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  • SCS faculty members Joshua Sunshine and Steven Wu have received NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) awards, the foundation's most prestigious for young faculty researchers.

    SCS Researchers Receive More Than $1.5M in NSF CAREER Awards


    Two Carnegie Mellon University professors in the School of Computer Science received Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation totaling ...

  • PASA Lunch and Learn on Artificial Intelligence

    CMU Faculty and Staff Present at PASA Lunch and Learn


    On Tuesday, March 5, Ken Koedinger, Erin Gatz, and Nesra Yannier shared the exciting work they’ve been doing in the field of Artificial Intelligence in education during the Pennsylvania A...

  • New work by researchers at CMU and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar shows that adding an inexpensive thermal camera to wearable devices could substantially improve how accurately they estimate calories burned.

    Thermal Camera Senses Breathing To Improve Exercise Calorie Estimates


    Any fitness buff will tell you that the estimates of calories burned made by smartphones, smartwatches and other wearable devices vary wildly. That's because these devices lack the sensors...

  • Vivian facilitating a demo at UIST 2023. [This image is from the official ACM UIST photo album]

    HCII at UIST 2023


    The 2023 ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST) was held in San Francisco, California from October 29 to November 1, 2023. ...

  • The HCII's Karan Ahuja, Amy Ogan and Jodi Forlizzi have received 2024 SIGCHI Awards for their contributions to research, teaching, practice and service in the field of human-computer interaction.

    Forlizzi, Ogan and Ahuja Receive 2024 SIGCHI Awards


    Three members of the Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) have received 2024 SIGCHI Awards, including Jodi Forlizzi for Lifetime Research, Amy Ogan for Societal Impact and Karan Ahu...

  • 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 research period in Lisbon. ...

  • 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, Wesley Hanwen Deng, Motahhare Eslami, Ken Holstein, and Jason Hong – have been named 2024 Microsoft Research AI ...

  • 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 community organizations throughout Pittsburgh and, eve...

  • header image with headshot photos of the 4 K&L Gates Presidential Fellows

    New K&L Gates Presidential Fellows To Further Research on Responsible AI


    Carnegie Mellon University has selected four K&L Gates Presidential Fellows for the 2023-24 academic year. Sponsored by the K&L Gates Endowment for Ethics and Computational Technol...

  • 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 Michigan, which had a theme of “Responsible AI.”...

  • 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 2023 fellows of the Association for Computing Mac...

  • 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 welfare in social networks. ...