Patrícia Piedade


Patricia (she/her) is an HCI researcher who aims to leverage technology in innovative, inclusive, and impactful ways. She holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Computer Science and Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon. She is currently a PhD student at the Interactive Technologies Institute under the supervision of Hugo Nicolau (ITI) and Rui Prada (INESC-ID).

In her current research, Patricia focuses on Neurodiversity and HCI. In collaboration with fellow researchers at the Inclusive Computing Lab, she remains dedicated to creating technologies that cater to the needs of minority groups and is committed to advancing knowledge in this field.



Neto, Isabel; Correia, Filipa; Rocha, Filipa; Piedade, Patricia; Paiva, Ana; Nicolau, Hugo

The Robot Made Us Hear Each Other: Fostering Inclusive Conversations among Mixed-Visual Ability Children Proceedings Article

In: HRI, pp. 13–23, ACM, 2023.



Piedade, Patricia; Matsur, Nikoletta; Rodrigues, Catarina Alexandra Rebelo; Cecilio, Francisco; Marques, Afonso; Saturn, Rings Of; Neto, Isabel; Nicolau, Hugo

Co-designing a Bespoken Wearable Display for People with Dissociative Identity Disorder Proceedings Article

In: Proceedings of the 24th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, pp. 1–4, Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 2022, ISBN: 978-1-4503-9258-7.

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