Academic Projects

Ph.D. Thesis
Vibrotactile Interfaces and Their Application on Computer-Mediated Tactile Communication

2014 - now, at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) - Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.
Supervisor: Anderson Maciel, PhD. // Co-Supervisor: Luciana Nedel, PhD.
It includes a collaboration with the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) - Genova, GE, Italy, in the Glassense Project.
Supervisor: Luca Brayda, PhD.

Master's Dissertation
Designing Tactile Vocabularies for Human-Computer Interaction

2012 - 2014, at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) - Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.
Supervisor: Anderson Maciel, PhD.
This project presents a series of studies about tactile languages in human-computer interaction and a novel approach for vibrotactile prefixation.

eScanner
Bachelor's Final Project

2008 - 2012, at Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz (UESC) - Ilhéus, BA, Brazil.
Supervisor: Vania C. da Silva, PhD.
The eScanner is a Browser-based accessibility testing tool built for the Google Chrome browser following the Brazilian standard known as e-MAG 3.0.