Valentina Nisi, PhD

Valentina Nisi, PhD
Assistant Professor, Vice President of M-ITI
Location Aware Narrative, Service Design, Embodiment, Sustainability, Digital Culture and Media
+351 291 70 5191
2.58 at UMa
Teaching activities: 
  • Comunicação Visual (undergraduate)
  • Multimedia Animation (undergraduate)
  • Embodied Interaction (MHCI)
  • Designing Interactive Narratives ( MHCI, MET)
  • Interface and Interaction Design (MHCI)
  • Service Design (MHCI, MET)
  • Capstone project I and II (MHCI, MET)

MSc in Multimedia, Trinity College, Dublin

PhD in Interactive Location Based Narrative, Trinity College, Dublin

Formerly: Researcher at Media Lab Europe (MIT European Research Partner), Dublin;

Founder, Art Director, Interaction Designer at Fattoriamediale, Amsterdam

Karapanos, E., M. Barreto, V. Nisi, and E. Niforatos, "Does locality make a difference? Assessing the effectiveness of location-aware narratives", Interacting with Computers, [2012 Impact Factor: 1.158], vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 273 - 279, 07/2012.
Keane, K., V. Nisi, and L. Ciolfi, "Experience prototyping: gathering rich understandings to guide design", IADIS international conference: interfaces and human computer interaction 2012, Lisbon, Portugal, 07/2012.
Mendes, M., P. Ângelo, V. Nisi, and N. Correia, "Play with Fire", Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology, ACE '11, Creative Showcase and Interactive Art, 11/2011.
Mendes, M., N. Correia, V. Nisi, and P. Ângelo, "Play with Fire | A Real-Time Video Experience for Sustainability", Proceedings of the 17th International Festival of New Media, Electronic and Digital Arts, ISEA2011, Istanbul, Turkey, 09/2011. Abstract
Nisi, V., D. Nicoletti, R. Nisi, and N. J. Nunes, "Beyond Eco-feedback: using art and emotional attachment to express energy consumption", Proceedings of the 8th ACM conference on Creativity and cognition, [Acceptance Rate: 22%]: ACM, pp. 381–382, 2011. Abstract
Keane, K., P. J. van Leeuwen, and V. Nisi, "A framework for designing and enhancing serendipitous encounters", TEI 2011: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Tangible Embedded and Embodied Interaction, Funchal,Portugal, 2011.
Nisi, V., G. Davenport, and M. Haahr, "Hopstory/Media Portrait of the Liberties", The Mobile Audience, Martin Reiser, Amsterdam- New York, NY, pp. 205-217, 2011.
Dionisio, M., V. Nisi, and J. P. van Leeuwen, "iLand: A Tangible Location Aware Narrative Experience", TEI 2011: Proceedings of the fifth International Conference on Tangible Embedded and Embodied Interaction, [Acceptance Rate: 30%]: SIGCHI, pp. 407-408, 2011.
Nunes, N. J., V. Nisi, and J. Zimmerman, "Service Design and Innovation in Public Policy: a case in electric mobility", SERVSIG 2010 – AMA Services Research Conference, Porto, Portugal, 2010.
Dionisio, M., V. Nisi, and J. P. van Leeuwen, "The iLand of Madeira Location Aware Multimedia Stories", Interactive Storytelling, vol. 6432: Scottish Informat & Comp Sci Alliance; EPSRC, Artificial Intelligence & Games Res Network, pp. 147-152, 2010.
van Leeuwen, J. P., I. Oakley, N. J. Nunes, V. Nisi, and V. Kostakos, "Sensory Social Networks to Motivate Sustainable Behaviour", Proceedings of the 12th International EuropIA Conference, Paris, France, 03/2009. Abstract
Sousa, R., V. Nisi, and I. Oakley, "Glaze: A Visualization Framework for Mobile Devices", HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION - INTERACT 2009, PT I, vol. 5726: IFIP TC13; Swedish Interdisciplinary Interest Grp Human Comp Interact; Uppsala Univ, Dept Informat Technol, pp. 870-873, 2009.
Oakley, I., M. C. Chen, and V. Nisi, "Motivating Sustainable Behavior ", Workshop Proceedings of Ubiquitous Sustainability: Citizen Science & Activism-Workshop at UbiComp, pp. 21-24, 2008. Abstract