Nuno Nunes re-elected President of ITI

The Interactive Technologies Institute (ITI) held elections for a new leadership team. The Institute elected Nuno Jardim Nunes, Hugo Nicolau, Élvio Gouveia, and Pedro Campos as President and three Vice-Presidents, respectively. They will run their mandates for two years. This leadership team will be responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Institute. Election results […]

ACM 3rd International Conference on Information Technology for Social Good: Fostering Positive Societal Impact through Interactive Technologies

Dates: September 6-8, 2023 Location: Lisbon, Portugal The realm of technology has long been a catalyst for change, driving innovations that reshape how societies function. The ACM 3rd International Conference on Information Technology for Social Good (GoodIT 2023) is set to convene in the vibrant city of Lisbon, Portugal, from September 6th to 8th, 2023. […]

ITI Talks: Tangible UIs and energy consumption

The Interactive Technologies Institute recently hosted on February 10 its second ITI Talk event of 2023. The team discussed research on tangible user interfaces and optimization of energy consumption. Tangible user interfaces: digital meets physical Ana Pires is Psychologist and a post-doctoral researcher at the Interactive Technologies Institute. She was the first ITI Talks speaker […]

We published climate change visual communication guidelines

Researchers from the Interactive Technologies Institute (ITI) found that climate change visual communication has followed trends. They also propose design guidelines to engage communities successfully in this field. Their results have been published in the 9th Congress of the International Association of Societies of Design Research. Marta Ferreira, PhD student and first author, is working […]

Researchers develop technology to detect dangerous mosquitoes

The researcher Dinarte Vasconcelos is developing a tech solution within the scope of his Doctoral thesis. “My research aims to produce an economically viable solution packed with a set of sensors that can detect dangerous mosquitoes and distinguish them from other insects,” says the researcher.  Nuno Nunes and João Pedro Gomes, professors at the Instituto […]

Bauhaus of the Seas Conference: the second event of the movement counted with 3 ITI researchers in Venice

  The Bauhaus of the Seas movement held its second conference on the 21st and 22nd of September 2021 at the Venice Arsenal. The University of Ca’Foscari and the Municipality of Venice organized the 2-day event. 3 ITI researchers attended the conference and acted as chairs in 3 panels dedicated to deepening the movement: Valentina […]

Bauhaus of the Seas Conference: ITI President presented “The Vision of the Bauhaus of the Seas”

The Bauhaus of the Seas Conference was held on May 20 at MAAT, co-organized by Instituto Superior Técnico, CM Lisboa, Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program and MAAT – Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology. The President of ITI/LARSyS, Nuno Jardim Nunes, one of the movement creators, participated in the opening session with the communication “The Vision of […]

Macaronight 2020 – European Researchers’ Night

The European Researchers’ Night is being celebrated on Friday, November 27, this year. The University of Madeira and ARDITI are organizing this event fully online, for the first time, due to COVID-19. The new format includes online videos, conferences, activities, virtual visits, and more, of the different research units available here. Some of the involved […]