Ergodesign & UX

Research Group

We are a research group certified by the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development CNPq | Brazil


We are a research group led by Manuela Quaresma, D.Sc. that aims to investigate the interaction of humans with diverse physical, digital, and intangible interfaces and the development of solutions for the best user experience. Based on the understanding of human factors and the context of interactions, the research developed by the group encompasses topics related to human-computer interaction, product usability, automotive ergonomics, smart mobility, human-centered artificial intelligence, the intelligence of things, and food studies. We also investigate human-centered approaches and their relationship with other Design approaches, methodologies, and processes - Design Thinking, User Experience Design, Service Design, Food Design, and Future Thinking.

Where we are

Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Brazil