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  • SCS will take part in the CMU Rales Fellows Program, a transformative initiative announced by CMU and the Norman and Ruth Rales Foundation to increase access to STEM graduate education and help cultivate a new generation of domestic national STEM leaders.

    SCS Part of Groundbreaking Initiative To Broaden Access to STEM Education by CMU, Rales Foundation

    $150 Million Investment Aims To Eliminate Cost as Barrier to Graduate Education, Create Distinctive Ecosystem To Ensure Success The Schoo...

  • Researchers in CMU's Human-Computer Interaction Institute engineered a biodegradable seed carrier, fashioned from wood veneer, that could enable aerial seeding of difficult-to-access areas.

    Engineered Magic: Wooden Seed Carriers Mimic the Behavior of Self-Burying Seeds

    How seeds implant themselves in soil can seem magical. Take some varieties of Erodium, whose five-petalled flowers of purple, pink or whit...

  • HCII Professor Robert Kraut and his co-authors earned the CSCW's most recent Lasting Impact Award for their 1988 paper, "Patterns of Contact and Communication in Scientific Research Collaboration."

    Kraut Earns Lasting Impact Award for Paper on Proximity's Role in Collaboration

    Zoom, Slack and Google Docs may be ubiquitous in today's workplace, but that wasn't the case 35 years ago. Yet many of the technologies un...

  • Brad Myers has been named the new Charles M. Geschke Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, where he has been a faculty member since 1987.

    Myers Named HCII Director

    Martial Hebert, dean of Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science (SCS), has appointed Brad Myers as the new Charles M. ...

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    Hong Named 2022 ACM Fellow

    Professor Jason Hong from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science has been recognized a fellow of the Association for Co...

  • SCS faculty members are part of a CMU team that received an NSF Future of Work grant to investigate how AI-augmented learning can help accelerate student progress in community college IT courses. (Photo courtesy of CCAC.)

    CMU Professors Awarded NSF Future of Work Grant

    Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has announced that a team of professors from the School of Computer Science (SCS) and the Heinz College o...

  • group photo of the 2022 summer researchers on the stairs in the NSH atrium

    HCII Seeks Applicants for 2023 Summer Research Program

    Application now available for Summer 2023 About the Program Carnegie Mellon's Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Human-Computer ...

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    Carnegie Mellon University Launches Center for Transformational Play

    Games can entertain. They can bring people together. They can transport players to new worlds, test skills and strategies, and encourage p...

  • Bloomwood Stories, an HCII-designed video game that helps members of underresourced or historically marginalized populations feel more confident handling health issues, won the Best Student Award at last month's International Conference on Meaningful Play.

    Video Game Focused on Community Health Receives Award at Meaningful Play Conference

    One of the most enduring pieces of advice from beloved children's television host Mister Rogers is to look for the helpers. 

  • CMU and Simcoach Games have teamed up to give high school students interested in game design on-the-job training and a first step toward a career in the field. (Photo courtesy of Simcoach Games.)

    CMU Helps Simcoach Games Train Next Generation of Change Innovators

    Carnegie Mellon University and Simcoach Games have teamed up to give high school students interested in game design on-the-job training an...

  • 2 side by side images: left side has 2 neuroscience students writing on whiteboard, right side has screen capture of a videogame. The words "Brain Play" are in the center of the graphic.

    Neuroscientists and Game Designers Play Well Together

    Jessica Hammer thinks the most important technology for making games is the brain.

  • Research into generative models that can create images like these sinister cats is just one example of some spooky research happening in SCS.

    Spooky SCS: A Round-Up of Chilling Research

    Mutant cats, troll hunting and walking through spiderwebs in a haunted forest — some work in the School of Computer Science is downright s...

  • During an IoT summit at the White House, a CMU researcher shared the university's latest research into providing information to consumers about the privacy and security of internet-connected devices, including efforts to create a security and privacy label for them.

    CMU Presents Internet of Things Privacy and Security Research at White House Summit

    A researcher from Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab Security and Privacy Institute outlined an effective Internet of Things security labe...

  • A team of HCII researchers will use a grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences to develop and test a smartphone-based tutoring system for middle school mathematics that's rooted in AI.

    HCII Researchers Awarded $2M Grant To Test AI-Based Mobile Tutoring Software

    Homework can be extra difficult for middle school students facing limited access to technology, lack of parental support or other factors ...

  • NoRILLA, an HCII project that uses AI to assist children in hands-on educational experiments, was selected for an exhibit at CaixaForum Valencia, a new museum in Spain.

    AI-Powered Museum Exhibit Shows Technology's Potential in Education

    A project from the School of Computer Science's Human-Computer Interaction Institute that uses artificial intelligence to assist children ...

  • New CMU-led research has developed a model that can predict how stay-at-home orders affect the mental health of people with chronic neurological disorders.

    Machine Learning Model Predicts Health Conditions of People With MS During Stay-at-Home Periods

    Research led by Carnegie Mellon University has developed a model that can accurately predict how stay-at-home orders like those put in pla...

  • Bier and Stamper stand side by side on the steps outside of the Mellon Institute building

    CMU Team Advances to Final Round of $1M XPRIZE Competition

    Digital Learning Challenge seeks to improve learning outcomes with effective tools Carnegie Mellon University learning science research...

  • SCS students Victoria Dean, Shivam Duggal, Isaac Grosof, Divyansh Kaushik and Lynn Kirabo have been named 2023 Siebel Scholars.

    Five SCS Students Named Siebel Scholars

    Five graduate students in Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science have been named Siebel Scholars for 2023. Victoria Dean,...

  • an empty classroom with a bright beam of light coming in from the windows on the left side of the room

    The Future of Classroom Experimentation

    With access to some of the best digital tools and learning systems ever seen, it's a wonder that there is currently no easy way for teache...

  • two students complete a lesson while listening to the radio

    CMU Experts Help Reach Learners in Uganda

    Financial constraints and physical distance from schools kept more than 75% of school-aged learners in Uganda out of the classroom, even b...