Associate Professor Pedro Antunes


Teaching in 2018

Research interests

Business process management, complex systems, collaborative systems, systems analysis and design


Pedro is mainly interested in understanding the mutual influences between humans, technology and organisations using theory, models and tools developed in the fields of computer science, management, design, and cognitive science. Most recent research topics include:

  • Crowdsourcing strategies for business process analysis, design and execution
  • Representation of complex collaborative processes
  • Humanistic business process management
  • Organisational resilience
  • Geocollaboration
  • Team cognition, awareness and attention management
  • Methods and tools for collaborative systems evaluation

See Pedro's personal webpage here.


LicEE MSc PhD IST/UTL Lisbon, HabEngInf FCUL Lisbon.

Administrative responsibilities

Co-ordinator of Teaching and Learning (School of Information Management)

Selected publications

de Vreede, G., Antunes, P., Vassileva, J. and Gerosa, M. (to appear) "ISF Special Issue on Collaboration Technology in Teams and Organizations." Information Systems Frontiers.

Antunes, P., Zurita, G., Baloian, N. and Sapateiro, C. (2014) "Integrating Decision-Making Support in Geocollaboration Tools." Group Decision and Negotiation, 23(2), pp. 211-233.

Antunes, P., Zurita, G. and Baloian, N. (2014) "An Application Framework for Developing Collaborative Handheld Decision-Making Tools." Behaviour & Information Technology, 33(5), pp. 470-485.

Antunes, P., Zurita, G. and Baloian, N. (2014) "Key Indicators for Assessing the Design of Geocollaborative Applications." International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making, 13(2), pp. 361-385.

Antunes, P., Xiao, L. and Pino, J. (2014) "Assessing the Impact of Educational Differences in HCI Design Practice." International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 24(3), pp. 317-335.

Antunes, P., Herskovic, V., Ochoa, S. and Pino, J. (2014) "Reviewing the Quality of Awareness Support in Collaborative Applications." Journal of Systems and Software, 89, pp. 146-169.

Antunes, P., Simões, D., Carriço, L. and Pino, J. (2013) "An End-User Approach to Business Process Modeling." Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 36(6), pp. 1466-1479.

Linhares, G., Borges, M. and Antunes, P. (2012) "Collaboration and Conflict in Software Review Meetings." International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making, 11(6), pp. 1065-1085.

Antunes, P., Herskovic, V., Ochoa, S. and Pino, J. (2012) "Structuring Dimensions for Collaborative Systems Evaluation." ACM Computing Surveys, 44(2).

Sapateiro, C., Baloian, N., Antunes, P. and Zurita, G. (2011) "Developing a Mobile Collaborative Tool for Business Continuity Management." Journal of Universal Computer Science, 17(2), pp. 164-182.

Ferreira, A., Antunes, P. and Herskovic, V. (2011) "Improving Group Attention: An Experiment with Synchronous Brainstorming." Group Decision and Negotiation, 20(5), pp. 643-666.

Briggs, R. and Antunes, P. (2011) "GDN Special Issue on Advances in Collaboration Technology." Group Decision and Negotiation, 20(5), pp. 531-533.

Antunes, P. and Mourão, H. (2011) "Resilient Business Process Management: Framework and Services." Expert Systems With Applications, 38(2), pp. 1241-1254.

Antunes, P. (2011) "BPM and Exception Handling: Focus on Organizational Resilience." IEEE Transactions on System, Man, and Cybernetics Part C: Applications and Reviews, 41(3), pp. 383-392.

Antunes, P. and Briggs, R. (2010) "J.UCS Special Issue on Collaborative Technology and Environments." Journal of Universal Computer Science, 15(16).

Ferreira, A., Antunes, P. and Pino, J. (2009) "Evaluating Shared Workspace Performance using Human Information Processing Models." Information Research, 14(1).

Zurita, G., Antunes, P., Baloian, N., Carriço, L. and Baytelman, F. (2008) "Using PDAs in Meetings: Patterns, Architecture and Components." Journal of Universal Computer Science, 14(1), pp. 123-147.

Zurita, G., Antunes, P., Baloian, N. and Baytelman, F. (2007) "Mobile Sensemaking: Exploring Proximity and Mobile Applications in the Classroom." Journal of Universal Computer Science, 13(10), pp. 1434-1448.

Sá, M., Carriço, L. and Antunes, P. (2007) "Ubiquitous Psychotherapy." IEEE Pervasive Computing, 6(1), pp. 20-27.

Antunes, P., Ramires, J. and Respício, A. (2006) "Addressing the conflicting dimension of groupware: A case study in software requirements validation." Computing and Informatics, 25, pp. 523-546.

Antunes, P., Costa, C. and Pino, J. (2006) "The Use of Genre Analysis in the Design of Electronic Meeting Systems." Information Research, 11(3).

Antunes, P. and André, P. (2006) "A Conceptual Framework for the Design of Geo-Collaborative Systems." Group Decision and Negotiation, 15(3), pp. 273-295.

Antunes, P. and Ho, T. (2001) "The design of a GDSS meeting preparation tool." Group Decision and Negotiation, 10(1), pp. 5-25.


Teaching in 2018