Susana Paixão-Barradas, is Assistant Professor at Kedge Design School (since 2015). PhD in Industrial Design at Universitat Politècnica de València (2012, Spain). Her research in Emotional Design is focused around two main themes: Sustainable Resources and Design Entrepreneurship. They are published in academic journals and some international conferences around the world.

She received a mobility grant as a Visiting Researcher at Federal University of Amazonas (UFAM / Amazonas, Brazil, 2014-15); another as a researcher in Portugal, at Centro Tecnológico da Pedra Natural de Portugal (CEVALOR, 2012); and another as a Visiting Professor at Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC / Brazil, 2009).

Worked as a design professor and researcher at Escuela Técnica Superior de Diseño Industrial (ETSID/UPV, 2008-2014); as a coordinator of specialization courses and as a Member of Editorial Boards on Revista de la red internacional de investigación en diseño (RDIS/UPV).

In 2013, Susana created and developed her own brand for products in natural stone, with the added design value: PEDRA d’Ouro Natural Design Thinking®.

    Recent publications
    Publication Year of publication Type of publication
    Paixão-Barradas, S.; Hernandis O., B.; Pacheco, K. M. M. & Agudo V., B. (2014). «Integración del diseño en las empresas portuguesas, del sector de la transformación de la Piedra Natural: definición de un perfil», Revista Innovar, vol 24, nr 53, 211-221. d 2014 Refereed Article
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