Official Title: Research Coordinator

Faculty: Faculty of Creative Industries


Short Bio

Master in Electrical Engineering from the University of Orleans, France, he then worked for several private companies as an Internet Engineer both in France and Macau. He joined the University of Saint Joseph in 2009 initially as  IT Manager and now full-time as academic in the Faculty of Creative Industries. He is also the manager of the fabrication lab at USJ, teaching digital fabrication, programming for creative people.

Co-founder of the first fab lab in Macau as well as member of several international collaborative experimentations such as Museomix and Hackmychurch where he collaborates with other disciplines to prototype new and innovative interactive artifacts.

He is pursing a PhD in Science and Technologies of Arts from the Catholic University of Portugal in Porto. His research is focusing on interactive technologies and digital fabrication for creative activities with a specific angle on their usage and interaction within museums.

keywords: interactive technologies; museums; digital fabrication; open source hardware and software



Gérald Estadieu, Filipa Martins de Abreu, and Alvaro Barbosa. 2017. 3D Printing Objects as Installation Art: Standing Humanity: 3D Yan Character. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Digital Arts (ARTECH2017). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1-7. DOI:

João Cordeiro, Filipa Martins de Abreu, and Gerald Estadieu. 2017. Audience Participation in Interactive Art Systems: Is Instructional Signage a Necessary Evil?. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Digital Arts (ARTECH2017). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 31-37. DOI:

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 Master
3.00 credits
3.00 credits
Year 1 Bachelor
3.00 credits
3.00 credits
3.00 credits
3.00 credits
Year 2 Bachelor
1.50 credits
Year 3 Bachelor
2.00 credits
2.00 credits