product experience.
Integration of the Council of School and Scientific Council of the School of Architecture. He was a researcher at the 2C2T - Textile Science and Technology Center (1994 - 2014), GREP - Research Group on Product, Process and Production Engineering, (2008-2012) and current researcher at the " (Lab2PT) Laboratory of Heritage and Territory ". In this area, he has participated, as a team member and as area coordinator, in several research projects, as well as in the organizing committee of - CIMODE since 2012 and the scientific committee of several conferences design.
He is currently Director of Master of Product and Service Design and teacher in product design graduation and Master of Product and Services.
Assistant Professor, Textile Department of UMinho, School of Engineering. PhD in Textile Engineering, University of Minho; Thesis - Innovation as competitive factor in the fashion value chain. MSc in Design and Marketing, University of Minho. Bachelor in Textile Engineering, Universidade da Beira Interior. He is Professor of Textile Engineering (Weaving, Textile Design and Project) and Design and Marketing (Fashion Systems, Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing and Project Design). He is researcher of 2C2T (Center for Textile Science and Technology) and supervisor of several Master and PhD students in Textile Doctoral Program and Fashion, Marketing and Communication Masters programs. He is main member of Special Interest Group (SIG) of Portuguese Cluster Textile “Digitalization of the Manufacturing and New Business Models” and coordinates Innovation Programs in some industrial projects. He is author and co-author of more than 30 scientific articles and his reviewer of 3 scientific textile and fashion journals.
Diretor of Department of Technology of Arqchiteture, Urbanisme and Design
PhD in Architeture (1995)
Short Curriculum (max. 150 words): ¬_ My research is focussed on advanced simulation tools for the design constructed textiles. I run the Virtual Textile Research Group (vrg.squarespace.com) which investigates historical industrial techniques and advanced compound fabrics using new technologies and simulation processes. I am cofounder of the Textile technology startup Computational Textiles, Inc (computationaltextiles.io), which developed the first on-demand Jacquard design tool, Weft (www.weft.design), using proprietary simulation and rendering technology.
I would be interested to present a paper on a project we recently undertook with the RISD Museum, exploring 19th Century samples and advanced scanning methodologies.
Carla Morais is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Architecture from University of Lisbon. Her background is Fashion Design and worked as Designer in companies along 9 years. Then, she got a master degree in Textile- Design and Marketing, in Minho University and started teaching Fashion Design, Technologies, Materials and Dressmaking. Now she is researcher of Research Centre for Architecture, Urban Planning and Design (CIAUD) and the main field of her research is Sustainable Fashion, the title of her PHD that she got in 2013. She has published papers about: consumer behavior analysis, methodologies, design of sustainable fashion, processing and reprocessing of textile waste for recovery proposals, etc.
Teaches in the 1st Cycle Degrees of Urban Planning, Architecture, Set Design, Design and Fashion Design and has a Degree in Architecture in the Faculty of Architecture of UTL (1986).
- Pos-Graduation - EU sponsored Course in "Informatics applied to Architecture and Urbanism", in FA-UTL, in 1987, being approved with a Distinctly Approved rating
- Postgraduation in Architecture of Housing, in 1998-9, being approved with 18 values, in the Faculty of Architecture of UTL
PhD: In Communication Sciences, conferred by the University of Beira Interior, in 2008, under a dissertation entitled "Scenic and Film Space: Representation and Computer Graphics", approved unanimously by the Jury.
Substantial experience in higher education as a senior manager and academic leader managing large departments of design. In-depth experience of postgraduate education having developed and led a wide range of postgraduate courses in both media and design related subjects.
Broadly familiar with nearly all aspects of art, design and media education, own academic specialty is in the area of fashion and textiles with research interests in high technology, business and cultural studies. An experienced supervisor and examiner of doctoral students. Also creates art, writes and runs a small independent publishing company.
Has extensive international experience in the areas of student recruitment, institutional and course approvals, institutional collaboration, conference presentations and so on. Is particularly familiar with China and South East Asia but also has experience of South Asia and the Middle East.
Cátia Rijo has a PhD in Design from the Faculty of Architecture of Lisbon, Master in Graphic Design and a Degree in Visual Design both from IADE.
She is currently Assistant Professor at Education School of Lisbon Polytechnic, where she coordinates and teaches curricular unities related to Design.
In 2016 founded DESIGNLAB4U, professional laboratory that immerse the students in real pedagogical work, offering the opportunity to collaborate with real projects, with a community projection, generated in an immersive context of learning, as well as the development of cultural and social enrichment activities.
She is coordinator of the research line in Arts and Design at the Interdisciplinary Center for Educational Studies of Education School of Lisbon and research member at CIAUD.
She regularly publishes national and international articles in specialized journals and frequently participates in international and national conferences. She is a member of the scientific committee in several scientific journals and conferences and is regularly invited to participate in Master's and doctoral juries.
Elisabete Rolo is a graphic designer and teacher in the Design Department of the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Lisbon. As a graphic designer she developed her career in a very important design studio (Atelier B2) for approximately nine years and currently develops the activity as a freelancer.
Since 2010 she has been teaching and researching in graphic design, especially in the areas of editorial design, typography, brand design and graphic design history.
She developed her PhD thesis about Portuguese Graphic Design History, focusing on the work of Sebastião Rodrigues.
Full Professor in Design of the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon (FA / ULisboa); Doctor and Master of the University of Salford, in Built Environment and PhD by the Technical University of Lisbon, in Architecture, Specialty in Visual Communication; Postdoctoral degree from the University of Salford in Visual Communication Design, Inclusive Design and Color; Aggregated on Design; President of CIAUD - Center for Research in Architecture, Urbanism and Design, since 2009; Coordinator of the PhD in Design degree at FA / ULisboa since its creation in 2006; Coordinator and member of the FCT panel for the award of doctoral and postdoctoral fellowships in Design, Architecture and Urbanism, since 2008; International evaluator of CnPq, Brazil, for research projects; coordinator for the University of Lisbon in the International Doctoral Course in Design and Innovation, with the general coordination of the University of Naples; Regular participation in several national and international universities, in the area of Design and Investigative Methodologies; Member of Scientific Commissions of several international scientific journals; Coordination and participation in several research projects, many of them funded by FCT and the EU; Regular publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, several book chapters, and three books.
Gianni Montagna is PhD in Design by the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon since 2012, with a thesis on the application of smart systems to clothing, teaches Fashion Design at the first academic year of the Masters in Fashion Design and often teaches other disciplines at the same institution, as in the case of Accessory Design. In the textile development laboratory (D_TEX) of the Faculty of Architecture of Lisbon, he is responsible for the area of Textile Design and is responsible for the discipline of Laboratory III of the PhD in Design as well as professor of the subject of Textiles for the Architecture of the PhD program in Architecture of the same Faculty. He is the scientific coordinator of the International Congress on Textile Design "D_TEX _ Textile, Identity and Innovation" which aims to bring together the different scientific domains around the textile area.
Ph.D, he is currently the Coordinator of Knitwear design Lab – Knitlab of the Fashion Design Degree at the Politecnico di Milano. The research into Knitwear design industries has been carried from the point of view of materials, specifically, on yarns; according to this, he was curator of the exhibition “Textile Vivant. Percorsi, esperienze e ricerche nel textile design” at Triennale di Milano, from September to November 2014, where have been presented the most contemporary innovative researchs on fabrics, yarns and textile materials finishing.
Founder and Scientific Coordinator of the website/blog www.knitlab.org, he is executive secretary of Fashion Design Degree at the School of Design of Politecnico di Milano. Member of Faculty of the Master in Fashion Project Management (MFI – Milano Fashion Institute), he was involved as Visiting Researcher to Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology of Bangalore (India), as Lecturing in some University (China, Brazil, Perù, Australia), as consultant for SENAI Design program in Brazil.
I have earned my Doctorate Degree in Clothing and Textiles in Helwan University, an internationally recognized academic institution in Egypt. I have more than 20 years of academic and industrial experience which helped me honed my leadership skills and developed further my passion for teaching. It also led me to learn different languages and improve my communications skills. I am able to communicate in various languages such as English (fluent) , Arabic(native), also i am open-minded, a good communicator and a good team player .
My specializations focus on cross functional insights in fashion designing, Production, sewing (multi-levels), pattern making(women, men and kids wear), draping , tailoring techniques, draping, cloth sampling and haute couture. I am also knowledgeable on History of Costume and Textile Technology.
For my academic and curriculum development, I took a part in the curriculum design development in Helwan University (Egypt) ,Raffles Design Institute (china), King Abdul-Aziz University , Dar Al-Hekam University(KSA) and worked in a project with the international monetary and ministry of education and higher education to develop the curriculum of fashion design department at the Faculty of Palestine - Deir El-Balah and i already submitted it .
Dr Helena Britt is a lecturer in the Department of Fashion and Textiles at GSA. Responsibilities include coordinating the undergraduate fashion and textiles programme, facilitating printed textiles learning and teaching, working with Centre for Advanced Textiles (CAT) on knowledge exchange activities. Research encompasses aspects of contemporary and historical textile design practice, education and industry including:
• Textile design education, the educator role; research/practice/scholarship and teaching linkages;
• Textiles, archives and collections; connections between textile design education and industry;
• Utilisation of archival resources by creative practitioners; practice focused methodologies;
• Printed textiles, the impact of digital technologies on creative practice and production.
Helena is Chair of the Association of Fashion & Textiles Courses (FTC) a UK subject association and AHRC Peer Review College member. Recently, she joined the Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice editorial panel. Helena holds a PGCert, PhD, MA from the Royal College of Art and Bachelor with Honours awards
Helder Manuel Teixeira Carvalho is currently Assistant Professor at the Department of Textile Engineering at University of Minho and researcher of the Centre for Textile Science and Technology. He graduated in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering of Porto University and holds an MSc and a PhD Degree in Textile Engineering from University of Minho. He is coordinator of the MSc course in Design and Marketing since 2013 and has been part of the coordinating committee of the BSc course in Fashion Design and Marketing at the University of Minho since 2005.
His research work has been centred in the last years on the design of smart textiles, focusing on the development of textile-embedded or integrated devices for sensing and actuation. He is particularly interested in applications of continuous monitoring in sports, health and professional environments, and has been part in projects related to arts and fashion.
I carry out activities of research and teaching at KTU Design Centre (Kaunas University of Technology). I‘m lecturer in the field of fashion, textile engineering&design and PhD in material science. „Design Thinking‘, ‚Know how‘ and ‚Learning for fun‘ are the methods that I use in the learning process. As a scientist I care about environment problems, so sustainable textile and slow fashion is one of the most important field of my researches. Also I‘m interesting in artificial intelligence, smart technologies. Therefore intelligent textile&fashion and smart technologies is other important field in my researches works. I believe, that intersection between science and art can give us amazing results.
Janis Jefferies is an artist, writer and curator and internationally recognised for her curatorial work, publishing and exhibitions of research practice in Europe, Canada, Australia and Eastern Europe. Her areas of expertise lie at the intersection of arts and technology (textiles, performance, sound, publishing) and cultural heritage (museums and archives). She is part of an international interdisciplinary team on 3 funded projects, ‘Narrative: Textiles Transmission and Translations’ (2004-7) and ‘Wearable Absence’ (2006-2010). Both projects were funded by Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council with further financial support from AHRC, Crafts Council, UK, British Council and Arts and Business, UK. 2 research teams were led across Concordia UNIVERSITY, Montreal, Canada. She has edited numerous books and chapter contributions on textiles, technology, performance and practice research and was one of the founding editors of Textile; The Journal of Cloth and Culture. She is co-editor of the Handbook of Textile Culture (2016), From Tapestry to Fiber Art. The Lausanne Biennials 1962-1995. Fondation Toms Pauli Lausanne and Skira Editions Milan (2017), TECHSTYLE Series 2.0: Ariadne’s Thread. Hong Kong: MILL6 Foundation, Philosophy of Weaving (as a practice / techne and/or as political metaphor). Athens: Nissos Publications (2017).
Born in Backnang (Stuttgart) in 1976. Graduated in History of Arts by the University Complutense of Madrid in 1999, and doctor in Medieval´s Art by University complutense of Madrid in 2011. He worked in the Cabinet of Antiquities of the Royal Academy of History in Madrid between 1999 and 2003. He works presently as professor and researcher in the Department of Medieval Art in the University Complutense of Madrid. Additionally he teaches in the Center of Fashion Design at the Politechnic University of Madrid.
His main line of research lays on Cistertian Art in the Crown of Aragon (Spain), more precisely the Monastery of Saint Mary of Piedra (Zaragoza - Spain). Furthermore he is presently working in the i+D Project of Palace Architecture of the Alba Nobel Family in the XIV and XV centuries. Besides these areas, he is an expert on Classical and Christian Iconography.
Active member of the exhibitions policy making of various museums and national trust preservation associations. Since 2014 is corresponding academic in Avila by the Royal Academy of History in Spain.
Assistant Professor at the University of Minho, teaches in the 1st cycle in
Fashion Design and Marketing as well as in Masters in Design and Marketing and Fashion Communication Design.
Currently is the director of the Fashion Design PhD course. Has a PhD in Textile Engineering - Design and Marketing
by University of Minho and is an integrated researcher at the Center for Textile Science and Technology of the
University of Minho. Is also the President of the Scientific Committee of the International Conference on Fashion and
Design (CIMODE) since its first edition.
The main research interests are focused on Design and Emotional Design methodologies applied to the field of
fashion and textile design.
Joana Sequeira received her Ph.D. in 2012 at the University of Porto and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales from Paris, with a thesis on Medieval Portuguese textile production. Specializing in Medieval Economic History, she has published papers on textile production, trade and consumption. In 2014, she published her book O Pano da Terra: Produção têxtil em Portugal nos finais da Idade Média [The Cloth from this Land: Textile production in Portugal in the late Middle Ages]. She is currently pursuing her post-doctoral research on the commercial activity of the Tuscan Company ‘Da Colle - Salviati” in Lisbon in the fifteenth century, under a fellowship from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology.
Jorge Lozano is a semiologist, professor of Information Theory at the Complutense University of Madrid and director of the GESC (Grupo de Estúdios de Semiotica de la Cultura). He is the author and coordinator of books such as El discurso histórico, Análisis del discurso o Persuasión. Estrategias del creer. He has been Director of the Academy of Rome and Editorial Secretary of Revista de Occidente. During his extensive academic career he has been invited to participate as a visiting professor in several European universities and has directed several summer courses in El Escorial on topics related to secret and fashion, among which are: “Figuras del secreto”, “¿Transparencia?” “El lujo como estilo de vida” and “La Moda. Metrónomo cultural”
Dr. Julianna Abel is a Benjamin Mayhugh Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota. Her research combines innovative design processes and advanced manufacturing techniques with material and structural modeling to lay the scientific foundation necessary for the rigorous design of multifunctional fabrics. She is exploring new uses for existing smart material fibers, developing new fibers with multifunctional properties, and manufacturing functional fabric actuators. Her approach of integrating smart material fibers directly into the fabric during manufacturing is an essential step toward creating truly multifunctional fabrics that enable new aerospace structures, medical devices, wearable technologies, and consumer products, as well as open the door to applications not yet imagined.
Graduation: Textile Engineering at the University Institute of Beira Interior in 1981; MSc degree in Textile Science-Color Science in 1983 and PhD degree in Textile and Polymer Science-Color Science in 1987, both at Clemson University, SC, USA; equivalence to Textile Engineering - Textile Physics PhD degree at University of Beira Interior (UBI) in 1988. He is professor at the Textile Department at UBI, Course Director of MSc in Fashion Design and Area Coordinator of Physics of Fibrous Materials at the FibEnTech Research Unit. He is member of the Scientific Committees of the Master's degree in Textile Engineering, Doctoral degree in Textile Engineering and graduation degree in Fashion Design. Teaches curricular in the degrees in Fashion Design at the UBI, especially Fashion CAD Lab in graduation degree Fashion Design, CAD 3D Fashion and Dissertation /Project /Design Stage of MSc in Fashion Design and Fashion Design and Technology Interfaces of the PhD degree in Fashion Design.
Kathia Castilho is the president of Brazilian Association of Fashion Studies and Research (Abepem) and also doubles as the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Estação das Letras e Cores Publishing House, a publisher company specialized in both fashion and design. Therefore, she organizes many books and events in these fields of study, such as “Consumption – practices and narratives” (2011). She is also the editor of dObra[s], an interdisciplinary magazine of fashion studies. Kathia holds titles such as doctor and master in Communication and Semiotics (São Paulo Catholic University), which allow her to act as a professor in the areas of fashion, design and consumption in graduate and undergraduate courses in various academic institutions throughout Brazil. She manages the research group Fashion, consumption and city at the Sociosemiotics Research Center (CPS) and is also a guest researcher at Ethos Group: Communication, Behaviour and Body Strategies at ECO-UFRJ. Previously, she coordinated the book collection Fashion Communication at Anhembi Morumbi Publishers, were she signed books such as Fashion and Language (2004) and Fashion Discourses: semiotics, design and body (2006).
Isabel C. Gouveia, PhD Biotechnology -Textile Engineering
ORCID: 0000-0003-3290-9529, Scopus Author ID: 24328741500
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- Assistant Professor at Faculty of Engineering, University of Beira Interior, Portugal.
- Senior Researcher at FibEnTech Research Center, collaborating with University of Minho, Portugal, Hacettepe University, Turkey, Zuyid University, The Netherlands, Limerick University, Ireland.
- National Delegate and core group member of COST ACTION CA15114 - Anti-MIcrobial Coating Innovations to prevent infectious diseases (AMICI).
- Member of the Scientific Council of ICI – Instituto Coordenador da Investigação da Universidade da Beira Inetrior.
- Director of the FCT Doctoral Program at UBI, AdvaMTech, FCT Doctoral Program in Advanced Materials and Processing.
- Founder of the MSc Bioengineering, UBI
Mafalda Pacheco Mafalda Pacheco is a researcher member of CERIS - Civil Engineering Research and Innovation for Sustainability of Instituto Superior Técnico/University of Lisbon (since 2012, is M.Arch. (IST/UL, 2009) and Ph.D Arch. (IST/UL, 2018) funded by a FCT scholarship (2012-2016). She worked in several European architecture studios (Lisbon, 2002-2006; Zagreb, 2004; Barcelona 2006-2011). She is co-founder of the startup and association Salve the Portuguese Wool, funded by FCG (2014); and co-founder of the startup Unda Roofing System, funded by IAPMEI (2017-2018). Since 2014 she is vowel of the Fiscal Council of Rammed Earth Construction Association Centro da Terra, and since 2016 she is an nZEB certified Designer (2016-2021).
Manuela Cristina Paulo Carvalho de Almeida Figueiredo; born 09/09/1968
1993 - Graduated in Textile Engineering (Textile Production) by University of Beira Interior, Covilhã / Portugal.
1999 - MSc in Biotechnology/Biochemical Engineering from IST/UTL, Lisbon / Portugal.
2006 - PhD in Biotechnology at I.S.T./U.T.L., on topic: Development of a System of Biodegradation oxic - anoxic for Textile Wastewater, Lisbon/Portugal on 21/12/2006.
2009 – Post Graduated in Neuro Sciences of the Faculty of Medicine of University of Lisboa.
1995 to 2006 – Assistant of the Lisbon School of Architecture of ULisboa
2006 to date – Assistant Professor Lisbon School of Architecture of ULisboa
2007 to date – Member of Scientific Council Lisbon School of Architecture of ULisboa
2012 to date – Assistant Professor on Master Course of Apparel and Textile Design of ESART/IPCB and of the Lisbon School of Architecture of ULisboa.
1999-2006 - Member of ENVERG (Environment Research Group) IBB - IST/UTL
2007 to date - Effective member of CIAUD (Research Centre for Architecture, Urbanism and Design), of Lisbon School of Architecture of ULisboa.
2008-2012 - Coordinator of the Master in Fashion Design on Lisbon School of Architecture of ULisboa
2009 to date - Scientific Evaluator ANI (National Innovation Agency)
2007 to date - Scientific Supervisor at the PhD in Design.
Rita Salvado (http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6691-5025) has got her PhD in Textile Engineering in 2002 with the European Label (Portugal, France and Sweden). She is nowadays Adjoint Director of the Textile Museum of the University of Beira Interior (UBI) and coordinator of the PhD on Textile Engineering at UBI. In 2003, she was awarded with “The Fiber Society Student Award for the Best research paper”. In 2013 she was awarded with “The UBI Pedagogic Award 2013”, for the developed work as course director of the Bachelor in Textile/ Fashion Design (2006-2012). From 2004-12 she was also coordinator of exchange programs at the Textile Department. Her research and teaching activities are focussed on the synergy between Textile Engineering and Design, mainly boosted by wearable technology and interactive textiles. She has been cooperating with industry through establishing partnerships involving the students (http://vimeo.com/98156150) and trough independent financed research projects.
Short Curriculum: Margarida Amaro has a European PhD in Communication Sciences at the New University of Lisbon with a dissertation entitled “Fashion and Communication Cultural Groundings and Aesthetic Senses. A Semiotic Approach to the Fashion: Ana Salazar”(January 2017). She has a Master in Communication Sciences at the same university and holds an MBA in Arts Management at the National Institute of Administration of Portugal and Columbia University, with a degree in History of Art at the University of Coimbra. She is currently researcher at the Communication Institute of New University (ICNOVA) and a member of the Grupo de Estúdios de Semiotica de la Cultura (GESC) at the Complutense University of Madrid, developing her work in the fields of fashion semiotics. She is the author of several articles in scientific publications in Portugal, Spain, Italy, Argentina and Brazil. She is member of Portuguese Society of Communication Sciences (SOPCOM) and International Association for Visual Semiotics (IAVS).
Assistant Professor in Industrial, Fashion and Textile Design at the Università della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”, Department of Architecture and Industrial Design (DADI) co –founder of the university laboratory FA.RE. Fashion Research Lab (www.fare-lab.it). The research fields aimed to innovative production processes, from Mediterranean scenario to new digital Age, including the theme of '"handmade" and "new tailoring" refers to the typical excellence of Made in Italy, which focuses on the territories of origin of the fashion system productions. Connections between laboratories in various fields of hand made, start from partnerships with local companies that provide its know-how for experiments and research aimed to create new collections presented during Milan fashion week in September and at the international event Naples Meets the World in Naples. Another research topic is focused on the Textile, according to various application areas, from security to healthcare and protection from pollution with advanced performance in clothing field.
Margarida Gamito is a graduate in Communication Design, by IADE-U: Superior Institute of Visual Arts, Design and Marketing; MSc in Colour in Architecture by the Architecture Faculty − Lisbon Technical University; PhD in Design by the Architecture Faculty − Lisbon Technical University. Currently, she is a Post-Doctoral Student at the Architecture Faculty − Lisbon University (FA-UL) and is included in the research set of CIAUD - Research Centre in Architecture, Urbanism and Design, Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon.
She, also is a retired Teacher at IADE ─ Superior Institute of Visual Arts, Design and Marketing- Lisbon, Founder Member of APC – Portuguese Colour Association and actual President.
Since 2005 Margarida Gamito has participated, with communications, in several Conferences and Congresses in Portugal and abroad, with themes mainly related with Colour, Urban Environment, Wayshowing and Inclusivity. Simultaneously, she published several book chapters on the same themes.
Researcher at CIAUD since 2006 in the area of Urbanism and at the GEU (Grupo interdisciplinar de Estudos Urbanos). Assistant professor at the Faculty of Arquitecture of University of Lisbon in the Department of Social and Territory Sciences. PhD in Urban and Regional Planning by Technical University of Lisbon in 2002. Master degree in Urban and Regional Planning in Technical University of Lisbon in 1989. Graduated in Geography in the University of Lisbon in 1980.
Maria João Bravo Lima Nunes Delgado holds a PhD in Design from the Lisbon School of Architecture, a Master in Multimedia Educational Communication, from the Open University of Lisbon and a Degree in Architecture from ESBAL. She is a member of the Center for Research in Architecture, Urbanism and Design, CIAUD.
She has been an assistant professor at Lisbon School of Architecture since 2013, and has been an adjunct professor at the Higher Institute of Educational Sciences (ISCE) since 1988. She is also Coordinator of the B-Learning Department of this institution.
Research interests and teaching activities range from Museography, Design of Environments, Textiles, Materials and Technologies, Teaching of Artistic Expressions and Accessibilities. He is currently involved in research projects on teaching methodologies in higher Design and Architecture courses.
She is the author of several articles in national and international publications.
PhD History, Master of Arts Sociology. Professor at Lisbon School of Architecture, Universidade de Lisboa. Member of the Department of History and Theory of Architecture, Urbanism and Design .Theaches Art History, Fashion History, Fashion Theory, Architecture History, Cultural and Material History. Since 1978 scientific research experience and professional consulting in the domains of Social Sciences and Humanities. Effective member CIAUD - Research Centre for Architecture, Urbanism and Design Lisbon School of Architecture Universidade de Lisboa, associated member of CHAM – Centre of Humanities (CHAM) - FCSH Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Universidade dos Açores. Member of the General Council of the Universidade de Lisboa.
Madalena Pereira was born a 17 June of 1967 in Covilhã, Portugal, graduate from University of Beira Interior – UBI, Covilhã, Portugal with his first degree in Textile Engineering – 1990, received the award for best student of the year. His career first started as a Trainee Assistant and Researcher at UBI. Passionate with application of theory to practice, she worked ten years in the Textile and Clothing Industry in Covilhã City, the “Portuguese Manchester”. Developed and finish the Doctoral Thesis with management and Textile Engineering area at UBI in 2007.
With increased dedication to the University then became the Director of Master in Fashion Design UBI / IADE. Today is a director of Master in Branding and Fashion Design (UBI/IADE-U), Director of Fashion Design course at UBI and Erasmus+ Coordinator Department, UBI.
She has member of Unit Research UNIDCOM, IADE and UMTP, UBI and written over 20 papers in the field of Textiles and Sustainability, Branding and Fashion Design and future of fashion design sourcing, e-commerce and technology , fashion design accessories, presented at numerous international conferences.
Maria João Pacheco Ferreira has a PhD in Portuguese Art History (2011), which focuses on the presence and use of Chinese textiles as a decorative option in Portuguese religious solemn celebratory events (16th - 18th centuries). She has teached History of Art and Decorative Arts’ subjects at the Faculty of Humanities of Univerity of Lisbon, Lusófona University of Lisbon, Faculty of Architecure of Technical Univeristy of Lisbon and at the Decorative Arts School of FRESS. She was a post-doctoral fellow at CHAM – Center for the Humanities, FCSH/ NOVA - UAc, with the research project Between utility and delight: The Textile Collection at the house of Bragança (16th-18th centuries) sponsored by the Science and Technology Foundation (2012-2017), which aimed to study the use of textile furnishings in Portugal between the 16th and 18th centuries.
Maria João Durão has a Doctoral Degree in the area of Colour and Space, and Post-Doc funded by FCT in Art, Science and Technology -Drawings of Calatrava. She lectures Drawing and Architectural Drawing at the Faculty of Architecture UL, holds scientific responsibilities in Doctoral Course of Design and created the first ‘Master Degree in Colour for Architecture’ UTL. She coordinates the Colour Lab-FA and the Colour and Light Research Group, both of the University of Lisbon. She supervises master, doctoral and post-doctoral projects. She was the founder-president of the Portuguese Colour Association and presently Honorary President. Re-elected Executive Committee Member of AIC-International Colour Association, she is Chair of Study Group on ‘Arts and Design’ and coordinator of the AIC International Colour Day. Senior member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and its Space Architecture Technical Committee, her research integrates Human Factors/Design/Drawing. Her major concerns range aesthetic and emotional sustainability, both in terrestrial and extraterrestrial environments.
Short Curriculum (max. 150 words): ¬_ Graduation degree (FAUTL1984) in Architecture, Master degree (FAUTL, 2001) in Architectural and Urban Centers heritage, and PhD in Architecture (FAUTL2009); post-graduation course on Architectural and Structures Heritage (IST-UTL, 1987) and post-graduation course on Contemporary Art (FCSH-U. Nova Lisbon, 2004). Has been teaching since 1990 at the Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade de Lisboa on Drawing, Gesamtkunstwerk and Public Art subjects. Has been teaching from 1991-2017 at the Faculdade de Arquitectura, Universidade de Lisboa (UTL/UL).
Recently, the researcher is interested in the issues concerning the category of sublime in landscape, along with its preservation; the question of formal shape in Architecture and the structural reasons implicit in the efficiency of the evolution of forms in the History of Architecture (Romanesque/Gothic period).
Has been a nominated member until presently of the Scientific Committee of the Design PhD (FA-U. Lisboa, 2010-2017) and an elected member of the Scientific Board of the Faculty (2012-2017).
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Assistant Professor since 2004. Professor at the Univeristy of Minho since 1994.
PhD at the University of Minho and the Université of Haute Alsace in Non Active Medical Devices, 2004.
Master Degree in Textile Engineering, University of Minho, 1997 in the field of medical textiles with the thesis intitled
“Contribution to the definition of the properties from disposable textiles used in the healthcare sector”.
Bachelor degree in Textile Production Engineering, University of Minho, 1994.
Co- author of 5 books, more than 30 peer reviewed scientific articles and more than 150 conference papers.
Graduated in Arts and Advertising/Publicity, Master and Doctorate in Arts by the School of Communications and Arts of the University of São Paulo. Post-Doctorate from the University of Lisbon. She was a lecturer at PUC-Campinas in Visual Arts and Advertising-Propaganda courses. Coordinator of the "Art: Teaching and Production" Specialization Course, she founded and coordinated the "Image: Art and Design" Research Group, where she developed her research projects and guided several students. He has experience in Arts, Design and Advertising, and works in the areas of: art, design, community, sociology of art, fashion and production. She is a Professor at the University of São Paulo, Textile and Fashion Course, at the Graduate, Post-Graduation and Member of ICOM - International Council of Museums / UNESCO, since 2000. Post-Doctorate at the University of Lisbon. Visiting professor at the University of Lisbon (Portugal), at the Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco (Portugal) and researcher at the Center for Research in Architecture, Urbanism and Design (CIAUD) at the University of Lisbon (Portugal)
Mário Say Ming Kong holds a Master degree in Architecture from FAUTL, a PhD in Architecture in the field of Design and Visual Communication at the Escola Técnica Superior de Arquitectura in Barcelona - Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (ETSAB-UPC) with post-doctoral studies at ETSAB-UPC.
He is currently Professor with Aggregation of FA-ULisboa, Guest Professor at ESELx and at the Master Course of Art at FBA-ULisboa.
Previously he was a lecturer at the University Lusófona (U.L.H.T.) and the Universidade Independente, respectively in the departments of Urban Planning and Architecture.
In 2000 he was the coordinator of the first year of the Urban Planning Course at U.L.H.T. In 1998, Regent of the discipline of Design / CAD / Geometry in U.L.H.T.
He has participated in scientific research studies and consultancy work for external entities. He has carried out publications, communications and training courses in order to disseminate the results of his research activity and teacher in national and international universities.
Ningtao is a Senior Lecturer in performance textiles in the School of Design, University of Leeds, UK. He obtained his PhD in Textile Technology in the School of Textiel Industries, University of Leeds, in 2001 and MSc and BSc in Textile Engineering in Northwest Institute of Textile Science and Technology (NWITST), Xi’an, China in 1988 and 1985 respectively. He worked as a reserarch engineer in China in NWITST for 8 years before he obtained an ORS scholarship to pursue his PhD in Leeds in 1997. He also worked in School of Textiles and Design in Heriot-Watt University, UK in 2001 and 2002 before he jioned School of Design, University of Leeds in 2003 as a Research Fellow and then Senior Research Fellow. He was appointed as a Lecturer in Performance Textiles in 2008 and then promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2010.
Short Curriculum (max. 150 words / 10 Lines): _ Nídia Dana Lourenço is a Chemical Engineer and a PhD in Biotechnology. She is a Senior Researcher with expertise in biological treatment of textile wastewater, including the operation of sequencing batch reactors with flocculent and granular mixed microbial cultures. She has also expertise in the development of multivariate models for real-time bioreactor monitoring based on online spectroscopy and chemometrics. She has participated in 9 national research projects (2 as PI) and in 4 European research projects. She is currently the PI of a national 3-year project that aims to assess the applicability of aerobic granular sludge technology for textile wastewater treatment, addressing the impact of two emerging textile wastewater pollutants: nanoparticles and microplastics. Her publication record includes 5 book chapters, 25 peer-reviewed papers, 1 national patent (PT 106673 B) and over 1100 citations. It also includes 6 invited seminars, 20 platforms and 35 posters, mostly at international conferences.
PhD in Design at the Lisbon School of Architecture (2018).
Degree in Design, (2013).
Fashion Design Training: CITEM (1980-1982) and CIVEC (1987-1989).
Professor at FAUL in Fashion Design (2012- 2018).
• Consultant and designer at Gardenia and other companies in the fashion industry.
• Designer of uniforms INDAQUA (2007/2008).
• Fashion consultant at Maconde (1989-1991).
• Created in-house brand "YES" (1995-2003).
• Consultant with ANA Airports and Air Navigation E.P., authoring the ‘Uniform Manual’ (1984 -1991).
• Intern in Fashion Design with Ana Salazar (1982-1983).
• Received the 1st prize Intermoda (1988).
Entrepreneur, Founder and CTO at Weadapt Lda and FYT Jeans – Engineered for ComfortTM, scientist, researcher, and professor of textile engineering at University of Minho who heads a cross-functional team of professors, students, designers and engineers dedicated to education, awareness, as well as research and development of value-add products leveraging leading-edge technologies, resulting in new solutions and technologies that meet the needs of the general population and people with special needs in particular.
Graduated in Textile Engineering, MsC in Design and Marketing and PhD in Textile Engineering – Clothing Technology. Since 1993 develops research at 2C2T - Center of Science and Textile Technology of University of Minho teaching several disciplines in the textile and clothing area to the courses of Textile and Production Engineering, Clothing Engineering, Textile Chemistry, Fashion Design and Marketing and others.
Bachelor of Mechanical Textile Engineering (B.S.) at Centro Universitario da FEI (1987), Master in Mechanical Engineering (M.S.) at State University of Campinas (2001) and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at State University of Campinas (2006). Since 2006 has worked at School of Arts, Science and Humanist of São Paulo University as professor of Textile and Fashion Course and since 2011 is associate professor. Responsible by the disciplines of Technology of Knitting on undergraduate and graduate courses. Visiting professor at the University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", at the University of Lisbon (Portugal) and at the Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco (Portugal) and researcher at the Center for Research in Architecture, Urbanism and Design (CIAUD) at the University of Lisbon (Portugal). Researches in the area of textile materials, knitting technology and textile design.
Rui Alberto Lopes Miguel is graduated in Textile Engineering by the University of Beira Interior (UBI). He started his professional activity in 1979 in the Wool Industry as production and quality control director. In 1987 he started his academic career at UBI in the field of Textile Engineering and Fashion Design. In 1992 he started the doctoral works at CSIC-Barcelona in the field of fabrics engineering design. In 2000 he presented the PhD thesis in Textile Engineering at UBI. He is researcher at FibEnTech Research Unit of UBI. He is author and co-author of more than 200 papers in textile physics, smart clothing and fashion design areas. He is responsible of many studies and projects with the textile and clothing industry. He was a consultant of Portuguese Air Force. He is Associate Professor, the Director of PhD Program in Fashion Design and the Head of the Textile Department of UBI.
Designer. PhD in Design by the Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Lisbon. Degree in Interior Design / Decorative Arts from ESAD of Fundação Ricardo do Espírito Santo Silva. In 2002, he inaugurated the company R. Filipe C. Design, developing his professional activity until 2008. He was a lecturer in several institutions of higher education in the area of design and currently teaches at the Polytechnic Institute of Viseu and at the Polytechnic Institute of Guarda , developing in parallel the activity of designer as a liberal professional. He has presented several communications at international conferences on various areas of research in Design. Responsible for several exhibitions, especially the curatorship of the exhibition "O design possível,.Eduardo Afonso Dias: 50 anos de profissão" at MUDE-Museu do Design e da Moda, Lisbon.
My research demonstrates effective ways of engagement to develop challenges in industry, attract funding for the discipline, and use design to implement sustainable principles and create innovative products. Significant impact is shown across a range of platforms from the exhibition of a novel light emitting carpet to innovative bio-based wall linings created in an international collaboration commended by New Zealand’s Ministry of Business Innovation and Environment, to research that interpreted embroidery heritage, cultural history and design.
Seçil Uğur Yavuz is a designer and researcher, working in the field of interactive product design, e-textiles and co-design processes. She has a background in industrial design and product, service, system design. She completed her PhD research at Politecnico di Milano, in Italy. Her practice-based PhD thesis focused on communicating embodied emotions through wearable technology. She is currently a research fellow and lecturer at the Faculty of Design and Art at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, in Italy.
Dr Sonja Andrew is a Senior Lecturer in Design (Textiles) at the University of Huddersfield. Sonja exhibits internationally, with
designs jury selected by peer review for exhibitions in Portugal, China, South Korea, Belgium, Ukraine, Lithuania and the UK. Her
commissioned work includes pieces for the United Bristol Healthcare Trust and Wells Cathedral. Crossing the disciplines of
design, semiotics and narratology, Sonja employs the creative design process as a mode of research inquiry. Her main research
focuses on textile semantics and communication, exploring multi-modality through visual and tactile communication on cloth,
the textile artefact as a signifying object, and the influence of context on audience perception. Her research interests also include
textiles and sustainability, the aesthetic interface between textiles and paper to create hybrid materials for design applications,
and textile/fashion design for the ageing population. Sonja has published in a range of art and design journals. Recent book
chapters include ‘Perspectives on Making and Viewing: Generating Meaning through the Textile Medium’ (2016) and
‘Dichotomies in Textile Making: Employing Technology and Retaining Authenticity’ (2018).
Susana Oliveira teaches Drawing and Visual Communication at the FAUL and supervises several research projects in the area of Illustration. She has a Master's degree in Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art and a PhD in Communication and Culture, Communication Sciences, “Shadow Lessons”, published in book in 2012 with an FCT/Gulbenkian Humanities prize. She is the author of several articles and book chapters in the areas of visual culture and image theory, and has collaborated on several projects, namely the Côa Museum (2008-2010). In October 2010, she co-organized with Pedro Gadanho the 1st International Conference on Architecture and Fiction - Once Upon a Place. She was a Fellow of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, the FCT and the Luso-American Foundation, and a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University NY - GSAPP. She also works as a freelance press illustrator since 1989.
Maria José Pacheco is currently Assistent Professor at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Beira Interior and researcher of FibEnTech Research Unit. She graduated in Technological Chemistry at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon, and earned a PhD degree in Chemistry by the University of Beira Interior
The main research area is environmental electrochemistry, and now she is developing studies focusing the treatment and reuse of effluents from the textile industry. She has over 35 papers published in peer-reviewed international journals, with over 500 citations.
Michele Santos is a fashion designer, graduated from UTL's Architecture Faculty, has a Master in Fashion Styling from Institute Marangoni in Italy and a PhD in Ergonomics from UTL's Faculty of Human Kinetics. Has collaborated as a designer, stylist and consultant for several companies. She is currently Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon, where she teaches in the Design and Fashion courses. And effective member of the Center for Research in Architecture, Urbanism and Design (CIAUD) of the Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon in the area of design / fashion and ergonomics.
Associate Professor (Aggregation) at IADE; Research Member of UNIDCOM/IADE; Visiting Professor of SAIC- School of ART INSTITUTE of CHICAGO-USA; Postdoctoral at School of Design of Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA with a fellowship from FCT, (2007/2008); PhD with honors in History of Graphic Design, 2005, Seville University, Spain; MA in History of Fashion, Graphic and Industrial Design, Universidade Nova, Lisbon, 2000; Bacheler in Fashion Design, SAIC- School of THE ART INSTITUTE of CHICAGO-USA, 1985; Bacheler in Anthropological Sciences, ISCS- Universidade Técnica, 1980; Bacheler in Fine Arts, ESBAL, 1975; Published more than 40 Papers in International Scientific Journals. Member of scientific committee of international conferences in Design, with peer review of articles (Global Fashion Conference, CIMODE, Cumulos, Design Research Society, DesignEd Asia Conference, Include Conference); Published three Books and 300 articles, about History of Art, Fashion and Design in Magazines; Holds 6 fashion and 2 investigations awards.