Augusto Abreu Esteves

Augusto Abreu Esteves

Dr Augusto Abreu Esteves

Lecturer

Biography

Augusto Esteves is a Lecturer at Edinburgh Napier University with a PhD in Informatics Engineering (Human-Computer Interaction) from the University of Madeira. Here was where in 2010 he finished his MSc thesis in the same area, with work that won first prize at the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2010.

His research interests lie in lowering the physical and cognitive demands of computer interfaces through the design of multimodal interaction, and he has explored these concepts as a Visiting Researcher in several institutes. These include the Siemens Healthcare Technology Center, Lancaster University, the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, the Eindhoven University of Technology, and the Korean Advanced Institute Science and Technology.

News

Events

Esteem

Reviewing

  • Programme Committee Member (Papers, ACM-SIGCHI TEI '17)
  • Programme Committee Member (Papers, ACM-SIGCHI TEI '14-15)
  • Programme Committee Member (Papers, ACM-SIGCHI ISS '16)
  • Excellent Reviewer Recognition (Papers, ACM-SIGCHI CHI '17)
  • Programme Committee Member (Work-in-progress, British HCI '17)
  • Programme Committee Member (Video Showcase, ACM-SIGCHI CHI '17)
  • Programme Committee Member (Workshops, ACM-SIGCHI UbiComp '15)
  • Programme Committee Member (Workshops, ACII '15)
  • Journal Review (ACM TOCHI)
  • Journal Review (IWC)
  • Journal Review (IxD&A)
  • Journal Review (Personal and Ubiquitous Computing)
  • Programme Committee Member (Papers, IEEE SustainIT '17)

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Computing Reviews: Notable Computing Books and Articles of 2015
  • Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher
  • Fellow of the RSA
  • Best paper award at the ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology

 

Advisory panels and expert committees/witness

  • ESRC Peer Review

 

Media Activity

  • Featured in Wired
  • Featured in Yahoo
  • Featured in Click, BBC’s flagship technology programme
  • Featured in Digital Trends
  • Featured in ACM interactions
  • Featured in The Conversation

 

Spin-outs and Licences

  • Method for Providing User Interface According to Beats Touch Based on Mobile Terminal

 

Conference Activity

  • Organizing Committee Member (ACM-SIGCHI TEI '16)
  • Organizing Committee Member (ACM-SIGCHI DIS '17)
  • Organizing Committee Member (ACM-SIGCHI SUI '17)

 

Invited Speaker

  • Invited Talk at ACM SIGGRAPH '16
  • Seminar at NOVA
  • Seminar at UNIST
  • Guest lecture at TU/e

 

Pre-Napier Funded Projects

  • H2020-LCE-02-2016: Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy
  • H2020-SMEINST-1-2015: SME Instrument Award

Current Post Grad projects