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  • Technology Review Features Research by Kostakos on Crowd Wisdom

    A Technology Review article discusses work by Vassilis Kostakos about online recommendation systems. HCII faculty Nikki Kittur is also int...

  • Tribune-Review and ABC News Cover Matthew Kam’s Research

    The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review describes HCII faculty Matthew Kam’s work using cell phones games to teach English. ABC News also featured a...

  • HCI Student Robbed, Uses iPhone to Catch Culprits

    News | Sabrina PorteAugust 31, 2009

  • Noboru Matsuda and Ken Koedinger Receive $1.9 Million Grant from DoED and NSF

    HCII faculty members Noboru Matsuda and Ken Koedinger (with William Cohen at MLD and Gabriel Stylianides at Pitt) received new grants from...

  • Bruce McLaren Receives $1.3 Million Department of Education Grant

    HCII faculty member Bruce McLaren received a new grant from the U.S. Department of Education IES program (Institute of Education Science),...

  • Carnegie Mellon Announces Beta Release of Alice 3

    Carnegie Mellon University today announced the beta release of Alice 3, the latest version of an innovative software environment designed ...

  • Vincent Aleven and Nikol Rummel Receive One Million Dollar NSF Grant

    HCII faculty members Vincent Aleven and Nikol Rummel received a new grant, from the NSF REESE program (Research and Evaluation on Educatio...

  • HCII Graduate Student Martina Rau Wins Best Student Paper Award at the 2009 AIED Conference

    First-year HCII graduate student Martina Rau wins the Best Student Paper Award at the 14th International Conference on Artificial Intellig...

  • Teaching Fellowships in Africa Created to Honor Randy Pausch

    Electronic Arts, in partnership with Teach With Africa, has initiated a fellowship program that honors Randy Pausch and addresses the dire...

  • Multiple Media Outlets Cover Eric Paulos’s Research

    The Economist, Public Radio International and WBUR’s Here & Now have all written about HCII faculty Eric Paulos’s research on how mobi...

  • HCII Spinoff Carnegie Learning Announces International Partnership and Multiple Educational Technology Honors

    Carnegie Learning Inc. has announced a three-year partnership with Carnegie Mellon University and universities in Mexico, Central America,...

  • Carnegie Mellon Develops Java Programming Tools Employing Human-Centered Design Techniques

    Researchers from the School of Computer Science have developed two new tools to help computer programmers select from among thousands of o...

  • Wired, Popular Mechanics, Technology Review Cover Harrison and Hudson’s Physically Deformable Multitouch Displays

    Numerous publications have written about HCII PhD student Chris Harrison and faculty Scott Hudson’s research on deformable multitouch disp...

  • Carnegie Mellon/HCII, Pitt Receive $25 Million Federal Grant to Study How People Learn

    The National Science Foundation has renewed a five-year $25 million grant to continue the work of the Pittsburgh Science of Learning Cente...

  • CMU Had a Great Presence at CHI 2009

    Authors from Carnegie Mellon and the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, in particular, had a great presence at CHI 2009, the premier co...

  • Sara Kiesler Awarded ACM SIGCHI’s Lifetime Achievement Award

    This year the Association of Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (CHI) presented its Lifetime...

  • Ian Li Wins Smiley Award

    PhD student Ian Li wins the 2009 SCS Smiley Award for innovation in technology-assisted person-to-person communication for his project Gra...

  • Ron Salden and Vincent Aleven Win Best Paper Award at the Cognitive Science 2008 Conference

    Ron Salden and Vincent Aleven of the HCI Institute, together with colleagues Alexander Renkl, and Rolf Schwonke from the University of Fre...

  • Jodi Forlizzi, John Zimmerman, Anind Dey’s “Kind Technology” Featured in Spirit Magazine

    In Southwest Airlines Spirit magazine special issue on technology, the Human-Computer Interaction Institute and CMU were featured as cente...

  • Chris Harrison’s Work Awarded Honorable Mention in the NSF’s Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge 2008

    Chris Harrison’s visualization work was selected as runner up (honorable mention) in the illustration category of the NSF/Science 2008 Sci...