Vítor Carvalho pursues his professional activity in the Development and Innovation Unit, Information Systems area of UPdigital and is an Invited Assistant Lecturer at University of Porto (U.Porto).
At the same time, he is part of the teams Porto4Ageing (Center for Excellence in Active and Healthy Aging of Porto), Laboratory for Inclusion and Multimodality of Media Innovation Labs of U.Porto and PLACES (Accessibility Platform of U.Porto).
He is a PhD student in Digital Media at U.Porto. He has a Master in Multimedia and a Master in Mechanical Engineering from the same University.
His research interests are focused on accessibility and usability, which converged in his recent MSc thesis in Multimedia entitled "Conversão de Imagens SVG para Texto e Fala" (Converting SVG images to Text and Speech) (2014).
Within Mechanical Engineering, has particular interest in ecodesign and life-cycle assessment (LCA) tools. In this context, is the author of a MSc thesis in Mechanical Engineering entitled "FRED - Ferramenta para Relatórios de EcoDesign" (FRED - Reporting Tool for EcoDesign) (2009).
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Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/
Blog: Vítor Web Design at Blogspot
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Facebook: AUW - Accessibility and Usability for the Web
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Phone (work): (+351) 220 413 061.