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  • Hiro Shirado stands behind a podium while giving a CMUPortugal talk at ITI – Hub do Beato

    Shirado visits CMU Portugal

    Hirokazu Shirado, Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII), recently conducted a visiting rese...

  • 5 from HCII receive MSR AI & Society Fellowships

    Five Named Microsoft Research AI & Society Fellows

    Five researchers from the Human-Computer Interaction Institute – Hong Shen,

  • CMU has partnered with Play Included® to launch Project Baseplate, a scalable platform for deploying LEGO® brick based activities to children across the U.S. The university's Center for Transformational Play will lead the project's first two initiatives. (Photo courtesy of Ben Filio for Remake Learning.)

    Carnegie Mellon University and Play Included® Bring LEGO® Brick Based Interventions to US

    Brick by brick, Carnegie Mellon University is building a new way to transform children's social and emotional learning in schools and comm...

  • an AI Design Kit visual illustrating the example of biometric security. Detection possibilities, actions, inferences and data capabilities vary across the 4 capability levels

    Yildirim Selected as AI Rising Star

    HCI Institute doctoral candidate Nur Yildirim was invited to present a lightning talk at the 2023 AI Symposium at the University of Michig...

  • SCS faculty members Maria Florina Balcan, Roger B. Dannenberg, Ken Koedinger and Elaine Shi have been named 2023 ACM fellows.

    Four SCS Faculty Named 2023 ACM Fellows

    School of Computer Science faculty members Maria Florina Balcan, Roger B. Dannenberg, Ken Koedinger and Elaine Shi have been recognized as...

  • A new study from researchers in the HCII and at Cornell University shows that robots that hoard resources can still improve the overall welfare of human groups. (Image created by Pixlr, a generative AI program.)

    Less Is More: 'Stingy' Bots That Hoard Resources Can Still Boost Human Relationships

    A recent study from Carnegie Mellon University and Cornell University researchers unveiled how artificial intelligence impacts human welfa...

  • An experiment in which people played games of chicken with partially automated toy cars suggests that social norms, such as taking turns, may collapse as people delegate more decision-making to machines.

    CMU Researchers Find Cooperation Takes a Backseat in Automated Game of Chicken

    An experiment in which people played games of chicken with partially automated toy cars suggests that social norms, such as taking turns, ...

  • the summer researchers from 2023 stand on the large staircase in NSH

    HCII Seeks Applicants for 2024 Summer Research Program

    Application available until mid-JanuaryThe Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) Summer Undergraduate Research program is an opportu...

  • A team in the Morphing Matter Lab developed devices powered by wind, water flow, sunlight and fluctuations in temperature or humidity. This harvested energy, stored as compressed air, can fuel various systems, including one that automatically inflates an insulating collar around plants during windy, cold weather.

    HCII Researchers Develop Technologies for Harvesting Ambient Energy

    Systems Store Energy as Compressed Air, Use No Electronic ControlsSolar and wind power are now widely recognized as energy sources, but re...

  • Virtual, augmented and other extended reality technologies could transform health care, education, entertainment, communication and more. CMU has launched its Extended Reality Technology Center (XRTC) to bring together researchers, industry and consumers to maximize the field's potential.

    Carnegie Mellon University's XRTC Will Drive Research into VR, AR Innovations

    Virtual, augmented and other extended reality technologies present the possibility to transform health care, education, entertainment, com...

  • A team of HCII researchers received a $3 million NSF grant to create engaging, inquiry-based science learning opportunities for young children in the classroom. The project builds on the NoRILLA intelligent science exhibits the team created in collaboration with museums and science centers across the country.

    HCII Researchers Receive $3M NSF Grant to Expand AI-Powered Intelligent Science Stations in Schools

    A team of researchers from the Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) in Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science rece...

  • CMU recently recognized Alex John London, Hoda Heidari and Brad Myers in honor of their endowed professorships. They're shown here seated in front of Dietrich College Dean Richard Scheines, SCS Dean Martial Hebert and CMU Provost James Garrett.

    Carnegie Mellon Honors Three Faculty With Professorships

    Carnegie Mellon University recently recognized three distinguished faculty members — including two from the School of Computer Science (SC...

  • CMU's PLUS - Personalized Learning Squared is one of seven teams selected by LEVI to harness the potential of AI and machine learning to drastically improve math outcomes for middle school students.

    CMU's PLUS Program Joins Learning Engineering Virtual Institute

    National Program Will Expand Innovative Software for Teaching MathCarnegie Mellon University's PLUS - Personalized Learning Squared has jo...

  • SCS professor Jodi Forlizzi recently appeared in Washington, D.C., to share recommendations with U.S. senators to ensure that AI innovations are sustainable, responsible and work for workers.

    Forlizzi Briefs Senators on AI in the Workforce

    Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science Professor Jodi Forlizzi on Tuesday shared four recommendations with U.S. senators to...

  • Smartwatch sensor technology developed by CMU researchers could help doctors make more accurate diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children.

    Smartwatches Could One Day Help Diagnose ADHD in Children

    Smartwatch sensor technology developed by Carnegie Mellon University researchers could help doctors make more accurate diagnoses of attent...

  • A collage of 3 images shows the iteration and progression of ideas from a recent undergraduate project. The 3 images shown in this square image -- a digital board with notes, to black and white sketches, to the final colored design of a mobile screen mockup – are separated by thin, grey diagonal lines.

    HCII Seeks Capstone Sponsors for Spring 2024

    Apply our future HCI leaders to your organization's challenges next year The Human-Computer Interaction Institute invites companies, star...

  • SCS graduate students Lea Albaugh, Paul Pu Liang (top) and Maxwell Jones, Shih-Lun Wu and Bailey Flanigan (bottom) have been named Siebel Scholars for 2024. (Image courtesy of Siebel Scholars.)

    Five SCS Students Named 2024 Siebel Scholars

    Five graduate students in Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science have been named Siebel Scholars for 2024. Lea ...

  • a colorful illustration with several different data visualization elements

    Understanding Data Science Critical for Life, Education

    CMU experts turn everyday educators into data scientists Teachers and administrators have access to more data on how their students are l...

  • Falling Walls logo, 3 pieces of grey stone wall falling backwards

    Yao’s Seed Carrier Shortlisted for Science Breakthrough of the Year Award

    Lining Yao, the Cooper-Siegel associate professor in the School of Computer Science's Human-Computer Interaction Institute, and her E-seed...

  • provides thousands of charts, providing visitors with an easy-to-understand roadmap of how apps collect and share data. In this example, the chart highlights TikTok’s data collection practices, revealing that the social media app collects network, device, and general data, which is then sent to four cloud services owned by a total of three companies.

    New website highlights thousands of Android apps’ data collection practices

    Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have launched a new website, offering Android users an easy and convenient way to see how their ...