Luís Bettencourt Moniz
Coordination, seminars and round tables
He is the coordinator of the NOVA IMS Alumni Program. Author of books on Marketing Performance and guest lecturer in the same area. He is vice-president of the Portuguese Data Science and the NOVA IMS Alumni associations.
He has a Master in Information Management from NOVA IMS and a degree in Statistics and Information Management from NOVA IMS.
Coordination and Principles of Information Design lecturer
Manuel Lima is a Portuguese designer, author, lecturer, and researcher living in New York. Manuel is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), London, founder of VisualComplexity.com, Design Director at Google, and professor at Parsons School of Design. The prestigious American magazine Creativity named Manuel "one of the 50 most creative and influential minds of 2009".
Manuel Lima is an active voice in the field of information visualization, having spoken at numerous conferences, festivals, and universities around the world, such as TED, Lift, OFFF, Eyeo, Ars Electronica, Harvard, Yale, MIT, Royal College of Art, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, ENSAD Paris, University of Amsterdam, MediaLab Prado Madrid. His work has been mentioned in numerous publications and media outlets, including WIRED, New York Times, Science, Nature, BusinessWeek, Forbes, Fast Company, The Guardian, BBC, CNN, Design Observer, Creative Review, Eye, Grafik, Étapes, El País, Visão, and Expresso.
His first book Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information, was translated into French, Chinese, and Japanese. His latest book, The Book of Circles: Visualizing Spheres of Knowledge, published in May 2017 by Princeton Architectural Press in New York, explores over 1000 years of visual culture through the symbol of the circle, combining a multitude of disciplines and areas of human knowledge.
With over 12 years of experience creating digital products, Manuel Lima has worked for Microsoft, Nokia, R/GA, and Kontrapunkt. Manuel graduated in Design at the Architecture Faculty of the Technical University of Lisbon and in 2005 completed his Masters in Design and Technology at Parsons School of Design, in New York. For this purpose, he received three scholarships, respectively, from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, the Luso-American Foundation, and the Dean's Scholarship from Parsons School of Design. During his master's degree, Manuel Lima worked with Siemens Corporate Research Center, American Museum of Moving Image, and Parsons Institute of Information Mapping on research projects for the National Geo-Spatial Intelligence Agency.
Miguel de Castro Neto
Coordination and Data Management and Visualization Professor
Visual and Infographics Lab Professor
Cátia Rijo has a Ph.D. in Design from the Faculty of Architecture of Lisbon, a Master in Graphic Production, and a degree in Visual Design, both from IADE.
She is currently an Adjunct Professor at the Escola Superior de Educação do Politécnico de Lisboa and a member of the Degree in Visual Arts and Technologies coordination team. She coordinates and teaches the disciplines related to Design.
She founded DESIGNLAB4U in 2016, a professionalizing laboratory that aims to immerse the students of the Visual Arts and Technologies Course in real pedagogical contexts of social work or research and provide a design laboratory of a professional nature capable of responding to requests
in the field of Design. This laboratory aims to provide students with the opportunity to collaborate on real projects with community outreach generated in an immersive learning context, facilitating and fostering creativity and developing cultural and social enrichment activities.
She regularly publishes book chapters, including "Integrating the syntactic and semantic dimensions in packaging design projects" (Springer, 2021), "Graphic Expression and Semantic Analyze on Brand Mark Creation" (Springer, 2021), "DESIGNLAB4U: A Laboratory of Knowledge, Experimentation and Practical Action" (Springer, 2019).
Cátia Rijo is the coordinator of funded projects and a research member at CIAUD.
She regularly publishes articles, national and international, in specialty journals and frequently participates in international and national conferences.
She is currently President of the Image Research Network, a member of scientific committees in several journals and conferences, and is regularly invited to join juries of Masters and Ph.D. programs.
Author of the visual identity of television programs such as "Câmara Clara" (RTP 2); "Sociedade das Belas Artes" (SIC N); "Diz que é uma espécie de magazine" (SIC); "PopUp" (RTP 2); among so many and so varied, she is also a director and screenwriter.
Cátia has directed several episodes of the documentary series "Tradições - Retalhos da Vida de um povo", shown on SIC Notícias, as well as advertising campaigns for Culturgest, Serralves, Gulbenkian, Teatro Maria Matos, Unicre, among others.
Currently, she is a freelance creative director and designer for several content production companies and agencies.
She collaborated in the concept creation, research, production, and screenplay of the transmedia animation project based on the "Lisboa XIX" feature film between 2011 and 2017. This project received a grant from ICA for its development.
Cátia was a guest lecturer: "Laboratório Audiovisual" ESAD.CR (School of Arts and Design, Caldas da Rainha Center) and in the seminar "Motion Design," Degree in Communication Design, Faculty of Fine Arts, Lisbon
She graduated in Communication Design, Faculdade de Belas-Artes, Universidade de Lisboa.
Motion Design Lab Professor
Autor da identidade visual de programas televisivos como «Câmara Clara» (RTP 2); «Sociedade das Belas Artes» (SIC N); «Diz que é uma espécie de magazine» (SIC); «PopUp» (RTP 2); entre tantos e tão variados, é também realizador e argumentista.
Assinou a realização de vários episódios da série documental «Tradições - Retalhos da Vida de um povo», exibida na SIC Notícias, assim como campanhas publicitárias para a Culturgest, Serralves, Gulbenkian, Teatro Maria Matos, Unicre, entre outras.
Atualmente diretor criativo freelancer e designer para várias produtoras de conteúdos e agências.
Entre 2011 e 2017 colaborou na criação do conceito, pesquisa, produção e argumento do projeto transmedia de animação assente na longa-metragem «Lisboa XIX». Este projeto recebeu subsídio do ICA com vista ao seu desenvolvimento.
Foi docente convidado: «Laboratório Audiovisual» ESAD.CR (Escola Superior de Artes e Design, Núcleo Caldas da Rainha) e no seminário «Motion Design», Licenciatura Design de Comunicação, Faculdade de Belas Artes, Lisboa
Licenciou-se em Design de Comunicação, Faculdade de Belas-Artes, Universidade de Lisboa.
Innovation of Analytical Basis
Motion Design Lab Professor
Sónia Laima has been the CEO and founder, of the content agency for brands and companies Rebel Act, since 2010. In 2016 she embraced a director's career, having signed several projects, among which the web series "Navigator Teams" with 12 episodes stands out
In 2015, she was part of the jury of the contest "Galp Create, energy to ideas" and signed projects distinguished in the APCE Grand Prize in the Video category and Innovation category. In 2009, she premiered "Paredes Meias", a documentary about Bairro da Bouça, a work by Siza Vieira, at Doc Lisboa. In that year, this project received the AICA International Association of Art Critics.
She was script coordinator for the program "Prós & Contras", RTP 1. She integrated the creative team of "Operação Triunfo" and "Noites Marcianas", and was executive editor of "Imagens de Marca", SIC Notícias, among others. Alongside her audiovisual activity, she has published in the magazines "Visão", "Sábado", "Máxima", "Evasões".
Master in "Identity Strategies" by FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. She has a degree in Communication Sciences from this institution. "Cool Hunter" for the international agency "Science of Time" between 2010/ 2014. Sónia studied "Design Thinking" at Stanford University, USA.