Carlos Sena Caires (PhD), Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Saint Joseph, Macao SAR, China

Carlos Sena Caires (Funchal, 1971) is an Associate Professor of Design and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Saint Joseph in Macao-SAR, China. His core academic research is grounded in the fields of Digital Design, Interactive Arts, and New Media Design. As a digital artist and researcher, he produced numerous artistic projects, presented and performed worldwide, including in Portugal, Spain, France, Brazil, Canada and China. His creative art projects are focused on interactive-video installations, interactive cinema, and digital art installations. Carlos Sena Caires received his bachelor’s degree in Design from the University of Madeira in Portugal (1994), his Master’s degree in Digital Arts from the Catholic University of Portugal (2001) and his doctorate in Aesthetics, Sciences and Technology of the Arts from the University of Paris 8 in France (2010). Teaching at the Catholic University of Portugal since 1999, he became an Assistant Professor of the School of Arts in 2009, Coordinator of the Master of Sound and Image and the Post-graduate degree in Digital Design, in 2011. He was the chief editor of the CITAR Journal (Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts) from 2010 to 2013 and as a senior researcher, he was the coordinator of the Digital Creativity Research Group at the CITAR Research Centre from 2010 to 2016