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  • Greg Bunyea

    METALS Alumnus to Lead Team in Rural Panama

    Carnegie Mellon University learning engineers are heading to rural Panama to help teachers improve student outcomes in science, tech...

  • Panelists Nisha Desai, Syp Vandy Siligato, Christie Auw, and Anubhuti Jain

    MHCI Alumnae Lead Panel Discussion at Grace Hopper Celebration

    Four Master of Human-Computer Interaction alumnae were selected to lead an HCI panel discussion at the 2017 Grace Hopper Celebration...

  • Robin Logo

    MHCI Students Finalists in ACM SIGCHI 2017 Design Competition

    In any given day, how many actions or activities do you complete without pausing to think? Whether it's remembering each step to mak...

  • Jacob Wobbrock Headshot

    HCII Alumnus Jacob Wobbrock to Receive the SIGCHI Social Impact Award at CHI 2017

    "Too often, people with disabilities have to adapt themselves to the ‘ability assumptions’ of their computing systems, but I wanted ...

  • Dave Luetger Headshot

    Meet MHCI Alumnus Dave Luetger

    Dave Luetger is a 2013 graduate from the Master of Human-Computer Interaction (MHCI) at Carnegie Mellon University. While completing...

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    Alumni Spotlight: Sandhya Pillalamarri, MHCI '05

    Bringing together computer science, behavioral sciences and design is a signature combination of the Master of Human-Computer Intera...

  • Faculty Spotlight: Assistant Professor Chinmay Kulkarni

    Meet Chinmay Kulkarni, who joined the Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) faculty last year. Kulkarni shares his background,...

  • Jess Hammer Image

    In the Loop: Jessica Hammer

    Jessica Hammer is an assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University, with a joint appointment between the Human-Computer Interact...

  • Mark Potter Headshot

    Alumni Spotlight: Mark Potter, METALS '14

    Mark Potter is a 2014 graduate from the Masters of Educational Technologies and Applied Learning Science (METALS) at Carnegie Mellon...

  • Meet Major Adrian de Freitas, HCII Ph.D. Student

    The day of a Ph.D. student's dissertation is typically full of preparation, a few nerves and lots of practice presentations. It is n...

  • Chris Connors Headshot

    Alumni Spotlight: Chris Connors, MHCI '97

    Chris Connor is a 1997 alumnus of the Masters of Human-Computer Interaction; one of the first graduating classes of students in the ...

  • Andrew McHugh Image

    Meet Andrew McHugh, Co-author of "The Book of What If…?"

    "What if everything could communicate?" This is just one of the questions posited by Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) mas...

  • Bridget Veerhoff

    Alumni Spotlight: Bridget Veerhoff, MHCI '07

    Bridget Veerhoff is a 2007 graduate from the Accelerated Masters of Human-Computer Interaction (MHCI) at Carnegie Mellon University,...

  • Handdrawn images from Martian Music Invasion

    Student Spotlights: Jennifer Han and Chris Barker

    Because of its interdisciplinary nature, the Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) often brings together students from departm...

  • Yannier with NoRILLA

    Student Spotlight: Ph.D. Candidate Nesra Yannier

    Nesra Yannier, a current Ph.D. candidate in the HCII, recently presented her thesis project to an auditorium full of entrepreneurs, ...

  • Faculty Spotlight: Assistant Professor Amy Ogan

    Amy Ogan, an assistant professor in the HCII and an educational technologist, is fascinated by researching ways to make learning mor...