Currently Adjunct Professor, Escola Superior de Tecnologia, Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco Courses (Presently): Human Computer Interaction, Cognitive Models, Design Interactive Systems, Interactive Environments, Multimodal Interfaces, Usability and Ergonomics, Research Methodologies and Methods. Courses (Past): Systems Analysis, Introduction to Informatics, Natural Language Processing, Speech Processing.
Researcher in the Leonardo-Network: Culture, Creativity and Interaction Design, an international, interdisciplinary research network led by the UK, from 2005 to 2007 (EPSRC funded network).
Researcher in the White Rose Network for Affective Communication in Consumer Product and Exhibition Design led by UK, from 2005 to 2007 (EPSRC funded network).
Arminda is currently a professor at Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco and her main research area is Human Computer Interaction and Research Methods and Methodologies. Other Research Interests include: Social Informatics, Interaction Design, Human Work Interaction Design, Usability, Cultural Usability, Creativity and Innovation, Collaborative Work, and Universal Design. Arminda has a PhD from Leeds Metropolitan University, U.K, supervised by Professors: Janet Finlay and Anthony Bryant, in Human Computer Interaction: “Design as Dialogue - a Grounded Theory for Interdisciplinary Collaboration”.