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.

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Events

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Invited Speaker

  • Invited Talk at ACM SIGGRAPH '16
  • Invited Talk at the 4th Aslla Symposium
  • Seminar at NOVA
  • Seminar at UNIST
  • Guest lecture at TU/e
  • Seminar at the University of Glasgow
  • Seminar at the University of Lisbon
  • Seminar at Northumbria University

 

Fellowships and Awards

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

 

Reviewing

  • Programme Committee Member (Papers, ACM-SIGCHI TEI '14)
  • Programme Committee Member (Papers, ACM-SIGCHI ISS '16)
  • Programme Committee Member (Papers, ACM-SIGCHI TEI '19)
  • Programme Committee Member (Papers, ACM-SIGCHI TEI '15)
  • Programme Committee Member (Papers, ACM-SIGCHI ISS '18)
  • 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)

 

Conference Activity

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

 

Media Activity

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

 

Grant Reviewer

  • ESRC Peer Review College Member

 

Spin-outs and Licences

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

 

Pre-Napier Funded Projects

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

Current Post Grad projects