Short Bio

Filipa C. A. Martins de Abreu is currently a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) in Macau SAR.
She first joined USJ as a visiting lecturer, and is presently a senior lecturer and programme coordinator at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, teaching Graphic and Interactive Design, Creativity and Entrepreneurship, Theory and History of Art, Project and Design Management as well as Interactive Technologies. Filipa is a designer focusing on innovative digital experiences based on play, engagement, and fun, aimed at fostering creative behaviours in learning environments. Simultaneously as a professor, a researcher and a designer her passion lies in digital and interaction design, with focal points in game design, research and development. User-centered design, creativity, psychology and meditation methodologies are also part of her research interests that share a facet with game design. Her current research focuses on game design, tangible interactions and mobile platforms in the learning environment. Between 2005 and 2014 she worked for various private and public corporations as a researcher, lecturer, project leader, design manager and creative director, in Portugal, Hong Kong and Macau focusing on R&D, game design, marketing strategies and solutions, digital interactive products and branding.

Publications

2018
Martins de Abreu, F., & Barbosa, A. (2018). LISBON CONSORTIUM - VIII Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture “Cyber+Cipher+Culture" | Lisboa, Portugal - “Cyberculture and Multimodal Digital Games in Learning Environments: Fostering Creativity in Macau’s Educational System”.

2017
Martins de Abreu, F., & Barbosa, A. (2017). MRI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE - Common Good and Education | Macau, China“The impact of multimodal digital games in children’s learning environments”.

2017
Martins de Abreu, F., & Barbosa, A. (2017). ACM Publishing – Conference Proceedings - “Creative Engagement: Multimodal digital games in children’s learning environment in Macau S.A.R.”. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on DigitalArt (ARTECH217), Macao SAR, China, A​CM International Conference Proceeding Series​, ​Part F1309.​ ACM ISBN 978-1-4503-5273- 4/17/09. http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3106548.3106599

Estadieu, G., Martins de Abreu, F., & Barbosa, A. (2017). “3D printing objects installation art: ‘Standing humanity: 3D yan character’”. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on DigitalArt (ARTECH217), Macao SAR, China, A​CM International Conference Proceeding Series​, ​Part F1309.​ ACM ISBN 978-1-4503-5273- 4/17/09. https://doi.org/10.1145/3106548.3106588

Cordeiro, J., Martins de Abreu, F., & Estadieu, G. (2017). “Audience participation in interactive art systems: Is instructional signage a necessary evil?”. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Digital Art (ARTECH 217), Macao SAR, China, ​ACM International Conference Proceeding Series​, ​Part F1309.​ ACM ISBN 978-1-4503-5273- 4/17/09. https://doi.org/10.1145/3106548.3106595
Presented by Filipa Martins de Abreu

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SUPERVISIONS

2018/2020
SUPERVISOR - Master of Design - Specialisation in Interaction Design || Julieta Pereira
– Macau Mobility: Empowering the Commuter - Case Study: e.mobility application.


Modules

Year 1 Master
MDS102
3 credits
Year 2 Master
Year 1 Bachelor
LCO101
2 credits
Year 2 Bachelor
ADPD201
6 credits
ADPD204
3 credits
Year 3 Bachelor
LBA229
2 credits
Year 4 Bachelor
LBA241
3 credits
LCO301
2 credits
LCO302
4 credits
LFD406
6 credits
Year 5 Bachelor