Cátia Rijo

Cátia Rijo has a PhD in Design from the College of Architecture of Lisbon, and a Master's in Graphic Design and a Degree in Visual Design, both from IADE, Portugal.

Cátia is currently Assistant Professor at the Education School of Lisbon Polytechnic, where she coordinates and teaches curricular unities related to Design.

In 2016, she founded DESIGNLAB4U, a professional laboratory that immerses students in real pedagogical work, offering the opportunity to collaborate with real projects with a community projection, generated in an immersive context of learning, as well as the development of culutral and social enrichment activities.

She is coordinator of the research line in Arts and Design at the Interdisciplinary Center for Educational Studies of the Education School of Lisbon and a research member at CIAUD.

Cátia regularly publishes national and international articles in specialized journals and frequently participates in international and national conferences. She is a member of the scientific committee in several scientific journals and conferences and is regularly invited to participate in Master's and doctoral juries.