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GERALD ESTADIEU has been a Professor and Research Coordinator of the Faculty of Creative Industries / Design Department at the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) in Macau since 2009. With an MSc in Signal and Image Processing from the University of Orléans (France) and a PhD in Science and Technology of the Arts from the Catholic University of Portugal (School of Arts, Porto), his research and artistic activities are now focusing on the areas of Interactivity, Hacking and Digital Fabrication. He created the digital fabrication lab at USJ and co-founded the first fab lab in Macau, Minchee Lab.  He is also a member of several international collaborative experimentations such as Museomix and Hackmychurch and developed artistic projects in local and international museums integrating interactive technology and digital fabrication.


Estadieu, G., & Caires, C. S. (2018). Hacking: Toward a Creative Methodology for Cultural Institutions, 14. on researchgate
Cordeiro, J., De Abreu, F. M., & Estadieu, G. (2017). Audience participation in interactive art systems: Is instructional signage a necessary evil? In ACM International Conference Proceeding Series (Vol. Part F1309).
Estadieu, G., De Abreu, F. M., & Barbosa, A. (2017). 3D printing objects as installation art: ‘Standing humanity: 3D yan character’. In ACM International Conference Proceeding Series (Vol. Part F1309).
Thota, N., Estadieu, G., Ferrao, A., & Meng, W. K. (2015). Engaging school students with tangible devices: Pilot project with.NET Gadgeteer. In Proceedings - 2015 International Conference on Learning and Teaching in Computing and Engineering, LaTiCE 2015 (Vol. 1, pp. 112–119).



Year 1 Doctorate
Year 1 Master
3 credits
Year 1 Bachelor
3 credits
1.5 credits
3 credits
Year 2 Bachelor
3 credits
3 credits
6 credits
6 credits
Year 3 Bachelor
3 credits
Year 4 Bachelor