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. He founded the scientific laboratory EngageLab, the Portuguese Society for Videogames Sciences, and the Journal Digital Media & Interaction. 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 you can visit Ciencia Vitae, ORCID and follow work on Google Scholar, ResearchGate and Slide Share.

To keep track in social media, visit Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Also you can read my Portuguese blogging at Virtual Illusion or follow my readings at GoodReads.


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