José Augusto Rodrigues de Sousa Coelho

Augusto de Sousa Coelho graduated in Product Design with a MBA in Design, Materials and Product Management - University of Aveiro and Advanced Studies in Design and Product Development - Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto. Augusto de Sousa Coelho currently is an Assistant Professor at the University of Aveiro, School of Design, Management and Production Technologies Northern Aveiro. He worked as a design consultant in the Portuguese Design Centre with multidisciplinary teams on design management area, training, and research.

 

His academic and professional career has been divided between education along with practical design, directing and partaking in design projects and product development with several companies - Fraunhofer Portugal / Deutsche Telekom, Urfic SA, TEKA Portuguesa SA, Artavsi Lda, Tech4home Lda. and AR Auto Ribeiro Lda, among many others.

 

Augusto de Sousa Coelho currently attends the Doctoral Program in Design, at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto - Research Institute for Design, Media and Culture [ID+] with the research focus on Design for Health and Well-Being; Design for growth and prosperity, Medical Emergency, Interaction, Usability, Participative Design  and Project-based Research.

Publications

  • Coelho,A. & Branco, V. (2017). Design research for the development of a Medical Emergency Ambulance. Design as a symbolic qualifier in the design of complex systems/products. The Design Journal, 20 (sup1), S2135-S2157, DOI: 10.1080/14606925.2017.1352731
  • Coelho,A. & Branco, V. (2017). Design research for the development of a Medical Emergency Ambulance. Design as a symbolic qualifier in the design of complex systems/products. The Design Journal, 20 (sup1), S2135-S2157, DOI: 10.1080/14606925.2017.1352731
  • COELHO, A.S., BRANCO, V.A. (2017) – Design as a symbolic qualifier in the design of complex systems/products – Emergency Ambulance. In Design for Next Proceedings of the 12th European Academy of Design Conference Sapienza University of Rome, 12-14 April 2017, ISBN: 978-1-138-09023-1.
  • COELHO, A.S., BRANCO, V.A. (2016) – DREAM Complexity—an approach to ambulance design. In Emerging Practices Design Research and Education Conference 2016: Design in Complexity, College of Design and Innovation, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, 2016.
  • Cruz, Sandra & Coelho, Augusto de Sousa (2014). UDESIGN’13 – 2o Encontro Nacional de Doutoramentos em Design. Faculdade de Belas Artes. Universidade do Porto. 13 de Julho. ISBN 978-989-98284-2-1. Disponível em: https://ud13.wordpress.com/livro-de-actas/ Link
  • COELHO, A.S., BRANCO, V. A. (2012) – O design como qualificador simbólico no desenho de sistemas/produtos complexos – a ambulância de suporte básico de vida (SBV) do INEM. In UDESIGN’12, 1º encontro nacional de doutoramentos em design, ID+ Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal, 2012.