Nelson Zagalo is Associate Professor of Interactive Media at University of Aveiro - Portugal and Research Coordinator of the group Games & Transmedia at DigiMedia. Until September 2017 he was Assistant Professor at University of Minho - Portugal and founder-researcher of the scientific laboratory EngageLab, and founder of the Portuguese Society for Videogames Sciences. He has served as technological and scientific consultant for companies, european and national funding programs, and superior education course accreditation. He has published more than one hundred peer-review papers in journals, books and conferences around the world. He has written the books "Interactive Emotions, from Film to Videogames" (2009), “Videogames in Portugal: History, Technology and Art” (2013), and "Creativity in the Digital Age" (2015).

For the academic curriculum visit DeGois, the Portuguese research database of curricula or Google Scholar and ResearchGate. You can keep track of Nelson Zagalo through Facebook, Slide Share, LinkedIn and Twitter. Also you can read his Portuguese blogging at Virtual Illusion or follow his readings at GoodReads.


Department of Communication and Art, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro |