User eXperience LERIS

FAPESP, CNPq, CAPES, FUNDEP and partnership with the industry have been sponsoring UXLeris projects. UXLeris also has collaborations with researchers from other universities.
Projects coordinated by UXLeris:

2023 – current: Conecta 2030 – Connected and cooperative ecosystem for pedestrian detection in roads.

  • Keywords: User eXperience, UX Design, Automotive Industry, Empirical Software Engineering.
  • General Coordanation: Dr Roberto Silva (FACENS).
  • Associate Coordinator: Dr. Luciana Zaina.
  • Sponsor: FUNDEP.

2020 – current: Improving the flow of information about UX (CNPq Award tier-2).

  • Keywords: User eXperience, UX Design, Software Engineering, Software Industry, Empirical Software Engineering.
  • Coordinator: Dr. Luciana Zaina.
  • Sponsor: CNPq (Technological and Innovation Development Fellowship), CAPES, FAPESP.
  • Collaborators:   Dr. Tayana Conte (UFAM), Dr. Tiago Silva (UNIFESP),  and Dr. Eduardo Guerra (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano).

2019 – current: UX in software startups: needs and challenges.

2017 – 2020: Communication of aspects of UX in agile teams (sabbatical year).

  • Keywords:  Agile practices, User eXperience, Communication, Collaborative work.
  • Coordinator: Dr. Luciana Zaina.
  • Sponsor:  FAPESP (2017-2018).
  • Supervisor: Professor Helen Sharp (The Open University).
  • Collaborator: Dr. Leonor Barroca (The Open University).

2016 – 2019: Design and evaluation of artefacts to support software development based on user experience aspects.

2014 – 2016: A Software Product Line to Intensify the Development of Virtual Museum with Multimodal Interaction.

  • Keywords:  Software Engineering Process, User-Centered Design, Software reuse.
  • Coordinator: Dr. Luciana Zaina.
  • Sponsors: FAPESP, CAPES.
  • Collaborators: Dr. Roberto Pereira (UFPR), MSc. Andréia Leles (FACENS).

2013 – 2016: Design of Interaction to ERP systems.

  • Keywords: UX (User Experience), Software Engineering Process, User-Centered Design, Cooperative Method Development, Design Science Research.
  • Coordinator: Dr. Luciana Zaina.
  • Collaborators: Dr. Alexandre Alvaro.
  • Sponsor: Brazilian Industry.

2010 – 2014: Collaborative e-learning in Web 2.0.

  • Keywords: UX (User eXperience),  Multimodal and Tangible Interfaces, Social Networks, Tagging Systems, Recommender Systems.
  • Coordinator: Dr. Luciana Zaina.
  • Sponsors: CNPq, CAPES, FAPESP.

2009 – 2016: Developing applications for the mobile platform.

  • Keywords: UX (User Experience), Mobile User Interface, Multimodal Interfaces, Software Reuse.
  • Coordinator: Dr. Luciana Zaina.
  • Sponsor: CNPq.


2016 – 2018: Monitoring of physical and virtual resources in cloud computing environments and virtual infrastructures.

  • Keywords:  Cloud Computing, Network Management, Information Visualization, UX.
  • Coordinator: Dr. Fabio Verdi.
  • Sponsor: FAPESP.

2015 – 2017: Analysis and Implementation of Usability Evaluation Methods within Agile Software Development Environments.

  • Keywords:  Agile Methods, User-Centered Design, Software Engineering.
  • Coordinator: Dr. Tiago Silva (UNIFESP).
  • Sponsor: FAPESP.

2012 – 2014: A Smart City Platform based on the Internet of Things.

  • Keywords: UX (User Experience), Software Architecture.
  • Coordinator: Dr. Alexandre Alvaro.
  • Sponsor: FAPESP.

2009 – 2012: Collaborative Communication: a Study and Development of Context-Sensitive Architecture to Mobile Applications.

  • Keywords: Mobile User Interface, Software Architecture.
  • Coordinator: Dr. Fábio Verdi.
  • Sponsor: CNPq.