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Sara Bragança

  • PhD
  • Southampton Solent University
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Research interests

Waste ReductionLean ProductionIndustrial Engineering3D Body ScanningAnthropometryErgonomics

About

Sara Bragança is currently a postdoctoral researcher at Southampton Solent University (UK). She has a PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Minho, Portugal since 2016. This doctoral degree was related to the study on the influence of common working postures on individuals’ comfort and anthropometric data. She accomplished her MSc degree in 2012 in the field of Industrial Engineering and Management also at University of Minho. Her master thesis was performed under the topic of Implementation of Standard Work and other Lean Production tools. Currently she is investigating under the subject of ergonomics, anthropometry and textile engineering. She is the author/co-author of more than 20 publications in peer-reviewed international journals and conferences.

Co-authors (24)

  • Anabela Alves
  • Samuel Moniz
  • Eric Costa
  • Dario Messina

Publications (5)

  • A comparison of manual anthropometric measurements with Kinect-based scanned measurements in terms of precision and reliability

    • Bragança S
    • Arezes P
    • Carvalho M
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  • Accuracy, precision and reliability in anthropometric surveys for ergonomics purposes in adult working populations: A literature review

    • Viviani C
    • Arezes P
    • Bragança S
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  • Assessment of the intraday variability of anthropometric measurements in the work environment: a pilot study

    • Bragança S
    • Arezes P
    • Carvalho M
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  • Validation study of a Kinect based body imaging system

    • Bragança S
    • Arezes P
    • Carvalho M
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  • The Impact of Work Clothing Design on Workers’ Comfort

    • Bragança S
    • Fontes L
    • Arezes P
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Professional experience

Southampton Solent University

Education

Department of Production and Systems

Universidade do Minho Escola de Engenharia

September 2012 - April 2016(4 years)

Department of Production and Systems

Universidade do Minho Escola de Engenharia

September 2007 - July 2012(5 years)