Filipe Miguel Ferreira Bento

The PhD project-based thesis is about the Performance/Comfort dichotomy in Firefighters Equipments. A design-driven answer to the 2018 tragic fire events in Portugal.

MSc in Design. Dissertation "Wearable Technology in Motorcycling" (20:20) distinguished by University of Aveiro with "Investigation by the practice" award.

Industrial designer graduated in 2003, specialized in Personal Protection Equipments for critical situations. Has a strong connection to the industrial production and the user perspective.

All the studies has been done in the University of Aveiro, for a good reason.

Current positions

  • Industrial Designer

Research Groups


Book chapters
  • Bento, F.F., Providencia, F. (2021). Design Centrado no Usuário: concepções, práticas e soluções: Design de um equipamento de protecção individual para bombeiros enquanto resposta à dicotomia protecção vs conforto. A construção de um programa projectual. Guarajá, SP: Editora científica digital.