Pedro Cruz explores new metaphoric and figurative ways to visualize information. Prior to arriving at Northeastern, Pedro was an Invited Assistant Professor for 5 years at the University of Coimbra, teaching courses that connect design with technology. He was a researcher at the Computational Design and Visualization Lab/CDV, advising master students and leading visualization initiatives. He was a Visiting PhD Student at MIT Senseable City Lab in Cambridge and Singapore, working on visualization for cities. Prior to that, he collaborated regularly with design studio FBA on new media design.
His work was featured in several exhibitions around the world such as London Design Biennale, Ibero-American Biennale of Design, CES, MoMA’s Talk to Me, and SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival as well as in magazines such as Fast Company (Co.Design & Co.Create) and Wired (US & UK), and in specialized books.