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João Cordeiro

João Cordeiro

Lecturer in Broadcasting and Digital Production
Job title:
Course Leader for BA(Hons) Media Production / Radio and Digital Media
Higher qualifications:

BA in Sound and Image (Catholic University of Portugal)

MSc in Sound Design (Catholic University of Portugal)

PhD in Science and Technology of the Arts (Catholic University of Portugal)

Professional organisations:


João Cordeiro has been developing his artistic, scientific and professional work around the subject of sound, mainly as a tutor, researcher, sound designer and musician. He holds a Master degree in Sound Design and a PhD in Science and Technology of the Arts – specialisation in Computer Music, both awarded by the Portuguese Catholic University in Porto.

His research interests include: social networks, education, live electronics, soundscapes studies and sonic interaction design. He has been a full time teacher in higher education since 2008 and is currently a Lecturer and Course Leader for BA(Hons) Media Production at the London School of Film, Media and Design – University of West London.

Research and scholarly output:



Cordeiro J, Dias A & Oliveira P (2016) Som de Palco . Évora, Portugal: Author’s Edition.

Cordeiro J (2015) FuXi: A Fish-Driven Instrument for Real-Time Music Performance.

Johnson C, Carballal & Correia J Inspired Music. Sound, Art Des (eds) Evol. Biol. SE - 4. Springer International Publishing, pp 39–49 2.

Cordeiro J (2013) Sound Based Social Networks, PhD Thesis. PhD Thesis. Catholic University of Portugal.

Journal articles

Cordeiro J & Martins L G (2009) Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts, Artech 2008 1(1), 86–91.

Cordeiro J (2008) Produção Executiva de Rádio: Reabilitação do Projecto ‘Bit_Rádio’, Master Dissertation. Portuguese Catholic University.



Ma, F. C., Tong, S. H. and Cordeiro, J. (2016) ‘Assessing Driving Behavior in Public Transportation Through Mobile Crowd Sensing : A Concept Proposal for Macau Public Transportation System’, in Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Advanced Communication Technologies and their Applications to Intelligent transportation systems, Cognitive radios and Sensor networks. Japan: IEEE.

Garcia, M., & Cordeiro, J. (2014). A survey on graphic communication and publishing practices in the Portuguese independent music scene. In Proceedings of KISMIF Conference 2014. Porto, Portugal.

Cordeiro, J., Gomes, J. A., & Gonçalves, M. (2014). Promoting Awareness for the Acoustic Phenomenon: A Survey of Pedagogical Practices and Research Projects Developed at EA/CITAR. In Proceedings of Invisible Places Sounding Cities. Viseu, Portugal.

Cordeiro, J., Barbosa, Á., Martins, L. G., & Gomes, J. A. (2014). The Foundation of Soundscape Lab in Macau. In Proceedings of Tecniacustica 2014. Murcia, Spain.

Cordeiro, J., & Barbosa, Á. (2014). Privacy in Sound-Based Social Networks. In L. S.-L. Wang, J. J. June, C.-H. Lee, K. Okuhara, & H.-C. Yang (Eds.), Multidisciplinary Social Network Research - Proceedings of MISNC 2014, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, September 13-14. (Vol. 473, pp. 355–367). Kaohsiung, Taiwan: Springer.

Cordeiro, J. (2014). FuXi: a fish-driven instrument for real-time music performance (performance description). In Proceeding INTER-FACE: 2nd International Conference on Live Interfaces 2014. Lisbon, Portugal.

Cordeiro, J., Barbosa, A., & Santos, A. (2013). A Soundscape Assessment Tool Based On A Massive Multichannel Loudspeaker Setup. In Proceeding of Echopolis-Days of Sound 2013: Sounds, noise and music for re-thinking sustainable city and econeighborhood. Athina: SDMed.

Cordeiro, J., Barbosa, Á., & Afonso, B. (2013). Soundscape-Sensing in Social Networks. In Proceedings of AIA-DAGA 2013 Conference on Acoustics. Merano: EAA Euroregio.

Cordeiro, J., & Barbosa, Á. (2013a). Monitoring Temporal Personal Information Regarding Soundscapes and Movement, as a Way to Enhance Social Interactions. In Presented at the 8th International Workshop on Haptic and Audio Interaction Design . Daejeon.

Cordeiro, J., & Barbosa, A. (2013b). Using smartphones as personal monitoring tools for the acoustic environment. In A. Calvo-Manzano & A. Pérez-Lopez (Eds.), Proceeding of Tecnoacustica 2013. Valladolid, Spain: Sociedad Española de Acústica.

Cordeiro, J., Baltazar, A., & Barbosa, A. (2012). Murky shooting: the use of auditory (non-speech) feedback on mobile audiogames. In Proceedings of the 7th Audio Mostly Conference: A Conference on Interaction with Sound. Corfu - Greece (pp. 40–43). New York: ACM. doi:10.1145/2371456.2371462

Cordeiro, J. (2011). Murky Shooting : em busca da primazia sonora nos videojogos. In A. R. Fernandes, B. Oliveira, V. Orvalho, & A. A. de Sousa (Eds.), Acta da 4a Conferência anual em Ciência e Artes dos Videojogos (pp. 165 – 171). Porto: Sociedade Portuguesa de Ciências dos Videojogos.

Barbosa, A., & Cordeiro, J. (2011). The Influence of Perceptual Attack Times in Networked Music Performance. In Proceedings of the 44th Audio Engineering Society Conference on Audio Networking. San Diego.

Cordeiro, J., & Makelberge, N. (2010). Hurly-Burly: An Experimental Framework For Sound Based Social Networking. In E. Brazil (Ed.), Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Auditory Display (pp. 109–113). Washington D.C.: International Community for Auditory Display.

Cordeiro, J. (2008). pDaniM: A Case Study around Interactive Processes for Expressive Music Generation in the Computer Animation Production Pipeline. In A. Barbosa (Ed.), Proceedings of ARTECH 2008, 4th International Conference on Digital Arts (pp. 233–238). Porto: Research Center for Science and Technology in Art.