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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
    Melles G. & Paixao-Barradas S. (2019). Sustainable Design Literacy: Developing and Piloting Sulitest Design Module. In: Chakrabarti A. (ed) Research into Design for a Connected World - Proceedings of ICoRD 2019 Volume 1 (Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, vol. 134), Singapore: Springer, 539-549 2019 Chapter
    Paixão-Barradas, S., Mazarelo, K. & Sousa, M. (2016). Affective and pleasurable values that ergonomics provides to the product design inspired and produced from natural Amazon resources, pp. 411-419. In Chung, W. & Shin, C.S. (Eds.), Advances in affective and pleasure design, Proceedings of the AHFE 2016 International Conference on Affective and pleasurable design, Springer (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 483), 700 p. 2016 Chapter
    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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