José Luís Almanguer Argaín
Mauro Figueiredo has a PhD in computer science from the University of Salford, Manchester, in 2005. He was teacher at University of Coimbra from 1989 until 1996. Since 1996 he is at the Algarve University where he is adjunct professor. His research interests are in the use of information technologies for education, e-learning, b-learning, games and augmented reality. His PhD students are currently working with ebooks and augmented reality tools for e-learning. He is author of more then seventy international journal and conferences articles, book chapters and books and he collaborated and participated in different National projects. He is the international coordinator of the Erasmus+ project MILAGE: Interactive Mathematics by implementing a Blended-Learning model with Augmented Reality and Game books. He has several papers best awards and a school project in augmented reality nationally recognized. He already organized several international conferences. Most of the research is conducted at Univ. Algarve, at CIMA (Center of Marine and Environmental Research) and CIAC (Center for the Arts and Communication Research).