I am an HCI reseacher with focus on improving access to computing technologies to people with different abilities, and on re-designing interactions and workflows for pervasive healthcare. Alongside, I am concerned with how people, in general, are able to secure their data, particularly from non-sophisticated insiders. I do all this with a data-driven approach, mostly by deploying and assessing technological artifacts in-the-wild (i.e., in the real world). I am an Assistant Professor at Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa and a researcher at LaSIGE.

Social Insider Attacks paper at CHI'17

Our paper on Characterizing Social Insider Attacks on Facebook was accepted at CHI 2017. It was the output of a collaboration with researchers at the University of British Columbia. We present results from quantitative and qualitative studies that show that social insider attacks on Facebook, where pranks or facejacking are... [Read More]

Paper accepted at ACM TACCESS

Our paper on Investigating Laboratory and Everyday Typing Performance of Blind Users was accepted at ACM TACCESS. This is an extended version of our ASSETS 2015 paper on Typing Performance of Blind Users. Check it out for details on how we assessed and validated in-the-wild typing data.

New website

I finally took some time to revamp my website. It was done with Jekyll which hopefully will enable me to update it regularly. Feel free to check in regularly for extra goodies. Upcoming - research webpage with project details.