The lab is growing. New projects and several new researchers and some upgrades. Check People for the entire team.

Ana Pires is a new PostDoc researcher (18 to 30 months contract), psychologist by formation, that is interested in how cognitive theories can be successfully applied to the design of interactive systems in order to achieve enhanced virtual experiences.

António Barros is a visiting PostDoc researcher (one year) that focuses on inclusive haptic-based education for blind children.

Diogo Branco, a former MSc student, continues with the lab, now pursuing a PhD degree. He will continue working on healthcare for Parkinson’s.

Álvaro Teles is a new MSc student working on usable intrusion detection and response for mobile devices.

Laíza Silva is a visiting MSc student (stay until May 2019) from Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil) working on gamified mobile applications to improve the literacy of young people with autism.

Sérgio Alves is staying with the OpenLab, Newcastle, and coming back to join us as a PhD student, later in 2019.