Image

Ana Margarida R. D. F. Gomes Ferreira

Email: ana.margarida.ferreira@universidadeeuropeia.pt
Degree: Ph.D.
Scientific Area:Production Engineering/Industrial Design
Affiliation:IADE, Universidade Europeia
Category: Associate Professor with Habilitation
ORCID: 0000-0001-7799-0477
Awards: "Here for Good" Honorary Prize (2017) // IADE-U Research and Teaching Award (2015)
Languages: Portuguese, English
Research Interests: 
Design, Creativity, and Sustainable Innovation; Design Education and Research; Social Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Wellbeing; Cultural and Creative Industries; Socioeconomic, Technological and Cultural Dynamics; Sustainable Social Change.

 


Ana Margarida Ferreira is an Associate Professor with Habilitation at IADE-UE, a senior researcher at UNIDCOM and coordinator of ID:Co.Lab - Collaborative Research Lab in Design and Sustainable Innovation. She has Habilitation in Design (IADE-EU, 2020), a Postdoc in Design and Innovation for Social Change (2019, CUT), a Ph.D. in Production Eng./Industrial Design (2008, UBI), a Post-Graduation in Product Design (1996, Glasgow School of Art /CPD) and a BA in Industrial Design (1995, IADE). She collaborates with Brazilian LOGO/UFSC, ECOAR/UFRN Research Labs, and with Cypriot Art + Design: e-learning Lab-Design for Social Change, of Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) and, since 2018, with Hub Nicosia/Synthesis – Center for Research and Education in Cyprus.

She lectures Research Methodology, Applied Research, Industrial Design, Creativity, Innovation and Sustainability courses. She successfully supervised 6 doctoral theses in Design and more than 23 master's theses, in collaboration with companies, industry and other Portuguese and foreign Higher Education Institutions. 

Ana Margarida coordinates(d) several R&D+i projects such as the (2015-16) “L3 – Lisboa Laboratório Comum de Aprendizagem (Lisbon community-based Learning Laboratory)”, IADE, FSCH e IST consortium; (2019-21) “SHELTER – Structural Hyper-resistant Element for Life Threatening Earthquake Risk”, in association with Teixeira Duarte, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) and Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil (LNEC); and the (2019-21) “CREATION - Cultural and Arts Entrepreneurship in Adult Education”, funded by National Agency ERASMUS+ (2019-1-PT01-KA204-061315). 

Currently, she co-edits ‘DISCERN - International Design Journal for Social Change, Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship’, supervises some doctoral and master's students and participates in inter and transdisciplinary projects linking areas like Art, Design and Crafts, Engineering, Technology, Health or Tourism. She regularly publishes in these areas.

She was President of the Scientific Board (2015-16) and member of the Pedagogical Board of IADE-U (1999-2017). She Coordinated the BA Course in Design (2009/12-2014/17), was Executive Director of UNIDCOM/IADE (R&D unit) (2008-09) and Vice-President of Direction Board of IADE’s Design School (2010-12). 

Publications

2018

Bernarda, J., Ferreira, A.M., Silva, C., Queiroz, I. (2018), Transforming social dynamics by Design - Collaborative methodologies and the empowerment and resilience of the Communities, , Design Doctoral Conference’18, Proceedings of the DDC 5th Conference, IADE – Universidade Europeia, pp. 15-22. EDIÇÕES IADE. http://ddc2018.unidcom-iade.pt/

Camocho, D., Vicente, J.& Ferreira, A.M., (2018), Transition to circular and sustainable economy through Design, Design Doctoral Conference’18, Proceedings of the DDC 5th Conference, IADE – Universidade Europeia, pp. 31-36. EDIÇÕES IADE. http://ddc2018.unidcom-iade.pt/

Ferreira, A.M. & Fortalezas, T. (2018) Expanding ID:CO.LAB Skills from Products and Services to Territories: Strategically Designing a Sustainable  Organization in Schist Villages, DESIGNA 2018 TERRITORY Proceedings, pp. 419-431. University of Beira Interior/ labcom.ifp ISBN: 978-989-654-495-9  http://designa.ubi.pt/pt/2018

Gonçalves E., Ferreira A.M., Christiaans H. (2018) User-Oriented Method as a Way to Humanise the User-Energy Relationship in Public Lighting. In: Charytonowicz J. (eds) Advances in Human Factors, Sustainable Urban Planning and Infrastructure. AHFE 2017. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 600. Springer, Cham., pp 106-118. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-60450-3_11#citeas

Korčulanin, L.; Ferreira, A.M., (2018), Active Design Method for Sustainable Urban Water Management, Design Doctoral Conference’18, Proceedings of the DDC 5th Conference, IADE – Universidade Europeia, pp. 7-14. EDIÇÕES IADE. http://ddc2018.unidcom-iade.pt/

Rocha, H., Ferreira, Ana M., Azevedo, J. (2018), Paradigm shift in Design Education: An overview on issues and possibilities for change,  Proceedings of DRS 2018 International Conference Catalyst, Limerick, Ireland, Vol. 7, 24, pp. 2914-2926. Design Research Society: London. doi: 10.21606/dma.2017.541

Rocha, H., Ferreira, Ana M., Azevedo, J. (2018), Benchmarking Higher Education in Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability: State of Art and future Challenges, Design Doctoral Conference’18, Proceedings of the DDC 5th Conference, IADE – Universidade Europeia, pp. 129-136. EDIÇÕES IADE. http://ddc2018.unidcom-iade.pt/

Santos, V., Ferreira, A.M. & Gonçalves, E. (2019). The Impact of Analogic, Digital and Hybrid Representations in the Ideation Phase of an Artifact Design: An Educational Perspective: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Intelligent Human Systems Integration (IHSI 2019): Integrating People and Intelligent Systems, February 7-10, 2019, San Diego, California, USA. 10.1007/978-3-030-11051-2_73. 

2017

Ferreira, A. M., & Korčulanin, L. (2017). Mapping the system architecture of water toilet management for a new and more sustainable Water Service Design framework. In Proceedings of the DDC 4th Conference. Lisbon, Portugal: IADE - Universidade Europeia, Edições IADE.

Rocha, H., Ferreira, A. M., & de Azevedo, J. (2017). Paradigm shift in Design Education to drive Strategic Innovations , Sustainable Solutions and Social Change. In IADE Design Doctoral Conference’17(p. 8). Lisboa.

Ferreira, A. M., Arslan, P., & Akpınarlı, H. F. (2017). New Sustainable Textile Design: Exploring Symbolic Diversity and Hybrid Fabrics of Turkish and Portuguese Cultural Heritage. In Design Doctoral Conference’17, Proceedings of the DDC 4th Conference2. Lisbon, Portugal: IADE - Universidade Europeia, Edições IADE.

Ferreira, A. M. (2017, October 23). (workshop) “DISCERN PROJECT: Sensing Change in/by Design Education”, with IADE-UE, UNIDCOM/ID:Co.Lab, Cyprus University of Technology (CUT)/Art+Design eLearning Lab, Paris College of Art (PCA), Dialogue Café, Gestools, Madeira Interactive Technologies Ins. Funchal, Portugal.

Ferreira, A. M., Farinha, I., & Pinheiro, C. (2017). Senses & Sensibility for Social Innovation and Sustainable Behavior (workshop). 9th Senses & Sensibility, International Design Conference and Its Affiliated Conference: RHIZOMES. 24-27 Outubro. Funchal, Portugal.

Ferreira, A. M., Sardone, G., & Correia, J. (2017). Figueira Memory Project: Keep figueira with you. Open Design Italia 2017 Exhibition - Il Design é Nutriente. italy: Italienisches Kulturinstitut.

Bernarda, J., Ferreira, A. M., Silva, C., & Queiroz, I. (2017). Design as a pedagogical tool to make ( in ) visible realities visible , to promote social sensibility and nurture activism for a more sustainable future. In IADE Design Doctoral Conference’17. Lisboa.

Sambade, A., & Ferreira, A. M. (2017). Co-designing the Future : How Designers and Research Labs play an important role to Social Engagement and Sustainability. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference Senses and Sensibility 2017(p. 9). Funchal.

Ferreira, A. M. (2017, November 7). ID:Co.Lab: Cidades Sustentáveis. (Roundtable) Jornadas Solidárias 2017 – ARE YOU AWAKE?, Laureate Global Days of Service. Lisbon, Portugal.

Bernarda, J., Ferreira, A. M., Silva, C., & Queiroz, I. (2017). Design as a process tool of collaborative and multidisciplinary learning in society. The Design Journal, 20(sup1), S900–S914. https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1353035

Pinheiro, C., Farinha, I., & Ferreira, A. M. (2017). Impact practices: Communication & Design Case studies. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference Senses and Sensibility 2017(pp. 98–105). Funchal.

Ferreira, A. M. (2017, April 27). Novas Aplicações para a Lã – a utilização de lã na construção civil e indústria têxtil/Lã e Tinturaria Natural – Oportunidades e Inovação (Workshop). Organization of 34aOvibeja.

Ferreira, A. M. (2017, March 22). (Roundtable) Água para Todos/Water for All, no âmbito do Dia Mundial da Água das Nações Unidas, com EPAL, Geratriz, ProTEJO e IBFAN, at Centro de Inovação Mouraria. Sustainable Energy Youth Network & IADE/UNIDCOM, ID:Co.Lab.

Gonçalves, E., Ferreira, A. M., & Christiaans, H. (2017). User-Oriented Method as a Way to Humanise the User-Energy Relationship in Public Lighting. In J. Charytonowicz (Ed.), Advances in Human Factors, Sustainable Urban Planning and Infrastructure. AHFE 2017. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing(pp. 106–118). Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-60450-3_11

Ferreira, A. M., & Bernarda, J. (2017, December 16). Feira/Exposição Multicultural Bairro Rego. Lisbon.

Milne, V., Ferreira, A. M., & Gonçalves, E. (2017). The Hybrid Analog and Digital Representation as a process of expanding Design reflection Model Construction for Evaluation of the Descriptive Process. In Design Doctoral Conference’17, Proceedings of the DDC 4th Conference. Lisbon, Portugal: IADE - Universidade Europeia, Edições IADE.

Souleles, N., Savva, S., & Ferreira, A. M. (2017). The challenge of embedding design for social change and innovation in Higher Education curricula and the role of DISCERN (DesIgn for Social Change and innovation through a EuRopean Network). In 9th International Conference Senses and Sensibility 2017. Funchal.

Ferreira, A. M. (2017, October 25). (debate) Metodologias participativas: Combate à Pobreza e Exclusão Social e promoção da Inclusão Social. IX Fórum Nacional de Combate à Pobreza e Exclusão Social Com a EAPN - European Anti Poverty Network (Rede Europeia Anti-Pobreza), Junta de Freguesia Da Estrela e a Legião Da Boa Vontade. IADE - Universidade Europeia.

Farinha, I., Pinheiro, C., & Ferreira, A. M. (2017). Moving Life in circles: communication & design in a circular economy. (Workshop) 9th International Conference Senses and Sensibility 2017th Senses & Sensibility, International Design Conference and Its Affiliated Conference: RHIZOMES. 24-27 Outubro. Funchal, Portugal.

Ferreira, A. M. (2017, May 24). “What Design Can Do for Social Change?”, Ciclo de Empreendedorismo Social. Organization of Conference. Lisbon, Portugal: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.

 

2016

Ferreira, A. M., & Milne, V. (2016). O Espaço Inter-Relacional dos Modelos e dos Protótipos Criativo em Design. E-Revista LOGO, 5, 1–22. Retrieved from http://incubadora.periodicos.ufsc.br/index.php/eRevistaLOGO/article/view/3929/4517

Korčulanin, L., & Ferreira, A. M. (2016). Anthropology and design as a »change agent«: example of the project Give a Shit. In IUAES – International Congress World anthropologies and privatization of knowledge: engaging anthropology in public. Dubrovnik, Croatia. Retrieved from http://iuaes2016.com/wp-content/uploads/iuaes2016-program.pdf

Ferreira, A. M. (2016). Inovação no ensino do Design: Práticas colaborativas e sustentabilidade. Comunicação No Encontro Ciência 2016. Lisbon, Portugal.

Ferreira, A. M. (2016). Organização do Workshop “CREA: Expanding Ethnographic Boundaries by Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration with Design and Creative Methods.” Tartu, Estonia.

Korčulanin, L., & Ferreira, A. M. (2016). CREA - expanding ethnographic boundaries by cross-disciplinary collaboration with design and creative methods. Korčulanin, L., & Ferreira, A.M. Tartu, Estonia.

Korculanin, L., Ferreira, A. M., & Mursic, R. (2016). Design and anthropology in collaboration: (example of the project) The Give a Shit Project. In E. Duarte, C. Duarte, & F. Carvalho Rodrigues (Eds.), Design Doctoral Conference’16: TRANSversality - Proceedings of the DDC 3rd Conference(pp. 144–151). Lisbon: UNIDCOM/IADE. Retrieved from http://unidcom.iade.pt/ddc16/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Proceedings-e-Book.pdf

Ferreira, A. M. (2016). Figueira Memory Project: backpack, shoulder bag, tablecloth and picnic box. Open Design Italia 2016 Exhibition. Basilica Palladiana in Vicenza, Italy.

 

2015

Ferreira, A. M. (2015). Coordenação do Workshop Design e Inovação Sustentável nas fibras naturais. Jornadas Técnicas “Fibras Naturais: Inovação e Sustentabilidade. Sede ADPM. Mértola, Portugal.

Korčulanin, L., Barbosa, C., & Ferreira, A. M. (2015). Placing toilets in sustainable design – the need for social and technological innovation. In E. Duarte, C. Duarte, & F. C. Rodrigues (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International Conference UNIDCOM/IADE, Senses & Sensibility: Design as a Trade(pp. 204–211). Lisbon: UNIDCOM/IADE. Retrieved from https://www.researchgate.net/publication/281939474_Placing_toilets_in_sustainable_design_-_the_need_for_social_and_technological_innovation

Ferreira, A. M. (2015). Co-coordenação do Workshop Second International Cork Workshop: Composite Materials, Faculdade de Arquitetura da Universidade de Lisboa. Lisbon, Portugal.

Marques, P., & Ferreira, A. M. (2015). Cool sustainable toy : designing pedagogic and innovative product through an emotional approach. In E. Duarte, C. Duarte, & F. C. Rodrigues (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International Conference Senses & Sensibility: Design as a Trade. Lisbon: UNIDCOM/IADE. Retrieved from file:///C:/Users/Unidcom/Downloads/S&S

Korčulanin, L., Barbosa, C., & Ferreira, A. M. (2015). Toilet innovation and water management: revolutionary steps for a green society and wellbeing. In Cumulus 2015: In a planet of our own: a vision of sustainability with focus on water. Mumbai. Retrieved from https://www.researchgate.net/publication/283086456_Toilet_innovation_and_water_management_-_revolutionary_steps_for_a_green_society_and_wellbeing?enrichId=rgreq-5c0a049ca5c6edf9848a1783c05173f5-XXX&enrichSource=Y292ZXJQYWdlOzI4MzA4NjQ1NjtBUzoyODc2NjAwNDk0

Korčulanin, L., Barbosa, C., & Ferreira, A. M. (2015). Placing toilets in sustainable design : the need for social and technological innovation. In E. Duarte, C. Duarte, & F. Carvalho Rodrigues (Eds.), proceedings of the 8 8th international conference Senses and Sensibility: design as a trade(pp. 204–211). Lisbon: UNIDCOM/IADE.

Korčulanin, L., Barbosa, C., & Ferreira, A. M. (2015). Toilet innovation and water management: revolutionary steps for a green society and wellbeing. In Cumulus 2015: In a planet of our own: a vision of sustainability with focus on water. Mumbai. Retrieved from https://www.researchgate.net/publication/283086456_Toilet_innovation_and_water_management_-_revolutionary_steps_for_a_green_society_and_wellbeing?enrichId=rgreq-5c0a049ca5c6edf9848a1783c05173f5-XXX&enrichSource=Y292ZXJQYWdlOzI4MzA4NjQ1NjtBUzoyODc2NjAwNDk0

Ferreira, A. M. (2015). Coordenação do Workshop Design, Inovação Sustentável e Empreendedorismo Social, IADE: Talk, GREENFEST’15. Creative Crowd, Centro de Congressos do Estoril. Estoril, Portugal.

Matos, D. F., Ferreira, A. M., Pinho, A., & Martins, J. (2015). Design de dispositivos médicos: contributo do design para o desenvolvimento de uma prótese externa de um membro inferior. E-Revista LOGO, 4(1), 73–90. Retrieved from http://incubadora.periodicos.ufsc.br/index.php/eRevistaLOGO/article/view/3476/4160

Ferreira, A. M. (2015). Co-coordenação do Workshop Criatividade, Design e Comunicação, Projeto Moralá Castelo IADE/FAS. Lisbon, Portugal: Café Belmonte Cultural Club.

Ferreira, A. M. (2015). Figueira Memory/IADE-U. Agricultura Lusitana 2015, EUNIQUE 2015 – International Fair for Applied Arts and Design. Karlsruhe, Germany. Retrieved from https://uaonline.ua.pt/upload/med/joua_m_3563.pdf

Ferreira, A. M. (2015). Projetos do ID:CoLab: Fios de Lã. Festival IN 2015 – Festival de Criatividade e Inovação.Lisbon, Portugal: FIL - Feira Internacional de Lisboa. Retrieved from http://www.festivalin.pt/programa-2/

 

2014

Ferreira, A. M. (2014). DESIGN E EMPREENDEDORISMO SOCIAL. Financiamento: Santa Casa da Misericórdia Lisboa. IADE-U/SCML. Coordenação: Ana Margarida Ferreira.

Ferreira, A. M. (2014). INOVAÇÃO, DESIGN E TURISMO SUSTENTÁVEL. Financiamento: GesTools ASP. IADE-U/GesTools ASP. Coordenação: Ana Margarida Ferreira.

Ferreira, A. M. (2014). PROJETO LÃ, INOVAÇÃO E EMPREENDEDORISMO SOCIAL. Financiamento: BIPZIP. IADE-U/APD/COTMértola/ATNG.

Klavina, S., Ferreira, A. M., & Pinheiro, M. D. (2014). Sustainability, interior design, and comfort in youth travel accommodations. In T. Ahram, W. Karwowsky, & T. Mare (Eds.), Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics AHFE 2014(pp. 2488–2498). Kraków, Poland.

Matos, D., & Ferreira, A. M. (2014). Contribution of design in the developmental process of external prosthetic medical devices. In T. Ahram, W. Karwowsky, & T. Mare (Eds.), Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics AHFE 2014. Kraków, Poland.

 

2013

Klavina, S., Ferreira, A. M., & Pinheiro, M. D. (2013). Interior design contributions for well-being and sustainability: Case study of hostels in Lisbo. In Proceedings Book of the 7th UNIDCOM/IADE International Conference(pp. 270–278). Florianopólis, Brazil. Retrieved from http://www.sensesandsensibility.org/docs/SensesandSensibility2013_Proceedings_Book.pdf

Klavina, S., Ferreira, A. M., & Pinheiro, M. D. (2013). Interior design contributions for built environment renewal that considers sustainability and well-being: case study of hostels in Lisbon. In A. Milton (Ed.), Cumulus Dublin Book 2013 – Cumulus Dublin 2013 Conference "more for less – design in an age of austerity”(pp. 142–143). Ireland.

Ferreira, A. M., & Costa, C. (2013). Cinema & Design & Inovação: Apontamentos sobre o impacto, ao longo do tempo, dos novos produtos e processos tecnológicos na 7aArte. In 2aConferência Internacional de Avanca – UA/FA-CIAUD. FA.UTL.

Gonçalves, E., Ferreira, A. M., & Christiaans, H. (2013). Designing a methodology for the use of adaptive lighting in urban spaces. In PLDC 4rd Global Lighting Design Convention, The Dark Art sesson. Copenhaga, Dinamarca. Retrieved from http://www.pld-c.com/conference-programme/

Gonçalves, E., Ferreira, A. M., & Christiaans, H. (2013). Adaptive lighting as a holistic approach to urban lighting design. In J. Ritter (Ed.), PLDC 4rd Global Lighting Design Convention(pp. 77–78). Copenhagen: VIA-Verlag.

Gonçalves, E., Ferreira, A. M., & Christiaans, H. (2013). Designing a methodology for the use of adaptive lighting in urban spaces. Professional Lighting Design. Verlag Fur Innovationen in Der Architektur, (89), 48–49.