Artech-International / University of Saint Joseph in Macao, China
“CONTA.ME project: tales of a territory fighting to preserve its cultural identity” (Moderator)
Adérito Fernandes-Marcos is grad. in Comp. Science Eng. from the Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal; holds a PhD in Comp. Graphics from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany; and Aggregation (agregação) in Techn. and Information Systems by the University of Minho. He is currently a Full Professor at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Saint Joseph, Macao, China, where he has been the Dean of the Doctoral School since August 2023. He is also a Full Professor at the Portuguese Open University, where he founded and was the first Director during 8 years of the Doctoral Program in Digital Media Art, a transdisciplinary joint offer with the University of Algarve taught in e-learning mode. He is a researcher at the Research Centre for Arts and Communication, and collaborates with INESC-TEC and LE@D. He is the President of the Artech-International Assoc. with activities worldwide in the field of digital media art, founder of the ARTECH (Int. Conf. on Digital and Interactive Arts) and ARTeFACTo (Int. Conf. on Digital Creation in Arts and Communication) conf. series. He is a regular consultant of international boards (e.g., European Commission, Macao Science and Technology Development Fund). His research interests embrace different fields, from digital media art, computer graphics and applied art, distance learning and the role of digital and media technologies in building transdisciplinary scenarios towards an inclusive knowledge-based society. He is the author/co-author of more than 120 journal publications, conf. proceedings, book chapters and science promotion booklets. He is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Creative Interfaces and Computer Graphics (ISSN: 1947-3117).
Institutional CV: https://www.usj.edu.mo/en/faculty-directory/aderito-fernandes-marcos/