The Graduate Program in Design at CESAR School

perspectives and Experiences in Recife’s Porto Digital

Authors

  • Helda Oliveira Barros
  • José Carlos Porto Arcoverde Jr

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.29147/datjournal.v7i2.617

Keywords:

Professional Master ‘s, Design, Porto Digital, Social Innovation

Abstract

The Postgraduate Program in Design was created in 2014 in Recife’s innovation ecosystem, Porto Digital. In line with CESAR’s (Center for Advanced Studies and Systems of Recife) mission, the Professional Master’s in Design has as its main objective to enable a solid formation of professors, researchers and high-level professionals focused on technological, scientific and cultural development, especially within the regional environment in which it is inserted, considering an inseparable and decisive contemporary society in terms of guiding social, technological and cultural relations linked to Design in general. The professional and academic training offered is based on scientific and technological aspects suited to the market reality, through the full acquisition of applied knowledge, making students able to specify, develop, implement and evaluate projects aimed at solving problems of a diverse nature. through physical or digital artifacts, various services, among other formats. In addition, the objective is to deepen the competences, towards practical and technical issues of scientific investigation in the scope of Design, always focused on social insertion.

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Author Biographies

Helda Oliveira Barros

Coordenadora do Mestrado Profissional em Design da CESAR School. Docente da Pós-graduação e da Graduação em Design. UX researcher com ênfase em neurodesign e experiências simuladas e possui especial interesse em projetos de natureza decolonial, voltados para interseccionalidades. Head do LIGA - Laboratório de Inovação e Geração de Artefatos, que sediada as pesquisas em Design da referida instituição. Atua como consultora em projetos internacionais do CESAR. Doutora e Mestre em Design pela UFPE.

José Carlos Porto Arcoverde Jr

Pesquisador em metodologias de concepção em design, com ênfase nas transformações nas pessoas humanas e não-humanas que se dão por meio do design, bem como no entendimento do seu potencial emancipador, do vivo e do não-vivo. É professor de Filosofia do Design no programa MPD da CESAR School. Mestre em Design pelo PPGDesign da UFPE, onde atualmente cursa o doutorado. Atua como consultor em design no CESAR e tem trabalhado desde 1990 com colaboração, comportamentos emergentes e remix de várias linguagens nas áreas das artes visuais, design, música e filosofia.

Published

2022-06-14

How to Cite

Barros, H. O., & Arcoverde Jr, J. C. P. (2022). The Graduate Program in Design at CESAR School: perspectives and Experiences in Recife’s Porto Digital. DAT Journal, 7(2), 236–245. https://doi.org/10.29147/datjournal.v7i2.617