Arminda Guerra Lopes

Arminda Guerra Lopes is a professor at Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal, for twenty years.

She is a research fellow at Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (M-ITI) in Portugal and, recently, she was visitor professor at Carnegie Mellon University, USA.

She is also a research collaborator at the research group Information Systems and Technologies for the Transformation of Organizations and Society (ISTTOS) of the Algoritmi centre of the University of Minho, Portugal.

Arminda had several management duties at her institution: school vice-director, president of the scientific and of the pedagogical boards.

Her research interests are mainly: Human Computer Interaction, Information Systems (Technology for Organizational Agility) and Research Methodologies.

The focus of her Research is on Social Informatics, Interaction Design, Human Work Interaction Design, Creativity and Innovation, Collaborative Work, and Quality of Life Technologies. 

Arminda has collaborated in different research projects either in Portugal or in internationally.

Arminda holds a PhD in Human Computer Interaction from Leeds Metropolitan University in U.K.