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Sara Bragança

Dr Sara Bragança PhD

Postdoctoral Researcher

School of Art, Design and Fashion

023 8201 6972 ext. 3082 Room no. RM226

Biography

Sara Bragança earned her PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Minho, Portugal in 2016. This doctoral degree was related to the study on the influence of common working postures on individuals’ comfort and anthropometric data.

She accomplished her MSc degree in 2012 in the field of Industrial Engineering and Management, also at the University of Minho. Her master's thesis was performed under the topic of implementation of standard work and other lean production tools.

Her research interests include applied ergonomics, anthropometry, 3D body scanning technologies, design for the disabled, inclusivity, and adaptive clothing.

She is the author/co-author of more than 20 publications in peer-reviewed international journals and conferences.