Fátima Pombo

Partner in CRAFT. Professor at University of Aveiro.

Fátima PomboPhD, is professor of Design Studies at University of Aveiro, Portugal, member of ID+ Research Institute for Design, Media and Culture from University of Aveiro and University of Porto, and was Guest Professor for several years at the University of Leuven (KUL), Department of Architecture. She served university in various capacities, namely Head of the Research Unit and Head of Design Course. Her research, publications and teaching focus on issues of phenomenology, design, interior architecture and aesthetics.She researched in Design at University of Barcelona, was an Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral fellow at University of Munich and doctoral research fellow at University of Heidelberg.

She participates in international research projects, in international scientific boards, as jury member of awards like the iF Design Award (Germany), as jury member of master and PhD thesis, among other academic functions and responsibilities. Pombo publishes regularly in books, anthologies and peer-reviewed journals. Das Coisas Belas e Desenhadas (From Beautiful and Designed Things) is her most recent book (Feb 2018).