Carlos Duarte

Associate Professor

Carlos Duarte is an Associate Professor at the Faculdade de Ciências of the University of Lisboa and a senior researcher at LASIGE, where he leads the Accessibility and Ageing Research Line. His main research interest is on web accessibility, with emphasis on automated accessibility evaluation mechanisms, but also invested in the design of accessible solutions for different populations and different platforms. Results of his research efforts can be found in QualWeb, a free, open-source, automated web accessibility evaluation engine. He has published over 100 refereed technical and scientific papers and book chapters. He was General Chair of W4A’20 and IUI’12 and Program Chair of W4A’19 and IUI’17. He participated in 15+ research projects, European and national. He was the principal investigator in the EU funded project SONAAR and the Universidade de Lisboa’s scientific coordinator in the EU funded projects WAI-CooP (ongoing), WAI-Tools, PERSONAAL and GUIDE. He is a work group leader in the COST Action LEAD-ME. He serves as an expert evaluator for European Commission funded projects. He is co-chair of the W3C ACT Rules Community Group where he contributes to harmonised interpretation of accessibility conformance testing.


Investigating Virtual Reality Locomotion Techniques with Blind People

Renato Alexandre Ribeiro, Inês Gonçalves, Manuel Piçarra, Letícia Seixas Pereira, Carlos Duarte, André Rodrigues, João Guerreiro

CHI 2024 ‑ ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May, 2024

A large-scale web accessibility analysis considering technology adoption

Beatriz Martins, Carlos Duarte

UAIS 2023 ‑ Universal Access in the Information Society

Large-scale study of web accessibility metrics

Beatriz Martins, Carlos Duarte

UAIS 2022 ‑ Universal Access in the Information Society

Authoring Accessible Media Content on Social Networks

Letícia Seixas Pereira, José Coelho, André Rodrigues, João Guerreiro, Tiago Guerreiro, Carlos Duarte

ASSETS 2022 ‑ ACM Conference on Computers and Accessibility

Suggesting text alternatives for images in social media

Letícia Seixas Pereira, João Guerreiro, André Rodrigues, André Santos, João Vicente, José Coelho, Tiago Guerreiro, Carlos Duarte

SIGACCESS 2021 ‑ Newsletter June Edition