Teresa Romão is an Assistant Professor at Faculty Science and Technology, New University of Lisboa (FCT/UNL), where she teaches and develops research work in the area of Human-Computer Interaction. She studied computer science at FCT/UNL and received her PhD degree from the same University in 2001. She is also a member of the research center NOVA LINCS (Multimodal Systems Group).
She has been working in the exploration of models, interfaces and sensorial systems and devices, as well as in the development of ubiquitous computational applications which provide users with the information they need whenever and wherever they need it, enhancing the user experience. She has been coordinating and participating in several national and European research projects related with computer entertainment, augmented reality, mobile storytelling, ubiquitous computing and persuasive technology, as well as assisting the European Commission in the evaluation of research project proposals.
She is a member of the Digital Media PhD Scientific Committee in the scope of UT/Austin-Portugal Program. Teresa Romão supervised several PhD and MSc thesis already completed and she is currently supervising six PhD students and three MSc students. She has authored and co-authored many publications in books, peer reviewed journals and conferences, such as CHI, UIST, INTERACT, ACE and MobileHCI. Teresa Romão has been involved in the organization and served on the program committees of various national and top international conferences such as INTERACT, ACE, MobileHCI, IUI and Eurographics. She is also a member of the Steering Committee of the International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment (ACE).