I'm an Undergraduate Student of Information Systems at Departament of Computer Science of the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG). I studied at Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD, USA as an exchange student from March, 2014 to April, 2015 sponsored by Science Without Borders program.

Currently, I'm an Undergraduate Research Apprentice in Human-Computer Interaction at PENSI: an HCI research group with focus on Semiotic Engineering theory of HCI and its use.

Finally, I'm a volunteer coordinator of the Project "Árvore dos Desejos".

Skills and Interests
  • Project Management;
  • HCI - Human-Computer Interaction;
  • Collaborative Systems / Groupware;
  • Software Analysis and Evaluation.
Volunteer Work:
  • Poverty Alleviation;
  • Children;
  • Environment.


PENSI - Research Group for Semiotics Engineering and Interaction:
  • Undergraduate Research Apprentice, April 2012 - current.
Directory of legal assistance of the Law School of UFMG - Project "Pensando o Direito": UFMG Informática Jr.:
  • Administrative Councillor, January to December 2012;
  • Human Resources Director, January to December 2011;
  • Projects Advisor, August to December 2010;
  • Projects Trainee, April to July 2010.
Project "Árvore dos Desejos":
  • Founder and coordinator of the project bountiful "Árvore dos Desejos" since 2008 - current.
  • Visit the project website


2016 2015 2013 2012 Acronyms:
  • IHC: Brazilian Symposium on Human Factors in Computer Systems
  • SBSC: Brazilian Symposium of Collaborative Systems
  • ISWC: International Semantic Web Conference
  • INTERACT: International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction

For more information and complete curriculum visit: Linkedin


Federal University of Minas Gerais
Departament of Computer Science
Avenue Antônio Carlos, 6627
Institute of Exact Sciences - Campus Pampulha
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brasil
CEP 31270-010

Email: lidiaferreira@dcc.ufmg.br