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5 directors of the HCII stand in front of a banner and hold silver 25 balloons during the HCIIs 25th anniversary celebration

Celebrating 25 Years of the HCII

Almost 400 people celebrated the Human-Computer Interaction Institute’s 25th anniversary on October 24 and 25, 2019 at Carnegie Mellon Uni...

Patrick Carrington and others working at the ChairJam hackathon

ChairJam Puts Spin on Hackathon Concept

Amelia Li is threading wires into bits of hardware scattered on a table. As she alternates between red, yellow, blue and green, the master...

Bruce McLaren

McLaren Will Promote Educational Technology in Chile on Fulbright

Fulbright Program Sponsors Three-Month Sojourn in Valparaiso Bruce McLaren believes the moment is right to raise the status of educationa...

image of gym weight room featuring GymCam green rectangle overlays that recognize exercise motions

GymCam Tracks Exercises That Wearable Monitors Can’t

Algorithm Enables Cameras To Recognize Distinctive Exercise Motions Wearable sensors such as smartwatches have become a popular motivatio...

side by side photo of 2 faculty members: Forlizzi on the left and Zimmerman on the right

Zimmerman, Forlizzi Co-Author Encyclopedia Chapter

The newest chapter of the online Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction, 2nd Edition was written by HCII professors John Zimmerman and...

4 members of the GoTracker team

HCI Class Project Turned Entrepreneurship Lesson for Dedicated METALS Students

The work began as a group project for an elective HCI course.

screenshot of macroinvertebrates.org with close up of dorsal side of a common stonefly

Online Atlas of Aquatic Insects Aids Water-Quality Monitoring

New Tool Helps Even Novices Identify Insects Inhabiting Streams, Lakes and Rivers A new online field guide to aquatic insects in the east...

Forlizzi and Winzer headshots, side by side

Forlizzi To Receive Honorary Doctorate from TU/e

During the forthcoming MomenTUm, Eindhoven University of Technology will take the exceptional step of awarding two honorary doctorates - ...

4 students in foreground at a research fair. One student holds laptop open while another student completes a demo. A line of posters on easel down the hall is visible in background

HCI Students Present Research During MoM 2019

The Undergraduate Research Symposium, or the "Meeting of the Minds," (MoM) is a university-wide celebration of undergraduate research. ...

student seated with legs crossed on the floor writing in notebook and laptop open on floor nearby

CMU, Yixue Education Inc. Announce AI Research Project in Adaptive K-12 Education

Yixue Education Inc. and Carnegie Mellon University have announced a new multiyear partnership highlighted by a comprehensive artificial i...