Francisco Bernardo is a researcher, an interactive media artist and a software designer. He is interested in Human-Computer Interaction, computational aesthetics, interactive and synesthetic art, digitally enhanced performance, and innovation in the music business and creative industries.
Francisco holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Systems Engineering and an MSc in Mobile Systems, both from University of Minho. He also holds an M.A. in Management of Creative Industries, from Portuguese Catholic University, with specialism in Creativity and Innovation in the Music Industry. He lectured at Portuguese Catholic University, and worked in the software industry in R&D for Corporate TV, Interactive Digital Signage and Business Intelligence, developing video applications, complex user interface architectures, and interaction design for desktop, web, mobile and augmented reality applications.
Currently, Francisco is a PhD candidate in Computer Science, at Goldsmiths University of London, in the Embodied Audiovisual Interaction (EAVI) group. His work focuses on new Human-Computer Interaction approaches to Music Technology, within the scope of research activities of EU project RAPIX-MIX.