José Carlos Neves main focus research is Interaction Design, a subject he follows on his artistic work and post- graduation studies: he accomplishes a PHD in Communication Studies and a Master in Multimedia Communication Systems with dissertations on Interactive Art and Physical Interface.
Currently he is co-director of the Fashion Design and Production bachelor course, director of the Lusófona University Prototyping Lab (Labtec) and manages subjects related to design and technologies at the Communication Sciences department. As a lecturer, teaches subjects in the areas of Interaction Design, Digital Arts.
As a researcher he is currently involved in projects involving games and accessibility in the areas of deafness and intellectual disability. His artistic work, with regular participations on the “InShadow – Lisbon Screen Dance Festival”, has been a unique laboratory for experiments in interaction design.